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Google acquires Apple-oriented email client Sparrow ahead of iPad app release

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In its latest move to better position itself against rival Apple in the high-stakes battle for mobile computing applications, Google has purchased alternative email client developer Sparrow, which previously designed its product exclusively for Apple customers....
Google acquires Apple-oriented email client Sparrow ahead of iPad app release

Battery Breakthrough Could Revolutionize Mobile Computing

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Battery Breakthrough Could Revolutionize Mobile Computing
The Future Of Mobile [SLIDE DECK]

BlackBerry's response to Samsung's SAFE Knox for enterprise: 'We've been doing that since 1999'

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With Samsung stepping on Blackberry's enterprise turf via its SAFE with Knox launch, it's not too surprising the Canadian outfit has a few choice words on the subject. We spoke with mobile computing Executive VP David J. Smith, who finds it "flattering" that Samsung is taking a similar interest...
BlackBerry's response to Samsung's SAFE Knox for enterprise: 'We've been doing that since 1999'

Nuance Wintermute hands-on: a cross-platform, cloud-based personal assistant

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It's becoming increasingly clear that the next wave of mobile computing is going to be voice driven. Mobile assistants like Siri and Google Now are garnering plenty of media attention and earning legions of fans. Nuance, the company behind Dragon -- often cited as the gold standard in voice...
Nuance Wintermute hands-on: a cross-platform, cloud-based personal assistant
Judge: Asus Transformer Isn’t Infringing On Hasbro’s Trademark – And Asus Reveals Embarrassing Sales Stats

7 Reasons Why You Should Be Excited For Microsoft's Surface Tablet (MSFT)

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Steve Ballmer announced Microsoft's first tablet, the Surface, this summer. It's expected to launch along with Windows 8, the next operating system for PCs, on October 26. Now the tech world is bubbling with all kinds of speculation and excitement at what the future might hold as Microsoft enters the...
7 Reasons Why You Should Be Excited For Microsoft's Surface Tablet (MSFT)
Where We Are In The Smartphone Revolution

SAP to give business tools a consumer-app makeover

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A series of initiatives are under way at SAP with the goal of bringing its business applications much closer to the ease of use and eye-catching visuals provided by consumer applications, particularly ones made amid the boom in mobile computing....
SAP to give business tools a consumer-app makeover

Google's Project Glass: You aint seen nothin' yet

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Google's augmented reality Project Glass provides a peek into Google's ambitions with artificial intelligence and how AI software could further shake up mobile computing. [Read more]...
Google's Project Glass: You aint seen nothin' yet

Wary of iOS-Android duopoly, LG & Foxconn turn to Firefox

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Apple's iOS and Google's Android dominate the mobile computing segment, running on more than nine out of ten devices, but now a major Android manufacturer and a major Apple supplier are beginning to look elsewhere in order to pull away from the duopoly,    ...
Wary of iOS-Android duopoly, LG & Foxconn turn to Firefox

Q&A: ESRI's Jack Dangermond on cloud, big data and Apple-vs-Google map wars

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GIS pioneer Jack Dangermond founded ESRI in 1969 and has steered the company since the mainframe era. With today's announcement of ArcGIS Online organizational subscriptions, he sees ESRI's evolution into the era of cloud and mobile computing. (Insider, registration required.)...
Q&A: ESRI's Jack Dangermond on cloud, big data and Apple-vs-Google map wars

Here's How The Growth Of Mobile Is Leading To An Explosion In Usage

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These charts are from the new Future of Mobile slide deck. The deck was produced by Henry Blodget and the team at BI Intelligence, a research and analysis service focused on mobile computing and the Internet. Please check out the full Future of Mobile deck here. All of the charts and data in the report are...
Here's How The Growth Of Mobile Is Leading To An Explosion In Usage

Tablet Tribulations: OGT Weighs In On Their Ill-Fated Android Slate

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Competition in the tablet space has been heating up for a while now, and it’s not just the big guys that are feeling the strain. Take the tumultuous story of OGT Mobile, for instance — they tried to make their mark on the industry by creating their own Android tablet,...
Tablet Tribulations: OGT Weighs In On Their Ill-Fated Android Slate
THE STATE OF THE INTERNET [SLIDE DECK]
The Future Of Mobile Development: HTML5 Vs. Native Apps [SLIDE DECK]
The Future Of Mobile [SLIDES]

Report: Apple, Google CEOs talk possible patent truce

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Could Apple and Google be ready to put their mobile patent unpleasantness behind them? A Reuters report on Thursday says that the two companies are in discussions about the various mobile patent issues that keep the two competitors at odds with each other. Those talks have extended as high up...
Report: Apple, Google CEOs talk possible patent truce
How Will Salesforce Adapt To The Next Platform Shift: Mobile Computing?

Intel Announces CEO Paul Otellini Will Retire In May, Mobile Weakness Could Be A Factor

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Intel today announced that CEO Paul Otellini will retire in May. In a press release, the company said that Otellini will take his leave at the company’s annual stockholder meeting in May, with the stated intent of easing the management transition during the next 6 months. Otellini has been CEO...
Intel Announces CEO Paul Otellini Will Retire In May, Mobile Weakness Could Be A Factor

Facebook Phone: Why Facebook May Join the Effort to Own Your Digital Soul

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Mobile computing is becoming increasingly important as users turn toward tablets and smartphones, and Facebook doesn't want to get cut out of the action....
Facebook Phone: Why Facebook May Join the Effort to Own Your Digital Soul
Report: Apple floats settlement talks in patent disputes

BlackBerry's "New" Strategy: Mobile First

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BlackBerry lost the mobile world it once ruled in a matter of years. Now, under new CEO Thorsten Heins, it hopes to reclaim it in an equally short time. But how? According to Heins’s remarks during his BlackBerry Live keynote this morning, by “building for mobile first.” As a pioneering...
BlackBerry's "New" Strategy: Mobile First

Zuckerberg: mobile is our biggest challenge

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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg acknowledged that the toughest challenge facing the social network today is adapting to the mobile computing shift. Bloomberg reports that Zuckerberg made the remarks in an interview at the Allen & Co. media conference last week, where the Facebook head was questioned on the difficulties he...
Zuckerberg: mobile is our biggest challenge

Apple-sanctioned Colby Walkmac from 1987 unearthed

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Mobile software developer and former Apple employee Ken Landau was engaged in a bit of spring cleaning when he uncovered a rare find: a still-functional, Apple-sanctioned portable version of the Mac SE created and built by electronics pioneer Chuck Colby in 1987, two years before Apple would begin its own...
Apple-sanctioned Colby Walkmac from 1987 unearthed

Smartphone and tablet users helped Obama win

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Smartphone and tablet users helped both presidential candidates raise funds and support in 2012, while mobile computing contributed directly to President Barack Obama's edge in Tuesday's presidential election....
Smartphone and tablet users helped Obama win
Titans Talking Turkey? Larry Page, Tim Cook Reportedly Discussing Patent Issues

PingChat! Makeover Looks Good [IPhone Apps]

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PingChat! (formerly known as Ping!) has received an overhaul. The iPhone messaging app now has a better looking user interface, allows for group chats, can send images and videos, and is ad-free. Not too shabby. More » iPhone - Smartphones - Handhelds - Mobile Computing - Wallpapers and Themes...
PingChat! Makeover Looks Good [IPhone Apps]

Mailbox founder: Bringing the email service to the desktop is "something we have to do"

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While giving a keynote presentation at the DEMO Europe conference in Moscow, Orchestra CEO Gentry Underwood confirmed that Mailbox, the popular mail app which was acquired by Dropbox, will be made into a desktop app. When asked by an audience member if Mailbox will come to the desktop, Underwood stated that ”It’s something...
Mailbox founder: Bringing the email service to the desktop is "something we have to do"

Tech hotshots: The rise of the UX expert

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Blame Apple's aesthetic: Even the stodgiest of enterprise shops are engaging user experience experts who can design logical, beautiful interfaces for mobile computing's limited spaces....
Tech hotshots: The rise of the UX expert
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