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Google's Project Fi MVNO isn't a threat to Wi-Fi-first players Republic, Scratch and FreedomPop

Google's Project Fi MVNO, which uses Wi-Fi hotspots for calling and data in addition to cellular connections from Sprint and T-Mobile US, is not a competitive threat to MVNOs Republic Wireless, Scratch Wireless and FreedomPop that rely on similar models. Instead, these companies say that the the search giant's entrance into the wireless market is a validation of the Wi-Fi-first concept.

Report: Phablets made up 21% of U.S. smartphones sales in Q1, with the iPhone 6 Plus leading the way

Smartphones keep getting bigger and bigger smartphones are delivering big sales, according to a new report from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.

Nokia tipped to secure HERE deal within a fortnight

Nokia is less than two weeks away from agreeing the sale of its HERE mapping business to a consortium of German car manufacturers and Chinese web company Baidu.

Microsoft to let Android and iOS developers create apps that will run on Windows 10

 Microsoft is working to address its most glaring deficiency in mobile—a lack of applications compared to other platforms.  The company announced today that it will let developers that have written apps for Google's Android and Apple's iOS port those apps to become Universal apps for phones and tablets running Windows 10.

YouTube, Yahoo continue assault on linear TV ad market

As they convene once again in New York this week for their annual Newfront presentations, online video giants like YouTube are beginning to experience success in their primary objective--pull ad dollars away from linear TV and into online video.

Smartphone OS rollouts: What to expect from Google, Apple and Microsoft

Google, Apple and Microsoft are all expected to show off new enhancements to their respective smartphone operating systems over the next few months.

For Google's YouTube and Yahoo Screen, mobile ad strategy takes key role

Online video advertising, shifting TV ad budgets and the growth of mobile video are all driving revenue strategies for OTT players including Google and Yahoo Screen. For Google, online video ads are of prime importance for its YouTube platform. Yahoo, meanwhile, is banking on committed ad dollars and it announced a number of new series for Yahoo Screen this year.

What to expect from the upcoming iOS 9, Android M and Windows 10 rollouts

Over the next few months, Google, Apple and Microsoft are all expected to show off new enhancements to their respective smartphone operating systems. Each company has a different goal with these unveilings. But what exactly can we expect from Windows 10, iOS 9 and Android M?

Smartphone OS rollouts: The top 5 items to expect from iOS 9, Android M and Windows 10

What exactly can we expect from Windows 10, iOS 9 and Android M? Read this special report from FierceWireless to find out more.

Sizing up the top trends for the upcoming iOS 9, Android M and Windows 10 smartphone OS rollouts

The major smartphone industry leaders, including Google, Apple and Microsoft, are gearing up to debut a number of new enhancements to their smartphone operating systems over the next few months. What should we expect from these rollouts?