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As iPhone thefts drop, Google and Microsoft plan kill switches on smartphones

After a year of pressure, U.S. law enforcement officials announce a major success in their phone anti-theft push

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Researchers embed transparent sensors in Corning Gorilla Glass

Researchers have successfully created a transparent temperature sensor that is embedded inside the Corning Gorilla Glass used by most smartphones. It could be in phones within a year, they said.

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In pictures: Amazon's Fire Phone event

In a move that surprised very few, Amazon launched its first flagship smartphone during a press event on Wednesday. Here are some of the highlights.

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Wireless data traffic more than doubled in US in 2013

The average subscriber line carries 801 megabytes of data per month, said the CTIA.

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AT&T says customer data accessed to unlock smartphones

Social Security numbers were accessed in a bid to unlock smartphones

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Appeals court rules warrant required for cellphone location data

The first ruling of its kind in the US is being hailed by privacy advocates

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OnePlus One launch delayed to fix critical OpenSSL bug

The OnePlus One was supposed to ship sometime in May, but a pesky newly discovered OpenSSL bug thwarted those plans.

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Google's search to shame sites that don't play well with phones

Google says that it will discourage users from clicking on sites that don't correctly process page requests from mobile phones.

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19 ways Apple's iOS 8 promises to streamline your workflow

iOS 8 may not be flashy, but it includes a boatload of improvements designed to help you complete everyday tasks as quickly as possible.

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Samsung introduces Tizen smartphone, with a Tizen TV next year

The Samsung Z will be on show at the Tizen Developer Conference this week in San Francisco.

on techhive.com