Mikael RicknäsLondon Correspondent, IDG News Service

Mikael Ricknäs reports on telecommunications, cellular, and mobile technology for the IDG News Service, and is based in London.

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Gogo gets thumbs up for speedy in-flight broadband in the U.S.

In-flight broadband provider Gogo's 2Ku technology has been approved by the FAA, opening the door for data speeds up to 70Mbps.

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Samsung chases iPhone users with Galaxy test drive promo

Samsung is letting iPhone owners in the U.S. test its latest Galaxy smartphones for 30 days for $1, as it hopes to make a dent in Apple's high-end dominance.


5 things Apple is doing to please developers

Version 2.0 of Swift and upgraded frameworks for Watch apps are on the way

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Android stutters while iOS shines during Q1

A slowing sales growth along with up and coming vendors that want their own user interfaces should worry Google.


Amazon adds local groceries and meals to one-hour Prime Now delivery service

The service will first be available in Manhattan, with other cities coming soon

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Facebook eats more of the web with 'Instant Articles' from Buzzfeed, NYT, and more

The company promises faster news on its mobile apps with Instant Articles

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Verizon buys AOL for $4.4 billion

The operator wants more content and an advertising platform as it looks for new ways to make money

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Infinit speeds up video, photo sharing via smartphones

The company doesn't put a limit on file size, which is good for users who want to share HD movies

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Thinking about buying a used smartphone? You're not alone

Sales of refurbished devices are expected to more than double in the next three years


Apple promises developers better stability, performance for Swift

The company has been on a bug-killing mission with the latest version of the language.

Apple wants to know more about your listening habits

Apple has reportedly acquired analytics platform Musicmetric

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have raised cameras.

Apple, Xiaomi win big as Samsung's smartphone struggles continue

A showdown between Samsung and Chinese will spur on better smartphone designs going forward

No more excuses, time to roll out IPv6, says registry boss

The adoption of IPv6 will work better if more people upgrade at the same time, executives tell an ICANN meeting.

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Digital media industry ramps up support for 4K at broadcasters show

Equipment makers such as Cisco, Sony, Red Digital Cinema, and Panasonic are opening the door for live broadcasts.

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Five components that will rock your next smartphone

Processors, memory, screens and sensors are all getting an upgrade, giving you a preview of what to expect from 2014's flagship phones.

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