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Barclays Banking on Its People... Unlikely

Jane Sparrow | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK
Jane Sparrow

Who is the last person in the world you'd want cooking your dinner in a restaurant? If you think in the same terms as I do, it'll be the chef that's just been sacked. If you're about to choose a bank, who would be the last person that you'd want managing your account... Someone who is sat there worrying they are one of the 14,000 that is on the 'to be cut' list?

Dialing Up Hope Amid Civil War in the DRC

Jean Marie Minani | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK
Jean Marie Minani

A person who doesn't communicate is like a person who is imprisoned. They are excluded from the outside world, without information. They don't hear any news.

Connected Women

Serpil Timuray | Posted 17.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Serpil Timuray

Right now, millions of women around the world cannot read. They are unable to read to their children, help them with their school work, read public transport information or understand the words written on a medicine bottle.

UK's 'Most Reliable' Mobile Network Named... Was It Yours?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Tech

The mobile network EE has been named the best in the UK in a study of the performance of phones as experienced by consumers. Three took second plac...

Sony Xperia Z2 Comes With A Free Telly From Vodafone (If You're Quick)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Tech

We really liked the Sony Xperia Z2 smartphone when we had a hands-on preview last month. It's fast, powerful, light and thin, waterproof and comes wit...

How Mobile Phone Access For Disadvantaged Women Could Save The World Billions

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK

Women given greater access to mobile phones and services could lead to a multi-billion increase in annual global productivity from 2020 – equivalent...

Connected Women Are Empowered Women

Sevi Simavi | Posted 30.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sevi Simavi

Access to a mobile device can be life-changing, particularly for women. The Cherie Blair Foundation's research with the GSMA revealed that 9 out of 10 women in developing markets feel safer because of their mobile phones; 8 out of 10 feel more independent with access to mobile technology and more than half have used a mobile phone to earn additional income.

Here's Why Mobile Phone Users Have Never Had It So Good (And So Cheap)

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Tech

The average mobile phone user is paying almost a quarter less than they were a decade ago while receiving significantly more for their money, accordin...

Getting Online Under the English Channel

Andrew Ferguson | Posted 30.03.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Ferguson

The pace of change for internet connectivity and developments like finally getting an affordable connection under the English Channel is to be welcomed, but all of us who travel need to learn the new 21st Century etiquette needed to avoid being that annoying person who is shouting into their phone.

How We Made the World's Biggest Multi-Sensory New Year's Eve Celebration

Bompas & Parr | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Bompas & Parr

Working closely with Vodafone and the Mayor of London, the ambition for London's 2013 New Year's Eve celebrations was our biggest challenge to date: for the greatest number of people in human history to have a simultaneous multi-sensory experience. As a world first, it was a project far bigger in scale than anything we've ever attempted before...

Windfall For Vodafone Shareholders After Verizon Sell-Off

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.09.2013 | UK

Investors in Vodafone will receive a £54 billion cash and shares windfall after the telecoms giant sold its share in Verizon Wireless for £84bn. ...

Vodafone Deal To Sell Verizon Stake Could Boost UK Economy

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 01.11.2013 | UK Tech

If Vodafone sells its stake in Verizon for £84 billion - as appears to be on the cards - the impact will be so big that you might actually feel it. A...

Three Mobile Offers 4G Free For All Customers

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.10.2013 | UK Tech

Three Mobile has upstaged O2 and Vodafone's 4G launch on Thursday by announcing that it will give all of its customers the new service for free, from ...

Vodafone On Verge Of One Of History's Largest Corporate Deals

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.10.2013 | UK Tech

Vodafone might be about to carry out one of the largest corporate transactions of all time. The deal would see the mobile network giant leave the U...

Gentleman, Ladies: Start Your Downloads

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.10.2013 | UK Tech

Gentlemen, ladies, start your downloads. O2 and Vodafone have finally launched their 4G data service, bringing competition to the UK market for the fi...

Why 4G Will Change Your Life (With The Help Of These Apps)

Georgia James | Posted 01.09.2013 | UK Tech

With two of the UK’s biggest mobile networks going head-to-head to launch their 4G services later this month, the pressure to catch the ‘fourth ge...

Vodafone Announces 4G Plans To Compete With EE, O2

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK Tech

Vodafone is set to go head to head with O2 when it launches high-speed broadband on the same day as its telecoms rival. The mobile giant will offer...

BT And Vodafone Deny Allowing GCHQ To Tap Cables For Data

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK

Telecoms giants BT and Vodafone have insisted they do not reveal customers' data unless required by law, in the wake of reports that they handed over ...

EE Announces UK 4G Subscriptions Hit 500,000 In Seven Months

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Tech

The UK's mobile phone networks are gearing up to launch their new 4G services this summer - but after a seven months head start it looks like EE has b...

Here's How To Get Free WiFi On The Tube (If You're On O2)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.06.2013 | UK Tech

O2 customers will be able to access free WiFi on London's Tube network from June. A deal with Virgin Media, who operate the internet service on t...

'Vodafone Have Ruined My Life': Dumped Man Runs Up £91,000 Sex Chat Line Phone Bill... Because He Was Lonely

BMP | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.06.2013 | UK

An unemployed man has run up a £91,000 phone bill after repeatedly calling a sex chat line in the wake of his split with his girlfriend. Kevin Wa...

Mobile Giving: Ringing the Changes

Andrew Dunnett | Posted 27.05.2013 | UK Tech
Andrew Dunnett

Text giving has a bright future, but it is not the only option. Increasing smartphone penetration will enable the creation of further data solutions. What these are is not yet clear and the full opportunity for mobile and digital solutions in giving needs to be assessed.

Could Vodafone Quit America?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2013 | UK

Mobile phone giant Vodafone is reported to be mulling its exit from America in one of the largest corporate transactions of all time. The Newbury-b...

Embracing Disruption in the Banking World

Tony Virdi | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK Tech
Tony Virdi

There are many considerations banks need to have front of mind but there are three key ones in my opinion. These are: whether to invest in building capabilities to support a strong mobile strategy, creating an interface between their legacy banking systems and mobile operations, and which partnerships to form.

Charlie Thomas

Power To Who? Vodafone Loses Revenue As Difficult Economic Climate Continues

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 07.02.2013 | UK

UK telecoms giant Vodafone unveiled some disappointing results on Wednesday as the economic woes across Europe bit into its revenue target. Group s...