Upstarts challenge reign of Google's Android
A small band of upstarts is chipping away at Google's mighty Android, hoping one day to overthrow the system that runs eight in 10 smartphones sold worldwide.
Nokia targets emerging markets with Android phones
(AP)—Nokia is targeting emerging markets with three low-cost smartphones that use Google's Android operating system rather than the Windows Phone software from Microsoft, which is about to take over Nokia's ...
Visa, MasterCard offer more phone payment options (Update)
Visa and MasterCard are introducing Internet-based technologies to make it easier for shoppers to buy things at retail stores without pulling out a credit card.
Android extends gains on Apple, Windows Phone is third
The Google Android system extended its gains over Apple's iPhone globally in the last quarter of 2013, and Windows Phone grabbed the number three market position, a survey showed Wednesday.
Larger, sharper Samsung tablets out in US Feb. 13
Samsung's new line of tablets will go on sale in the U.S. on Feb. 13.
Apple claws back share in US with new iPhones
Apple has regained ground in the US smartphone market with its latest iPhone release, a survey showed Tuesday.
Android in 79 percent of smartphones sold
The Google Android system was used on 78.9 percent of smartphones sold globally in 2013, a survey showed Wednesday.
Android extends gains in key markets
The Android smartphone platform has extended its lead over Apple's iPhone in key markets including the United States, Europe and China, a survey showed Monday.
BYOD mobile attack prevention app uses machine learning
Qualcomm buys Palm patents from Hewlett-Packard (Update)
Cell-phone chip maker Qualcomm Inc. said Thursday it has acquired patents once owned by smartphone maker Palm Inc. from Hewlett-Packard for an undisclosed amount.
HP to launch 'voice tablets' in India
Hewlett-Packard announced Wednesday it was launching a line of "voice tablets," or outsized smartphones, for consumers in India.
Twitter desktop website gets mobile look
Twitter revamped its desktop webpages Monday to better mirror the experience of visiting the popular one-to-many text messaging service on smartphones.
Launch of operating system rival to iOS and Android is delayed
Japanese mobile operator NTT Docomo said Friday that the launch of a new smartphone operating system to rival Google's Android and Apple's iOS had been pushed back owing to development delays.
Tech giants battle for control of the car
As the car becomes a connected Internet device, the titans of the tech sector are battling for control of the wheel.