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Editorials Nov 8, 2018

Make real cuts to cellphone charges

The carriers need to continue their efforts to improve their services while reducing the charges for consumers through more efficient operation and use of their resources.

National Oct 19, 2018

60% of Japanese consider smartphone plans expensive, survey finds

About 60 percent of smartphone users in Japan think service fees are expensive, a survey by the Nomura Research Institute showed Friday. Some 30 percent of respondents expressed strong discontent about their smartphone rates, according to the survey. The institute said user dissatisfaction is believed to ...

British ministers' phone numbers leaked in Tory app flaw

World / Politics Sep 30, 2018

British ministers' phone numbers leaked in Tory app flaw

Phone numbers and other personal details of senior ministers from Britain's Conservative party were made public by a security flaw in an app on Saturday, including those of top Brexiteers Michael Gove and Boris Johnson. Several top MPs reportedly received nuisance calls after their profiles ...

Qualcomm alleges Apple gave swiped chip secrets to Intel

Business Sep 26, 2018

Qualcomm alleges Apple gave swiped chip secrets to Intel

Qualcomm escalated a legal war with Apple, accusing the iPhone maker of stealing secrets and sharing them with mobile chip rival Intel, according to court documents. The California mobile chip maker on Monday added the sizzling accusation in an amendment to a lawsuit filed against ...

Long lines form as pricey new iPhones make debut in Japan

Business / Tech Sep 21, 2018

Long lines form as pricey new iPhones make debut in Japan

Pricier and bigger iPhone models were launched in Japan on Friday, with the country's three leading mobile carriers starting sales of the XS Max and the XS that have faster processors, better battery life and improved camera functions. Although it has been 10 years since ...