Google's Phones and Other Gadgets Have Had a Bumpy RideGoogle is re-learning an old adage in the technology business: Hardware is hard.
Workers Waste Hours On The Job On Their SmartphonesEmployees spend one hour and a half each day doing personal tasks at work -- almost an hour is on a smartphone, according to a new survey.
Survey Finds Lower-Income Kids Spend More Time On DevicesChildren in lower-income families spend more time watching TV and using electronic devices than kids in more affluent homes, according to a survey released Thursday.
Samsung Unveils Successor To Troubled Galaxy Note 7 SmartphoneSamsung is trying to move past last year's disastrous Galaxy Note 7 launch with a successor sporting a dual-lens camera, animated messages, expanded note-taking - and lower battery capacity.
Verizon Hikes Prices, Cuts Video Quality On Unlimited PlansVerizon is raising the price of its unlimited plan while introducing a slightly cheaper, more limited version as wireless carriers battle each other for customers.
Silicon Valley 'Brain Hacking' Makes Smartphones AddictiveTurns out your smartphone addiction is no accident.
Samsung Looks To Galaxy S8 Phone To Dispel Note 7 DebacleSamsung seems to be playing it safe -at least with its battery - as it unveils its first major smartphone since the embarrassing recall of its fire-prone Note 7.
Wells Fargo ATMs To Allow Withdrawals Using SmartphonesWells Fargo plans to upgrade all 13,000 of its ATMs next week to allow customers to access their funds using their cellphones instead of traditional bank cards.
Feds Want Most Smartphone Apps Locked Out While DrivingThe government wants smartphone makers to lock out most apps when the phone is being used by someone driving a car.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphones Banned From AirlinersPassengers and flight crews will be banned from bringing Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on airline flights under an emergency order issued Friday by the Department of Transportation in response to reports of the phones catching fire.
Google Unveils New Smartphone Line, Home AssistantGoogle launched an aggressive challenge to consumer electronics giants like Apple and Samsung on Tuesday.
BlackBerry To Stop Making Its Own Phones, Focus On SoftwareBlackBerry plans to stop making its signature smartphones internally, signaling a strategic shift for a company that built its reputation on innovative smartphone technology.
California Expands Hands-Free Cellphone LawLooking to curb distracted driving in California, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation that expands restrictions on cellphone use behind the wheel.
Microsoft Hangs Up On Its Smartphone Business, Cuts Another 1,850 JobsMicrosoft is cutting 1,850 jobs and will book a $950 million writedown as it attempts to salvage a rocky entrance into the smartphone market.
Burlingame Company Promotes Disconnecting In 'Phone Free' ZonesIn their attachment to their smartphones, the students at Mercy High in Burlingame, California are typical teenagers. But when they enter Mr. Offield's English class, the phones get locked into little bags, which can't be opened until class is over.