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  • News: Ex-Chairman Jacobs to retire from Qualcomm board

    Qualcomm's co-founder and former chairman and CEO, Irwin Jacobs, will retire from the mobile technology company's board next year, Qualcomm announced Tuesday.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Copycat cases

    Apple's got a new case on cases, first-generation iPod nano owners are turning into sixth-generation iPod nano owners, and Siri tickles the ivories (but not your funny bone). The remainders for Tuesday, December 20, 2011 are the sincerest form of flattery.

  • News: LightSquared asks FCC to affirm its spectrum rights

    LightSquared has asked the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to affirm its right to use its radio spectrum, possibly setting the stage for a legal battle over interference between its planned mobile data network and GPS receivers.

  • News: Nuance buys voice-recognition app maker Vlingo

    Nuance Communications and Vlingo gave people plenty to talk about Tuesday. The two makers of voice-driven apps announced that Nuance is buying Vlingo for an undisclosed sum.

  • News: Samsung surpasses Apple in ANZ mobile market: IDC

    Fresh on the heels of its tablet court case, Samsung has taken first place from Apple in the Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) mobile phone market in Q3, according to IDC's ANZ Quarterly Mobile Devices Tracker.

  • Opinion: Any Phone Can Take Macro Photos With This Lens Band

    Although mobile phones have come a long way in the photography world, taking high-quality macro pictures isn't quite within the realm of modern design. After all, it took years just to get built-in flashes working correctly on phones. But if you don't want to stuff your jacket pockets with bulky lens attachments, there's a much more simple solution available.

  • News: ITC favors Microsoft in Motorola tiff

    In another blow to Android, a judge at the U.S. International Trade Commission issued an initial determination that Motorola Mobility infringes four claims of a Microsoft patent. The judge also found that Motorola does not infringe claims related to six other Microsoft patents.

  • News: LightSquared asks FCC to affirm its spectrum rights

    LightSquared has asked the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to affirm its right to use its radio spectrum, possibly setting the stage for a legal battle over interference between its planned mobile data network and GPS receivers.

  • News: Nokia, Microsoft Employees Spam Moneylife.in Review of Lumia 800

    The review by Yogesh Sapkale was based on comparing the technical specifications of Lumia 800 with the Samsung Galaxy S II.

  • Opinion: Siri Learns to Play Piano, Can't Play Trombone Just Yet

    Siri's wisdom seemingly knows no end. The voice-controlled assistant found in Apple's iPhone 4S has now turned its talents to playing the piano. No joke.

  • News: DOJ to review Verizon spectrum purchase

    The U.S. Department of Justice is reviewing a proposed US$3.6 billion spectrum purchase by Verizon Wireless, a spokeswoman there said Tuesday.

  • News: Twitter to open source Android security tech

    Twitter plans to open source some of the Android security products built by the developers behind Whisper Systems, which Twitter acquired last month.

  • News: Patent win will boost Apple fight against Android

    The partial legal victory that Apple won Monday against HTC won't affect either company's short-term sales but could play an important part in Apple's long-range attempt to stymie Android's march, expert said today.

  • News: AT&T to give T-Mobile spectrum, roaming deal

    T-Mobile USA will receive spectrum licenses in 128 U.S. markets and a seven-year roaming agreement that will expand its reach by 50 million potential subscribers, in addition to US$3 billion cash, after AT&T dropped its deal to merge with T-Mobile.

  • News: Enterprise iPad App: A Deal Closer?

    Shortly after energy giant Eaton Corporation came out with an iPad app that threatened to change the way hydraulics equipment was being sold, a veteran salesperson tried to stump the app with questions gleaned from years of experience in the field. He couldn't do it.

  • News: Apple reportedly buys Israeli SSD-maker Anobit

    Apple has apparently agreed to purchase Anobit Technologies, an Israeli start-up that makes enterprise-class SSDs based on consumer-grade NAND flash chips.

  • News: Google's Android Tablet: How Might It Be Different?

    Google appears to be building its very own Android tablet, one designed to compete at the high end of slate spectrum. The company's executive chairman, Eric Schmidt, made the announcement to Italian newspaper Corriere Della Sera, adding that Google's premium tablet could debut within six months.

  • Opinion: AT&T, T-Mobile Merger Collapse a Victory for Consumers

    After months of wrangling against opposition from the FTC and the Justice Department, AT&T has finally admitted defeat in its attempt to take over rival cell carrier T-Mobile. By canceling the $39 billion deal, AT&T stands to lose almost $4 billion in cancelation fees to T-Mobile and, more importantly, has failed to eliminate one of its cell carrier rivals. While the deal's collapse is bad for AT&T, though, it should be cause of celebration for consumers.

  • News: Cell Phone Driving Bans, State by State: Where You Break the Law

    When you're traveling, make sure to know the local laws about mobile phone use and text messaging while driving. Some infractions carry weighty fines and even potential jail time.

  • News: Ice Cream Sandwich Destined for Samsung Galaxy S II in Early 2012

    Samsung Galaxy S II owners will be upgraded to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich in the first quarter of 2012, the Korean manufacturer has announced. The completely revamped OS debuted on the Galaxy Nexus phone this month, and S II models will benefit from the improvements early next year, too.



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