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Apple's Select Round Of iPhone 5 Reviews Should Go Up At 9 Eastern Tonight

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At 9 p.m. Eastern on the nose today you're going to see reviews for the iPhone 5 hit a few select blogs and newspapers. Why? Because that's when reviewers made agreements with Apple to hold publication in exchange for early access to the iPhone 5. (That's assuming USA Today's in-print...
Apple's Select Round Of iPhone 5 Reviews Should Go Up At 9 Eastern Tonight

Apple to Buy AuthenTec for $356 Million

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Reuters reports that Apple will be acquiring AuthenTec for $356 million.AuthenTec Inc (AUTH.O), which makes fingerprint sensor chips used in personal computers, said it agreed to be bought by Apple Inc (AAPL.O) for about $356 million.Reuters describes AuthenTec as a maker of fingerprint sensor chips. From their fact sheet, AuthenTec...
Apple to Buy AuthenTec for $356 Million
The nano-SIM standard: manufacturers take sides over the shrinking SIM card
Wireless charging standard Qi fights Google, Starbucks, compatibility hiccups

Apple-owned Authentec sells its Embedded Security Solutions division to Inside Secure for $48 million

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Here’s an Apple-related acquisition that if you blinked you may have missed. Earlier today, French chip maker and NFC expert Inside Secure announced that it had entered an agreement to purchase Embedded Security Solutions (ESS) — an encryption-related hardware and software company that specialises in mobile and networking products — in...
Apple-owned Authentec sells its Embedded Security Solutions division to Inside Secure for $48 million

Apple's nano-SIM proposal draws fire from Motorola, Nokia, RIM

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Giesecke & Devrient's nano-SIM design is fueling quite the standards battle over in Europe, with Apple sitting in one corner, and the troika of Motorola, Nokia and RIM looming in the other. That's according to the Financial Times, which reports today that Cupertino is leading a charge to push...
Apple's nano-SIM proposal draws fire from Motorola, Nokia, RIM

Foxconn International turns to profit with more smartphones

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Foxconn International reported a return to profit for 2011. Although relatively slight, its $72.8 million was a sharp reversal from a $218.3 loss the year before. Officials credited the turnaround to a broader shift towards smartphones among its broader customers, including Huawei, Motorola, Nokia, and Sony, raising the overall money...
Foxconn International turns to profit with more smartphones

Apple Is Still On Top, But Seems Vulnerable (AAPL)

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Apple, the world's biggest and perhaps most admired company, seems to have lost some of its luster. Despite the hugely successful launch of the iPhone 5 and iPad mini tablet, shares in the California tech giant have slid some 20 percent from all-time highs, and analysts are questioning whether Apple...
Apple Is Still On Top, But Seems Vulnerable (AAPL)

Amazon, Motorola, Nokia to Battle Apple with Tech Announcements

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Among the events on the horizon: On Sept. 5, Nokia and Microsoft are expected to announce a high-end Lumia phone, probably with a new version of Windows Phone OS....
Amazon, Motorola, Nokia to Battle Apple with Tech Announcements
Huawei Ascend P1 review
Smartphones will replace keys on upcoming Hyundai cars

Sadly, Apple holds the high ground in electronics manufacturing

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Apple has been rightly criticized for the labor conditions in the factories that make its iPhones, iPads and Macs. When Apple joined the Fair Labor Association, the group investigated the factories Apple uses, the most famous of which is Foxconn. The report found cases of excessive overtime, unsafe working...
Sadly, Apple holds the high ground in electronics manufacturing
Apple and Samsung scoop up 99 percent of handset industry profits
HTC EVO 4G LTE review

J.D. Power: average smartphone satisfaction is up, fights are fierce for second place

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Satisfaction studies can sound like broken records, with familiar leaders and positions that don't move. Not so with J.D. Power's first smartphone survey for 2013. While Apple maintained the top spot for the ninth time in a row through US customers' happiness with the hardware design and ease of...
J.D. Power: average smartphone satisfaction is up, fights are fierce for second place
Big Tech: Nokia Fires 10,000: Looks to Undercut Cheap Android Phones
Apple fighting Motorola, Nokia, and RIM over nano-SIM standard

Customers not as happy with iPhone as they were last year

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The American Customer Satisfaction Index shows Apple remains on top, but it's declining while Motorola, Nokia, and Samsung are rising. [Read more]...
Customers not as happy with iPhone as they were last year

FLA president says Apple/Foxconn agreement raises bar, but will it raise prices?

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The findings of the Fair Labor Association’s investigation into Apple’s suppliers beginning with three Foxconn facilities were officially published yesterday. While finding excessive working hours and many violations of Chinese labor law, based on the FLA’s recommendations Foxconn and Apple have agreed to reduce workweek and overtime hours within...
FLA president says Apple/Foxconn agreement raises bar, but will it raise prices?

The Two Smartphone Business Trends That Mattered Most In 2012

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Patent Wars It is impossible to do a year-end review of the mobile ecosystem and not mention the thermonuclear patent wars. Patents are the story of the year in mobile - with billion dollar lawsuits, injunctions, cease-and-desist letters and patent trolls all marching us down the road to chaos. Samsung...
The Two Smartphone Business Trends That Mattered Most In 2012

Customer satisfaction with Microsoft software declines slightly after Windows 8 launch

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New data from the American Customer Satisfaction Index shows satisfaction with Microsoft software declining slightly this year, falling 1.3 points to a score of 74 on a scale of 100. The result follows the release of Windows 8 last fall, with a new interface that creates a learning curve for...
Customer satisfaction with Microsoft software declines slightly after Windows 8 launch
New nano-SIM format standardized, 40% smaller than micro-SIM

Apple buys mobile security company Authentec Inc for $365 million

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Mobile security company Authentec Inc. announced this morning that it has been acquired by Apple for $8 a share, which equates to $365 million. From Authentec Inc’s website: AuthenTec is a leading provider of mobile and network security. Our diverse product and technology offering helps protect individuals and organizations through secure...
Apple buys mobile security company Authentec Inc for $365 million

Engadget Mobile Podcast 131 - 03.25.2012

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This week, the Engadget Mobile Podcast is freer than free 4G and now features 1000% more Sacha Segan. So what are you waiting for, really?Hosts: Myriam Joire (tnkgrl), Brad Molen, Joseph VolpeGuest: Sascha SeganProducer: Trent WolbeMusic: Tycho - Coastal Brake (Ghostly International)00:01:40 - The iPad Wins Because Android Tablet...
Engadget Mobile Podcast 131 - 03.25.2012

Visualized: Apple and Samsung occupy the 99 percent... of phone profits

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Financial maven and maker of beautiful graphs Horace Deidu has found that between the top eight mobile phone vendors, Apple and Samsung share 99 percent of the total spoils. Of RIM, LG, Sony (Ericsson), Motorola, Nokia and HTC, only the latter made a profit -- claiming that left over...
Visualized: Apple and Samsung occupy the 99 percent... of phone profits

Apple squares off with Motorola, Nokia, RIM over nano-SIMs

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Apple's proposed extra-small SIM card standard has triggered a war it's currently likely to win, sources uncovered Tuesday. The format, nicknamed a "nano-SIM" by the FT in its purported leak, was opposed by proposals from Motorola, Nokia, and RIM. All of them were hoping to get approval from the European...
Apple squares off with Motorola, Nokia, RIM over nano-SIMs
Study Shows iPhone 300% More Reliable Than Samsung Smartphones

If Microsoft Shuts Down Google Maps In Germany, How Does That Benefit The Public?

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Most sane human beings have stopped trying to keep up with the interwined legal actions arising out of the smartphone patent wars between Apple, Google, Motorola, Nokia, Microsoft and all the rest. The cases, though, are still grinding through the courts, which periodically throw out their verdicts. According to...
If Microsoft Shuts Down Google Maps In Germany, How Does That Benefit The Public?

Apple Buys Fingerprint Tracker And Scanner AuthenTec

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News updates all day from Fast Company. Apple has bought touch-sensitive hardware maker AuthenTec for $356 million, Reuters reports.Dale Setlack, co-founder and then-CTO of AuthenTec made the Fast 50 winner in 2004. He told Fast Company then that he built his technology when he tested fingerprint scanning tech at emergency...
Apple Buys Fingerprint Tracker And Scanner AuthenTec

Apple stepping up mobile payments, security with AuthenTec buyout

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Is Apple ready to dive deep into the mobile payments game with the iPhone? It certainly seems so: Apple has purchased security chip and software company AuthenTec for $356 million, showing some of its cards when it comes to the future of its mobile products. AuthenTec revealed the buyout on...
Apple stepping up mobile payments, security with AuthenTec buyout
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