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Telecoms

The telecom industry is engaged in the the transmission of messages over significant distances for the purpose of communication. 

In the modern age of electricity and electronics, telecommunications has typically involved the use of electric means such as the telegraph, the telephone, and the teletype, developed in fiber optics, and/or the Internet.  

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An attendee tries an Oculus-powered Samsung Gear VR headset during the French telecom Orange annual company's innovations show in Paris October 2, 2014.
Accounting Software Provider Xero Is #1, Tops Australia’s List Of Most Innovative Companies

By IBTimes AU

An accounting software provider in Australia, ironically named Xero, became number 1 when it topped the country's list of most innovative companies. Xero headed the 2014 BRW Most Innovative Companies list which was compiled by Inventium, an innovation consultancy. (Oct 10)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, MANUFACTURING, AUSTRALIA, ADVERTISING, OPTUS

New Apple iPhone 6 Plus is seen during an Apple event at the Flint Center in Cupertino
iPhone 6 Customers in New Zealand Suffer Delays in Shipments; Telecom Offers Samsung Galaxy S5 Instead

By IBTimes AU

iPhone 6 customers in New Zealand have become frustrated as delivery times for their devices have grown longer due to supply constraints. One telecoms company offered a customer a Samsung Galaxy phone as an alternative. (Oct 08)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SAMSUNG

Customers look at Apple iPhone 5C and 5S at an Apple store in Beijing's Sanlitun area, September 30, 2014. The iPhone 6 will be sold in China from Oct 17, after rigorous regulator scrutiny led to Apple Inc reassuring the Chinese government that the smartp
#Bendgate: Israeli Psychic Yuri Geller Bends iPhone 6

By IBTimes AU

A renowned Israeli psychic who was famous in the 1970s for bending spoons using only his mind may be the bane of Apple, not teens who just walk into a device store and attempt to bend the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus using their bare hands. (Oct 02)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IPHONE, APPLE INC., BLACKBERRY, SMARTPHONE

A woman walks past three Telstra public phone booths in suburban Sydney August 9, 2012. Telstra, Australia's biggest phone company, posted a larger-than-expected 5 percent fall in second-half profit as declines in its traditional fixed-line business outwe
Telstra To Convert Old Payphones Into Wi-Fi Hotspots

By IBTimes AU

With almost every Australian above the age of 10 owning a mobile phone, payphones have become a relic of the past, as useless as the pager. But telco giant Telstra has taught of a brilliant way to recycle these things by converting them into Wi-Fi hotspots. (Oct 01)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, RETAIL, BROADBAND, TELSTRA

A customer purchases the newly released iPhone 6 in a mobile phone shop in Moscow September 26, 2014. Official sales of Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus started at midnight on Friday across major cities in Russia, according to local media.
#Bendgate Video Hits Almost 46 Million In 5 Days, But Impact On Apple’s Finances Minimal

By IBTimes AU

Apple sold an impressive 10 million units of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus 24 hours after it was rolled out simultaneously in 10 countries on Sept 19. But the original #bendgate video that wiped out $23 billion from the value of the Cupertino-based tech... (Sep 30)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, STEVE JOBS, SAMSUNG, RUSSIA

Apple's iPhone 6 are displayed during a news conference by Customs and Excise Department and the police in Hong Kong September 21, 2014. Hong Kong customs and marine police on Saturday foiled a smuggling case involving a speedboat carrying 138 iPhone 6, a
#Bendgate: iPhone 6 Woes Prompt Apple To Show Device Torture Room

By IBTimes AU

To counter bad press on its newly launched iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus due to complaints that the flagship devices bend easily, Cupertino-based Apple provided a tour of its facility where gadgets manufactured by the tech giant undergo torture tests. (Sep 29)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, MICROSOFT, IPHONE, APPLE INC., SAMSUNG, MANUFACTURING

A  man holds an iPhone 6 in a mobile phone shop in Moscow September 26, 2014. Official sales of Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus started at midnight on Friday across major cities in Russia, according to local media.
Chicago Cops Warn iOS 8 Makes Apple Device Pedophile’s Phone Of Choice

By IBTimes AU

There is growing concern among FBI and police forces in the US over the level of encryption in the newly released iPhone models of Apple, which makes it harder for law enforcement agencies to access iPhones despite a court order. (Sep 29)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, COURT, RUSSIA, FBI

New Game 'Impossible Rush' Keeping Everyone Hooked To Their Phone/ File photo/ Reuters/David Gray
#Bendgate: Samsung & Other Phone Brands Poke Fun At iPhone 6 Bendgate; Consumers Wary Of Flexible Apple Flagship, While Apple Shares Drops 3%

By IBTimes AU

It took 9 bending complaints to steal the thunder from the successful launch of Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus which saw 10 million orders in 24 hours. Now, the pliant flagship seems to be the "laughing stock" of the smartphone wor... (Sep 26)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SAMSUNG, AUSTRALIA, SMARTPHONE, ANDROID, HTC

Samsung Flags Are Set Up At The Main Entrance To The Berlin Fair Ground
$920 Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Release Date Set For Tomorrow, 140 Countries To Get King Of Phablets By October [5 Killer Features Listed]

By IBTimes AU

Samsung Galaxy Note 4's release date, price, killer features listed. (Sep 25)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, GOLD, SAMSUNG, SOUTH KOREA, SONY, HTC

Tony Zhan, 32, holds up his new iPhone 6 Plus after it went on sale at the Apple store in Pasadena, California September 19, 2014. Hundreds of customers waited in lines outside the store on the first day the new iPhone became available.
Results Of Torture Tests Indicate iPhone 6 Is More Durable Now

By IBTimes AU

With the release of new flagships, tech Web sites see the occasion as an opportunity to subject the gadgets to torture tests, which PhoneBuff did with Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. (Sep 24)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SAMSUNG, CALIFORNIA