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Japan’s answer to Amazon is building its own mobile network

Japanese e-commerce platform Rakuten has announced its plan to shake up the mobile business in its home country. Reuters is reporting that the company is applying for a license to offer 4G service, making it Japan's fourth national wireless carrier. Show More Summary

European mobile payments company iZettle raises $47 million

Mobile payment company iZettle, often referred to as the “Square of Europe,” has raised €40 million ($47 million) in a round of equity funding led by VC firm and early backer Dawn Capital and The Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund, with participation from other existing investors. This takes the company’s total funding over the past year to […]

Shatter-proof mobile phone screens a step closer with ANU research

(Australian National University) An international study on glass led by The Australian National University (ANU) and the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris in France could lead to the development of shatter-proof mobile phone screens.

Verizon Pays Reported $2.25 Billion To Stream NFL Games (Including This Season’s Playoffs) On Go90, Yahoo, AOL

3 days agoWeb / Web Videos : Tubefilter

The much-coveted mobile streaming rights for the National Football League (NFL)'s slate of national broadcasts will soon reach a bigger audience. Verizon, a longtime sponsor of the NFL, has paid a reported $2.25 billion for a five-year...Show More Summary

Verizon to Make NFL Content More Widely Available on Phones

Verizon and the NFL today said they've agreed to a new multi-year deal that will see NFL content reach more people on mobile devices. Verizon says it will stream national and local football games across several of its media properties to fans on any mobile network. Show More Summary

Minnesota seeks assistance from National Guard for Super Bowl

Minnesota will soon be hosting the championship game of the National Football League. And Minnesota wants help from its National Guard. Via Libor Jany of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Governor Mark Dayton has been asked to mobilize the National Guard to assist with security in connection with the Super Bowl. In a letter to Dayton, Mayor [more]

Minneapolis requests National Guard for Super Bowl security

Minneapolis city officials are asking the governor to mobilize the Minnesota National Guard to help with security during the upcoming Super Bowl        

Minneapolis officials want guard mobilized for Super Bowl

Minneapolis city officials are asking the governor to mobilize the Minnesota National Guard to help with security during the upcoming Super Bowl. Mayor Betsy Hodges and Mayor-elect Jacob Frey, in … Click to Continue »

Watch the National Winter Swimming Championships on the BBC

Follow live coverage of the National Winter Swimming Championships on Connected TV, the BBC Sport website and mobile app.

The new U.S. plan in Afghanistan may add a local militia. That might be a bad idea.

Is mobilizing local community militias in Afghanistan an effective solution to an insurgency? U.S. military policymakers in Afghanistan recently proposed a “new” Afghan National Army Territorial Force to supplement U.S. and Afghan forces. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is considering the plan. In the short term, recruiting local forces to defend their own community can be […]

Researchers field testing mobile app for visually impaired at Yosemite National Park

In continuing efforts to "audio describe the world," researchers at the University of Hawai?i at M?noa took part in a project that brought 26 blind and visually impaired people to Yosemite National Park for user testing of the UniD mobile app.

Arkansas town reaches settlement over mobile home ban

A city in east-central Arkansas has settled a federal lawsuit brought by a national civil rights organization over an attempt to ban mobile homes worth less than $7,500. The Arkansas … Click to Continue »

A peek into the future of connected cars

(Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)) A group of students, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has won the first place at 2017 Future Mobility Idea Competition, hosted by Hyundai Motor Group.

Don't miss CrackBerry's tenth anniversary Canada tour!

Our friends at CrackBerry are celebrating the site's TENTH anniversary with a blowout meetup tour across Canada. Mobile Nations' own CrackBerry Kevin and Bla1ze will be on hand to meet up with fans to celebrate 10 years of CrackBerry at meetups throughout December....

Mobile muster: How your old phone could be worth $1,000

3 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Recycling your unloved mobile phone is not only the right thing to do it could win you $1,000. Already hundreds of mobile phones have been handed in as part of ACTsmart’s mobile round-up recycling competition, held as part of National Recycling Week. Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability Shane Rattenbury said mobile phones needed to be kept […]

Why the LG V10 is still in my gear bag two years later

Great audio chops and being built to withstand the apocalypse makes the V10 the one phone I'm holding on to. I've never used a phone more than a year. Before I came to work for Mobile Nations I got a new BlackBerry every year (except for a miserable affair with a Palm Pre) and nowadays I seem to change phones at least two or three times a year. Show More Summary

Chargers' Darius Philon living the dream after learning to take setbacks in stride

Darius Philon sat on stage in front of his friends and peers at Vigor High School in Mobile, Ala., with a crimson red Alabama baseball cap sitting in front of him. This moment, on national signing day in 2012, is supposed to be one of the happiest for a high school football star such as Philon....

Don't be surprised if it doesn't blow your socks off [#acpodcast]

Daniel Bader and Andrew Martonik welcome Mobile Nation’s newest member to the show — Associate Video Editor Hayato Huseman! Hayato talks with the gang about their experience and initial testing of the OnePlus 5T, which was recently unveiled in New York City. Show More Summary

Pressure grows on FCC to kill state consumer protection laws

Mobile lobby says FCC should enforce "non-regulation" policy throughout nation.

Moving from protecting health to protecting the environment

Disposing of nuclear weapons production waste is important to national security. Knowing how technetium and other isotopes behave at subsurface storage sites is vital. Previous studies of radionuclide mobility have been limited to after-the-fact destructive sampling of the soil. Show More Summary

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