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A very fond Fierce farewell

FierceWireless Editor Phil Goldstein bids goodbye in his final column for the publication and reflects on how the wireless industry has changed during the seven years of his tenure.

Why and how mobile operators in Europe are rolling out Wi-Fi calling

In our latest special report we look at the approaches being taken by mobile operators in Europe to integrate Wi-Fi calling into their overall service offer. You can read the full report here.

Google maintains Android licensing is fair, as Yandex reveals complaint to EU

Google again defended its Android apps licensing programme, as Netherlands-headquartered search rival Yandex announced it has complained to the European Union (EU) about the U.S. company's practices.

Telefónica claims EU first with launch of Cyanogen OS smartphone

Telefónica said it is Europe's first operator to launch a smartphone running the Cyanogen operating system (OS), a variant of Google's Android OS designed to offer users more customisation and privacy options.

Report: Android devices remain top choice for global business leaders

An annual CNBC survey tracking the use of mobile devices by senior business executives across Europe, Asia and the U.S. revealed that global Android smartphone ownership witnessed a slight decline from 54 per cent in 2014 to 52 per cent in 2015.

Reports: Google to merge Chrome OS with Android

Google plans to merge its Chrome OS with its Android mobile operating system and have Android become its primary platform for computing, according to multiple reports.

Android devs welcome Google-General Assembly partnership on Twitter

Becoming a successful Android developer isn't always easy, but app makers on Twitter say that a partnership between Google and General Assembly could offer a better way of starting out.

Android phones on Verizon, AT&T face LTE security vulnerability, researchers say

Verizon Wireless and AT&T Mobility customers with Android phones are vulnerable to security and privacy breaches when using Voice over LTE, according to an advisory posted by security researchers.

The surprising logic behind Microsoft's mobile platform strategy

It's just so weird: When Apple launched the iPad Pro, a lot of people were comparing it to Microsoft's Surface. Now the industry is wondering whether Microsoft will take the Surface experience and squeeze it into something that could better compete with the iPhone.

BlackBerry's Chen: We'll exit the smartphone biz in a year if we can't make it profitable

BlackBerry CEO John Chen said the company would consider getting out of the smartphone business in a year if it's not making money selling phones. Chen had previously said that he would consider exiting the handset business if it was not profitable, but had not given a timeframe for doing so.