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First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 25 mins ago - 6 reports

Your Android has a Fake ID problem, allowing malware to impersonate trusted apps

Security researchers have identified a critical vulnerability in all versions of Android devices, from 2.1 to 4.4, that deals with how apps are signed. Bluebox Security dubbed the flaw Fake ID; in the same way an underage person might use a fake ID to ... [Published Computerworld - 25 mins ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 8 reports

Android grows UK market share at expense of iOS and Windows Phone

GOOGLE'S ANDROID mobile operating system continued to dominate the UK smartphone market last month, at the expense of iOS and Windows Phone.That's according to the latest statistics from analyst outfit Kantar Worldpanel Comtech, which show that in June, ... [Published TheInquirer.net - 1 hour ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 16 reports

Panasonic to launch 2 Window phone handsets by end of next month

c India is planning to launch Windows based smartphones by the end of the next month to increase its market share.The phones will be available in the price range of under Rs10000 to  Rs15000."We will come out with two devices with windows based operating ... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - 2 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 10 reports

FreedomPop brings free voice and data plans to tablets

NOTE: GrowthBeat -- VentureBeat's provocative new marketing-tech event -- is a week away! We've gathered the best and brightest to explore the data, apps, and science of successful marketing. Get the full scoop here , and grab your tickets while they ... [Published Venturebeat - 2 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 16 reports

Smartphone Shipments Grow, Samsung Loses Marketshare

Chinese device makers are making a serious push into emerging markets, eroding the position of Apple and Samsung.Apple-IBM Deal: 9 Moves Rivals Should Make(Click image for larger view and slideshow.)Smartphone shipments posted significant year-over-year ... [Published Information Week - 4 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 27 reports

iPhone gets first free app for encrypting voice calls

06:38 AM ET IDG News Service - An open-source project has released the first free application[1] for the iPhone that scrambles voice calls, which would thwart government surveillance or eavesdropping by hackers. Signal comes from Open Whisper Systems, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 4 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 39 reports

iPhone Slow? Apple Accused of Throttling Older Models

Apple ( AAPL ) is being accused by some of slowing its older model iPhones to push users toward buying the newest model.Source: ©iStock.com/mingmanGoogle ( GOOG ) searches for “iPhone slow” peak when Apple releases the next version of its iPhone. While ... [Published InvestorPlace.com - 4 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 19 reports

Microsoft to Launch Windows Phone 8.1 'Selfie' Smartphone, Plus Another High-End Device

Microsoft has two new smartphones in the pipeline; the 'Selfie' Superman with 5MP front camera, and a high-end device codenamed TeslaMicrosoft, which is all geared up to release the developer preview version of the Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 OS  as early ... [Published International Business Times UK - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 41 reports

IDC: Chinese smartphone vendors challenge Samsung, Apple

IDC predicted quarterly smartphone shipments will break the 300 million unit mark for the first time in the third quarter of 2014, following strong growth in the April to June period. ... [Published Fierce Wireless - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 35 reports

Bug in Android could allow access to personal data

A vulnerability has been detected in Google Android that can allow malware to be passed off as authorised applications which can control device settings and access user information including credit card data.BlueBox Security reported the bug, which it ... [Published ITP.net - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 36 reports

BlackBerry to buy German data encryption firm Secusmart

NEW YORK: BlackBerry is buying a privately held German firm that specializes in voice and data encryption, it said, in a bid to burnish its credentials with highly security-conscious clients like government ‎agencies.The Waterloo, Ontario-based smartphone ... [Published Times of India - 13 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 26 reports

Do iPhones slow down when a new version is available?

There is a great conspiracy theory around that Apple have planned obsolescence, ie their iPhones automatically become slower when a new iPhone is about to appear. It is, say the conspiracies, a clever way to get you upgrading.Whilst this would be illegal ... [Published CoolSmartPhone - 13 hours ago]

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"The national MNP is likely expected to be implemented by March 31, 2015" Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in a reply in the Lok Sabha on Monday
...and its members have developed guidelines for third-party billing, but found that "trust alone was not sufficient to ensure compliance," he said. "The industry recognized that wireless customers and carriers were being victimized by determined fraudsters who crafted elaborate schemes to defeat the industry's self regulation and third-party monitoring."
Peterson says there are symptoms your phone might show to indicate its battery is on the fritz, a popular cause of phone fires and explosions. "If it's not holding a charge, or if it's telling you it's 100% and all of the sudden it dies, that would tell you the battery is becoming vulnerable. Also if your device is warm to the touch" said Peterson, who says it's also important to take good care of your phone, getting it wet or dropping it can also harm vital components of the device...
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Brand Connects Smartphones to Smart Shoes [Published Women's Wear Daily - 35 mins ago]
Ducere Technologies has produced the first footwear that directs wearers via vibrations. Continue reading... Follow WWD on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook . ...
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Nomad, the company behind the pocket-sized NomadKey iPhone cable, today debuted the NomadPlus , a product that transforms an Apple charger into a portable battery pack.While there are hundreds of different portable battery options for the iPhone, the ...
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