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Mozilla releases first public Firefox for iOS preview

Mozilla hopes to have its version of Firefox for iOS devices out by the end of the year as part of its push to grow its share of mobile traffic.

Motorola's new Moto 360 smartwatch comes in two sizes and a Sport version

Motorola Mobility is upgrading the Moto 360 smartwatch by releasing four new variants, including two case sizes, a Sport version with onboard GPS, and one aimed at women.

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LTE is making a full-court press for the Internet of Things

LTE network and device vendors are rolling out and demonstrating versions of the technology designed for small, low-power devices that don't need LTE's top speeds.

PayPal launches, a person-to-person payment service

Want to send money to a friend in Canada or Sweden without leaving home? is your answer.


Apple's deal with Cisco will lay out a red carpet for critical iOS apps

Cisco and Apple announced a deal to integrate iOS devices more tightly with enterprise networks and Cisco collaboration tools.

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Ex-Apple CEO Sculley's new firm preps stylish budget phones for Asia

Obi Worldphone, a company founded by ex-Apple CEO John Sculley has launched a set of low-cost yet stylish smartphones aimed for emerging wireless markets in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

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Yahoo woos mobile developers with help on ads, reporting, more

Yahoo has updated its mobile development suite to give programmers more tools to build out their apps, including the introduction of real-time analytics, a way to embed advertisements, and connectivity to Tumblr.


Microsoft starts public test of Cortana app for Android smartphones

Microsoft now lets anyone with an Android phone try out its app that brings the virtual assistant from Windows 10 to a non-Microsoft platform.

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How Facebook engineers conquer elusive app memory leaks

Facebook reveals techniques it used to reduced the number of elusive memory errors that would crash its iOS app

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Kim Jong Un has his own cellular network

Kim Jong Un and other high-ranking officials in North Korea have their own cellular network to help keep their conversations secure.

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Google's Project Ara phone failed the drop test

Google has to find a new way to secure the modules in its modular phone known as Ara, because the device failed the drop test.

Operators and vendors join forces to push cellular IoT networks

An initiative backed by the likes of AT&T, Intel and Qualcomm is hoping to accelerate the rollout of cellular networks customized for machine-to-machine communications.

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Google delays Project Ara testing to 2016

Google is delaying initial testing for its modular smartphone, known as Project Ara, to 2016.

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Mozilla offers app to create Web pages on smartphones

It's for Android devices and available currently in four languages: Bengali, Brazilian Portuguese, English and Indonesian