Mobile World Congress 2014


  • Digital security is 'paramount': McAfee     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    Raj Samani, CTO for EMEA at McAfee, says that security and privacy should be paramount for digital users, as a lot of apps access personal data without consumers' knowledge.

  • Russian startup Yota will unveil its second-generation dual-screen smartphone on Monday, the CEO of Yota Vladislav Martynov tells CNBC, as he shows Louisa Bojesen a prototype of the new model.

  • Samsung smartwatch: New name, new start? Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 4:09 AM ET
    Samsung Galaxy Gear

    Samsung kicked off the 2014 Mobile World Congress by unveiling two new smartwatch models to succeed its original Galaxy Gear.

  • Nokia embraces Android in low-cost push Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 5:05 AM ET

    Microsoft-owned handset division unveils five new affordable handsets which will run Android apps but also Microsoft services.

  • US should protect privacy of all: Mozilla chair Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 1:46 AM ET

    The chairperson of the Mozilla Foundation has said that more needs to be done to protect citizens across the world from mass surveillance, singling out the U.S. for its lack of resolve.

  • Mitchell Baker, executive chairperson of Mozilla, says the U.S. should do more to stop the mass collection of data of its own citizens as well as citizens across the world.

  • It's nice to be wanted: ONO CEO     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 2:45 AM ET

    Rosalia Portela, CEO of ONO, says she cannot comment on the speculation that the company is the subject of a takeover bid by Vodafone, but says "it is nice to hear you are wanted".

  • CNBC's Tom Mackenzie looks at what to expect from the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, from the latest wearable technology to new product launches.

  • OMG! Is this the end for texting? Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 4:10 AM ET

    With Facebook forking out $16 billion for WhatsApp, could 2014 be the year when most of us give up on texting?

  • Hans Vestberg, president and CEO of Ericsson, and Frans van Houten, CEO of Philips, discuss their new "smart street lighting" product which aims to improve mobile broadband coverage and create energy efficient lighting.

  • Wearable tech: a victim of its own hype? Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 12:10 PM ET

    Analysts are wondering whether smart watches and glasses have fallen victim to their own hype or if it's still early days.

  • Anne Bouverot, director general and member of the board of GSMA, discusses this year's trends at the Mobile World Congress including wearable technology and connected devices.

  • Cash or charity? Mobile networks fight it out Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 12:10 PM ET

    As 4G becomes increasingly abundant, consumers' relationships with their mobile company will shift.

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