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Mobile

AI Steals the Spotlight at Mobile World Congress

More visitors, competitiveness and cool devices at MWC; but service providers are lagging behind.

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A Decade of Smartphone Growth Fizzles. What's Next?

Smartphone sales dropped 2% in major global markets last year

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Fitbit extends dominance in wearable technology

Wearable technology makes slow but steady gains among US consumers

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American smartwatch ownership skyrockets past Europe

15% of US consumers own either a smartwatch or fitness band

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Pokémon GO's smash success

Once an April's Fool joke, the app is sending people in droves to the streets, stores, parks and landmarks to catch "them all"

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From The Archive

The mobile phone majors have all faced considerable challenges and criticism.
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Apple finished 2016 as the top smartphone brand in Great Britain and the US.
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Long-promised technologies are on the verge of a consumer breakthrough.
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Google's Pixel has made serious inroads after only six weeks on the market.
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Latest Stories

2,334 advertisers spent $17.9 million to sponsor the cyber security keyword group we examined.

Money is starting to pour into health care ads.

Brands need to establish themselves as privacy protectors

Tencent hits a hat-trick as it tops the ranking for the third year. Alibaba returns to No.2.

Apple and Google face no real challengers.

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