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Juniper jettisons mobile security biz

Sells Junos Pulse to private equity firm for $250 million

13 Android Tools for Web Developers

Android mobile devices, while not typically thought of as places where development work gets done, can offer surprisingly useful apps to help developers get the job done, anywhere.

India ushers in the post-iPhone era

Apple’s insistence on premium-priced iPhones has created opportunity for look-a-likes to capitalize in up-and-coming markets.

3D Gestures for Mobile Devices: IK Multimedia’s iRing

Here’s an inexpensive new product that promises hours of fun for musicians of all types – but it might also point the way to 3D interfaces for mobile devices.

Apple orders record number of iPhones ahead of iPhone 6 launch

With the iPhone 6 launch looming, Apple has reportedly ordered manufacturers to prepare for upwards of 80 million units.

Phone unlocking bill clears US House, next step is president's signature

The bill reverses a 2013 decision that phone unlocking by consumers ran afoul of copyright laws

LG notches record smartphone shipments on G3 strength

LG shipped 14.5 million smartphones in the second quarter

Report: Apple's new iPhone 6 could have biggest initial production

Apple is reportedly ordering 70 to 80 million iPhone 6 smartphones

China's Xiaomi to sell $13 smart wristband, trumpets global ambitions

Xiaomi's fitness-tracker wristband can also automatically unlock your smartphone

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iPhone 6 rumor rollup for the week ending July 18

Apple iPhone 6 scuttlebutt includes: Delay by bottleneck(s), or not, happy haptics, battery woes.

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Rumor claims iPhone 6 to sport 13-megapixel camera from Sony

A new rumor claims that Apple's iPhone 6 may feature a 13-megapixel camera.

Apple, IBM spell out enterprise support for iPhone, iPad

Will split duties, but IBM, which 'speaks enterprise,' will run point in new partnership

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How a '70s technology is stopping smartphone progress…and why that might change soon

An apparent breakthrough in lumbering battery innovation could quickly change the number-one issue for smartphone users… battery life. And in-turn, kick start the Internet of Things.

Apple-IBM deal threatens Android's enterprise push

And BlackBerry may get caught in the cross-fire

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What's missing from Apple's big enterprise deal with IBM?

Apple and IBM get together to boost iOS in the enterprise. But there's one huge omission in the deal.

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SpeechTrans Wristband Watch : A small step towards the Babel Fish

SpeechTrans does sophisticated translations between many languages and with their SpeechTrans Bluetooth Wristwatch Band they are trying to make translation even more accessible ...

Senate passes bill allowing mobile phone owners to unlock devices

The House will still have to pass the Senate bill before it becomes law

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How smuggling is behind the latest spec in smartphones

Why a return to the primitive microSD card-slot in smartphone design might beat out cloud offerings. Conveniently, book-burner regions echo smartphone growth areas.

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