Teens Want Smartphones Over Cars (Just Don’t Mix the Two)

Phoebe Mandap | November 28th

Christmas is in the air and people are shopping early to avoid the Christmas rush.   It's stressful enough to pick the right gifts for the right people, but when it comes to finicky teenagers,...»

Phone Hackers Arrested for Terrorist Funding Scams

Mellisa Tolentino | November 28th

Last week, four individuals were arrested in the Philippines for allegedly hacking into telecommunications companies in the United States, including AT&T, and using the money acquired to fund a terrorist network in Asia, Jemaah Islamiah...»

High Expectations for iPhone 5, iPad 3 in 2012

Mellisa Tolentino | November 28th

As we approach the new year, rumors for the iPhone 5 and iPad 3 are increasing.  Last week it was reported that the iPhone 5 will sport a 4-inch screen, though the exterior design...»

Yandex Acquires SPB Software to Grow Mobile Footprint

Mellisa Tolentino | November 28th

Yandex, Russia’s largest and most popular internet search engine, announced its acquisition of SPB Software, a leading brand in mobile software responsible for making applications for mobile phones, which enable subscribers to...»

This Week’s Best iPad, Android Tablet Business Apps: Syncplicity Tops the List

Maria Deutscher | November 27th

Syncplicity’s recent launch on Android and Amazon’s highly-anticipated  Kindle Fire tops this week’s roundup. The file sync and management app introduces the bulk of the features available on iOS to Google’s rivaling operating system, as...»

This Week in Cloud: PaaS Expansion on the Rise

Maria Deutscher | November 26th

As the title highlights, a few rather significant updates poured in this past week from the as-a-service, industry in addition to other areas.  For starters, the Salesforce.com-owned Heroku introduced a new database-as-a-service for the...»

A Voice Test: Microsoft TellMe v. Apple Siri

Alex Williams | November 26th

A Microsoft executive said this week that its TellMe service on Windows Phone 7 is similar to Apple Siri. Jason Carwright, a videoblogger from Australia, decided to put the two to a side-by-side test:...»

This Week in Mobile: Apple Seeks Govt Deal, AT&T Falls Out with T-Mobile Merger

Mellisa Tolentino | November 25th

While everyone is busy shopping or just enjoying the start of the holiday season, let’s take a quick look at what happened in the mobile scene this week. On Monday, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority was supposed...»

Cloudant CEO: We’re Still Committed to Apache CouchDB

Klint Finley | November 25th

On Monday Canonical announced that it will no longer use Apache CouchDB as the basis for its structured data synchronization in Ubuntu One and would replace it with a custom built solution. The news was met...»

Google: Too Nerdy, or Not Nerdy Enough?

Klint Finley | November 25th

Google has been catching a lot of flak over the past couple years, much of it along the lines of this post about Google Plus. The gist of it is that Google products are built by...»