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5Barz Tries to Solve Limited Mobile Connectivity
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2/28/2014   4 comments
At the Mobile World Congress show this week, 5 Barz unveiled its Network Extender device. Like many other companies, 5 Barz is looking to extend connectivity in poorly served areas.
Internet of Things: 50 Billion Is Only the Beginning
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2/28/2014   7 comments
At MWC, Google’s Nest acquisition got executives talking about what the next phase of IoT means. The issues range from security, to power efficiency, to who controls the ecosystem.
Validity of New Feature Phone Market
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2/27/2014   23 comments
What once looked like a sky-is-a-limit smartphone market is grounded. If the Mobile World Congress has given us any clue, low-cost mobile handsets are back in the spotlight.
Ford Demos Automated Driving Car at MWC
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2/27/2014   2 comments
With the platform, Ford intends to fathom out technological issues associated to automated driving as well as legal and societal ones.
MWC: Getting Beyond Wearables v.1.0
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2/27/2014   Post a comment
Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona features a great deal of conversation and excitement about the next wave of wearable technology.
Samsung Drops Android From Wearable OS
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2/25/2014   15 comments
Samsung’s move to drop Android OS for its latest generation of wearables could have a major effect on the future smartwatch and fit band market, according to analysts.
Mobile World Congress Has Test, Too
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2/25/2014   1 comment
The MWC isn't just about the latest mobile devices. It's about the equipment needed to make sure mobile gadgets work.
LTE Built-In GM Cars: No Smartphones Required
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2/25/2014   24 comments
Smartphones are no longer the only platform hotly pursued by cellular operators eager to boost their revenue. Now, it’s cars. GM has partnered with AT&T, and Qualcomm launched 20nm LTE-A chipset for automotive.
Samsung Galaxy S5 Unveiled at MWC
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2/24/2014   12 comments
Samsung announced the next generation of its flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, at Mobile World Conference in Barcelona. The water and dust proof S5 has cat 4 LTE coverage and is designed to complement the company's new line of wearable devices.
Sony Xperia Handset Emphasizes Mobile Media
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2/24/2014   1 comment
Sony introduced the Xperia Z2 at Mobile World Congress this week, highlighting the handset as the company’s flagship smartphone for advanced multimedia. Sony Mobile CEO Kunimasa Suzuki touted Xperia Z2 as “the best of Sony.”
Mobile World Congress: Samsung Leads Wearables Charge
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2/24/2014   Post a comment
As Mobile World Congress opens, Samsung debuts two new smartwatches and its rivals weigh in with a slew of new phones and wearables.
$25 Smartphones on Firefox OS to Rock MWC
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2/23/2014   34 comments
Spreadtrum and Mozilla, Firefox's OS designer, have teamed up to storm emerging markets with a $25 smartphone -- its startling low cost enabled by web technologies.
Antcor Drives WiFi at 900 MHz
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2/20/2014   6 comments
A new DSP block from Antcor supports the pending 802.11ah standard for 900 MHz WiFi, geared for the Internet of Things.


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