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  • News: Samsung tablet ban lifted in all EU countries but Germany

    Samsung is again free to sell its Android-based Galaxy Tab 10.1 in all European Union countries except for Germany, after a court in Düsseldorf changed its injunction enacted last week.

  • News: FCC Investigates BART Over Cellphone Shutdown

    The Bay Area Rapid Transit agency closed four San Francisco subway stations on Monday during protests sparked by cellular signal shutdowns. The demonstrations were against BART's decision last week to temporarily suspend cellphone service at several stations in order to disrupt plans for a protest after a fatal shooting by the transit police in July.

  • News: Motorola workers likely thrilled by Google's buy

    A survey of employees at Google and Motorola finds higher level of job satisfaction at Google. Page gets high marks, Motorola's Jha much lower.

  • News: NBN CIO: The IT leadership strategy of Australias new telco

    NBN Co has a head start that would leave many telcos green with envy. Armed with $27 billion in government funding, and at least $9 billion from debt markets, the two-yearold National Broadband Network wholesaler has the resources and backing that could catapult it ahead many of its decadesold equivalents. That’s not to say the challenge before the organisation isn’t any less daunting; within the decade NBN Co is set to change broadband in Australia. The monopoly wholesaler is bound by carefully worded legislation to provide equal access to many of those it will compete with on a shiny fibre-to-the-home network, and satellite and wireless offshoots. Best of all, the company is starting with a clean slate.

  • News: Mobile Advertising: The Next Generation

    You're in the market for a new car, and at a bus stop you see an ad for one of the models you’ve been considering, inviting you to scan a QR (Quick Response) code with your smartphone. Your phone then downloads and launches an app that projects a 3D image of the car that you can manipulate to view from different angles, along with balloons that highlight salient features.

  • News: Motorola Purchase Changes Nothing and Everything for Android

    Google shook the mobile and tech industries on Monday morning with the news that it has agreed to purchase Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion. The move is seen primarily as a play to acquire Motorola's formidable patent catalog, but it may not be enough to protect Android against ongoing patent litigation which raises some question about what the underlying strategy might really be.

  • News: Researcher keeps Android app security flaws to himself

    A security researcher is standing by the claim that his company has discovered security vulnerabilities in a dozen common Android applications, despite declining to reveal which applications are affected.

  • News: Motorola Photon 4G Gets Big Price Cut to $99 at 'The Shack'

    Sprint only launched its latest 4G smartphone, the Motorola Photon 4G, a week ago for $199.99 (with a two-year contract), but the price has already been cut.

  • News: Mobile World Congress to focus on advertising, marketing

    In February, the mobile industry will once again head to Barcelona for Mobile World Congress (MWC), which will feature a new section focusing on different aspects of mobile marketing, show organizer GSM Association (GSMA) said on Tuesday.

  • News: HTC to triple store numbers in China

    Taiwanese smartphone vendor HTC plans on tripling its retail outlets in mainland China by the end of the year, bringing store numbers from 650 to 2,000.

  • News: Kingston launches portable storage device for iPad and iPhone

    Kingston has announced the Wi-Drive, a portable storage drive for iOS devices.

  • News: Apple ups iPhone orders for second half of 2011

    Apple has ordered more than 56 million iPhones - the 3GS, the iPhone 4 and iPhone 5 - from suppliers for the second half of 2011, a report claims.

  • News: Cell phones stay on, but protesters disrupt SF subway

    San Francisco's commuter railway left mobile phone services untouched during a closely watched protest Monday, but for many commuters that didn't matter because they were locked out of the railway system altogether.

  • News: Google still trying to remove damning e-mail from court case

    Google continues to argue that a damning e-mail in its battle with Oracle shouldn't be shown to jurors because it was confidential and intended to be privileged communication with an attorney.

  • News: FCC looking into BART mobile phone shutdown

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is looking into last week's shutdown of mobile phone services on a San Francisco commuter train line.

  • News: 5 Questions About Google's Motorola Buy

    Google has agreed to acquire Motorola Mobility to "supercharge the Android ecosystem" and protect Android against aggressive patent litigation from competitors such as Apple and Microsoft, according to company CEO Larry Page. If the deal meets regulatory approval, the search giant will own one of its closest Android partners for a sale price around $12.5 billion. Google said Android will remain an open platform and that Motorola will be run as a separate business. Motorola has produced many high profile Android devices such as the Motorola Droid, Cliq, Atrix 4G and the recent Motorola Xoom tablet.

  • News: McAfee Expands Mobile Security Offering to iPhone Consumers

    Losing a smartphone is an event that sends shivers down the spine of every mobile user. That's one of the reasons that McAfee, an Intel company and major maker of security software, developed its WaveSecure app. Up to now, though, only Android users could take advantage of the security offered by the program, Today, however, that protection has been extended to Apple iPhone consumers, too.

  • News: Google Moto buy is 'defence against Apple'

    Why did Google buy Motorola? To fight back against the Apple and Microsoft’s multiple legal challenges currently raining down on its Android mobile operating system.

  • News: The Week in iOS Accessories: Come fly with me!

    Whether you want to fly through the air, sit on your couch, or simply be productive, this week's roundup of iOS accessories has you covered. Here's what's on our radar this week:

  • News: Google buys Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion

    Google on Tuesday announced that it would acquire Motorola Mobility for a cool $12.5 billion in cash. As the Wall Street Journal reports, the acquisition should finally afford Google the sort of mobile-focused patent portfolio the search giant has longed for. According to Google, Motorola Mobility will continue to operate as a separate business.



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