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Barcelona, which just hosted the Mobile World Congress, wants to become a major technology hub.

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Barcelona, which just hosted the Mobile World Congress, wants to become a major technology hub.

Show’s Over, But Barcelona Wants Mobile Spotlight to Keep Shining

For Barcelona, four days isn’t enough. Spain’s second biggest city, which just hosted the nearly weeklong Mobile World Congress, wants to be a center of technology year-round. And it’s easy to see why. Faced with a worsening recession, a 26...

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Motion sensors allow users to control the screen of a device without having to touch it.

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Motion sensors allow users to control the screen of a device without having to touch it.

How an Old Russian Invention Inspired STMicro’s Hover Screen

It’s the latest in mobile technology, inspired by an invention nearly a hundred years ago. At this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona,  chipmaker STMicroelectronics is showcasing screen technology that works by just hovering your hand a few inches away from the...

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Gary Kovacs, CEO of Mozilla, with the Firefox logo during a news conference at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

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Gary Kovacs, CEO of Mozilla, with the Firefox logo during a news conference at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Mozilla’s Fox Tries to Steal Spotlight and Outrun Google’s Android

While many European technology companies have pared back their presence at this week’s Mobile World Congress, Silicon Valley’s Mozilla is leaving a noticeably bigger footprint. The maker of the popular Firefox web browser sent about a hundred employees — which...

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