Apple dials up effort to meld iPhone with cars
Apple is accelerating the race to make smartphone applications easier and safer to use in cars.
Nokia targets emerging markets with Android phones
(AP)—Nokia is targeting emerging markets with three low-cost smartphones that use Google's Android operating system rather than the Windows Phone software from Microsoft, which is about to take over Nokia's ...
Google responds to Glass misuse
Google must have been getting some negative feedback on people misusing Google Glass. It hasn't overtly admitted as much, of course, but we can tell because of a communiqué that has been issued to "Glass Explorers" – the chosen few pioneers ...
Nigeria seeks to conquer African video games market
It's a common enough scenario in Nigeria and across Africa: how to get rid of pesky mosquitoes whose buzzing disturbs sleep and whose bites can carry malaria and other diseases.
Platform would protect smartphones from cyber criminals
Criminals don't have to pick your pocket to get what they want out of your mobile. But a certifiably secure operating platform is being developed by Swedish researchers so that consumers can be confident that their mobile ...
A self-destructing phone isn't the last word in security
Businesses battling to keep their information safe pricked up their ears last week as it was announce that Boeing has produced a mobile phone that self-destructs should the wrong person try to use it.
What use are apps when your web infrastructure is underwater?
According to Ofcom, 80% of adults in the UK had access to the internet in 2013 and each spent about 35 hours online each month. And half of all adults in the UK access the web using their mobile phones, spe ...
WhatsApp deal shows stunning growth of messaging apps
The astonishingly high price paid for the messaging service WhatsApp underscores how mobile apps are transforming the way we communicate, shaking up the global telecom sector.
Microsoft plans spring Windows, phone updates
(AP)—Microsoft will update its Windows system this spring to address some of the gripes people have had when they use devices without touch capabilities.
T-Mobile offers infinite upgrades—with a catch
T-Mobile is allowing participants of its $10-a-month Jump program to upgrade their phones anytime, eliminating the previous limit of two upgrades a year.
WhatsApp deal highlights suite of similar apps
Facebook's announcement it is paying $19 billion in cash and stock to acquire WhatsApp is a milestone event in the short history of mobile messaging apps. Hundreds of millions of people have downloaded suc ...
Visa, MasterCard offer more phone payment options (Update)
Visa and MasterCard are introducing Internet-based technologies to make it easier for shoppers to buy things at retail stores without pulling out a credit card.
China investigating Qualcomm, InterDigital (Update)
Regulators are investigating whether U.S. technology companies Qualcomm and InterDigital violated China's anti-monopoly law by charging excessive fees for patent licenses, a government spokesman said Wednesday.
Lufthansa expands in-flight smartphone usage
Lufthansa, Germany's biggest airline, said Thursday it will allow passengers to use a range of mobile electronic devices in flight on all Airbus aircraft starting from next month.