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Global smartphone sales keep momentum: IDC

Global smartphone sales keep momentum: IDC

An estimated 373.1 million smartphones were shipped worldwide during the third quarter of this year in a 2.7% rise from the same period in 2016, IDC said in a statement.

Huawei aims to challenge Apple and Samsung on technology as well as price

Huawei aims to challenge Apple and Samsung on technology as well as price

China's Huawei has unveiled a new line of smartphones that match or even improve on key features offered by Apple or Samsung while undercutting their rivals on price.

Smartphones made in India? Manufacturing ambition hits hurdles

Smartphones made in India? Manufacturing ambition hits hurdles

India's ambitions to become a smartphone-making powerhouse are foundering over a lack of skilled labour and part suppliers along with a complex tax regime, industry executives say.

Big-ticket 'iPhone X' expected to star at Apple event

Big-ticket 'iPhone X' expected to star at Apple event

A 10th anniversary ‘iPhone X’ with a price as stunning as its rich screen was expected to be the star at an Apple event Tuesday at its new campus in Silicon Valley.

India's mobile internet use increases ninefold

India's mobile internet use increases ninefold

Mobile internet usage in India has increased ninefold in a single year, after the launch of a new operator sparked a telecoms price war, according to a new report.

Qatar faced 93,570 phishing attacks in first quarter of 2017

Qatar faced 93,570 phishing attacks in first quarter of 2017

Qatar had faced a total of 93,570 phishing attacks in the first quarter of 2017, from January 1 to March 31, a cyber security expert has revealed.

Smartphones to 'guide' fans at Qatar World Cup

Smartphones to 'guide' fans at Qatar World Cup

A Saudi team of innovators taking part in Challenge 22, the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC)’s regional innovation award, is striving to develop a solution ...

Samsung Galaxy S8 phones launched in Qatar

Samsung Galaxy S8 phones launched in Qatar

Samsung Gulf Electronics has launched the Galaxy S8 and S8+ in Qatar. A special event on Monday evening marked the launch of the new smartphones.

Samsung reports strong initial demand for new smartphone

Samsung reports strong initial demand for new smartphone

Pre-orders for Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's flagship Galaxy S8 smartphone have exceeded those of its predecessor S7, the firm's mobile chief said on Thursday.

Samsung unveils Galaxy S8 with virtual assistant

Samsung unveils Galaxy S8 with virtual assistant

Samsung on Wednesday unveiled its new Galaxy S8 smartphones, incorporating its virtual assistant Bixby, as the market leader seeks to rebound from a chaotic handset recall and a corruption scandal.

QNB names winners of raffle draw

QNB names winners of raffle draw

QNB has announced 16 smartphone winners after the end of the first phase of a campaign to encourage customers to take advantage of its Internet and mobile banking services.

Britain reopens privacy debate, presses tech firms

Britain reopens privacy debate, presses tech firms

British officials have demanded tech firms do much more to give police access to smartphone communications following last week's Westminster attack, just months after new laws gave security services broader powers.