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Qualcomm touts LTE Broadcast software at Uplinq conference, sidesteps China issues

Qualcomm unveiled a software toolkit at its annual Uplinq developers conference that enables developers take advantage of LTE Broadcast technology, and it got a vote of confidence on the technology from Facebook. However, the company stayed mum on its troubles in China, where it is still the focus of an antitrust probe.

Facebook offers example of what good user experience design looks like

It can feel awfully lonely when you post something on Facebook--a funny status update, a beautiful vacation photo--and get nothing back in the way of comments or "likes." Even Facebook itself occasionally experiences something like this, such as a recent feature that should have made developers very happy.

Facebook net systems head says operators must embrace SDN

NICE, France--Telecoms operators should embrace software-designed networks (SDN) and focus on training their staff to think more about software, according to the head of the net systems team at Facebook.

Facebook video views jump after auto-play feature tweak

Social media stalwart Facebook is making itself seen in the online video space. The website is serving about 1 billion videos per day to its members, and thanks to its ability to make a video go viral quickly, has seen a big jump in views since changing the way videos are displayed in news feeds last year.

Telefónica CEO attacks former EU information commissioner over net neutrality

Telefónica CEO Cesar Alierta slammed the record of former European Union information society commissioner Viviane Reding, while calling on the body to rebalance the books by imposing the same restrictions on web companies as it does on telecoms operators.

A little education on roaming fees could go a long way

It is clear that many consumers still believe data roaming is expensive even within the EU. For sure, data roaming can still add to the cost of a mobile phone bill, but what is often blatantly clear is that many consumers remain badly educated on what options they have.

'Like' it or not, Facebook's developer program change is the right decision

According to Facebook, all app developers using its platform should be able to honestly quote a version of Sally Field's famous Oscar acceptance speech: "They 'like' me! They really, really 'like' me!"

Developers finally get a PHP SDK for Parse from Facebook

Most smartphone users will never know or care, but for app developers, the ability to work with PHP and Facebook's Parse tools is potentially a big deal.

Report: 45% of operators now offer at least one zero-rated app

Around 45 per cent of mobile operators worldwide now offer at least one zero-rated application, and the zero-rated app in 65 per cent of these cases is Facebook.

Wireless in the second quarter of 2014

How did the wireless industry perform in the second quarter of 2014? Check here throughout the second-quarter earnings report season for full earnings reports from the wireless industry's...