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  • News: Threat of settlements may have spurred Google, Moto deal

    A blow-by-blow account of negotiations leading up to Google's acquisition of Motorola indicates that the deal may have been one of necessity rather than opportunity for Google.

  • News: Facebook Updates Android App with More Privacy Controls

    If you liked the recent changes Facebook made to improve privacy, then you'll want to upgrade immediately to the latest version of the social network's app for Android smartphones.

  • News: Jobs' Departure Hasn't Quelled Demand for Apple Products

    Steve Jobs’ departure as CEO of Apple is having little effect on the clamor for iPads and iPhones, according to survey by ChangeWave Research.

  • News: Microsoft opens Windows 8 preview to all

    Taking a different tack than it did three years ago, Microsoft has made a preview of Windows 8 available to anyone who takes the time to download it.

  • News: Android overtakes iPhone in Europe

    Android has become the second most popular smartphone platform in the five leading European markets, according to figures from comScore.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Everything but the kitchen sync

    Apple may be up for bringing back some of MobileMe's soon-to-be-discontinued features at a later date, if consumers barrage them with feedback. Elsewhere, a profile of Tim Cook's successor, an ultra luxury car with an Apple twist, and who made HTC the latest barometer of cool, anyway? The remainders for Tuesday, September 13, 2011 would like their car brought around right away.

  • News: Android targeted by SpyEye banking Trojan

    Banking transactions for owners of Android phones just became more dangerous with a new iteration of the SpyEye Trojan designed to intercept two-factor authentication codes sent via SMS -- the first known version for Android.

  • News: Financial analyst expects 'unprecedented' iPhone 5 demand

    Anticipating that Apple will launch the iPhone 5 in October, a financial analyst firm has predicted unprecedented demand for the new phone.

  • News: Liberia gets first mobile payment service

    A cash management service using mobile phones was introduced in Liberia on Friday by Lonestar Cell.

  • News: Google Kenya hosts 2nd annual mobile conference

    Dubbed "Getting Kenyan business online," Google Kenya (gKenya) today hosts the second web and mobile conference at the Westgate Mall in Nairobi. The two-day event has its focal point at marketers, businesses and entrepreneurs.

  • News: 5,000 Microsoft developers get Samsung preview tablets

    Microsoft on Tuesday gave the 5,000 developers attending its BUILD conference preview units of a Samsung tablet running a version of the upcoming Windows 8 software.

  • News: Grid-10 tablet gets UK price and launch date

    Fusion Garage's Grid10 tablet is based loosely on the Google Android operating system and has an open-source ethos that appeals, but it's similarity with Identikit 10.1in Android slates is little more than a passing nod. It will go onsale in the UK in October and at £259 for a 16GB model, will undercut equivalent 10in Android tablets

  • News: SAP's Sikka preaches HANA-led 'renewal'

    SAP is in the middle of a sweeping "renewal" of its software portfolio, powered by the HANA (High Performance Analytic Appliance) in-memory computing engine, executive board member and technology chief Vishal Sikka said during a keynote address Tuesday at the Tech Ed conference in San Francisco.

  • News: iPhone 5 'launch date' named by O2 customer services worker

    The iPhone 5 launch date has supposedly been named by a member of staff at an O2 call centre.

  • News: Intel, Google team to optimize Android for smartphones

    Intel and Google announced on Tuesday that they would partner to optimize future versions of the Android OS for smartphones and other mobile devices using Intel chips.

  • News: HTC exec: iPhones for old farts

    Martin Fichter, HTC America's acting president, claims that Apple's iPhone is becoming too uncool for school.

  • News: Tablets: Will Win 8 Give Microsoft Edge Over Google, Apple?

    The tablet wars will heat up when Microsoft Windows 8 ships next year. The developer preview of Windows 8--unveiled Tuesday at the BUILD Windows conference in Anaheim--underscores how Microsoft's new OS is nothing like what we're used to seeing and is destined to shake things up.

  • News: Windows 8 Breaks Down the OS Walls That Divide Our Devices

    Windows 8 is a bold new take on computing, unifying tablets, desktops, laptops, the Internet, and smartphones under one Windows roof. With only a brief introduction to the operating system here at Microsoft's BUILD conference, we are seeing Microsoft skillfully bridge today's computing habits into the future - otherwise known to Microsoft as Windows 8.

  • News: SAP adds security, management for app stores

    SAP customers looking to open iTunes-like enterprise app stores through Apple's Volume Purchase Program (VPP) will soon have the ability to manage and deploy the software securely thanks to new VPP support in the Sybase Afaria platform, SAP said Tuesday at the Tech Ed conference in Las Vegas.

  • News: iPhone Accessories to Take Phone Photography to New Levels

    Apple's smartphone darling--the iPhone 4--is fast becoming one of the most popular cameras in the world. This is due in part to the image quality of its camera and to the photo software available for it (including Instagram, a photo filter app that simplifies sharing your photos).



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