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Thu, April 17, 2014 - A new optional feature broadcasts people's locations to their friends
Thu, April 17, 2014 - The idea of a smartphone "kill switch" sounds promising and is a step in the right direction in the fight against phone thieves, but it's not a solution to the problem, according to CIO.com's Al Sacco.
Thu, April 17, 2014 - Good news: You're finally going to be getting that theft-deterring kill switch as a standard feature on your mobile device. But when that feature becomes available next year, it may not be in the form the wireless industry would prefer.
Thu, April 17, 2014 - Samsung's Galaxy S5 Android phone follows a very popular predecessor, but the latest version doesn't stand out in a sea of thoughtfully designed competitors.
Thu, April 17, 2014 - Emergency room physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center are four months into a pilot program where they are using Google's computerized eyeglasses to help treat patients.
Thu, April 17, 2014 - Fifty billion devices will connect to the Internet in the next few years. It's up to vendors to make sure they do, in fact, connect to the Internet -- and provide reliable data, security and customer experience. Otherwise, analysts warn, the future may bring an Internet of Broken Things.
Wed, April 16, 2014 - The kill switch application wireless carriers and device manufacturers plan to make available next year for new smartphones could benefit small businesses on a tight budget, an expert says.
Wed, April 16, 2014 - Car companies at the International Auto Show here showed off their versions of popular smartphone interface technology, which allows vehicle infotainment systems to connect to and use mobile apps.
Wed, April 16, 2014 - The number of ad clicks it sold increased, but the price of those clicks declined on average
Wed, April 16, 2014 - Wearables with LTE and broadband capabilities are part of its network strategy
Wed, April 16, 2014 - Axonix' ambition is to compete with Google, Facebook and Twitter in the mobile ad space
Wed, April 16, 2014 - The court's ruling raises questions about the FCC's authority to require VoIP providers to compete calls, carry all traffic
Wed, April 16, 2014 - Customers raise concerns about electrical outages and mobile phone radiation in comments to the FCC
Wed, April 16, 2014 - IHS says Samsung's new phone costs $251 for materials, $51 more than the retail cost of a carrier-subsidized unit.