Toronto study shows mobile spyware's long shadow
Google girds for battle in wake of Apple's legal victory
Google Inc. bought ailing mobile device maker Motorola Mobility this year to stockpile patents for the war that was heating up with rival Apple Inc.
Smartphones set to lead global handset market: survey
Smartphones are set to make up a majority of the global handset market next year, fueled by surging demand from consumers in both wealthy and emerging nations, a survey showed Tuesday.
SwRI launches Robot Operating System-Industrial Consortium
Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) is launching a cooperative research consortium to accelerate the development of ROS-Industrial, an open-source extension of ROS focused on the needs of industrial users.
Dispatch software combines multiple internet connections into one
US seizes websites linked to pirated phone apps
US authorities have seized three website domain names involved in distribution of pirated Android phone apps, in the first such action involving mobile app marketplaces.
Multimillion-dollar verdict against RIM overturned
(AP) A U.S. judge has overturned a multimillion-dollar patent-infringement verdict against BlackBerry maker Research In Motion.
Computer scientist seeks to improve portability of mobile device applications
Mobile computing devices will probably overtake the personal computer as the most common means for accessing the Internet worldwide sometime in 2013 and it may not be a seamless transition, according to Eli ...
Apple pitches gadget security to hacker crowd (Update)
Apple pitched security measures in its mobile gadgets on Thursday during its first presentation at a premier gathering of hackers and those intent on thwarting cyber attacks.
Mexican minister suggests mobile app to fight crime
Mexico's interior minister suggested Wednesday that a mobile software app could help crack down on the country's crippling drug-related crime.
PayPal folds startup into its smartphone wallet
Online financial transactions titan PayPal announced that it has bought a San Francisco startup focused on using smartphone cameras to take credit card payments.
Intel fights to keep customers from defecting
Some of chip colossus Intel's biggest customers and partners are exploring a competing microprocessor design, signaling the start of a much-anticipated tech donnybrook that analysts say could trigger a dramatic shift in the ...
US court lifts Samsung phone ban, keeps tablet block
A US appeals court gave Samsung a temporary reprieve Friday on the sale of its Galaxy Nexus 7 smartphones while leaving intact a court ban on US sales of its tablet computers in a patent battle with Apple.
Apps help smartphones become digital wallets
Wouldn't it be nice to forget your wallet - permanently? That day is coming sooner than you think. In the walletless future there will be no credit cards to lose, no cash to carry and no concert tickets to leave at home. ...