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Nancy Gohring is a freelance journalist who started writing about mobile phones just in time to cover the transition to digital. She's written about PCs from Hanover, cellular networks from Singapore, wireless standards from Cyprus, cloud computing from Seattle and just about any technology subject you can think of from Las Vegas. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Computerworld, Wired, the Seattle Times and other well-respected publications.

5 Things You Need to Know About Android Phones

Android phones are in high demand by workers, but they lack key security features. Here's how to make sure Android phones are used safely in your company.

Motorola to Lay off 800 More Workers

Motorola Mobility will lay off 800 people, the latest in a string of worker reductions at the handset maker, as it prepares to become part of Google.

Judge Says No to Posters, Stickers in Cell Retailers

The city of San Francisco can't make retailers display signs and stickers with information about cellphone health risks, but it can require retailers to give...

Moto's Losses Narrow as It Prepares for Life at Google

Motorola Mobility reported a net loss of US$32 million, or $0.11 a share, on net revenue of $3.26 billion for the third quarter, as the phone maker prepares to...

OpenLogic's PaaS to Support Many Languages

OpenLogic is launching a platform-as-a-service offering that aims to give users the flexibility that many developers like about infrastructure-as-a-service...

Suse Working on Private OpenStack Cloud

Attachmate's Suse division has announced plans to offer software based on the OpenStack platform for enterprises to build private clouds.

Idaho National Laboratory to Move to Google Apps

As many as 5,000 workers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory will be the latest government workers to start using Google Apps.

New Tool to Help Small Businesses Plan for Cyberattack

With hackers increasingly setting their sights on small businesses, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission said Monday it will provide an online tool to help.

Judge Refuses to Exclude Troublesome Google Email

Google has lost its appeal to keep a potentially damaging email away from the jury in the company's legal fight with Oracle over Java.

Oracle, Google Trial Postponed

The dispute between Oracle and Google won't go to trial on Oct. 31 as initially scheduled, according to the judge overseeing the case.

Telefonica, Verizon Soon to Offer Virtualized Android Phones

Telefonica and Verizon in a few months will become the first operators to offer Android phones running VMware's mobile hypervisor, the companies announced...

Samsung, Google Unveil Latest Android OS, Phone

Google and Samsung on Tuesday unveiled the Galaxy Nexus phone running Ice Cream Sandwich, the latest version of Android.

Sun Was Close to Licensing Java Patents to Google for $28M

Google and Sun Microsystems' discussions to co-develop Android ultimately broke down because of disagreements over control of the platform, Google wrote in a trial brief late last week related to its dispute with Oracle.

Google Kills Buzz

With the launch of its more successful Google+ social networking service, Google on Friday said it plans to shut down Buzz.

Quanta Latest to License Patents From MS for Android, Chrome

Quanta Computer, the Taiwanese contract computer manufacturer, is now the ninth company to license patents from Microsoft for its Android devices, the companies...