Payment startup Square rolls out iPad sales app
(AP) -- First, mobile payment service Square made it easier for merchants to accept credit cards anytime, anywhere, with just a smart phone and a tiny, plastic credit-card reader. Now the startup led by Twitter co-founder ...
Intel updates Atom processor roadmap
An app for learning to learn
Students who take ECE 473/573 learn about emerging social technology and how to design applications for smart phones that might be marketable.
Softbank reports robust earnings on smartphones
(AP) -- Softbank Corp., the only Japanese mobile carrier offering the hit iPhone, said annual profit nearly doubled despite suffering damage from the March 11 quake and tsunami that battered northeastern ...
Alcatel-Lucent loss narrows in 1st quarter
(AP) -- Alcatel-Lucent SA said Friday its net loss narrowed sharply in the first quarter compared with a year earlier, when a components shortage caused the telecommunications gear maker's losses to balloon.
Usefulness of 'Cloud' is a little hazy
"The Cloud," which is also simply known as online storage, got a bit more crowded recently with the launch of a new Internet locker from Amazon.
College students more connected than ever through their smart phones
For the first time, more college students are using smart phones than traditional feature phones, reports a new study from Ball State University.
Retailers want to sell you gadgets, buy them back later, and then sell them again
You know that shiny smart phone you bought six months ago? There's an even better one hitting the market right about now. Or how about that flat-panel TV you bought last year. Now they come in 3-D.
Smart phones not replacing other media for news access -- at least yet: study
In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers found that mobile media technologies such as smart phones aren't taking people away from relying on traditional media sources such as newspapers or television.
Motorola Atrix aspires to be more than smart phone
The new Motorola Atrix is a smart phone that aspires to be much more than that.
Online sports betting has created new generation of problem gamblers
Alex Blaszczynski, Professor of Psychology at the University of Sydney, says there is a trend toward online sports betting which has altered the pattern of problem gambling presentations at the various University's Gambling ...
Apple fans line up to buy first batch of iPad 2s
(AP) -- The updated version of Apple Inc.'s iPad tablet computer went on sale Friday afternoon, and was greeted by the now-familiar lines of buyers outside Apple stores.
Go-everywhere, do-everything phones usher in host of security concerns
Chances are you lock your door when you leave home, don't leave the keys in the ignition when you run into the 7-Eleven for milk and have at least some kind of security software on your computer. But what about your smart ...
Check in lately? Foursquare revamps its app
(AP) -- Foursquare, the smart phone service that lets you "check in" to restaurants, bars and wherever else you want to tell friends you're at, is trying to help you discover new places.