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Nokia loss tempered by Windows phone launch

Mobile phone maker Nokia Corp. on Thursday posted a fourth-quarter net loss of euro1.07 billion ($1.38 billion) as sales slumped 21 percent even as the company's first Windows smartphones hit markets in Europe and Asia.

Jan 26, 2012
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Review: Thunderbird innovates, but Web mail wins

The last time I relied on email software for personal messaging, George W. Bush was starting his second term, Pluto was still a planet and the Motorola Razr was America's most popular mobile phone.

Jan 18, 2012
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Apple scores hit on HTC in US patent case

Apple scored a hit in an ongoing patent brawl with mobile handset giant HTC with a US trade authority ruling the iPhone maker has rights to features using one-tap screen commands.

Dec 20, 2011
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FBI contacted phone monitoring firm about software

A senior executive at a technology company that makes monitoring software secretly installed on 141 million cellphones said Thursday that the FBI approached the company about using its technology but was reb ...

Dec 15, 2011
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HP to offer webOS as open-source software

(AP) -- It may be one of the technology world's most expensive efforts to give something away: Hewlett-Packard Co. said Friday that it's making its webOS mobile system available as open-source software that anyone can use ...

Dec 09, 2011
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RIM forced to change name of software

BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion has been forced to change the name of its new operating system from BBX after the company lost a trademark ruling.

Dec 07, 2011
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Microsoft pledges Windows developers generosity

(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. is stepping up its competition with Apple and plans to give developers who write software for Windows computers and devices a greater share of revenue sold through the company's upcoming Windows Store. ...

Dec 07, 2011
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Mobile Flash can't die soon enough

Somewhere Steve Jobs must be smiling. As you may have heard, Adobe last week admitted defeat in its long-running battle with Apple over Adobe's Flash technology. As Apple's CEO, the late Jobs barred Flash from Apple's iPhone ...

Nov 22, 2011
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Flinders phone software goes global

A revolutionary software program which allows mobile phones to communicate when normal phone lines are down has earned Flinders University’s Dr. Paul Gardner-Stephen (pictured) a place in the finals of ...

Nov 14, 2011
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Adobe pulls plug on Flash for mobile

US software maker Adobe pulled the plug Wednesday on its Flash player for mobile browsers, which Apple's late chief executive Steve Jobs refused to allow on the iPhone and iPad.

Nov 09, 2011
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