Mobile World Congress 2014


  • Stephen Odell

    The future for ravenous car drivers is bright, with Ford unveiling a voice-activated in-car system.

  • A string of hacking attacks has put cybersecurity back in the spotlight, but the next online attack may be aimed at your living room.

  • Digital security is 'paramount': McAfee

    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.

  • Dual-screen is future of smartphones: Yota CEO

    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 Galaxy Gear

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

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

  • 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.

  • Mass surveillance is a problem: Mozilla chair

    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 by Vodafone: ONO CEO

    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".

  • What to expect from the Mobile World Congress

    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.

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

  • Connected lighting: The future for urban areas?

    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.

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

  • Future is about 'connecting the unconnected': GSMA

    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.

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

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