Blackberry, Google Cozy Up: New Priv Phone To Run Android OSBlackberry is turning to Google and its Android operating system for its new phone.
iPhone Looking Invincible With China Demand Helping Dominate Cellphone ProfitsApple's brand-loyalty casts a long shadow upon its rivals
Intel Makes $16.7 Billion Bet On Mobile With Acquisition Of San Jose's AlteraSan Jose-based Altera specializes in programmable chips for all sorts of things like cars, industrial uses and communications applications, and its been making solid inroads into data centers, an area of strength for Intel as the world's biggest chipmaker looks to expand beyond the weakening PC business and also make inroads into mobile, where it lost $4-billion last year, and is forecasting another $3-billion dollar loss this year.
Survey Finds Growing Number Of Drivers Snap Selfies, Video Chat While DrivingNearly four in 10 use social media, nearly 20 percent snap photos and some even video chat on their smartphones while driving, according to a study commissioned by AT&T. The wireless company described the findings as “unsettling.”
Starbucks Auto Reload Accounts Become Target For Hackers, Bank Accounts DrainedOne in six Starbucks customers now use mobile pay, many with auto-reload linked to their bank account, which automatically replenishes their Starbucks funds, when they get low. But hackers have managed to drain some customer's account balances, and worse.
Berkeley Passes Nation's First Radiation Warning For New CellphonesThe city council of Berkeley voted to pass a cellphone "right to know" law Tuesday, making it the first safety ordinance of its kind in the country.
Stressed Out? These 3 Apps Can Help Calm NervesA growing number of websites and apps are now offering help with stress, anxiety and other common mental health issues.
Twitter Stock Value Down 25 Percent This Week As Long-Term Revenue Questions PersistWall Street analysts are growing pessimistic on Twitter's business model
Smartphone Obsession Leading Many To Feel Painful ‘Text Neck’As our obsession with our gadgets grows, more doctors are seeing a painful phenomenon known as “text neck.”
Millions Of Apple, Android Users Vulnerable To 'FREAK Attack' In BrowsersMillions of people may have been left vulnerable to hackers while surfing the web on Apple and Google devices, thanks to a newly discovered security flaw known as "FREAK attack."
Google Reportedly Planning To Sell Wireless Phone Service To ConsumersGoogle is planning to sell wireless phone service directly to consumers using the networks of Sprint and T-Mobile, according to reports published Wednesday.
San Francisco's Muni Unveiling Pay-By-Phone App Later This YearRiders of San Francisco Muni buses, trains and world-famous cable cars will be able to purchase fares through their smartphones during a pilot program later this year, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency said Monday.