Mobile World Congress

Latest coverage of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

Smart city tech shows complex connections between data and sensors (+video)

At Mobile World Congress, hundreds of companies showed off new smart city technologies, some that are still in the start-up phase while others are being implemented in select cities.


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Behind the scenes at the Galaxy S7 keynote, Samsung’s biggest event of the year

Step into the journalist's seat and experience all the emotions that come with covering MWC's biggest press conference.

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A head-to-head look at the LG G5 and Samsung Galaxy S7

Having spent some time with these hot new Android phones, we’ve already formed a few preliminary opinions on how they stack up.

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Two different routes to crowdsourcing indoor location data at Mobile World Congress

Determining indoor location based on Wi-Fi signal strength is easy enough if you know precisely where the access points are located, but gathering that information across a wide area is time-consuming. What, though, if you could offer...

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Google's Android garden at MWC is a can't-miss for Android fans

Google didn't make any big Android announcements at MWC, but they did have some fun demos and delicious hot chocolate.

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Xiaomi Mi 5 smartphone: An 820-SoC flagship at $305? WOW...

The Xiaomi Mi 5 smartphone flagship launch at MWC 2016 gets Android fans excited. But we don’t yet know the release date outside China: The best Xiaomi can tell us is, “Soon…”

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Virtual reality just got serious, and you should be paying attention

If you haven't been paying attention to virtual reality, now might be a good time to start. In a series of announcements at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, some of the biggest names in smartphones, consumer electronics...

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Google's Project Tango museum tour

Google demonstrates how Project Tango's precise indoor location can change your museum-going experience forever.

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BlackBerry sets up cybersecurity consulting service

BlackBerry announced a new 60-person cybersecurity consulting service, which will include staff from its recent acquisition of UK-based Encription Limited.

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Samsung vs. LG: Dueling press conferences

If you spend hundreds of millions developing a new flagship phone, you better make its introduction something special!

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Xiaomi's Barra says US market 'on the radar'

China's top smartphone maker is thinking about launching its phones in the U.S., the head of its international business said.

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Samsung's Gear 360 camera takes photos and videos that surround you

Samsung hopes to democratize VR content creation with an this affordable accessory.

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Xiaomi unveils low-cost, high-spec Mi 5 smartphone

The first new flagship smartphone in over a year from China's Xiaomi packs technology to match the iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy S7, but at around half the price.

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Visa shows in-car payments and with a wave of your hand

As Internet of Things devices become ubiquitous, consumers will someday pay for gas, parking and tolls from their cars without using a credit card or even stepping out of the vehicle.

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Pepper, a humanoid robot, will make first appearance in U.S. businesses this year (+video)

More than 10,000 Pepper robots are in use in other countries, primarily Japan, for both business and consumer use.

10 key mobile world congress topics for apple fans

10 key Mobile World Congress topics for Apple fans

From LiFi to 5G, gadgets and enterprise IT, MWC has lots to offer Apple fans -- though Apple isn't there

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HP sets sights on business users with Elite x3 smartphone

Computerworld Senior Editor Matt Hamblen goes into detail with HP's business-friendly Elite x3 smartphone.

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Tracovino's smart sensors give winemakers an efficiency boost

Who knew that big data and networking could help you make better wine?

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Samsung, HP take contrasting approaches to business uses for Android, Windows 10 Mobile

Smartphones with Android and Windows 10 Mobile vastly differ when it comes to business features, as highlighted by new smartphones introduced at MWC.

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