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Mobile Shoppers Must Wait for NFC Payments

NFC-based mobile payments are still years from adoption, but shoppers can expect a plethora of contactless 'commerce services' first.

Gorgeous Tech: 25 Award-Winning Designs

The international red dot awards program recognizes outstanding product designs across numerous categories, including tech.


Facebook, Twitter Accounts of Yankees, Other Teams Compromised

The official social media accounts of several Major League Baseball teams were compromised Thursday, leading to some embarrassing messages appearing on the Facebook and Twitter accounts.

Petition to 'Fix' Apple's Bonjour Technology Now Online

The petition asking for changes to Apple's Bonjour and Airplay technologies is now online and accepting digital signatures until Aug. 10.

RIM Ships LTE PlayBook Tablet Next Week

A 32GB model of the 7-inch tablet with LTE cellular connectivity will be rolled out in most markets over the next few months.

Oracle-HP Ruling Highlights Risks of IT Vendor Partnerships

The strongly worded order by a California judge saying Oracle has to keep porting its software to Hewlett-Packard's Itanium-based servers is not the end of the...

AT&T to Acquire NextWave for $600M to Boost Its Mobile Spectrum

AT&T plans to acquire NextWave Wireless, a holder of spectrum that could be used for mobile data services, for about $600 million. CEO Benioff Joins Cisco's Board CEO Marc Benioff has been named to Cisco's board of directors, Cisco announced Thursday.

Samsung Starts Producing New Mobile Flash Storage

Samsung Electronics has started producing new smartphone and tablet flash storage chips, which the company said is four times faster than its predecessors.

Huawei Checking Claims of Vulnerabilities in Its Routers

Huawei Technologies said on Thursday it was verifying claims that its routers contained critical vulnerabilities, after security researchers disclosed alleged...

Google Cracks Down on Misleading, Intrusive Apps in Play Store

Android apps that provide what Google deems a "poor user experience" will be banned.

Lenovo and EMC Join Forces on Storage, Servers

Lenovo and EMC will team up to develop and sell server and storage technology, with an eye to the Chinese market, the companies said on Wednesday.

Buy New Tech and Pay No Taxes on Your Purchase

If you're a lucky resident in one of eight select states, you'll have a chance to buy laptops, printers, software, and more in August without paying any taxes. Here are the details.