MADRID, SPAIN: Spanish telecommunications firm Telefonica and US investment company Blackstone launched a mobile telephone advertising venture, challenging Google and Facebook in the multi-billion-dollar market.
17 Apr 2014 07:26
BARCELONA, SPAIN: Firefox OS, an new smartphone operating system aimed at challenging Apple and Google, will power a new category of US$25 smartphones for developing countries, the California-based non-profit Mozilla Foundation said.
3 Mar 2014 06:31
BARCELONA, SPAIN: Bigger than a telephone yet smaller than a personal computer, tablets were supposed to usher in a new world of mobility; yet they have hardly budged off the couch.
28 Feb 2014 07:29
BARCELONA, SPAIN: Once the mobile world's pioneers, Nokia, Motorola and BlackBerry are now the industry's sorry laggards, searching for lost glory.
27 Feb 2014 10:28
BARCELONA, SPAIN: Precisely how many steps have you taken today? Exactly how fast is your heart beating? How clean are your teeth?
27 Feb 2014 09:58
BARCELONA, SPAIN: Nokia showed off a new range of smartphones powered by Google's Android operating system, even though the company is being taken over by Microsoft.
26 Feb 2014 09:01
BARCELONA, SPAIN: Samsung unveiled its new flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone, armed with a fingerprint scanner and a built-in heart rate sensor, to defend its place as the world's industry leader.
26 Feb 2014 08:18
BARCELONA, SPAIN - When the next super-fast mobile network launches in 2020 you will be able to download a high-definition movie in about a second.
24 Feb 2014 07:17
MADRID, SPAIN: Samsung aims to take the mobile world by storm by almost certainly unveiling a new Galaxy S5 smartphone with rumoured Apple-fighting features such as a fingerprint scanner and larger screen.
21 Feb 2014 10:35
MADRID, SPAIN: Fanatical players forking out money to get ahead in games such as Candy Crush Saga or Angry Birds are driving explosive growth in the multi-billion dollar mobile gaming business.
19 Feb 2014 07:40
MADRID, SPAIN: Kia shows its support for Rafa Nadal by launching his racquet into the stratosphere using cheers of encouragement from fans.
12 Nov 2013 10:08
MADRID, SPAIN: Spain's international telecommunications group Telefonica revealed slumping profits in the third quarter of 2013 on Friday but said underlying revenues were climbing and debt levels had dropped.
11 Nov 2013 08:11
MADRID, SPAIN: Heavily indebted Spanish telecoms firm Telefonica said Tuesday it had agreed to sell a 65.9% stake in its Czech unit to Czech financial group PPF for €2.47bn ($3.3bn).
6 Nov 2013 15:13
MADRID, SPAIN: Spain has demanded details of reported mass US eavesdropping on its citizens, denouncing the alleged surveillance as "inappropriate and unacceptable" as outrage spread over the US's worldwide espionage programme.
29 Oct 2013 09:21
MADRID, SPAIN: Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil said Monday it is backing rival Spanish group Telefonica's sweetened takeover bid, valued at €8.55bn (US$11.4bn), for German mobile operator E-Plus.
27 Aug 2013 11:23
LONDON, UK / BERLIN, GERMANY / LISBON, PORTUGAL / MADRID, SPAIN: Vodafone celebrates a new era in telecoms by literally turning everything red.
26 Aug 2013 07:38
THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS: Dutch telecom operator KPN has announced that it had sold its German subsidiary E-Plus to Spain's Telefonica for €5bn in cash and a 17.6% stake in Telefonica Deutschland.
24 Jul 2013 11:50
MADRID, SPAIN: Spanish factories slowed output for the 21st straight month in May, official data showed Friday, as demand collapsed in a long recession that has pushed unemployment above 27%.
8 Jul 2013 09:40
MADRID: Madrid will rename its landmark Sol metro station Sol Vodafone under an advertising deal with the British mobile operator to raise millions of euros in the recession, officials said on Wednesday, 24 April 2013.
25 Apr 2013 10:53
LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.
22 Apr 2013 11:05
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: Pentawards 2013 has called for entries so if you're a packaging designer and you want your work to be recognised, enter now!
15 Apr 2013 09:24
RESTON, US: comScore, Inc, a global leader in digital measurement and analytics, has released the 2013 Mobile Future in Focus report.
27 Feb 2013 07:44
BARCELONA, SPAIN: InMobi, from 25-28 February, will showcase an array of new products for brands, agencies, and developers at this year's Mobile World Congress taking place 25-28 February in Barcelona. Swing by our booth and get an exclusive first look. InMobi will be exhibiting in the App Planet Hall 8.1 mBrands Zone Booth #B25.
13 Feb 2013 10:37
LYON, FRANCE / ARAGON, MURCIA, SPAIN: Euronews is breaking into the Spanish free-to-air DTT following the agreements with two regional TV stations, Aragón TV (ATV) in Aragon and 7RM in Murcia to partially distribute its signal and content to almost 1 million homes combined. With the deal, the recently-created Euronews Network is also expanding with ATV as a new member, the first Spanish partner of the Network.
22 Jan 2013 09:38
NEW YORK, US: The Midas Awards, for the World's Best Financial Advertising, announced the award winners for the 2012 competition. This year's Midas Grand Jury awarded one Grand Midas, 26 Gold Ingots, 46 Silver Ingots, and 63 Finalists. The 2012 Midas Awards competition received entries from 28 countries and is reputed to be the only international competition that recognises excellence in financial services communications on a global scale.
21 Dec 2012 08:23
MADRID, SPAIN: BassAwards rewards professionalism and design excellence, differentiating the winners as benchmarks in the field of international Broadcast Design.
7 Dec 2012 10:11
MADRID, SPAIN: Spanish telecoms titan Telefonica erased the red ink and posted a third-quarter profit on Wednesday as it turned away from crisis-hit Europe to find riches in Latin America.
8 Nov 2012 10:19
PARIS, FRANCE: Across major cities in Europe, Nikon builds huge sculpted 'hands' in a pose, as though holding a Nikon camera.
7 Nov 2012 10:29
NEW YORK, US: Purchases of environmentally protective products have grown significantly in two of the world's leading markets - China and Brazil; but the widespread perception that these products are too expensive may be blocking deeper adoption.
21 Aug 2012 11:16
LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released an overview of mobile commerce usage across the five leading European markets (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom) using the comScore MobiLens service.
2 Aug 2012 13:52
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