MasterCard, Syniverse to use geolocation for card security
SIM sleuth finds security flaw that may affect 750M phones
Morphees: Shape-shifting mobile devices (w/ Video)
Prototype mobile devices that can change shape on-demand will be unveiled today and could lay down the foundation for creating high shape resolution devices of the future.
"Is that a smartwatch you're not wearing?" Google's may actually appear
Battery-free technology brings gesture recognition to all devices
Mute the song playing on your smartphone in your pocket by flicking your index finger in the air, or pause your "This American Life" podcast with a small wave of the hand. This kind of gesture control for ...
Security firms warn of increase in mobile malware and its increasingly regional nature
Japan net retailer Rakuten to buy Viber for $900M (Update)
Japan's Rakuten Inc. is buying Cyprus-based Viber Media, which operates a popular Internet phone application, for $900 million, fortifying the online retailer's social networking footprint.
California leaders push for smartphone kill switch (Update)
Legislation unveiled Friday in the state of California would require smartphones and other mobile devices to have a "kill switch" to render them inoperable if lost or stolen—a move that could be the first ...
Ads out to know us in mobile Internet Age
Ads are evolving from blaring TV spots to nudges from smartphones that know where we are, what we like and what we might be in the mood for.
Paddle turns a Rubik's puzzle into a mobile device (w/ Video)
Recently, major electronics manufacturers displayed new types of screens that are thin and flexible for integration in mobile devices and e-readers. Looking one step further, a team of researchers from Hasselt ...
BYOD mobile attack prevention app uses machine learning
Zuckerberg sells as Facebook offers new shares (Update 2)
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg will sell a chunk of his stake in the company, cashing in some $2.3 billion, as part of a new share offering by the huge social network.
Facebook testing video advertisements (Update 2)
Investors are giving a thumbs-up to the idea of Facebook making hundreds of millions in new revenue from video advertisements, but some users argue that the social network is already too cluttered and has become more about ...
Can smartphones snap out of technological stupor?
This may be remembered as the year smartphones became boring. Although high-definition displays on smartphones have gotten bigger and their cameras have gotten better, the pace of gee-whiz innovation has ...