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Devices with Qualcomm modems safe from critical ASN.1 telecom flaw

Smartphones equipped with Qualcomm modems are not vulnerable to a recently announced vulnerability that could potentially allow attackers to take over cellular network gear and consumer mobile devices.

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Pokémon Go launches in Japan with McDonald’s as first sponsor

Pokémon Go has launched in Japan with a new revenue stream -- corporate sponsorship from McDonald’s.

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Edward Snowden has developed an iPhone case meant to kill surveillance

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has come up with a concept iPhone case that can help prevent the government from finding your location.

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ZTE's $99 Zmax Pro smartphone packs in top-line features

For $99, ZTE's new Zmax Pro delivers serious bang-for-the-buck with some premium features.

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Rumor check: Everything we think we know about the Galaxy Note 7

We round up the latest rumors on Samsung's next phone-tablet hybrid device.

on greenbot.com

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HP's Elite x3 will give Windows 10 a new flagship phone later this month

Not many are using smartphones with Microsoft's Windows 10 Mobile, but HP's flagship Elite x3 -- which ships this month -- could boost the sagging fortunes of the OS.

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This Android Trojan blocks victims from alerting banks

A new Trojan that can steal your payment data will also try to stymie you from alerting your bank.

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Salesforce1 update will leave many mobile devices out in the cold

An upcoming update to the Salesforce1 mobile app will dramatically reduce the number of supported devices and effectively leave users of all but the latest and most popular devices out in the cold.

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Screens that fold and roll will arrive as early as next year

Cool displays that can bend and fold have been shown in prototypes smartphones, wearables and other devices, but when will such products be available?

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HTC-built Nexus phones may opt for an understated design, report says

A mockup reveals a rear fingerprint sensor, no camera bump, and new on-screen navigation buttons.

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LG shakes up its mobile division after lackluster G5 sales

While the modular concept was interesting, the G5 hasn't kept pace with other Android smartphones.

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Amazon is slashing $50 off the Moto G4 and Blu R1 HD in exchange for lockscreen ads

The arrangement is similar to the special offers that grace the Kindle, though for now the deal is only for Prime members.

Hands-on: NFC-enabled ATMs make it easy to withdraw cash with a smartphone

We tried out one of Bank of America's NFC-enabled ATMs to see how quickly we could snag cash using Android Pay.

on greenbot.com

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IBM just found a way to turn toxic old smartphones into medical-grade plastic

The technology industry's e-waste problem isn't expected to go away anytime soon, but IBM just made a discovery that could help.

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Google is building its own smartphone, report says

Just as it's done with the Pixel line, Google may eschew partnering with a third-party hardware maker for a high-end device.