What's your IT department's role in preventing a data breach?
How do organisations and their Information Technology departments rate when it comes to protecting themselves and their organisations against the ever present cyber risks and cybercrime? The answer is, on ...
Spotify jumps to 10 million paying subscribers
Music streaming giant Spotify says it now has 10 million paying subscribers worldwide.
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.
Mobile driving up US online retail sales, study finds
US online retail sales are expected to grow to $294 billion this year, with nearly one-third of the total from mobile devices, a research firm said Monday.
Parrot launching smartphone-controlled drones
Wireless products maker Parrot unveiled a drone Sunday aimed squarely at smartphone or tablet owners keen on getting bird's eye views of the world.
Dish aims to launch Web TV service by year's end
Dish says it plans to launch its Internet-delivered TV service by year's end on mobile devices, game consoles and smart TVs for about $20 to $30 a month. It will contain live sports, entertainment and children's programming.
Research promises to lead to increased functionality for advanced mobile devices
University of California, Berkeley researchers sponsored by Semiconductor Research Corporation, are pursuing a novel approach to 3D device integration that promises to lead to advanced mobile devices and wearable electronics ...
Electromagnetic noise leaves birds lost in migration, study reports
Radio waves disrupt the magnetic "compass" in robins, according to a study published on Wednesday that is likely to fuel debate about the safety of electronic devices.
Google Maps update: Good lanes and last trains
Exploring the latest Apple-Samsung dispute
Many of today's smartphones share similar features, from responsive touchscreens that let users unlock the phone with a flick of a finger, to pop-up animations that offer a shortcut to dialing a number or ...
Nokia eyes turnaround with new CEO, dividend (Update 2)
Nokia is planning for a turnaround now that it has sold its lossmaking handset business to Microsoft, naming on Tuesday a new CEO, promising to pay dividends again and laying out its vision for its remaining ...
Google removes Android malware used to secretly mine bitcoin
If you own an Android device, your phone might be mining bitcoin without you even knowing it. Five applications were recently removed from the Google Play store after they were discovered to be covertly using ...
UN study: Cellphones can improve literacy
A study by the U.N. education agency says cellphones are getting more and more people to read in countries where books are rare and illiteracy is high.
Retailers contort brick-and-mortar experience to fit phone-sized space
Diamond retailer Blue Nile prides itself on being one of the pioneers of e-commerce, but its first inkling that smartphones would bring yet another revolution to the online marketplace took the company completely by surprise.