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HTC upgrades its flagship smartphone to the HTC One M9

HTC has announced the latest update to its flagship smartphone.

This new handset is the HTC One M9, which follows in the footsteps of last year’s HTC One M8 and the original 2013 HTC One.

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New Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge smartphones to go on sale from April

New Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge smartphones to go on sale from April

Samsung has launched two new premium smartphones ahead of this week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

A significant difference between the two phones is the curved display that wraps round both sides of the S6 edge.

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Looking back at February: from security scares to multiple MVNOs

Podcast - 27th February 2015

We're taking a look back at the biggest mobile industry news stories from February 2015, including allegations that the UK's security service tried to breach SIM card security by hacking into one of the world's biggest SIM producers.

We also talk about the planned BT and EE merger, the creation of two new UK virtual networks, some acquisitions in the mobile payment arena and a new Ubuntu smartphone.

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Sony launches its SmartEyeglass as an augmented reality rival to Google Glass

The ‘explorer edition’ of Google Glass was discontinued earlier this year - but now Sony has stepped into the market, releasing a ‘developer edition’ of the Sony SmartEyeglass.

It’ll cost £620 and is already available to order in the UK, with availability expected from March.

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Samsung to acquire the LoopPay mobile payment platform

Samsung Electronics has agreed to acquire mobile wallet service LoopPay.

LoopPay’s products can allow a retailer’s conventional card reader to also accept contactless payments, with the ability to work with around 90% of all point-of-sale terminals in the USA.

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