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  • News: Opera Sings New Song for Android, Apple

    Browser maker Opera, which has only a small fraction of the market but is trying to boost its position in the mobile area through innovation, has released new versions of it mobile app for the Android, Symbian and iOS platforms.

  • News: Mobile network operators set guidelines for app privacy

    Amid growing concerns over the privacy policies of mobile phone apps, the GSMA has published a set of guidelines that aims to give users more transparency, choice and control over how apps use their personal information.

  • News: Study Shoots Holes In AT&T's Reasons for Throttling

    AT&T has justified its throttling rules for unlimited-plan customers by saying it was only targeting its top 5 percent of bandwidth users. Validas, a company that steps consumers through choosing data plans, examined over 55,000 cell phone bills from 2011 that consumers provided from their various carriers. It found that the top 5 percent of AT&T's unlimited-data customers targeted for throttling aren't the data hogs AT&T is making them out to be.

  • News: Microsoft Windows 8 Consumer Preview: What We Know So Far

    Microsoft is expected to release the Windows 8 Consumer Preview on Wednesday. The preview is essentially an open beta for users who want a sneak peek at the new operating system.

  • News: Google Chrome: Still a Strong All-Around Browser

    Chrome's minimalist design isn't eye-catching, but its lean toolbar leaves more room for viewing Web pages. And what Chrome lacks in flashiness, it more than makes up for in performance. Google's browser really shone in our JavaScript test, leaving its competitors in the dust. JavaScript is used in many popular websites--Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Reddit, etc.--because it makes those sites more immediately responsive and those JavaScript heavy pages will perform better in Chrome. The browser also performed admirably in our speed test, fully loading an image-heavy page in just over five seconds.

  • News: Get ready for Windows 8 support headaches

    For all the hype surrounding Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 operating system, significant adoption isn't expected to come from anyone but consumers.

  • News: Nokia unveils 41-megapixel imaging sensor technology

    The most spectacular part of Nokia's presentation Sunday at Mobile World Congress was the unveiling of new a super imaging system, a sensor -- developed with Toshiba and other Nokia partners, coupled with Carl Zeiss optics -- that can capture 41 megapixels.

  • News: Photoshop Touch app arrives for the iPad

    Adobe has announced that Photoshop Touch—the centerpiece of its suite of mobile Touch apps—is now available for the iPad from the iTunes store. Priced at $10, it runs on the iPad 2, and is compatible with iOS 5.

  • News: Android Market Hits 450K Apps, Challengers Abound

    Google's Android Market is nipping at the heels of Apple's iOS App Store in terms of number of offerings.

  • News: CrowdStrike CEO to reveal 'major mobile vulnerability' at RSA

    George Kurtz, former McAfee CTO, now CrowdStrike CEO, says a significant vulnerability exists in Webkit browser that could result in total control of mobile devices.

  • News: Cloud Security Alliance launches innovation program, eyes mobile threats and solutions

    At this year's summit, the CSA announced their latest initiatives, which include examining ways to better secure mobile devices through cloud computing, looking at ways to drive more security innovation, and a concerted push into the Asia-Pacific region.

  • News: Adobe Photoshop Touch app released for Apple iPad

    Adobe has released its Photoshop Touch app for the Apple iPad 2 at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) exhibition in Barcelona.

  • News: Wikileaks Claims Stratfor Emails Are Smoking Gun of Subversive Activity

    Wikileaks is putting The Global Intelligence Files online--a collection of millions of emails compromised from Stratfor by Anonymous in December. Wikileaks says there is evidence buried within of questionable motives and methods used by the Texas-based security intelligence firm to subvert a range of targets, including Wikileaks itself.

  • News: 21 Ways to Buff Up Your Browser

    Whether you are at home, work, or school, odds are you spend a lot of time staring at your Web brows­­er. So why does it look—and run—like everyone else’s? This collection of our favorite browser secrets and extensions can make your browser safer and more efficient than ever—and help you figure out what’s wrong when things don’t work as you expect.

  • News: Adobe Photoshop Touch App Arrives For iPad 2

    Adobe's Photoshop Touch app for iPad 2 that launched Monday not only allows you to grab images from your camera roll, but you also can paint special effects onto images and add your own text.

  • News: Oracle's Exalytics now available, set for showdown with SAP's HANA

    Oracle on Monday announced the general availability of Exalytics, the latest in its family of specialized appliances and a direct competitor to SAP's HANA product.

  • News: Thousands of apps won't work on new low-end Windows Phones

    Microsoft said it has found 5 percent of Windows Phone apps that won't work on devices that adhere to the new system requirements the company released for low-end phones.

  • News: Facebook pushes for HTML5 standardization, mobile payments

    Facebook is working with mobile operators to make phone-based payments easier and has launched an effort to standardize HTML5 to help developers write applications for more mobile handsets, its chief technology officer announced on Monday.

  • News: Fixmo will block corporate apps on compromised mobiles

    Fixmo, a company that started out developing tools for the U.S. National Security Agency, is offering a new product that will automatically shut down corporate applications on compromised iOS and Android devices.

  • News: Carrier IQ hopes customers will come back after scandal

    Carrier IQ said it hopes that operators, some of which have disabled its software after a privacy uproar late last year, are now realizing how valuable the data its software collects is.



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