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Android creator Andy Rubin leaving Google

He was in charge of Google's robotics efforts, but now strikes out to parts unknown.

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Baidu traffic from mobile devices now more than from PCs

Baidu projects that voice and image-based searches will eventually make up over half of its mobile search traffic

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Ebola information services added to Facebook's Internet.org app for Zambia

Countries urgently look to stop the disease from spreading beyond West Africa

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Wi-Fi Passpoint standard now knits together SF, San Jose, London

The specification helps users join secure networks automatically

Sprint and DISH Network Cut the Broadband Cord

Sprint and DISH Network announced this week that they are forging a groundbreaking partnership.

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FCC pushes TV spectrum auction to 2016 after legal challenge

Complexity and a court petition by broadcasters will introduce delays, FCC Chairman Wheeler said

Snapchat rolling out non-'creepy' ads that still might get creepy

Snapchat has a fair amount of data that could be used to target its ads. Will the company use it?

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Alibaba partners with U.S.-based Quixey for mobile app search in China

Alibaba had previously provided funding to Quixey last year

Hackers target banking apps on Apple and Google platforms

A new study shows that mobile banking apps are primary targets for hackers.

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Mobile device and date use skyrockets, US gov't survey says

US residents are increasingly using mobile phones for downloading, email and other apps, the NTIA says

FBI director calls for greater police access to communications

Apple and Google should also rethink their plans to enable smartphone encryption by default, he says.

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CTIA: Mobile carriers still need lighter net neutrality rules

The FCC shouldn't hold mobile broadband providers to the same regulations as wired providers, the CTIA chief says

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Salesforce.com gives mobile app development a 'Lightning' strike

The next generation of the Salesforce1 platform is announced at Dreamforce