Gulf Times - mobile-phone
Google takes on Snapchat with its own 'Stories' format

Google takes on Snapchat with its own 'Stories' format

Content for its "AMP stories" initially comes from outlets like CNN, The Washington Post, Conde Nast, Wired and US People magazine.

Malaysia probes reported leak of 46mn mobile users' data

Malaysia probes reported leak of 46mn mobile users' data

The massive data breach, believed to affect almost the entire population of Malaysia, was first reported last month by Lowyat.net, a local technology news website.

Bangladesh imposes mobile phone ban on Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh imposes mobile phone ban on Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh's four mobile phone providers were threatened with fines if they provide any of the nearly 430,000 newly arrived refugees from Myanmar with phone plans while the ban is in force.

Italian court rules mobile phone caused tumour

Italian court rules mobile phone caused tumour

In a potentially landmark case, an Italian court has ruled that excessive, work-related use of a mobile phone caused an executive to develop a benign brain tumour.

Man jailed for stealing woman's mobile phone

Man jailed for stealing woman's mobile phone

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced a young man to one year in jail for stealing a mobile phone, local Arabic daily Arrayah has reported.

Expat faces jail and deportation for stealing mobile

Expat faces jail and deportation for stealing mobile

A Bangladeshi expatriate man got a jail sentence of one month and subsequent deportation by a Doha Criminal Court for stealing the mobile phone of his coworker.

India mobile subscribers rise to more than 1bn

India mobile subscribers rise to more than 1bn

India's mobile phone subscriber base peaked to more than 1bn users for the first time, data released by the telecom regulator showed.