The top prosecutors in San Francisco and New York say they are bringing in state and federal security experts to test the newest anti-theft features designed to thwart the surge of stolen smartphones nationwide.
Law enforcement officials nationwide, including San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon, are demanding the creation of a “kill switch” that would render smartphones inoperable after they are stolen.
As the PC industry sunsets into niche status over the next few years, we are getting a look at what’s next: Computers, yes, but ones that feel more like mobile devices.
Google Inc. unveiled a streaming music service called All Access that blends songs users have already uploaded to their online libraries with millions of other tracks for a $10 monthly fee.
Research In Motion is making its BlackBerry Messenger service available on competing devices, including Android and iPhone.
HTC’s Facebook phone isn’t producing sales in comparison to all the hype it received when it was originally announced.
The competition between Apple and Samsung now extends to the military as both companies await approval for use of their mobile devices by the Pentagon, which has relied almost exclusively on the Blackberry.
Yahoo is taking the next step in its effort to make some of its most popular services more appealing and accessible to the growing audience connecting to the Internet on smartphones and tablets.
Facebook has introduced software that makes the social network the hub of any smartphone running Google’s Android operating system.
The long rumored “Facebook phone” might be coming at a Thursday morning event at the company’s offices in Menlo Park. Or it might not be coming at all. It all depends on your definition of a “Facebook phone.”