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Europe sets sights on supercomputer future

Ministers from seven European countries have signed a declaration in Rome, as they set their sights on seizing a share of the supercomputer future.

Ministers from seven European countries have signed a declaration in Rome, as they set their sights on seizing a share of the supercomputer future.

Business

Record-breaking year for Mobile World Congress

Time to pack away the selfie sticks as Mobile World Congress, the annual technology and telecoms trade show, wrapped up in Barcelona.

Time to pack away the selfie sticks as Mobile World Congress, the annual technology and telecoms trade show, wrapped up in Barcelona.

Science_technology

Nokia calls up nostalgia at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

The latest smartphones were on show at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona where Huawei tried to make an impact with the P10 and P10 Plus models in the absence of direct competitors Apple and…

The latest smartphones were on show at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona where Huawei tried to make an impact with the P10 and P10 Plus models in the absence of direct competitors Apple and…

Business

Mobile World Congress gets connected

At the Mobile World Congress our reporter goes on a nostalgia trip, enjoys all the fun of the fair and closes a window at home while driving a car.

At the Mobile World Congress our reporter goes on a nostalgia trip, enjoys all the fun of the fair and closes a window at home while driving a car.

Business

Barcelona phone home - World Mobile Congress opens

The Barcelona World Mobile Congress features hundreds of shiny, new handsets but not the crucial comeback device for Samsung - the Galaxy S8.

The Barcelona World Mobile Congress features hundreds of shiny, new handsets but not the crucial comeback device for Samsung - the Galaxy S8.

Business

BT shares plummet on deepening Italian accounting scandal

UK telecoms firm BT has cut its revenue, earnings and cash flow forecasts due to a worse than thought accounting scandal at its Italian business.

UK telecoms firm BT has cut its revenue, earnings and cash flow forecasts due to a worse than thought accounting scandal at its Italian business.

Business

Apple and Dublin detail challenges to EU's Irish tax deal ruling

Apple launches legal challenge to a 13 billion euro tax bill from the European Union as Ireland accuses European Commission of exceeding its powers.

Apple launches legal challenge to a 13 billion euro tax bill from the European Union as Ireland accuses European Commission of exceeding its powers.

Business

Fininvest and Vivendi face off over Italian broadcaster Mediaset

Mediaset's top shareholder Fininvest and Vivendi have both raised their stakes in the Italian broadcaster leading to talk of a hostile takeover bid.

Mediaset's top shareholder Fininvest and Vivendi have both raised their stakes in the Italian broadcaster leading to talk of a hostile takeover bid.

News

Deutsche Telekom 'hack' affects nearly a million customers

Hundreds of thousands of Deutsche Telekom customers in Germany had their broadband service cut off following a hack-attack on its hardware.

Hundreds of thousands of Deutsche Telekom customers in Germany had their broadband service cut off following a hack-attack on its hardware.

Business

Vodafone fined over customer failings

Britain's telecoms regulator has fined Vodafone a record amount for what it called "serious and sustained" failings in its dealings with customers.

Britain's telecoms regulator has fined Vodafone a record amount for what it called "serious and sustained" failings in its dealings with customers.

Business

Vodafone partners with Iranian internet firm HiWEB

Vodafone is to help modernise the network and IT infrastructure of Iran's HiWEB as it looks for expand into new markets.

Vodafone is to help modernise the network and IT infrastructure of Iran's HiWEB as it looks for expand into new markets.

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Galaxy Note 7: Samsung offers replacement phones on flights out of Seoul

Following the decision by a number of airlines to ban the carriage of Samsung Galaxy Note 7s aboard their planes, the South Korean tech giant is now offering alternative phones to affected users flyin

Following the decision by a number of airlines to ban the carriage of Samsung Galaxy Note 7s aboard their planes, the South Korean tech giant is now offering alternative phones to affected users flyin

Business

Snapchat moves closer to shares sale

Snapchat has moved closer to an initial public offering of shares having reportedly chosen Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs to run the sale.

Snapchat has moved closer to an initial public offering of shares having reportedly chosen Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs to run the sale.

Business

Samsung launches Note 7 refund programme

Trying to keep customers after the Galaxy Note 7 disaster Samsung is offering larger cash incentives to those who stay with the brand.

Trying to keep customers after the Galaxy Note 7 disaster Samsung is offering larger cash incentives to those who stay with the brand.

Europe

EU answers call to scrap 'no roaming fees' time limit

Consumers should be exempt from roaming fees no matter how long they spend abroad, the European Commission said on Wednesday.

Consumers should be exempt from roaming fees no matter how long they spend abroad, the European Commission said on Wednesday.

Business

Huawei's profits jump

Chinese smartphone and network equipment maker Huawei has posted a 40 percent rise in sales revenue for the first half of the year.

Chinese smartphone and network equipment maker Huawei has posted a 40 percent rise in sales revenue for the first half of the year.

News

New Russian anti-terrorist law sparks sharp criticism

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed into law an anti-terrorist bill that has been fiercely criticised both at home and abroad for offering huge powers to the security services and…

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed into law an anti-terrorist bill that has been fiercely criticised both at home and abroad for offering huge powers to the security services and…