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Uber offers free rides to Koreans, hopes they won't report its illegal drivers to police

Uber offers free rides to establish its service, which the government calls illegal. Seems like a strategy we've seen before...

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With no Google, Chinese app stores soar on high downloads

Baidu surpassed Apple to become the world's second-largest app distributor

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Uber's loyalty deal with Starwood Hotels could boost global growth

Uber hopes to attract Starwood customers through the program

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Bluetooth starts weaving its mesh for IoT

Low-power Bluetooth devices should get a standard way to organize themselves in networks next year

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NetSfere promises enterprise messaging with end-to-end security

Featuring device-to-device encryption, this tool ensures sensitive messages are for senders' and recipients' eyes only

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IBM brings location awareness to MobileFirst apps

The new features are included with an update of the mobile management and development platform

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Visa Europe security updates may set the stage for Apple Pay expansion

The credit card issuer plans to put in place by mid-April in Europe token technology, which Apple Pay uses

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YouTube Kids has 'no minefields for parents,' group says

'Family friendly' ads for the app will undergo a rigorous review process, Google says

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UNICEF, Airtel team up in Africa to widen access to free health, data analysis apps

The open-source platform of applications is designed to help governments deliver rapid and vital real-time information

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Yahoo courts developers at its first mobile conference

Attendees at Yahoo's mobile developer conference had good things to say about its new tools

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Nokia, Korea Telecom plan to demo 4G for machines, cars

The two companies will show a prototype for communicating with wearables, cars and smart meters

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Uber increases funding round by $1B to meet investor demand

By issuing more stocks, Uber more than doubled the capital raised during its latest funding round

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Vendors lay groundwork for 5G with greener and faster mobile networks

New systems from Alcatel-Lucent and Ericsson increase capacity yet use less space and electricity