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US pulls ahead of Europe in next-gen mobile services

The next-generation European mobile market is lagging well behind the U.S., according to the GSMA industry organization, which represents worldwide operators and handset manufacturers.

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Smartphone usage trends show iPhone owners busier

Research shows iPhone owners spend 55 percent more time on their iPhone than Android users, but they have some similar usage habits.

Real-time traffic steering that moves cellular to Wi-Fi networks in the works for mobile users

Software now in the works will use real-time knowledge about network conditions to make lightning-fast decisions about the best system for each user to be on at a given moment.

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Pros and cons of opening iOS to third-party developers

Some users may be salivating over the possibility that Apple will make iOS more open, but there are potential negative consequences as well.

Here we go again! Analyst says PC market will wait for Windows Blue

One analyst claims that PC buyers are simply waiting around for a better PC experience - AKA Windows Blue - before they invest in a new Windows 8 PC.

Clever wireless products that could make a business owner's life easier

Even at CTIA, a trade show focused on core mobile networking hardware and software, you can find products that further the unwiring of work.

Microsoft can learn a crucial lesson from BlackBerry

The tepid response to the news that BBM will be available for iOS and Android should be a wake up call for Microsoft and its strategy for Microsoft Office.

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In-app payments coming for Chrome Packaged Apps

Chrome is about to support in-app payments for Chrome Packaged Apps thanks to the newly embeddable Chrome Wallet app. The process is currently only open to developers.

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Lenovo faces uphill battle in U.S. smartphone market

Can the brand behind ThinkPad crack the Apple/Samsung duopoly?

Salesforce.com aims its customer service, social monitoring apps at governments

Salesforce.com is hoping to set the standard for how government bodies deliver online services to citizens using mobile devices.

Microsoft wises up, pushes Office in latest Surface TV ad

Smart move, Microsoft. Microsoft's latest ad ties its Surface tablet to Office, doubling down on the business market.

$99 Linux stick turns any HDMI display into a virtual desktop

Similar in many ways to Dell's 'Project Ophelia' PC, this new device targets businesses with full-fledged manageability.

SAP to crunch and sell carriers' data on mobile use

Mobile operators collect huge amounts of data about how their subscribers use mobile data, and that information is starting to go on sale as targeted intelligence that enterprises can use to better reach consumers.