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  • News: 10 Twitter Bot Services to Simplify Your Life

    You may think that Twitter is just good for following celebrities and swapping tweets with friends. But the social network is capable of a lot more. Specialized services have tweaked it to turn ordinary Twitter accounts into robots that can carry out helpful tasks.

  • News: China's Alibaba sets up fund to back mobile OS

    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group is readying the next update of its mobile operating system as a company subsidiary launched a new fund to support app development for the OS.

  • News: Microsoft, Compal sign patent deal covering Android, Chrome

    Microsoft has signed a patent agreement with Taiwan's Compal Electronics that provides coverage under its patent portfolio for Compal's tablets, mobile phones, e-readers and other consumer devices running Android or the Chrome platform, the company said Sunday.

  • News: iPhone 5 rumor rollup for the week ending Oct. 21

    For the iOSsphere, it’s like the iPhone 4S never happened. The fever of speculation around the Next Apple iPhone rises and ebbs like a great tide, ever restless.

  • News: Mobile growth driving out unlimited data

    All-you-can-eat data ran up against booming demand this week as Sprint Nextel became the last big U.S. carrier to end unlimited mobile broadband plans. But those unlimited plans may come back -- some day.

  • News: Remains of the Day: iPhone baloney

    The iPhone 3GS is racking up sales while the iPhone 4S is getting ready for a wide release. Also, keep your friends close, but your iPads closer, thanks to a new security flaw. The remainders for Friday, October 21, 2011 are on the prowl.

  • News: Card-less, bank-free mobile payment service launched

    New Zealand's mobile network operators have agreed to introduce a mobile payment service, supported by the Telecommunications' Carriers' Forum, that will enable users to buy items and services via their phones without having to enter credit card details.

  • News: Zambia halts pre-export plan to block counterfeit Chinese phones

    While several African countries are battling to block the entry of counterfeit mobile phones and other electronic products from China, Zambia has abandoned the implementation of a pre-export verification system that was aimed at blocking the products from entering Zambia.

  • News: iPhone powers growth in Verizon smartphone sales

    The iPhone is helping Verizon Wireless make big strides in the smartphone retail business--so much so that it appears to be catching up to AT&T's head start selling the Apple device.

  • News: Sprint cutting unlimited 4G data plans

    Sprint Nextel is ending unlimited data plans for all devices except smartphones, bringing the era of all-you-can-eat mobile data in the U.S. nearer to a close.

  • News: Forrester: Tech Changes to Expect in Next 3 Years

    Business Intelligence tools, mobile apps and cloud application platforms are areas that will evolve and create significantly more business value between today and 2014, according to a new Forrester report on enterprise technology trends.

  • News: Weather Channel, AccuWeather revamp iPad offerings

    Rival weather apps from The Weather Channel and AccuWeather have been revamped with iOS 5 compatibility and updated graphics that give your local weather the look of a top-flight video game.

  • News: Google TV 2.0 May Support Android Apps

    The second incarnation of Google’s TV set top-box software will incorporate apps from the Android Market and will look a lot like Android for tablets. A leaked -- perhaps accidental -- sneak peek at the update indicates Google TV 2.0 will feature full-blown Android Market integration for apps and content that should enhance the TV part of Google TV.

  • News: Steve Jobs ranted, raged against Android as 'grand theft'

    Excerpts from Steve Jobs' about-to-be-published biography show the source and character of Apple's aggressive patent war against the rival Android mobile operating system.

  • News: The Week in iPhone Cases: California dreamin'

    The influx of iPhone 4S cases continues this week, as more and more manufacturers have revised their existing lines of cases to include some exciting new designs. And, of course, most iPhone 4S cases can be used with the iPhone 4, which is great news to those of us who are holding out a bit longer for a completely redesigned handset.

  • News: Cell Phones Don't Increase Cancer Risk, New Study Says

    A Danish study that monitored 350,000 cell phone users over an 18-year period found no link between mobile phone subscriptions and an increased risk of cancer.

  • News: Google launches film rental service for Android devices

    Google has launched a film rental service for Brits with devices running Google Android.

  • News: Turn sunlight into power with Changers kit, website

    Changers has unveiled a device that harnesses the sun’s power to help charge mobile devices like the iPhone and iPad. But the Berlin-based start-up is also hoping to harness the power of a social network to make people more aware of their energy consumption.

  • News: 30% of corporate BlackBerry users want new device

    More than 30% of BlackBerry users in large companies said in September, a month before a global service outage, that they were looking to use a different smartphone model in 2012.

  • News: RIM runs into trademark dispute over BBX name for future OS

    Less than a week after it announced plans for a new platform called BBX for its smartphones and tablet, Research In Motion is facing the threat of legal action from a software company in Albuquerque, New Mexico, that claims that BBx is the trademark of software it sells.



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