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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

A few big data users slow us all down

Jan 6, 2012
A new study says just 1 percent of mobile users hog half the available wireless capacity.
Posted In: smartphone, apple, siri, data plans

Cashless apps: Shopping without a wallet

Dec 16, 2011
New apps are allowing consumers to use their smartphones to shop and not have to carry a dime. We take one out for a road test.
Posted In: Retail, smartphone, mobile apps, cashless

Is Carrier IQ spying on you?

Dec 2, 2011
Hidden software in millions of smartphones appears to log keystrokes.
Posted In: privacy, mobile, android, smartphone

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