Google shows off Android Auto, wearables (Update)
Some 1 billion people are now using Android devices, Google said as the company kicked off its two-day developer conference Wednesday in San Francisco.
New Microsoft-Nokia smartphone is... Android (Update)
Microsoft on Tuesday opted for the Android operating system from arch rival Google for its new Nokia smartphone, in a move aimed at regaining momentum in the competitive mobile sector.
Research identifies Android security weaknesses caused by performance design
Georgia Tech researchers have identified a weakness in one of Android's security features and will present their work at Black Hat USA 2014, which will be held August 6-7 in Las Vegas.
Researchers find thousands of secret keys in Android apps
In a paper presented—and awarded the prestigious Ken Sevcik Outstanding Student Paper Award—at the ACM SIGMETRICS conference on June 18, Jason Nieh, professor of computer science at Columbia Engineering, ...
Amazon ties new 4.7-inch Fire Phone to its services (Update 2)
Amazon has introduced a new smartphone with audio and object recognition technology that seeks to make it easier for consumers to locate and purchase products and services from the nation's largest e-commerce ...
Amazon launches music streaming for Prime members (Update)
Amazon's newly announced music streaming service is yet another attempt by the company to move beyond e-commerce and infuse itself into the daily lives of Americans with an increasing number of offerings ...
Reported Android feature 'Nearby' to allow for phone to phone data exchange
Samsung sees Tizen phone as gateway for bigger things
Samsung on Tuesday unwrapped its new smartphone using the Tizen platform, a move aimed at breaking away from Google's Android and staking a claim to the "Internet of Things."
Transformer Book V: Asus launches new 'five-mode' hybrid laptop
Leading Taiwanese tech firm Asus unveiled a hybrid device which combines a laptop, tablet and mobile phone Monday in what it hailed as a "world first".
Google buys corporate mobile-device manager Divide
Google has bought Divide, a startup that helps companies manage the mobile devices that employees are increasingly relying upon to get their work done.
Review: Windows Phone advances with 8.1 update
Microsoft's new Windows system for smartphones addresses many of the shortcomings in previous versions.
Study: Samsung phone durable, but iPhone has edge
Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone is more durable than last year's model and other leading Android phones, but the iPhone 5s outperformed all of them in part because of its smaller size, a new study finds.
Review: Siri-like Cortana fills Windows phone gap
"Yay, it's Nick! How can I help?" Thanks for asking, Cortana. And thanks for making the Windows phone software better, Microsoft.
Amazon steps up TV push with streaming video device (Update 2)
Amazon stepped up its battle for television viewers on Wednesday, unveiling a new media streaming device touted as simplifying the experience of watching video online.