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The GSMA Mobile World Congress is the world’s most important wireless communication trade show. It is held in Barcelona gathers between 60,000 and 70,000 industry insiders and decision-makers. Until 2006, the same event was called 3GSM World, but it was clear that the “3G” name couldn’t stick for long, so a longer-term solution was devised. Mobile World Congress is organized by GSMA, which is the GSM Association supported by carriers and other wireless industry companies. GSMA was formed in 1995.


Qualcomm Sense ID: Next-Gen Fingerprint Reader

03/02/2015, While we typically hear about Qualcomm for its Snapdragon mobile processors, the San Diego based company has announced a next-Gen fingerprint reading technology, which is based on ultrasound, which makes it possible to perceive the fingerprints in...

Samsung Is Developing A ‘Perfect’ Smartwatch

03/02/2015, Ever since Samsung launched its first smartwatch back in 2013 the company has released multiple models, more so than any of its rivals, so it came as a surprise for many when at MWC 2015 the company didn’t show off a new smartwatch while its...

Qualcomm Zeroth: A Cognitive Computing Platform

03/02/2015, Qualcomm has launched Zeroth, a “cognitive computing platform” based on deep-learning algorithms that would make all kinds of devices (understand Qualcomm-based ones, Snapdragon or otherwise) much more aware of the context in which they are being...

Android Pay Confirmed By Google

03/02/2015, We have recently been hearing whispers that Google has a new payments initiative up its sleeve for which it also acquired Softcard. Today the company has finally confirmed Android Pay. Google’s Sundar Pichai explained that Android Pay is not a...

Next Windows 10 Preview Release Will Bring The Spartan Browser

03/02/2015, Even before Microsoft formally announced Windows 10 we heard rumors that the company was working on a completely new web browser under the Project Spartan codename. The Spartan browser was then confirmed when Windows 10 was unveiled in January and...

Google’s Mobile Service Is Coming Soon

03/02/2015, It was recently rumored that Google could start a prepaid wireless mobile carrier of its own and now the company has confirmed its plans. During his talk today at Mobile World Congress 2015 Sundar Pichai confirmed that the company is working with...

Cyanogen Announces Qualcomm Partnership And Its New Brand Identity

03/02/2015, Cyanogen wants to get in on the Mobile World Congress 2015 news cycle as well which is why the company has made a couple of announcements of its own. First the company showed off its new brand identity which basically brings a new website and a new logo....

Panasonic Nubo Is A 4G Enabled Monitoring Camera

03/02/2015, At Mobile World Congress 2015 today Panasonic announced the Nubo which it describes as the “world’s first 4G-enabled monitoring camera.” The idea behind it is simple. Allow people to monitor their belongings and property even if they can’t...

HTC One M9 Review: Hands-on

03/02/2015, The highly rumored (and leaked) HTC One M9 was unveiled yesterday at MWC and we were in the room for Peter Chou’s presentation on stage. The HTC One M9 looks very similar than its predecessor the One M8, in a slightly more compact package. For its...

Google Expects Titan Drones To Make First Flight In The Near Future

03/02/2015, Early last year Google acquired drone company Titan just as it was being rumored that Facebook was interested in picking it up. The drones that Titan builds are capable of staying up a long period of time while carrying payload that allow them to beam...

Snapdragon 820 Will Reach Qualcomm’s Partners In H2 2015

03/02/2015, Qualcomm said that Snapdragon 820, the company’s next high-end processor (or SoC) would start “sampling” in the second half of this year (H2 2015). “Sampling” means that the first processors will be produced in limited quantity for engineering...

Alcatel IDOL 3 Revealed

03/02/2015, [MWC 2015] Alcatel is normally not the most sought after name when it comes to new smartphone releases, but this does not mean that the company is not flamboyant. No sir, their past offerings have, in fact, featured some brightly colored handsets –...