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Rules to live by...on your smartphone

Jan 3, 2013
Talking to the mom who gave her teenage son an 18-point contract along with his new iPhone, with guidelines like 'don't use it to deceive others.'
Posted In: polaroid, smartphone, Fotobar, parenting

Put your money where your mobile is

Dec 21, 2012
What would it take for us to become a completely cashless society? Marketplace's Queena Kim takes us on a test drive of the Google Wallet app and talks about the efficacy of technology that's designed to make paper money a thing of the past.
Posted In: Google, smartphone, app, shopping

Unemployed or underemployed? There's an app for that

Sep 14, 2012
In a digital twist on the age-old practice of paying people to do odd jobs for you, new smartphone apps like TaskRabbit and Postmates allow you to hire your own personal assistants -- to say, clean your home, buy your groceries or run errands.
Posted In: errands, smartphone, apps, unemployed

The implications of Apple v. Samsung

Jul 30, 2012
After years of legal skirmishes around the world, the smartphone battle royale finally comes home today to Silicon Valley. Samsug and Apple are going to court over charges of stolen design and functionality features.
Posted In: samsung, apple, smartphone

A plan to stop the rise in stolen cell phones

Apr 10, 2012
Wireless carriers will be able to disable a stolen phone, making it useless to resell.
Posted In: smartphone, Crime, cell phones

Could BlackBerry be flattened?

Mar 28, 2012
Earnings report from Research in Motion, parent company of BlackBerry, may be a cliffhanger.
Posted In: Blackberry, rim, Research in Motion, smartphone

Paypal to swipe real-world store payments

Mar 14, 2012
Paypal, the world's largest online payment processor, offers a new service to real-world merchants. What does this mean for rival Square?
Posted In: Square, paypal, smartphone

World War II code breakers developed your smartphone

Mar 12, 2012
Before there was Marc Zuckerberg, before there was Steve Jobs, before there was Bill Gates, there was Alan Turing. He conceived of the idea of the universal computer.
Posted In: history, Robot Roundup, Alan Turing, smartphone

Campaign contributions go mobile

Jan 31, 2012
Armed with a smartphone and a special app from Square, fundraisers can collect credit card donations on the spot.
Posted In: smartphone, app, Square, campaign contributions

Doing the numbers on smartphone data

Jan 19, 2012
AT&T offers heftier data plans -- but they'll cost you.
Posted In: data plans, smartphone

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