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Bought a brand-new phone? It could still have malware

Security company G Data has identified more than 20 mobile phones that have malware installed despite being marketed as new, according to a research report.

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Apple's deal with Cisco will lay out a red carpet for critical iOS apps

Cisco and Apple announced a deal to integrate iOS devices more tightly with enterprise networks and Cisco collaboration tools.

ITC rules Microsoft's phones don't infringe patents

The U.S. International Trade Commission ruled Friday that Microsoft's mobile devices don't infringe on patents relating to wireless standards, reversing a previous determination in the case.

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Google life sciences group to wage war on diabetes

Google may still be working on a name for its recently spun off life sciences group, but the division already has a foe: diabetes.

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Why Industrial IoT platform is best hope for IT and OT convergence

The right Industrial Internet of Things platform is an enabler for making IT and OT convergence a reality.

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Photos of BlackBerry's Android-powered 'Venice' phone leak online

BlackBerry's first Android effort is starting to look more likely.

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In smartwatches, Sony stays subdued while LG goes glitz

Sony and LG have different design visions for their latest smartwatches, but both resemble traditional timepieces.

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T-Mobile threatens to impose limited plans on data thieves

T-Mobile USA is going after data thieves, which it says are taking advantage of the company's unlimited high-speed data plan through excessive tethering - the use of smartphone data on other devices.

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Apple to work with US defense department on developing wearable tech

Apple and Hewlett-Packard, among other organizations, will develop flexible, thin sensors that could be placed on uniforms and in the tight spaces on ships or aircraft.

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Mobile credit reader for iOS devices brings Apple Pay to small retailers

A partnership between Apple and a credit card processing company could add local retailers to list of merchants that accept Apple Pay.

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Smartwatches, smartphones and TVs will vie for IFA spotlight

At the IFA trade show, Samsung Electronics and Motorola Mobility aim to show that their smartwatches can compete with Apple, Sony needs to demonstrate that it's still a relevant smartphone manufacturer, and LG want to convince...

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Instagram steps out of the box, allows posts in landscape and portrait orientation

Goodbye, awkwardly cropped square photos!

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Review: 6 things to know about the Galaxy S6 Edge+

Samsung's latest curved-screen smartphone, the Galaxy S6 Edge+, looks great -- but does that necessarily make it a better device?

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HTC plans to put its Vive VR headsets on sale before year end

Only limited quantities of the Vive virtual reality headset will go on sale this year, but the company promises more will be available in the first quarter

Apple, Samsung battle to the end over payment of damages

It may take some time for Apple to see any damages from its patent infringement dispute against Samsung Electronics.

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Mirrativ app can live stream anything on your phone

Mobile gaming giant DeNA has released Mirrativ, a live streaming app that allows any content on a smartphone screen to be broadcast.

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Obi preps stylish budget phones for Asia, Africa and the Middle East

Obi Worldphone, a company founded by ex-Apple CEO John Sculley has launched a set of low-cost yet stylish smartphones aimed for emerging wireless markets in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

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IDC: Newcomer Apple Watch challenging wearables champ Fitbit

Fitbit retained its title as the world's top wearables vendor for the second quarter of 2015, but Apple is quickly gaining ground.

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