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Geek of the Week: Software engineer Jesse Johnston is making medicine smarter

Google Play for Education could kill the iPad in schools

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Google released a major new education program today that organizes and manages the way teachers push apps, books, and other learning content to student tablets. Technology changed the way we socialize, find new things to do, get directions,...
Google Play for Education could kill the iPad in schools

Google used Android/iOS battle “for show” too

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Google CEO Larry Page is either experiencing amnesia or consciously rewriting the history of Apple and Google in the battle for mobile developers and consumers. In an interview with Bloomberg Businessweek Wednesday, Page says that with Apple the “Android differences were actually for show” and that Steve Jobs and company created...
Google used Android/iOS battle “for show” too

Mobile becomes a core component of AdSense

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We launched AdSense for mobile content before the smartphone revolution when everyone had a flip phone. Our goal was to help pioneering publishers monetize their mobile content. Since then, we’ve seen mobile technology advance and an increasing number of consumers are viewing content from “smarter” mobile devices. To make...
Mobile becomes a core component of AdSense

Samsung Buys Firm's Mobile Business

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Looking to give itself an edge in smartphone and tablet components, Samsung acquired the mobile-technology business of semiconductor design company Cambridge Silicon Radio $310 million....
Samsung Buys Firm's Mobile Business

After being banned in Australia, Huawei plans increased 4G investment in India

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Chinese telecom firm Huawei is to increase its presence in India’s growing market and focus on 4G, after the company was barred from competing for a contract relating to Australia’s national broadband network on national security grounds. Now, according to a Business Line report, the company has set its sight on India,...
After being banned in Australia, Huawei plans increased 4G investment in India
StudyBlue raises $9M to equip students with digital backpacks

Red Hot Labs raises $1.5M for mobile games and a platform to make them spread

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Started by the team that created Zynga’s FarmVille, Red Hot Labs has raised $1.5 million in funding to create a mobile-technology platform and the games that prove it works. The San Francisco company, started by founders and Zynga veterans Amitt Mahajan (pictured right) and Joel Poloney (pictured left), is...
Red Hot Labs raises $1.5M for mobile games and a platform to make them spread

Please Let This Apple Rumor Be True: A Smart Watch That Talks to Your iPhone

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It's that time of year again. The Apple rumor mill is working overtime as customers await iOS 6 and the iPhone 5 in the fall, with a 7-inch iPad and long-anticipated HDTV set on the horizon. One purported iOS 6 feature could propel Apple into wearable computing in a very...
Please Let This Apple Rumor Be True: A Smart Watch That Talks to Your iPhone

Surprising Findings About Mobile Worker Collaboration

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The last few months have seen a spate of end of year surveys and forward-looking prediction reports that examine the workplace ‘digital transformation’ to a more collaborative work environment with greater worker mobility. Below, I have captured some of the report highlights, providing links to the studies that can be...
Surprising Findings About Mobile Worker Collaboration

Samsung buys CSR's mobile technology

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Samsung has bought the Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and location technology portfolio of chipmaker CSR, it was announced today. Reuters reported this morning that the South Korean smartphone maker had completed the deal, paying $310 million for CSR's portfolio. The move brings Samsung's capabilities more in line with those of chipmaker Qualcomm,...
Samsung buys CSR's mobile technology
Was a huge drop in violence in the 1990s caused by more people owning cellphones?
RIM loses another big customer as major government agency switches to Apple

Microsoft aims to straddle two worlds with new Surface tablet

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Microsoft’s lumbering crawl into mobile technology had many writing off the titan of computer software as a has-been. But after unveiling its first tablet, called the Surface, some analysts advise not to count the company out just yet. Read full article >>...
Microsoft aims to straddle two worlds with new Surface tablet

Tips for developing a mobile device management strategy

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As more employees bring personal devices to work, companies want to strike a balance between being agents of change and adaptation to mobile technology and safeguarding data. Rolling out mobile device management often means choosing unpopular rules....
Tips for developing a mobile device management strategy
Samsung’s Galaxy S II named best smartphone in the world, and Samsung is just getting started

Korea’s SK Telecom claims world first with new multi-carrier mobile service

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South Korean operator SK Telecom has announced that it has grabbed a world first by launching a commercial LTE service that makes use of multi-carrier (MC) mobile technology to enhance speed and quality of service. The service, which went live on July 1, uses MC to provide a faster, more...
Korea’s SK Telecom claims world first with new multi-carrier mobile service

Using mobile technology to tackle unemployment in developing countries

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We need better understanding of mobile learners, not mobile phones, to address the challenge of youth unemploymentAttention in the development sector has shifted sharply towards two areas over the past couple of years: youth and employment. While the huge increase in some countries' 15-24 year old population offers an opportunity...
Using mobile technology to tackle unemployment in developing countries
Retailers must hop on the connected consumer bandwagon before it's too late
Let the '5G' confusion begin: Samsung demos ultra-fast wireless with bad branding

It's Time for an Internal Memo: Dibble Takes Over All Tech at Yahoo

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Even though he is interim CEO, Ross Levinsohn just made a significant change in Yahoo’s tech organization, putting David Dibble in charge of both central technology and core platforms. Previously, Dibble had been running technology and operations. The move puts everything from Yahoo’s vast databases to its infrastructure that...
It's Time for an Internal Memo: Dibble Takes Over All Tech at Yahoo

Intel's Computex Keynote: We're Investing in Touch, Putting User Experience First

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Today at Computex, Intel SVP of Sales and Marketing Tom Kilroy gave a keynote addressing the company's latest advances in mobile technology, including its just-released Ivy Bridge platform for Ultrabo......
Intel's Computex Keynote: We're Investing in Touch, Putting User Experience First

Friday Poll: Is Facebook mobile enough for you?

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In the shadow of a less-than-stunning IPO, Facebook now faces questions about its long-term viability, especially in the face of the onward march of mobile technology. [Read more]...
Friday Poll: Is Facebook mobile enough for you?
StadiumVision turns every smartphone at Brooklyn Nets games into a live video scoreboard

Clarion Next Gate hands-on (video)

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CTIA, while focused on mobile technology, often gives us the chance to peek at other devices that bridge into our beloved mobile world. Clarion's Next Gate is one such device, running on a 7-inch WVGA display and interfacing with your iPhone via the dock connector. Once you're hooked up...
Clarion Next Gate hands-on (video)

A Tablet Good for Living Room, Bag and Water

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In today’s tablet market, one device stands distinctly above all others: Apple’s iPad. With this tablet, Apple did what it always does and created an innovative, must-have device in a once-unexciting category. That was three years ago. Now, a company that made its name with high-end consumer electronics wants...
A Tablet Good for Living Room, Bag and Water

Online World For Christian Youth Lets Kids 'Munch' Loaves and Fishes at the Feet of Virtual Jesus

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Hey, kids. Did you know there are more than 700 online virtual worlds, attracting visits from more than 500 million preteens? And that not a single one of them is dedicated to presenting the Bible and its teachings in a social, interactive format? Not until now. That’s according to a...
Online World For Christian Youth Lets Kids 'Munch' Loaves and Fishes at the Feet of Virtual Jesus

Personal Tech Extra: Daddy, What Were Compact Discs?

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In a special package of articles about personal technology, Sam Grobart ponders a future in which he will have to tell his children about the great format wars of the last century. Plus articles about mobile technology as a secret helper for the old or those with impaired vision or...
Personal Tech Extra: Daddy, What Were Compact Discs?

Mobile is magic for small business

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With the increasing convenience and availability of mobile technology, small businesses are finding it easier to compete. The Small Business Mobility Report by CDW found that nearly all respondents -- 94% -- agreed that their use of mobile devices for work tasks has made them more efficient. This efficiency boost...
Mobile is magic for small business

Crossbar Raises $20M For Memory Storage And Possible Successor To Flash

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Crossbar has raised $20.5 million from undisclosed investors for its memory storage technology that could be a possible successor to flash. According to a Form D filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Crossbar has an intent to raise $21 million. Crossbar has previous investments from Correlation Ventures, with additional...
Crossbar Raises $20M For Memory Storage And Possible Successor To Flash
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