Matt Hamblen

Senior Editor

Matt Hamblen covers mobile and wireless, smartphones and other handhelds, and wireless networking for Computerworld.

Internet.org hopes to reach 100 countries in a year, up from six now

FCC a 'referee,' not a regulator, of the Internet, Wheeler says

FCC a 'referee,' not a regulator, of the Internet, Wheeler says

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler on Tuesday defended the commission's recent vote in support of net neutrality.

Zuckerberg tracks early success with Internet.org

Zuckerberg tracks early success with Internet.org

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Monday congratulated three Internet service providers for their success with early Internet.org initiatives in six countries where much of the population has never been online.

Samsung's grand obsession with the iPhone

Samsung's grand obsession with the iPhone

Is Samsung obsessed with outdoing the Apple iPhone? Not exactly, but it's a fair question.

From Microsoft: Two new Lumia smartphones to upgrade later to Windows 10

From Microsoft: Two new Lumia smartphones to upgrade later to Windows 10

Microsoft today announced two new Lumia smartphones running Windows Phone 8.1, which will be upgraded to the cross-platform Windows 10 later in the year.

Battle over mobile payments is raging

Battle over mobile payments is raging

Mobile in-store payments could grow dramatically in the U.S. as a result of a battle brewing among tech giants Google, Samsung and Apple.

What it means: The FCC's net neutrality vote

What it means: The FCC's net neutrality vote

Net neutrality has been debated for a decade, but the Federal Communications Commission's historic vote signals only the beginning of further battles and likely lawsuits.

Samsung looks to LoopPay for mobile pay foothold

Samsung looks to LoopPay for mobile pay foothold

Samsung is expected to unveil its newly-acquired LoopPay mobile magnetic payment technology inside the Galaxy S6 smartphone, a move aimed at keeping Samsung relevant in mobile payments.

Sprint and T-Mobile defend unlocking policies

Sprint and T-Mobile defend unlocking policies

Sprint and T-Mobile separately defended their smartphone and tablet unlocking policies on Wednesday after coming under criticism from an independent researcher.

Researcher faults unlocking policies from Sprint and T-Mobile

Researcher faults unlocking policies from Sprint and T-Mobile

Sprint and T-Mobile don't fully comply with a series of voluntary smartphone and tablet unlocking policies, even though both companies were praised last week by the FCC for doing so, according to Web developer Sina Khanifar.

Shanghai OnStar's Diane Jurgens and her grand China adventure

Shanghai OnStar's Diane Jurgens and her grand China adventure

Diane Jurgens, the managing director of Shanghai OnStar, has a tale to tell about her life and work in China.

Ex-FCC official says Internet plan won’t achieve broadband goals

Ex-FCC official says Internet plan won’t achieve broadband goals

The FCC chairman's plan to prevent Internet providers from throttling or blocking content and from taking payments for prioritizing content is helpful, but won't lead to plentiful broadband access.

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