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Wi-Fi Passpoint standard now knits together SF, San Jose, London

The specification helps users join secure networks automatically

FCC pushes TV spectrum auction to 2016 after legal challenge

Complexity and a court petition by broadcasters will introduce delays, FCC Chairman Wheeler said


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This is What Microsoft's Nokia-less Lumia Phones Will Look Like

Say goodbye to Nokia Lumia phones and say hello to Microsoft Lumia handsets.

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LG Wades into Processor Development with G3 Screen

The octa-core Nuclun microprocessor may help LG diversify amid competition

Microsoft to continue using Nokia brand on entry-level phones

A company executive said the first 'Microsoft Lumia' device will be announced soon

Microsoft Q1 sales jump, but Nokia drags down earnings

The company exceeded Wall Street expectations for both sales and earnings in the first quarter of fiscal 2015

Facebook hopes to get people talking -- using whatever name -- with Rooms app

People also do not need a Facebook account

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Apple, Amazon, and the Growing Importance of Tightly Integrated Experiences

One of the star features of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite is how tightly integrated and seamless the user experience has become across all Apple devices. It's something that only Apple and a handful of companies can pull off, but it's also...

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Wearable Health Devices Are a Novelty That Wear Off

A new PwC report shows that one third of those who bought a health-monitoring wearable device more than a year ago rarely use them now.

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Microsoft Snubs Windows Phone, Releases 2 Android-Only Apps

Microsoft's startup-within-a-big-company, Microsoft Garage, boldly developed two new apps that are only available on Android. (For now, at least.) CIO.com mobile apps reviewer James A. Martin breaks down what you'll like about them,...

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Wearables Will Put Internet Under Strain Warns Akamai

Cloud services and content delivery firm is looking at new protocols and mesh networking

Girls Won't Make a Pass at a Man in Google Glass, HP Exec Warns

Outlines where HP wants to play in the wearables market

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Security, Payments Experts Talk Apple Pay

Three security and payments industry experts discuss the pros and cons of Apple's new iPhone-based contactless payment system, Apple Pay.

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Future Points to Healthcare IT as a Service

Adopting social, mobile, analytics and cloud technology should save healthcare providers money in the long run. It should also help them use their EHR systems as a service, according to a joint report from EMC and MeriTalk.

Xiaomi moving data outside China following privacy concerns

The data migration will help Xiaomi improve load times for its international services

At Austin airport, Wi-Fi predicts how long the security line will be

Using signals from passengers' devices, the system collects data that can help travelers plan ahead

Google to build Play-like hardware store for Project Ara

Hardware makers will be able sell swappable modules

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Chicago Takes Top Spot in Mobile Performance Ranking

Chicago is the U.S. city with the best overall mobile performance ranking, according to tens of thousands of voice and data tests conducted in 125 cities by RootMetrics.

Twitter brings log-in via phone number to wider app landscape with 'Fabric' platform

The tool provides an alternative to traditional social sign-in

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Microsoft's Mobile Enterprise Strategy

How Microsoft can turn it around in the post-PC landscape.

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