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Lack of banking options leads to mobile phone payments in Africa

May 29, 2013
In some cases, a dearth of infrastructure can actually lead to innovation. No where is this more true than in the developing world.
Posted In: developing countries, mobile payments, mobile, Africa

Firefox focuses on new smartphone users in Latin America, Eastern Europe

May 28, 2013
Mozilla plans to offer its own operating system for smartphones, but not in Western Europe, the U.S, or China. Instead, the company will focus on countries in Latin America and Eastern Europe.
Posted In: mobile os, mobile, smartphone, firefox, mozilla

A new Xbox, and the future of unbreakable screens

May 21, 2013
The company LG says it's going to show off a flexible 5-inch screen this week which could soon be a normal part of our phones and tablets. And Microsoft is revealing its latest Xbox gaming console today.
Posted In: xbox, lg, mobile, video games

Smartphone wars: Two is company, but Microsoft, Apple, and Google is a crowd

May 20, 2013
Windows phone beats out BlackBerry, iPhones shipments fall, while Android nearly doubles. Who will be the winners and losers in the new smartphone world order?
Posted In: smartphone, mobile

Pour la culture: France mulls taxing the tablet

May 14, 2013
France's newest contribution to culture? A proposed tax on mobile phones.
Posted In: France, Taxes, culture, mobile, iPhone

Samsung says it's made a 5G breakthrough

May 13, 2013
The mobile giant says a 5G network could be available by the end of the decade.
Posted In: mobile, samsung

Intel CTO Justin Rattner on the future of tech

May 9, 2013
Consumers should expect wearable computers among other new products from the world's largest chip maker.
Posted In: Intel, mobile

Media's mobile future makes room for long-form journalism

May 8, 2013
The media landscape is rapidly changing. Kara Swisher, co-exectuive editor AllThingsD, says any news outlet that wants a future must go mobile in every way.
Posted In: media, news media, mobile

Microsoft stock is up, but Windows is 'Blue'

May 7, 2013
Is Windows Blue an admission of failure or just an evolution for the new Windows 8 operating system?
Posted In: windows 8, Microsoft, tablets, mobile

Emergencies? There's an app for that

Apr 30, 2013
A new market is emerging for apps that can connect people to emergency services and family members during a crisis.
Posted In: mobile, mobile apps, natural disasters, Hurricane Sandy

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