Apple Buys Intel's Smartphone Modem Division For $1 BillionApple is paying Intel $1 billion for the chip maker's smartphone modem division in a deal driven by the upcoming transition to the next generation of wireless technology.
Plan For 5G Cell Phone Towers Raises Health Concerns In MoragaAn East Bay neighborhood's fight against 5G is the topic of a town council meeting scheduled for Wednesday night.
Samsung Unveils Foldable Galaxy Smartphone At San Francisco EventThe folding smart phone is now a reality. Samsung launched the Galaxy Fold at its annual Unpacked Galaxy event in San Francisco Wednesday.
'I Wish My Mom's Phone Wasn't Invented': Child's Complaint Goes ViralThe child was reportedly one of four students in the class who wished cell phones had never been invented and that their parents spent more time with them.
New Samsung Phone: Nicer Camera, Static Design, Higher PriceSamsung unveiled new smartphones with largely unchanged designs and incremental improvements such as a better camera -- accompanied by a second annual price increase for many customers.
Facebook Anonymously Launched Social Media App In ChinaFacebook anonymously launched a photo-sharing app in China in a new effort to make inroads in the world's most populous country.
New California Law Bans Drivers Handholding CellphonesYou know you're not supposed to talk or text while driving but, next week, a new law takes effect that prohibits California drivers from touching their phones -- except under very specific conditions.
As iPhone Sales Weaken, Apple May Throw A CurveCupertino-based Apple is reportedly testing more than 10 prototypes for its new iPhone 8 and some of them have curved screens.
Counterfeit Apps Put Smartphone Shoppers At High Risk For Identity TheftCyber security experts warn that smartphone shoppers could be at risk because of dangerous and sometimes counterfeit apps.
Software Secretly Sends Text Data From Some U.S. Smartphones To ChinaIt’s not a feature they’re advertising: tens of thousands of cheap smartphones are reportedly sending all user text messages to China every three days.
Another Samsung Smartphone Model Reportedly ExplodesA Samsung phone user in France says her Galaxy J5 smartphone caught fire and exploded on Sunday.
Periscope App Extends Beyond Phones As Twitter Ups Ante On VideoTwitter is taking the smartphone shackles off its live-video service Periscope in its latest attempt to broaden its audience...
Samsung Sued After Smartphone Allegedly Explodes In Man's PocketA man is suing Samsung after he says his Galaxy Note 7 exploded in his pocket.
CPSC: Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Too Dangerous To UseThe U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says owners of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones should turn them off and stop using them because of the risk that their batteries can explode.
Uber Keeping A Watchful Eye On DriversUsing smartphone sensors to peek over its drivers' shoulders, Uber is promising to keep a closer eye on their behavior — while discouraging speeding or slamming on the brakes.