Since its release in the United States, Australia and New Zealand last week, the free Pokemon Go smartphone game that overlays play on the real world has triggered a craze tinged with obsession.
Kazakhstan is set to enforce a ban on smartphones in the workplace for police and government workers in an effort to prevent information leaks, according to a document that was itself leaked,
Global app usage soared in 2015 as a growing base of smartphone users found new ways to use their devices.
Facebook, making a bigger push to deliver personalized information to its members, said it was expanding its mobile alerts to include sports scores, weather updates and local news updates.
Google laid out a plan to make tapping into news on mobile devices faster, keeping eyeballs on stories and people visiting websites.
Google's updated Android mobile software seeks to make the smartphone smarter, while keeping the search titan relevant in a world where people rely on apps on the go.
A new device that can be added to a smartphone may be able to accurately and cheaply diagnose cancer, a technology which could be useful in remote areas.
Several big Asian phone companies launched new high-end smartphones and other wireless gizmos, hoping to challenge US giant Apple in a big year for wireless gadgets.
Apple became the first company to reach a market value of $700 billion.
Google on Wednesday began turning smartphones into real-time language translators -- of both written and spoken content.
Germany said Friday it had approved Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry's purchase of data encryption firm Secusmart.
The rise of smartphone use to access the Internet, and slowing clicks on ads, cut into profits by Google in the third quarter, the company has revealed.
Taiwan-based HTC unveiled its newest smartphone with high-resolution cameras on both sides to appeal to people who take "selfie" pictures.
Microsoft offered its first glimpse of its Windows 10 software that it hopes delivers a winning formula for powering tablets and smartphones.
South Korea's Samsung launched the latest version of its oversized Galaxy Note smartphone earlier than expected.
Google launched a $105 smartphone in India, taking aim at emerging markets as part of an initiative called Android One.
Apple pulls back the curtain on its latest innovations, amid frenzied anticipation over new big-screen iPhones.
US online giant Amazon said it was selling its "Fire" 3D smartphone in Germany and Britain as it cut the price of the handset for US customers.
Facebook said it is dabbling with letting members using smartphones or tablets search for past posts of friends at the leading online social network
Zerde smartphone designed by Kazakhs from Urumqi, China may enter the international market.
- Asia Pacific
- South Korea
- Great Britain