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Mobile applications are exploding, driven by new devices and operating systems – such as the iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Windows Mobile and others – and new services driven by enhanced mobile capabilities like location, streaming media and more.

Sprint disables Carrier IQ, despite insisting it doesn't snoop

Sprint has disabled Carrier IQ on 26 million devices, according to a report, after legislators questioned the software and customers expressed concern. ...

Piracy pitting Google, Yahoo and others against film and movie industries

As the House votes on one of three pieces of anti-piracy legislation, an open letter to Congress from 83 Internet folks implores it not to 'create an environment of tremendous fear and uncertainty for technological innovation.'...

Android is consumers' choice, but developers stick with Apple

Android smartphones may be outselling iPhones, but developers, for reasons of ease and dollars, are choosing Apple over Google 3 to 1....

Google does it, Apple does it, now Facebook plans to do it

After a false start, which involved a dramatic shake up in the global advertising industry, mobile advertising is now ready for a screen very near you...

Motorola Mobility TV barometer points to 'change' -- is there a storm coming?

The annual survey shows an almost five-fold increase in the number of Americans watching TV on smartphones. ...

Windows Phone bug attacks messaging, reboots phone

Microsoft is working to fix an attack plaguing Windows Phones, discovered by a user. The DOS attack prevents the messaging function from working and makes a device reboot, to no affect. ...

HP WebOS To Be Open Source, Likely Run on HP Tablets

HP, after some soul-searching, announced that it will offer WebOS to the open-source community, making it a start-up of sorts. By 2013, a WebOS tablet from HP is 'likely,' said CEO Meg Whitman....

Mobile devices pushing international remittances to $55 billion in 2016

The same week Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam explained how everyone wins with mobile payments, Juniper pointed to rising mobile phone remittances across "migration corridors." ...

Verizon's McAdam says video key to LTE and smartphone adoption

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam recently offered insight into the SpectrumCo deal, Verizon's LTE rollout, the importance of video and the likelihood of 70% smartphone adoption. ...

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