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.
Snapchat rolls out update after breach, apologizes
Snapchat has released an update to its disappearing-photo app following a security breach last week that exposed the phone numbers of millions of users.
Gadget Watch: The Internet-connected toothbrush
Armbands that track how much you move have become popular ways to motivate people to get fit. But how fit are your teeth? Are you lazy about brushing them?
Google partners with automakers for on-board Android
Google joined Monday with automakers General Motors, Audi, Honda and Hyundai in a new partnership to bring the Android mobile system to vehicles.
Experiment shows connecting names with phone metadata is easy
Rival tablet manufacturers launch in Haiti
Two tech companies have launched rival ventures to build Android tablets in Haiti, a country with little recent experience in electronics manufacturing.
Gift Guide: Strong slate of iPad challengers
Once upon a time, people who craved a tablet computer bought an iPad.
First Russian smartphone, dual-screen YotaPhone, launched in Moscow
Russia's first domestically designed smartphone, the YotaPhone, was unveiled in Moscow on Wednesday, featuring an always-on second screen as a unique feature to differentiate it from the plethora of competitors.
Class0Firewall for SMS attack protection lands in Google Play
Review: HTC, Nokia offer good, giant choices
I find giant phones hard to carry and use, but I'm well aware that many people like the bigger images and text they offer.