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Security risks rise as smartphones become smarter

Posted September 29, 2008 - 12:07 pm

As wireless devices become more numerous within businesses, their convenience will be counterbalanced by an increasing potential for security problems, according to a Gartner  

How to fortify your connection

Posted September 29, 2008 - 10:35 am

Any CSO knows corporate LANs are inherently more secure than public  

Best (free) mobile Twitter apps

Posted September 29, 2008 - 10:20 am

"What are you doing?" That's the central question behind Twitter, the uber-popular microblogging/social networking service--and, at this point, cultural  

Free BlackBerry apps: Five can't-miss downloads

Posted September 29, 2008 - 10:12 am

BlackBerry users have no shortage of free applications for their  

E.R. workers fired after posting wound pics online

Posted September 29, 2008 - 9:26 am

Spend an hour or so with the Internet and you'll discover that if you can imagine it, someone, somewhere, wants to see a photo of

Sprint launches Xohm WiMax network in Baltimore

Posted September 29, 2008 - 9:22 am

Sprint Nextel launched its mobile WiMax broadband network in the city of Baltimore on  

Build Your Own iPhone Search Engine in 5 minutes

Posted September 29, 2008 - 8:22 am

Building a customized iPhone/ iPod Touch search engine has never been so

Google seeks patent to break mobile subscriber shackles

Posted September 28, 2008 - 8:27 pm

Imagine asking mobile operators to compete in an auction for the chance to offer you service and then switching from one operator to the next multiple times a day to get the best rate or more  

Report: Nintendo to launch new DS with camera, music player

Posted September 28, 2008 - 8:07 pm

Nintendo plans to launch a new version of its popular DS portable gaming device with a camera and music player function, according to a report in the Sunday edition of The Nikkei Business  

TeleNav Track gets a valuable makeover

Posted September 26, 2008 - 12:48 pm

With a greater percentage of the global workforce going mobile, the demand for innovative technology products and service to assist those workers while in the field, as well as to help organizations manage them, has never been  

Xinhua runs spacewalk story before astronauts leave Earth

Posted September 26, 2008 - 11:10 am

China's official Xinhua News Agency ran a story on Thursday announcing ground controllers were tracking Chinese astronauts sent aloft for the country's first spacewalk, complete with details and quotes from the  

4 steps to take control of your mobile devices

Posted September 26, 2008 - 10:35 am

If you've ever let a stranger borrow your corporate smartphone, you may have just given him a gift of your company's  

Apple selling unlocked iPhone 3G in Hong Kong

Posted September 26, 2008 - 10:26 am

Apple is selling the iPhone 3G on its Apple Store Web site in Hong Kong, promising the phones "can be activated with any wireless  

iPhone/iPod rumor roundup: New enemies, new configurations, new products?

Posted September 26, 2008 - 9:37 am

Say, what would be a good way to send you into your weekend? No doubt a quick review of grumblings and rumors involving the iPhone and its ancillary media empire! Interesting variations being imposed on the iPhone in China: China Mobile reported wants a version of the iPhone that doesn't have 3G or Wi-Fi, to prevent people from unlocking the phone and moving to the company's main  

Visa to develop applications for Android, Nokia phones

Posted September 26, 2008 - 9:22 am

Visa wants to become a part of your mobile phone, working with Nokia on realizing mobile payments and also announcing services for Google's Android  

FCC offers new proposals to auction public-safety spectrum

Posted September 25, 2008 - 5:08 pm

The FCC has proposed new rules for auctioning a block of spectrum intended for police and fire departments -- with many of the rules similar to the first failed attempt at selling the  

Quiz: The week in quotes

Posted September 25, 2008 - 4:33 pm

Sure, you know all about the financial crisis and the politics of  

T-Mobile lifts 1G-byte limit on Android phone

Posted September 25, 2008 - 2:22 pm

T-Mobile is backpedaling on the limit it placed on the so-called unlimited data plan that will accompany its Android phone, but the operator isn't saying exactly what the new terms will  

Nebraska politician unable to control robot minions

Posted September 25, 2008 - 10:27 am

Mike O'Dell thought that his quest for city council would be easier if he could enlist robots on his

Don't drive iPhone developers away, Apple

Posted September 25, 2008 - 10:18 am

One of the presenters at the recent C4 Mac developers conference made a point about Apple that is incredibly relevant to how the company is viewed, especially by the media and rabid Apple  

Will iPhone NDA mean 'Never Develop Apps?'

Posted September 25, 2008 - 10:10 am

Back when the National Security Agency still had a low profile, before it became the villainous adversary of action movies or the subject of congressional inquiries, there was a quip amongst the agency's employees that the abbreviation NSA stood for "Never Say  

Android challenge: Getting users to use the hardware

Posted September 25, 2008 - 9:58 am

Google's Rich Miner has identified one of the biggest problems facing mobile phone carriers, manufacturers, and developers: The hardware on the current generation of phones is not being used by many  

Apple Macbook rumors on the brink of madness

Posted September 24, 2008 - 9:52 pm

In ancient times, a fearful humanity used many unusual methods to try to foretell the  

What Do You Want?

Posted September 24, 2008 - 7:58 pm

I'm conducting some research about what Internet visitors want from a website

Google's Page: White spaces test was unfair

Posted September 24, 2008 - 5:04 pm

Google cofounder Larry Page blasted as unfair recent interference tests of prototype devices that would deliver wireless broadband on unused television  

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