Don't-Miss Mobile Stories

Email (and spam) retrieval moves to mobile gadgets

Two-thirds of "brand marketing messages" were opened in Q4 on a smartphone or tablet as another task flees the personal computer.

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The smartest cars may need 5G networks, Ericsson says

The future mobile standard is likely to bring features that open up new possibilities, says Ericsson's chief technology officer.

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Nvidia debuts its next generation mobile processor, the Tegra K1

Eight cores? Sixteen cores? Try 192 cores, powering the next generation of Nvidia's mobile hardware.

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Younity brings Snapchat-like capabilities to the rest of your files

Younity added a new capability to share data that expires and fades away similar to Snapchat photo sharing.

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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20% of browsing is now mobile, research finds

Traditional PCs are continuing to give up ground to smartphones and tablets.

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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 chips can't get faster forever, Broadcom warns

Battery life will win out over ongoing performance upgrades, according to Henry Samueli

Hackers make headway porting webOS to Android

The goal of the project is to allow people to quickly switch between Android and webOS on the same device

Grabbing a ride in Nokia's mapping car

Take a ride in a Nokia mapping car, which is used to collect GPS mapping information for smartphones.

RIM takes another hit: Nokia seeks to block sale of some products

Nokia has asked a California court to enforce an arbitration award that would prevent Research In Motion from selling products with wireless LAN capabilities until the companies can agree on patent royalty rates.

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Samsung criticized for long work hours at supplier factories in China

Despite Samsung Electronics' efforts to rectify labor violations at its factories in China, little has changed for some workers

FCC's LTE plan will delay its mobile network plans, Dish says

Satellite service provider Dish Network has slammed the FCC's plan to let it use some of its spectrum for LTE, saying the proposal is so restrictive it could delay a network buildout for years.