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Tue, March 04, 2014 - You have to admire the wide-eyed optimism of anyone predicting that BlackBerry's due for a turnaround, particularly at Apple's expense.
Tue, March 04, 2014 - Some things go together like peanut butter and jelly. Others are more like peanut butter and motor oil. The joining of tech titans is no different. Here we discuss whether six high-profile mergers have made a tasty combination or a gross one.
Mon, March 03, 2014 - Ellen DeGeneres broke Twitter Sunday night, but the social network can't complain: Her selfie stunt generated as much publicity for the site as it did for Samsung, the night's sponsor and maker of the phone used to take said selfie.
Mon, March 03, 2014 - A second federal bill that proposes "kill-switch" technology be made mandatory in smartphones as a means to reduce theft of the devices was introduced Monday.
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Mon, March 03, 2014 - Fujitsu may incorporate its palm scanners in smartphones as a means of verifying a user's identity.
Fri, February 28, 2014 - The matchmaking social app is 'really an analogue for what we do in the real world,' says founder and CEO Sean Rad. Tinder aims to connect users and remove tension from budding relationships.
Fri, February 28, 2014 - Low operating costs combined with a differentiated operating system and close communication with users will help Jolla survive in the cutthroat smartphone market, according to CEO Tomi Pienimaki.
Fri, February 28, 2014 - This week's posting of specifications for the secure Boeing Black smartphone brought out references to the old Mission Impossible television show and other fictional spy heroes.
Fri, February 28, 2014 - Google's Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) group has announced its first developer event for Project Ara, an initiative that is aiming to create a modular smartphone.
Thu, February 27, 2014 - Aerospace and defense company Boeing this week rolled out the Boeing Black a a heavily secured Android smartphone designed for use by the U.S. military and intelligence agencies, which a no kidding a will essentially self-destruct if tampered with.
Thu, February 27, 2014 - More than half of Android devices being used in the enterprise are made by Samsung, according to a report from mobile device management company Fiberlink that surveyed more than 250,000 devices worldwide.
Wed, February 26, 2014 - Are iPhones used primarily by more mature mobile users who crave ease of use? Are Android phones more popular among the young, techie and cost-conscious? CIO.com's Tom Kaneshige has discovered there are no simple answers.
Tue, February 25, 2014 - Samsung made the Galaxy S5 official on Monday at a Mobile World Congress presentation in Barcelona, touting a slimmed-down approach to the latest flagship's feature set and simplified design.