State run BSNL’s telecom services, which nearly 10 crore people use all over the country, will now have free nation-wide roaming. Hence, a BSNL user’s geographic location doesn’t matter anymore; where ever they use their mobile in the country, there will be no roaming charges. Show More Summary
Canadian National Railway Company (CN) has introduced a new mobile app called AskRail, which is designed to offer real-time information to emergency responders about a train’s railcar contents.
The National Transportation Safety Board has determined that inadequate planning by Shell ultimately led to the grounding of the the company’s Kulluk drilling rig in Alaska in 2012. The Shell owned ice-class mobile offshore drilling...Show More Summary
As mobile technology progresses, we're seeing more and more examples of low-cost diagnostic systems being created for use in developing nations and remote locations. One of the latest incorporates little more than a smartphone, tablet, polarizer...Show More Summary
It's the end of the month, and that can only mean one thing: It's time for the Mobile Nations Community Update! As always, we're about to take a look at the happenings around our network, including Android Central, Connectedly, CrackBerry, iMore, and Windows Central.
The National Security Agency has tested the use of smartphone-swipe recognition technology, according to the tool's manufacturer. The mobile device feature, created by Lockheed Martin, verifies a user's identity based on the swiftness and shape of the individual's finger strokes on a touch screen. Show More Summary
Google has opened up a bit about their efforts to make the web and search better in developing nations Google highlighted their efforts to make the web, search, and mobile faster and easier to access around the world. As the companyShow More Summary
by Kevin Johnson Businesses across the nation went into a panic after Google announced that it would be updating its search algorithms to remove non-"mobile-friendly" sites from searches conducted on mobile devices. "Mobilegeddon" has...Show More Summary
Imagine a national level cyber security cover for every computer and mobile phone used inside India by Indian citizens; a centralized hub which identifies cyber attacks and broadcast solutions to every citizen within seconds of its outbreak. Show More Summary
Image via the Palestine on a Plate website. A Palestinian-British app is the brains behind a new mobile that gives people access to the popular national dishes of Palestine. Chef Joudie Kalla, who’s honed her craft Gordon Ramsay’s Pengelly's,...Show More Summary
Once again, we have to tip our cap in grudging admiration for the lengths the National Security Administration will go to hack into our mobile devices. The Intercept has published some new documents leaked by Edward Snowden that show...Show More Summary
Photo credit: Ed Mulholland/Roc Nation Sports www.edmulholland.photoshelter.com - By Dan Ambrose: The bigger and more mobile #6 WBA, #6 WBC, #6 WBO Daniel Geale (31-3, 16 KOs) has already noted that the [...] More boxing news on BoxingNews24.com
Some mobile customers are eligible for a refundSprint and Verizon Wireless mobile phone consumers in the District who were victims of the illegal billing practice known as mobile cramming are eligible for refunds through a national settlement...Show More Summary
The United States Department of Justice has accused six Chinese nationals, including three university professors, of stealing sensitive mobile phone technology and trade secrets. [ more › ]
Last week Verizon, the nations largest wireless carrier, announced a plan to purchase AOL for $4.4 billion in cash, pending regulatory approval. The purchase will combine one of the largest mobile networks with a leading content provider, and will give Verizon a significant foothold in the world of digital media and marketing. Show More Summary
In order to avoid displacement when possible, displacement and human mobility issues need to be better integrated within national and regional climate change adaptation planning processes.
I and the other Mobile Nations editors spent much of last week in Miami, working on the future of the organization of our organization. And giving me the excuse to use this picture you now enjoy here. (From the G4, with some HDR and post-processing love.) It's always great to actually see the people you work with. Show More Summary
Kill switch policy to be kept under lock and key to protect national security.
SIM Partners has just teamed up with mobile marketing provider Vibes to integrate mobile wallet campaigns, including Apple Passbook. The relationship, we’re told, will help national brands create online and in-store offers to convert shoppers into buyers based on a customer’s search intent and proximity. Show More Summary
I hesitate to roll one more boulder up Thinkpiece Mountain today, but the long-rumored publishing-natively-to-Facebook deal has finally arrived. Nine publishers — The New York Times, National Geographic, BuzzFeed, NBC, The Atlantic, The Guardian, BBC News, Spiegel, and Bild — are involved, and top editors at many of them are in this Facebook promotional video...