Android, iOS or Others: Which Platform Suits You?

Mellisa Tolentino | August 5th

Admit it, you want an Apple device, be it for the design of the software or its outer aesthetics.  But unfortunately, due its higher price compared to other devices, you can’t afford one.  So many...»

Square Fraud was Inevitable. Encryption, Anyone?

Maria Pila | August 5th

Researchers at the Black Hat security conference on Thursday revealed ways in which the Square payment system, which turns any iPhone, iPad or Android into a point-of-sale credit card processor, could be used for...»

HTC Acquires Dashwire, Another Move to Dodge Patent Lawsuits

Mellisa Tolentino | August 5th

In this era, it’s hard to be a start-up company or a company pushing for innovation, because you’ll probably be hindered by other companies too busy slapping patent lawsuits in your face.  So what can...»

Nokia’s Decline Spurs Innovation in Finland as Engineers Discover Startups

Maria Deutscher | August 4th

Finland has seen a boom in the startup scene recently, and the numbers are there to back that up. European tech blog ArcticStartup made some calculations and found that Finland had the highest average venture capital investment per capita last...»

Android Woes Grow as Developers Seek Revenues, Transparency

Mellisa Tolentino | August 4th

Google is fending off lawsuits from Microsoft, Apple, and Oracle to defend their Android OS platform.  The company has always stated that they have an open-source platform but their platform developers seem to think otherwise....»

Sony Delays Launch of PS Vita, Focus on TV Sales

Mellisa Tolentino | August 4th

The holiday season is still a couple months out, but in today's rapid retail cycled environment, many manufacturers are planning release dates and timing product launches accordingly.   And people are getting excited for new...»

VoIP Wins Big as Carriers Chomp Data Plans, Skype Extends Android Device Support

Maria Pila | August 4th

Big things have been happening for Skype lately and the world’s best known VOiP app is only getting bigger and better, even more so since being acquired by Microsoft.  An updated version of Skype...»

Patent Wars Ablaze: Google’s Outrage, Verizon’s Loss

Mellisa Tolentino | August 4th

Google has been caught in a web of lawsuits for a period of time now, and last Tuesday, it just got worse as they have been slapped with nine new lawsuits by European Union--another...»

Galaxy Tab Update Follows TouchPad, Battles iPad Worldwide

Mellisa Tolentino | August 4th

After being blocked by Apple in their Australian release of their Galaxy Tab 10.1, Samsung pushed for their New Zealand release.  The company believes that the injunction filed against them in Australia has no...»

The Cultural and Economic Impact of Banned Mobile Apps

Kristina Farrah | August 4th

While Apple and Android may not be exactly the best of friends, both companies have their reasons why they've been on an application ban spree that's kicking up for Android in particular these past few...»