Spying on your kid's phone with Teensafe will only undermine trust
There is a growing market in software that can be used by parents to track their child's mobile phone and internet activity. The Teensafe app, recently launched in Australia, is one such app that has prom ...
For most, N. Korean online shopping not just a click away
Online shopping has arrived in North Korea, though it's as isolated from the rest of the world as the country itself, and the vast majority of North Koreans lack the technology to use it.
Google search mobile switch a revolution for some
Google's latest Internet revolution this week saw the web giant modify its search algorithm to favour mobile-friendly sites, in a bid to upstage Apple that US media branded a "mobilegeddon".
Phone-packed Africa leads way in take-up of mobile banking
Services allowing consumers to perform banking and payment operations on their mobile phones are surging in sub-Saharan Africa, blazing a trail for the rest of the slower-moving world to follow.
The Apple Watch heralds a brave new world of digital living
"The Watch is here" touts Apple's slogan for its wearable computer, implying that the one and only time-piece that really matters has arrived. So much for the Rolex Cosmograph and Seiko Astron when you can buy a stylish digital Apple Watch Sport, or even Appl ...
Microsoft's Bing search engine to go 'mobile friendly'
Microsoft said Thursday its Bing search engine would be reconfigured to give more prominence to "mobile-friendly" websites, an acknowledgment of the growing importance of smartphones and other mobile devices.
Mobile phone bans lead to rise in student test scores
Banning cellphones in schools reaps the same benefits as extending the school year by five days, according to a study co-authored by an economist at The University of Texas at Austin.
44 percent of parents struggle to limit cell phone use at playgrounds
A new University of Washington study finds that cell phone use at playgrounds is a significant source of parental guilt, as well as a powerful distraction when children try to get caregivers' attention or ...
How smart are the mobile shoppers who use smartphones?
In the age of the smart phone, how smart are the mobile shoppers who use these almost ubiquitous devices? A study from South Korea published in the International Journal of Mobile Communications hopes to answer that questi ...
US charges China academics in trade theft scheme
US prosecutors have charged six Chinese nationals, including three university professors, with a years-long scheme to steal mobile phone technology trade secrets for Beijing's benefit.
Nokia turns to Q1 profit but networks division is a concern
Buoyed by strong overall sales, Nokia made a net profit of 177 million euros ($195 million) in the first quarter from a loss a year earlier, but its shares plummeted more than 10 percent Thursday over a weak performance at ...
Hungary latest EU country to probe Uber
Hungary on Thursday became the latest European Union country to launch a probe into Uber, the popular but controversial taxi app for mobile phones.
Shopify IPO raises $131M, valuing company at more than $1B
Shopify said Wednesday that its initial public offering raised $130.9 million, and the IPO values the e-commerce company at $1.27 billion.
Europe's Altice enters US cable frenzy with Suddenlink deal
There's a new player in the U.S. cable dating game.