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  • IN PICTURES: Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2016 part 3 (+36 photos)

    Mobile World Congress is the place to be for all the new tech releases and announcements, but it is also interesting to see how each vendor will position itself for the coming year. Some of the booths are truly impressive so we took a walk around the show floor to see who had the most impressive booths and displays. Photos by Chris Player who travelled to Mobile World Congress as a guest of Huawei Australia.

  • MWC 2016: Five cool things we found at Mobile World Congress

    Mobile World Congress is the go to event for all things mobile. While it has a huge focus on enterprise and business to business tech, it is still the go to place for consumer releases from all the big brands, excluding Apple which does not participate. It is also one of the best places to see concepts from vendors like Samsung, Sony and LG to name just a few. After two days of running around the enormous show floor (and not seeing even close to all that was on display), we have compiled a small list of cool products and concepts you may not have heard of.

  • IDC: Not too late for Nokia

    Nokia’s future may well hinge on a strategy and financial briefing to be held in London tonight [AEST], but despite the company’s recent fortunes, it’s not too late, according to an IDC analyst.

  • Five reasons wireless providers should fear Google

    When Google chief executive Eric Schmidt took the stage at Mobile World Congress, it seemed that many of his remarks were meant to placate the mobile phone industry. And for good reason: Over the last year, Google has become a mobile powerhouse -- this was Schmidt's first keynote in Barcelona, after all - that, in many ways, competes with wireless service providers. The past year has seen a proliferation of Android phones and the debut of powerful mobile apps such as Google Voice and Maps Navigation. It's a good thing in that Google's driving sales, but it's also a cause for concern. Here are five reasons mobile telcos should be worried about Google:

  • RIM intros new BlackBerry browser to rival iPhone Safari

    BlackBerry maker Research In Motion on Tuesday introduced a new browser for its devices, which runs on WebKit, the rendering engine behind Apple's Safari browser. The New BlackBerry browser is touted as easier and faster to use, and will be available later this year.