UK operators EE, O2, Vodafone and Three have deployed the GSMA's Spam Reporting Service to deal with spam messages and threats.
Payments company payleven has launched a mobile NFC-enabled card reader for merchants to take contactless payments via smartphones and cards.
NSN has announced it is working with ChinaCache to develop next generation mobile content delivery through the vendor's Liquid Applications solution.
Samsung has launched a Tizen Software Developer Kit (SDK) for its wearable devices the Gear 2 and Gear Neo to help develops build apps for its smartwatches.
The SDK is available for Windows, Mac and Ubuntu, and comes in at just 5MB. The kit allows users to develop the three types of Gear applications: Linked, Integrated and Standalone.
UK supermarket chain Asda is using Wi-Fi and heat-mapping technology provided by EE to track customer behaviour and send them offers.
The UK operator has installed Wi-Fi networks in Asda's 575 stores, allowing the supermarket to track customer activity such as how long they spend in store and their route around a branch.
Huawei and Telefónica have completed a joint test of software-defined networking (SDN)-based IP and optical synergy.
Orange Business Services is building a cloud-based satellite solution to aid management of the shipping industry, after the operator joined a new European Union initiative for the sector.
Google has launched its digital media player Chromecast into Europe, with more than 3,000 developers working on apps and websites for the dongle.
Google has launched Android Wear, its operating system for wearable technology, and partnered with manufacturers and chipmakers ahead of the first devices launching this year.
The mobile video calling service customer base will increase to over 130 million users by 2018 but companies are unlikely to make much revenue from them, according to a new report by Juniper Research.
The "Future Voice Strategies" report said because only a very small number of users pay for voice calling, companies need to offer a broader array of services and apps that can be monetised. It said the market is being undermined by the volume of companies offering video calls for free.
Aviat Networks has launched a new microwave router that incorporates microwave transport, Layer 2 carrier ethernet and Layer 3 IP/MPLS routing in one product.
Mahinda Comviva has announced that it has built an NFC, QR code and Bluetooth Low Energy enabled digital wallet aimed at telcos, banks and retailers.
Rohde & Schwarz has completed its takeover of firewall producer Adyton Systems as it looks to boost its presence in the network security market.