Tag Archives: United States

VIDEO: Watch What You Text: IPhone Surveillance Startup Moves To NYC

27 Feb

VIDEO: Watch What You Text: IPhone Surveillance Startup Moves To NYC

Good luck lying to your parents now. mSpy has been helping people monitor each other’s phone activity since 2011, and the London-based company is now setting up shop in New York City’s Financial District. The smartphone monitoring software they devised keeps track of users’ phone calls, texts, browsers, and even their WhatsApp activity. It sounds […]

VIDEO: Used Phone Market Growing, Slowly

24 Feb

VIDEO: Used Phone Market Growing, Slowly

Consumer Intelligence Research Partners have released the results of its research on the market for used mobile phones. Their research says fewer than 20% of new phone buyers sell or trade-in their old phone. When they do, mobile carrier trade-in programs dominate the market. Almost one-third of Apple iPhones get sold or traded-in, but in […]

VIDEO: Adobe Partners With Microsoft’s Azure To Power NBC’s Sochi Olympics Video Streaming

5 Feb

VIDEO: Adobe Partners With Microsoft’s Azure To Power NBC’s Sochi Olympics Video Streaming

NBC caught a lot of flak for its live video streams during the London Olympics, but for Sochi, the network promises to stream every event live. Just like during the London Olympics, NBC’s partner for making these streams possible–and authenticating cable subscribers– is Adobe, and Adobe itself is partnering with Microsoft to power the streams. […]

VIDEO: Apple, Samsung Spar Over Potential U.S. Ban On Smartphone Sales

31 Jan

VIDEO: Apple, Samsung Spar Over Potential U.S. Ban On Smartphone Sales

Samsung sought to defeat Apple’s bid for a permanent sales ban against some Samsung smartphones, arguing in court on Thursday that Apple’s request was an attempt to instill fear among telecom carriers and retailers that carry Samsung’s products. At a hearing in federal court in San Jose, California, Samsung attorney Kathleen Sullivan told U.S.

VIDEO: Samsung, Google Sign Patent Agreement

27 Jan

VIDEO: Samsung, Google Sign Patent Agreement

Samsung Electronics Company has signed an agreement with Google Incorporated to cross-license their patents, reducing the risk of costly legal disputes over intellectual property, and likely fostering greater collaboration between the two tech giants. Seoul-based Samsung said Monday that the deal covers patents to be filed over the next 10 years, as well as existing […]

VIDEO: Google, Apple Nab 345 Patents That May Govern Your Next Car

2 Jan

VIDEO: Google, Apple Nab 345 Patents That May Govern Your Next Car

What will your next car be like? Google, Apple and other giants of the smartphone business have plenty of ideas. In fact, Google alone has 310 U.S. patents relating to areas such as car-based smart devices, navigation and route guidance, while Apple has another 35. Meanwhile, five other smartphone players have a total of 617 […]

VIDEO: Apple Devices Popular For Orders On Christmas

29 Dec

VIDEO: Apple Devices Popular For Orders On Christmas

According to a report by IBM twenty three percent of all e-commerce orders made on Christmas Day were from Apple’s iOS devices. Phones and tablets running Google’s Android only accounted for 4.6 percent. IOS customers also spent almost twice the amount per order as the average Android shopper.

VIDEO: Target Says PINs Were Also Stolen

28 Dec

VIDEO: Target Says PINs Were Also Stolen

Target said Friday that debit card PINs were among the financial information stolen from millions of customers who shopped at the retailer this month. The company said the stolen numbers, which customers type in to keypads to make secure transactions, were encrypted and that this strongly reduces risk to consumers. In addition to the encrypted […]

VIDEO: Apple Says Beyoncé Album Breaks Record

17 Dec

VIDEO: Apple Says Beyoncé Album Breaks Record

Apple says the new self-titled album from music superstar Beyoncé has sold just under 829-thousand copies worldwide since it was released exclusively by the iTunes Store three days ago. The company said that made it the fastest-selling album ever on the music-selling site. U.S. album sales totaled over 617-thousand for the work work that included […]

VIDEO: Datawind Releases $37.99 Android Tablet In US

16 Dec

VIDEO: Datawind Releases $37.99 Android Tablet In US

Datawind first made waves back in 2011 with an Android tablet available to the schools in India for a government-subsidized price of $22. Known as the Aakash 2, the little tablet that could is now available in the US for $37.99 under the name UbiSlate 7Ci . The UbiSlate 7Ci anchors a lineup of tablets […]