Mobile firms unite to offer single apps platform
A group of mobile phone operators launched Monday an alliance to build a single platform for the hugely popular applications that allow users to play games and read news on their handsets.
'Google phone' debut expected this week
Google is expected to ring in the new year by unveiling its own smartphone on Tuesday, the Nexus One, in a bid to expand its powerful Web brand in the booming mobile arena.
Google out to shake up the smart-phone industry
Google, already a disruptive presence in the mobile phone industry, seems to be itching to reshape it once more. As early as January, the company plans to sell directly to consumers a new smart-phone that will not be "locked" ...
Mobile phone English lessons a hit in Bangladesh
Every morning, Ahmed Shariar Sarwar makes it his daily ritual to call number 3000 on his mobile phone to get lessons in English -- his passport to a better life in impoverished Bangladesh.
Google search getting eyes and ears
Google search is getting eyes and ears, moving beyond typed key words to let people scour the Internet with mobile telephone cameras or spoken words in multiple languages.
New Giorgio Armani Samsung smartphone
Giorgio Armani and Samsung Electronics have presented the new Giorgio Armani-Samsung smartphone.
Microsoft unveils line of Windows phones
Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer on Tuesday unveiled his company's line of Windows smartphones in an offensive against Apple's iPhone and Google's Android system.
Sprint to release HTC Hero Android phone in October (Update)
US wireless carrier Sprint Nextel and Taiwan's HTC Corp. announced plans Thursday to release a touch-screen mobile phone in October powered by Google's Android software.
New myTouch 3G phone takes big step forward
When T-Mobile and Google launched the T-Mobile G1 last fall, there were high hopes that the device and its Android mobile operating system would provide a real threat to Apple's iPhone.
Microsoft gives Windows Mobile a new look for fall
(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. is giving its operating system for "smart phones" a new look in time for the holiday shopping season.
Dell developing smart phone for China Mobile
(AP) -- PC maker Dell Inc. is working on a smart phone for China Mobile Ltd., China's biggest cell phone carrier.
Apple says it's fixed iPhone SMS vulnerability
(AP) -- Apple Inc. says it has fixed an iPhone vulnerability that lets hackers knock people offline - and possibly take over the phones - by sending them specially crafted text messages.
Wireless innovation faces roadblocks
Sometimes you can recognize a revolutionary upheaval only in hindsight. You look back years later and think, "Oh yes, that was the moment when everything began to change. And we hardly even noticed at the time."
Acer to offer Google's Android in netbook PCs
(AP) -- Small new "netbook" computers from Acer Inc. will come with Google Inc.'s Android operating system if buyers desire, instead of Windows from Microsoft Corp.