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Swisscom advances 'smart city' concept with mobile phone-based traffic management system

Swisscom pledged to cut traffic congestion in a suburb of the city of Lausanne by taking a new approach to modelling traffic flow that utilises mobile phone data.

IDC: CEE becoming a lucrative market for enterprise mobility vendors

IDC said new opportunities are emerging for enterprise mobility vendors in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) as more companies are embracing mobility as a tool for increasing productivity and gaining a competitive edge.

Apple Music is a long-term play, says SVP Eddy Cue

Apple SVP Eddy Cue brushed off questions regarding how many Apple Music users would stick with the service after a free trial period expires, and said the company is keen to address roaming fees for iPhone users.

Analyst: Nexus smartphones reveal direction of Google's Android development

Google's latest Nexus-branded smartphones offer hints on the future direction it will take in developing its Android operating system (OS), according to IHS Technology's director of mobile analysis Ian Fogg.

Scientists question Cambridge research report claiming antenna breakthrough

Call it a case of gridlock among the scientific community. A group of scientists challenged the published work of some Cambridge researchers, which are standing by their findings while the challengers are standing by theirs as well.

Google to add new Nexus 6P and 5X to Project Fi MVNO

As expected, Google today announced its new Nexus 6P (built by Huawei) and the Nexus 5X (built by LG). Notably, the company said the phones would be available through its Project Fi MVNO.

Apple's Cook: We have no intention to blend Mac and iOS operating systems

Speaking today at a Box corporate event, Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company doesn't have any plans to integrate its two main operating systems, Mac and iOS. "These operating systems do different things. We have no intention to blend them," he said, according to Re/code.

As Verizon's Go90 launches, Samsung to shutter its Milk mobile video service

Samsung announced it will discontinue its Milk Video mobile service in November. The service launched around a year ago offering short video clips to Samsung smartphone users.

Verizon, AT&T and other carriers reportedly won't sell Google's rumored Nexus 6P and 5X

According to a new report, Sprint, T-Mobile US, Verizon Wireless and AT&T won't sell the new Nexus smartphones that Google is widely expected to announce during a media event tomorrow. Instead, Google will sell the devices through its website only.

Apple: We sold 13M new iPhone 6s, 6s Plus models in first 3 days of sales, up from 10M last year

Apple said it sold a total of 13 million iPhone 6s and 6s Plus phones during the first three days that the devices were available. The numbers point to continuing demand for Apple's news phones, noteworthy considering this year is an "s" year for Apple, where the company issued improvements to its existing iPhone models rather than an overhauled design.