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  • News: Marvel-ous: Graphic novels come to iBooks

    If iPad owners found their Spidey-senses tingling on Tuesday afternoon, it was for good reason--Marvel announced it was making 80 graphic novels featuring Spider Man, the X-Men, Captain America, and other popular characters available in Apple's iBookstore.

  • News: MIT chief hails govt plans for self service tech

    When MIT luminary Peter Weill arrived in New Zealand, a lead article in the Dominion Post reporting that the government would replace face-to-face contact with technology caught his eye.

  • Opinion: Mobile Linux: It's Not Just Android Anymore

    The mobile world has been good to Linux, whose Android derivative has enjoyed a success that few could have predicted just a few short years ago.

  • News: Huawei Wants Your Next Phone to Be Made--By Huawei

    Huawei, Huawei, Huawei. The hard-to-pronounce Chinese manufacturer is one of the most buzzed about companies at this year's Mobile World Congress (by the way, it's pronounced "wa-wei").

  • News: Cisco brings Hotspot 2.0 carrier-network smarts to its Wi-Fi

    Cisco Systems announced its take on the reshaping of mobile networks that is emerging at this week's Mobile World Congress on Tuesday, saying it can build a Wi-Fi infrastructure spanning all the way from the access point to the core network.

  • News: Google once considered issuing currency

    Google once considered issuing its own currency, to be called Google Bucks, company Chairman Eric Schmidt said on stage in Barcelona at the Mobile World Congress Tuesday.

  • News: 3 questions for Microsoft's Windows Phone chief

    Terry Myerson, head of Microsoft's Windows Phone division, made a cameo appearance at Nokia's Mobile World Congress 2012 press conference Monday, where Nokia announced a mid-priced Windows Phone, the Lumia 610. Myerson briefly talked about the new beta release of Skype for Windows Phone, about the fact that there are now 65,000 apps for the platform, and that handsets with the OS are now available in China and 27 other markets. He also discussed how Microsoft has lowered the system requirements for handsets, to create a broader range of lower prices.

  • News: Alcatel One Touch intros budget Android smartphones

    Alcatel One Touch has introduced 12 Android-based smartphones, including the Ultra 995, which will cost about US$250 and have a 4.3-inch screen.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy S III Rumored to Have 4.8-Inch Screen

    Samsung's Galaxy S III will have some impressive tech specs, according to a new leak, but a massive screen could turn off mainstream consumers.

  • News: Does Apple want rid of Evi?

    Evi, a voice assistant app similar to the iPhone 4S' Siri feature, could be withdrawn from the App Store, it has been reported.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1: A Hands-On Tour

    The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 stands out from the crowd of tablets at Mobile World Congress. It's the most compelling model at the show -- largely because of how it does something different, and better, than other comers. Samsung is not the first company to try offering a pen for use with an Android tablet. But it is the first to truly make the experience of using the pen the focal point of the tablet, thanks to the included software for creating and consuming media. And that's what makes the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 stand tall.

  • Opinion: First Look at Mozillas Web Platform for Phones: 'Boot to Gecko'

    Mozilla, makers of the Firefox browser, has its eyes on mobile. Firefox for Android has been around for some time, and a newer, faster version is set to launch soon.

  • News: Neelie Kroes tells Vodafone's Colao more regulation is good for customers, good for him

    Vodafone's warning that caps on roaming charges would cost jobs has provoked ire in European Union institutions.

  • News: RSA teams to bolster security for Apple, Google, RIM devices

    RSA, the security division of EMC, today said it would collaborate with several mobile and virtualization platform vendors to integrate RSA two-factor authentication and risk-detection technologies.

  • How-Tos: How to store smartphone data in the cloud

    The cloud isn't useful only for enabling access to our photos, documents, music and more wherever we are, it also presents an increasingly viable backup medium for our data. Provided that we have access to a Wi-Fi connection, the cloud can come to our smartphone as well as our PC.

  • News: Intel lays out strategic mobile roadmap

    Intel used to talk endlessly about Moore's Law -- doubling the transistors that can be put on an integrated circuit about every two years -- as the source of ever-greater benefits for everyone in the PC value chain every two years like clockwork. But today, fittingly at Mobile World Congress, Intel CEO Paul Otellini in effect declared that the company could no longer wait on Moore's Law.

  • News: Mercedes to Integrate Apple's Siri into New Cars

    Mercedes will integrate Apple’s Siri voice-assisted technology into future A-Class models of its cars. This will be done via a special app that will also translate an iPhone’s screen onto the in-car display, so you can listen to music, change radio stations or update your Facebook and Twitter status.

  • News: Ericsson extends SON to automate mixed mobile networks

    Ericsson took a step to simplify carrier mobile networks on Tuesday, during a Mobile World Congress show where infrastructure is getting more complex.

  • News: Mozilla dropped Android from Boot-to-Gecko project

    Mozilla managed to avoid using any parts of Android in the development of its Boot-to-Gecko mobile Web project.

  • News: Huawei, The Latest Android Player: Who Are These Guys?

    Huawei, a multinational telecommunications company based in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China, has been generating a lot of mobile buzz lately.

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