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.
LinkedIn membership hits 300 million
The career-focused social network LinkedIn announced Friday it has 300 million members, with more than half the total outside the United States.
Personal touch signature makes mobile devices more secure
Passwords, gestures and fingerprint scans are all helpful ways to keep a thief from unlocking and using a cell phone or tablet. Cybersecurity researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have gone ...
Samsung adding anti-theft solutions to smartphones
Samsung Electronics is adding two safeguards to its latest smartphone in an effort to deter rampant theft of the mobile devices.
Google Chromecast hits Europe, Canada with a new way to watch TV
Gone are the days of squinting at your smartphone as you try to make out what is happening in your favourite film.
Researchers enabling smartphones to identify objects
(Phys.org) —Researchers are working to enable smartphones and other mobile devices to understand and immediately identify objects in a camera's field of view, overlaying lines of text that describe items ...
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 ...