Batelco, the leading telecom service provider in Bahrain, has announced plans to set up an online facility similar to eBay that will enable consumers to buy and sell goods on their phones.
It will be available as an "app"
Struggling Finnish phone maker Nokia plans to cut 4,000 more jobs at its plants in Finland, Hungary and Mexico as it seeks to cut costs by moving smartphone assembly work to Asia.
The cuts of 8 per cent of the phone business workforce, br
Microsoft Corporation is grappling with weak computer sales tearing a hole in its core Windows business, while it gropes its way slowly into the faster-growing mobile phone and tablet markets.
Shares of the w
Samsung Electronics said its quarterly profit should top the most bullish market forecasts, with smartphones becoming its main profit engine despite intense competition from bigger rival Apple.
Indeed, analysts expect Samsung to report rec
The trade volume in UAE free zones in the first quarter of 2011 surged 19 per cent to Dh101 billion ($27.4 billion) compared to Dh84.6 billion during the same period last year, said a report.
The free zone trade volumes registered a Dh16.4
A mobile security expert said he has found new ways for hackers to attack phones running Google's Android operating system.
Riley Hassell, who caused a stir when he called off an appearance at a hacker's conference last week, told Reuters
Sony Ericsson has unveiled two new phones, both of which integrate full touch functionality with a corner user interface and feature video recording and Wi-Fi connectivity for chatting and browsing.
The Sony Ericsson Mix Walkman phone offe
South Korea's LG Electronics reported a record quarterly loss on Wednesday, as its phone business remained weak and its TV division also lost money, hurt by steep price declines in television.
After a big underperformance, shares in LG
Nokia warned on Wednesday its second-quarter sales and profits at its key phones unit would be weaker than expected as it struggles to compete against high-end rivals like Apple.
Shares in the world's top cellphone maker, which also said 2
Nokia will unveil two new phone models including the new X5 handset with a full keyboard and a 5-megapixel camera, pictures on the firm's Web site showed on Monday.
The X5 will be available in the third quarter. Nokia will also launch an 8