A startup called Mapillary wants to put smartphone users to work enhancing the world's view of streets and other parts of the earth that are not currently viewable on Google's Street View.
Battelle announced that the FCC is seeking public comment on the company's petition to adopt new service rules that will open up fallow spectrum at 102-109.5 GHz.
The 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard is enjoying rapid adoption, achieving 8 percent of the total consumer access point market in 2013 and 6 percent of the market for enterprise-sized access points, said ABI Research.
Don't expect América Móvil to join Facebook's highly touted Internet.org initiative. Despite Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's pleas for global telecom operators to join the group during his keynote address this week at the Mobile World Congress trade show, it doesn't appear that all operators are ready to jump onboard.
Finnish handset maker Jolla shipped its first smartphone in Europe in December and now the company is eyeing a bigger market.
BARCELONA, Spain--It's no secret that smartphone operating systems success or failure depends upon the types of applications they can offer to users. Apple centered much of its initial iOS and iPhone advertising on the idea that "there's an app for that." And Android proponents often point to the fact that the total number of apps designed for Android is now on par with the total number of apps built for Apple's iOS.
An appellate court in New York has ruled that a lawsuit filed by the New York attorney general--which claims Sprint deliberately under-collected and underpaid millions of dollars in state and local taxes on its flat-rate wireless data plans--should move forward. If Sprint is found liable in the suit, the company could have to pay the underpaid sales taxes plus penalties totaling more than $300 million.
Hutchison Whampoa's 3 Group Europe reported 6 per cent revenue growth in 2013 and also hit a new profit milestone of positive EBITDA less capex for the year, bucking a trend in Europe that has seen operators continuing to suffer from falling revenue and competitive pressures.
Worldwide LTE-related subscriptions reached 229.7 million in 2013, and will continually grow at a CAGR of 43.6 per cent between 2013 and 2019 to exceed 2 billion, according to latest forecasts from ABI Research.