Ofcom predicts that demand for wireless radio connections will "more than double" during the London 2012 Olympics, with around 20,000 separate wireless frequencies buzzing through the ether to keep everyone connected to everyone else.
The EU is planning to introduce new data-protection legislation to cover all of Europe, to protect us from being exploited by evil corporations and eventually save small businesses "2.3 billion euros" thanks to reduced admin costs.
Every app I download seems to want more and more access rights — to either my SD card, my internet connection, and even my address book. And with every app, my phone gets a little less secure. The new SE Android OS aims to lock down my phone against any and all exploits.
Popular SIM-only specialist GiffGaff has decided to get tough on the data hogs who abuse its unlimited data connections, introducing new checks and possible bars on those who suck down the most internet through their mobiles.
Hidden inside a Norwegian mountain, next to a cold fjord which supplies cooling water, Green Mountain is the world's most environmentally-friendly data center. It also sounds like it was built by hobbits.
The Everything Everywhere conglomerate has already given Orange and T-Mobile users the chance to make calls via each others' networks, but soon it'll be flipping the switch on 3G mobile data roaming as well.
The fuss over Carrier IQ and its vast potential for misuse has hit the UK, with the Information Commissioner’s Office drawn into the debate over the currently controversial mobile phone logging software.
You're laying on a grassy knoll, staring at clouds, thinking about puppies and wondering if Becky and/or Brian Jones will go with you to the autumn dance. Then a plane flies overhead. You wonder where it'll end up. But you no longer have to wonder: Wolfram Alpha will tell you.
The rise of data-hungry smartphones is seeing more and more people hit with surprise bills for breaching their download allowances, leading the Communications Ombudsman to ask networks to do more to warn users of the dangers.
Online bingo's big business in the UK, but players of Foxy Bingo got a bit more risk than they bargained for. Personal data, including names and addresses, of over 65,000 Foxy players was recently put up for sale having been stolen in 2008.
The UK government and a collection of the most aggressive data-gatherers out there have announced Midata -- a new way for you to easily request and see all the various data the big corporations currently have within your files.