Hello? Facebook launches phone-calling app for Android
Hello? Anyone there? Facebook unveiled a new voice-calling app for Android phones on Wednesday, the same day that its WhatsApp messaging service introduced voice-calling for iOS devices.
Ten more years of real money
We will still be using "real" money for at least the next 5 to 10 years, but financial transactions carried out using mobile electronic devices, such as smart phones and tablet computers, will increasingly ...
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".
Doxxing, swatting and the new trends in online harassment
Imagine this: there's a knock at your door. "Pizza delivery!" It's the fifth time in the last hour that you've had to say to a delivery-person: "No, I really didn't order anything." That's irritating.
Senate leaders propose extending NSA phone records storage
Weeks before a key surveillance law expires, Senate Republicans have introduced a bill that would allow the National Security Agency to continue collecting the calling records of nearly every American.
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 ...
Privacy advocates seek more openness on NSA surveillance
As Congress considers whether to extend the life of a program that sweeps up American phone records, privacy advocates and civil liberties groups say too much about government surveillance remains secret ...
Google wireless phone service challenges major carriers
Google is trying to shake up the wireless phone industry with a low-priced service designed to pressure major carriers into making it more affordable for people to get online and use Google's services.