US teens go mobile for Internet, survey says
Most American teenagers use their phones to access the Internet, with one-fourth of them going online mostly on their mobile device, a survey showed Wednesday.
Facebook getting ready to change News Feed (Update)
Amid chatter of "Facebook fatigue," real or imagined, the world's biggest social networking company is getting ready to unveil a new version of News Feed, the flow of status updates, photos and advertisements its users see ...
Majority of college students own smartphones, but dislike those ads
College students have been ditching their cell phones for smart phones in droves the last three years, but they're growing annoyed with advertisements from marketers on their mobile devices, says new research from Ball State ...
One-euro device that recharges mobile on the go
A transparent film that costs just one euro to make could bring an end to the anguish of mobile phone users facing the dreaded dead-battery message.
Lightning-fast mobile hits speed bump in Europe
Lightning-fast fourth generation mobile networks are spreading rapidly worldwide, led by the United States, Japan and South Korea, but Europe lags behind and its economic crisis could brake investment, an ...
Google challenges Apple with high-end laptop (Update 2)
Google unveiled a touchscreen notebook computer Thursday designed for high-end users, throwing down the gauntlet to Apple and its MacBooks.
To dial, perchance to group: Statistical analysis reveals clustered telephony patterns
Chinese portal Sina says profits tumble
(AP)—Chinese portal Sina Corp.'s quarterly profit tumbled 75 percent on relatively small revenue for its microblog service.
BlackBerry former co-CEO Balsillie sells entire stake
Jim Balsillie, the former co-CEO and a driving force behind BlackBerry, no longer owns shares in the Canadian smartphone maker, according to a US securities filing Thursday.
Home Depot calls up iPhone, drops BlackBerry
Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry was handed a crushing setback for its glitzy new handsets when its major customer Home Depot confirmed on Tuesday it was switching to Apple's iPhones.
Smartpen takes handwritten notes into mobile, cloud era
I may be a tech columnist who spends nearly all his time with digital products, but when it comes to taking notes, I'm often stuck in the analog age.
Bangladesh forms tribunal to try cyber criminals
Bangladesh has formed a fast-track court to try cyber criminals after a spike in crimes involving mobile phones and social networking sites such as Facebook, an official said Thursday.
When talk is free: The effects of pricing plans on consumer demand
From banks to telecom providers, various industries are moving to pricing plans that offer a certain amount of "free" service. Bank customers are allowed a certain number of free ATM withdrawals each month, and cell phone ...
FTC offers privacy guidelines for mobile industry
The Federal Trade Commission is offering recommendations for companies in the expanding mobile industry like Amazon.com and Apple Inc. on how to protect users' privacy.