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BlackBerry Tries To Innovate With Passport

September 24, 2014 12:03 pm | by USA TODAY | Videos | Comments

While the odds remain stacked against BlackBerry ever regaining smartphone supremacy, the new Passport brings the kind of fresh approach and design that will be vital for the company to survive.                

Hands On With The New Amazon Fire Phone

June 19, 2014 12:08 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

The cool features in Amazon's new Fire smartphone are a 3D display and Firefly, which uses the...

Bezos: Amazon Phone Offers 'Something Different'

June 19, 2014 9:53 am | by Ryan Nakashima and Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press | News | Comments

There are two ways to view the smartphone Amazon introduced to the world on Wednesday: It's...

Amazon About To Jump Into Smartphones

June 18, 2014 9:40 am | by Mae Anderson and Ryan Nakashima, AP Retail Writer | News | Comments

Amazon, a company of seemingly boundless ambition, appears to be venturing into yet another...

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Mobile Device Trends In The Industrial Sector

May 20, 2014 1:40 pm | by Abbigail Kriebs, Associate Editor, Industrial Distribution | Blogs | Comments

The mobile device trend is not just for the consumer sector anymore; buyer demand and employee desire has brought constant connectivity to the B2B space, and the trend only appears to be growing.               

FCC Fines Sprint In Do Not Call Case

May 20, 2014 10:02 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Federal Communications Commission says Sprint will pay $7.5 million in the largest Do Not Call settlement to date for making unwanted telemarketing calls and sending texts to consumers.                 

Apple And Samsung Technology Battle Nears Close

April 29, 2014 12:25 pm | by Paul Elias, Associated Press | News | Comments

Lawyers for both companies are expected to deliver closing arguments Tuesday before jurors are sent behind closed doors to determine a verdict in a closely watched trial over the ownership of smartphone technology.           


Beaming The Internet From Outer Space

February 27, 2014 10:22 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

A number of companies are trying to connect the world to the Internet by sending signals from high in the sky and even outer space.                                  

Apple's 1Q Disappoints Investors, Stock Stumbles

January 28, 2014 10:34 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Apple's holiday season proved to be a letdown, even though the company sold a record number of iPhones and iPads during its latest quarter.                   

GM To Outfit Chevy Vehicles With 4G From AT&T

January 6, 2014 9:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

GM says it will start outfitting most Chevrolet vehicles with 4G cellular capabilities in partnership with AT&T. The technology will let drivers make phone calls and allow passengers to surf the Web without burning through the voice and data limits on their phone plans. 

BlackBerry Loses $4.4 Billion In Latest Quarter

December 20, 2013 10:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BlackBerry reported a massive $4.4 billion loss in the third quarter and 56 percent drop in revenue in its first results under new chairman and interim chief executive John Chen who hopes to make the company profitable again by 2016.     

ISA Announces Wireless Networks For Industrial Automation, Fourth Edition

November 18, 2013 12:07 pm | by International Society of Automation | News | Comments

The International Society of Automation (ISA) announces that it has published a fourth edition of its highly popular book on wireless networks for industrial automation, updated with an extensive analysis of today’s newest wireless technologies.


Samsung Aims To Topple Apple As No. 1 In Tablets

November 6, 2013 11:29 am | by Youkyung Lee, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

A top executive, Shin Jong-kyun, told analysts on Wednesday that Samsung's tablet business is growing rapidly and the company will become the biggest maker of tablet computers. He didn't give a timeframe.        

Report: Apple Cuts Cost To Make iPad Air By 13 Pct.

November 6, 2013 11:23 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

The iPad Air that sells for $499 costs Apple $274 to make, based on an analysis released Tuesday by the research firm IHS Inc. That's a 13 percent decrease from the estimated $316 that it cost Apple to make the third-generation iPad introduced last year.

Apple To Open Phoenix-Area Plant, Employ 700

November 5, 2013 10:45 am | by Bob Christie, Associated Press | News | Comments

The manufacturing plant in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa will eventually employ 700 workers and provide material currently used only in its iPhone 5 cameras and fingerprint reading sensors.           

BlackBerry Abandons Sale Process, CEO Out

November 4, 2013 10:51 am | by ROB GILLIES, Associated Press | News | Comments

BlackBerry said CEO Thorsten Heins is stepping down. Heins took over in early 2012 after the company lost billions in market value. John Chen will serve as interim CEO. Fairfax head Prem Watsa will be appointed to the board.       

FAA OKs Using Gadgets On Planes

October 31, 2013 2:45 pm | by Joan Lowy, Associated Press | News | Comments

Government safety rules are changing to let airline passengers use most electronic devices from gate-to-gate. The change will let passengers read, work, play games, watch movies and listen to music — but not make cellphone calls.    


Modernizing Machine-to-Machine With Predix

October 17, 2013 9:57 am | by GE Software | Videos | Comments

The Industrial Internet is creating a new generation of intelligent devices that are self-aware, able to adapt their behavior, and can be managed and reprogrammed to meet rapidly changing requirements. Watch how Predix can enable industrial software to make machines intelligent and provide actionable insights into industrial assets and operations.

Sony's $200 Smartwatch Works With Android Phones

October 15, 2013 2:24 pm | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Sony's SmartWatch 2 hasn't gotten as much attention as Samsung Electronics Co.'s Galaxy Gear, but it's cheaper and compatible with a broader range of phones.                           

Internet Of Things Gets Major Distance Boost

October 14, 2013 3:01 pm | by IBM and Semtech Corporation | News | Comments

IBM and Semtech Corporation have announced a significant advancement in wireless technology, combining IBM software and Semtech hardware to create a system capable of transmitting data up to a distance of 9 miles, depending on the environment, with significantly improved ease-of-use.

Next Gen 802.11 Dual-Band Wi-Fi Platform For M2M Released

October 9, 2013 2:53 pm | Product Releases | Comments

B&B Electronics, Inc. has launched its next generation AirborneM2M 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi platform to provide secure, dual-band (2.4 and 5 GHz) Wi-Fi connectivity to rugged and mission-critical M2M networks.

First Impressions Of Microsoft's Surface 2

September 25, 2013 9:51 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Microsoft unveiled the Surface 2, a revamped tablet that features improved battery life, speed and a higher resolution screen.                                   

Bring Your Own Device: The Risks And Benefits - Part 2

September 24, 2013 10:08 am | by Nancy Cam-Winget, engineering, Cisco on behalf of Industrial IP Advantage | Articles | Comments

Mobile device adoption in the consumer world has been a catalyst for change in manufacturing. BYOD programs aren't designed just to satisfy employees, but also to drive efficiency and help your business achieve its goals.         

Bring Your Own Device: The Risks And Benefits - Part 1

September 23, 2013 10:08 am | by Nancy Cam-Winget, engineering, Cisco on behalf of Industrial IP Advantage | Articles | Comments

Mobile device adoption in the consumer world has been a catalyst for change in manufacturing. BYOD programs aren't designed just to satisfy employees, but also to drive efficiency and help your business achieve its goals.       

Tests: New iPhones Less Durable Than iPhone 5

September 23, 2013 9:43 am | by Anne D'Innocenzio, AP Retail Writer | News | Comments

As Apple pitches its newest smartphones, users may find something lacking compared with last year's model: They could break more easily.                                 

BlackBerry Announces 5-inch Z30 Ssmartphone

September 19, 2013 10:00 am | by Blackberry | Videos | Comments

The new Z30 smartphone brings BlackBerry 10 to the big screen for a richer, more powerful experience.                                           

Apple's New iPhone Fingerprint Scan Tech: The End Of Passcodes?

September 12, 2013 9:47 am | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

Apple announced Tuesday that their new models, the 5C and the 5S, will use a fingerprint scan instead of a passcode. Editor of Fast Company Robert Safian joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the implications of the new technology.      

Apple's Next Big Thing May Be Lower-Priced iPhone

September 10, 2013 9:47 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Apple's much-anticipated update to its line-up of iPhones may leave the impression that the technology pioneer's focus has shifted to making more affordable products than engineering innovative breakthroughs.            

Report: NSA Can Access Most Smartphone Data

September 9, 2013 9:54 am | by Frank Jordans, Associated Press | News | Comments

The U.S. National Security Agency is able to crack protective measures on iPhones, BlackBerry and Android devices, giving it access to users' data on all major smartphones, according to a report Sunday in German news weekly Der Spiegel.    

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