The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
The European Union is preparing to investigate the imports of mobile networking gear from China for anti-competitive practices, a move that's likely targeted at telecommunications equipment companies Huawei Technologies and ZTE.
By Michael Kan | 16 May, 2013 03:57
Apple retook its spot as China's fifth largest smartphone vendor in the first quarter, as the country's market grew to triple the size of the U.S.'s.
By Michael Kan | 09 May, 2013 10:24
Six years after the sale of the first iPhone and 14 years after the first BlackBerry email pager was unveiled, smartphone shipments have outnumbered sales of other types of mobile phones.
By Matt Hamblen | 26 April, 2013 13:57
LG Electronics more that doubled its sales of smartphones in the first quarter, which was the first time smartphones outsold feature phones, according to market research company IDC.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 26 April, 2013 12:19
Microsoft has inked an agreement with China's ZTE for its Android and Chrome patent licensing program.
By Michael Kan | 24 April, 2013 04:00
Chinese handset maker ZTE put a positive spin on the recent U.S. scrutiny of its networking business, stating that the controversy at least gave the company some publicity and name-recognition.
By Michael Kan | 18 April, 2013 07:59
While the issue of size creep in Android phones hasn't exactly been ignored, big devices have become so commonplace that the discussion is largely academic at this point -- the vast majority of high-end Android phones are simply big. Deal with it, as a certain former Microsoft employee might say.
By Jon Gold | 11 April, 2013 19:21
China has slammed a new U.S. funding law that will tighten scrutiny of information technology purchases from the country, and said it could severely damage the mutual trust between the two nations.
By Michael Kan | 01 April, 2013 05:57
Samsung's total worldwide smartphone sales have likely totaled more than 70 million units in the first quarter of 2013, or roughly a third of the overall market, according to a new report from Counterpoint Research.
By Jon Gold | 28 March, 2013 20:12
Certain U.S. federal agencies could be hindered from buying information technology systems made by companies with links to the Chinese government under the new funding law signed by President Barack Obama earlier this week.
By Michael Kan | 28 March, 2013 09:55
After years of development, airline passengers will be able to access the Internet using LTE this year, according to ZTE.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 26 March, 2013 13:14
Networking and telecom equipment vendor Huawei has won a provisional injunction against sales of 4G base stations by competitor ZTE in Germany.
By Loek Essers | 18 March, 2013 15:21
The vast majority of 3G and 4G USB modems handed out by mobile operators to their customers are manufactured by a handful of companies and run insecure software, according to two security researchers from Russia.
By Lucian Constantin | 15 March, 2013 16:21
This year's MWC may have been lacking in high-end smartphone launches, but the "W" stands for "world" and lower-cost models shown this week are needed to open up the mobile-phone market to more people globally.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 28 February, 2013 19:02