As consumers continue to use wearable devices to track their levels of activity, there is growing impetus to also make use of the data to inform health management and healthcare provision.
Samsung's latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, costs around $12 (€8.67) more to make than the vendor's S4 smartphone, and nearly $50 more than rival Apple's iPhone 5S, research by IHS shows.
Apple said users of smart devices running its iOS software face no risk from a flaw in the OpenSSL web security standard, despite BlackBerry working up a fix for its messenger service for iOS and Android devices.
Shipment volumes of wearable technology are expected to exceed 19 million units in 2014, more than tripling last year's sales.
Telefónica revealed that its landmark joint venture with Spanish banks CaixaBank and Banco Santander will be named Yaap, and that the first services will be launched in Spain in a matter of months.
The number of devices with cellular or satellite connectivity deployed in oil & gas applications worldwide was 423,000 at the end of 2013, according to a new research report from Berg Insight.
Around 60 per cent of pay-TV services in the informitv Multiscreen Index now deliver to multiple screens other than a traditional television, including smartphones, tablets and other network-connected devices.
The Internet of Things (IoT), which includes intelligent devices ranging from smartphones to medical robotics, is forecast to grow to 26 billion units installed by 2020 says Gartner.
By 2018, the total advertising spend on mobile search & discovery will reach $16.8 billion (€12.1 billion), up from an estimated $6.4 billion in 2013.
China was Huawei's strongest market for sales growth in 2013, despite Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) being the company's top revenue-generating region last year.