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Thailand imposing facial recognition for Muslim-majority south

An Army spokesman defends the move saying the facial identification scheme is needed to root out insurgents deploying mobile phone-detonated home-made bombs.

Samsung Electronics hit with quarterly profit slump

Net profits in the January-March period are the lowest since the third quarter of 2016 for the South Korean electronics giants.

Germany launches 5G auction amid row with US over Huawei

Washington threatens to end intelligence sharing with Berlin if Huawei hardware remains in 5G infrastructure.

European telecoms’ dilemma: Huawei or the highway?

While most European governments are trying to make up their minds, mobile operators must make their own choice.

Mobile network operator’s body GSMA considers crisis meeting over Huawei

The European Commission is weighing a de-facto ban on Huawei's 5G network equipment for next-generation mobile networks.

SoftBank profit swells 49% as it monetises investments

The telecoms and technology firm's profit was also bolstered by the sale of the majority of chip designer ARM Holding's Chinese operations to a local consortium.

Snapchat aims to spread reach to other apps

The software kit will also allow free Snapchat features such as filters, stories or "Bitmojis" to appear in other applications, according to the California-based firm.

Smartphone market to stay cool this year: forecast

An IDC Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker expected smartphone sales to slip two-tenths of a percent this year to total 1.462 billion in a second straight year of slight decline.

Snapchat dials back redesign that riled users

Snapchat got some of its old look back on Friday in an update to a major redesign that riled users and caused growth to stumble.

Cell phone catches fire onboard Canada flight

The make and model of the phone were not made public.

Nokia widens losses in 2017

The Finnish mobile phone maker says it booked a full-year after-tax loss of 1.49 billion euros last year, nearly double the loss of 751 million euros in 2016.

Sabah, Sarawak internet users spend more time on online shopping

Improvements in logistics and payment gateways pave the way for online shopping in Sabah and Sarawak.

DAP wants end to cronyism in Sarawak ICT sector

Sarawak DAP says putting a private company in charge of regulation of information and communication technology infrastructure is a conflict of interest.