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Sony's Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact will be the first smartphones with PS4 Remote Play

Available from November on all three Xperia Z3 devices<p>The Sony Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact, and Z3 Tablet Compact are joining the PS Vita in being able to stream and play PlayStation 4 games away from the console. Starting in November, the three members of the new Z3 family will allow you to play your …

Apple partners with US retailer Nordstrom – report

Nordstrom is one of the US retailers working with Apple on its mobile wallet and payments rollout, according to <i>Bank Innovation</i>.<p>The news follows …

Dutch antivirus firm AVG buys US mobile security outfit Location Labs for $220M

The Czech-founded, Amsterdam-based security operation AVG Technologies already has a mobile presence, with antivirus and anti-theft apps for Android, …

VMware looks to AirWatch to simplify management and centralize client storage

VMware is leaning on AirWatch to let users access files from one place using virtual and physical clients and let admins manage desktops in the same way they handle mobile devices.<p>When VMware announced the US$1.54 billion AirWatch acquisition in January, it was the company’s biggest purchase ever, …

AirWatch security app gets EyeVerify's eye-scanning powers

Eye-scanning firm EyeVerify is adding its eye-vein technology to AirWatch's Secure Content Locker -- a business-centric app that keeps your work documents secure from prying eyes.<p>Unveiling its latest tie-up at mobile mega-show Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, EyeVerify says that businesses who …

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Upsight teams up with Adjust to deliver deeper mobile analytics

Upsight, a mobile marketing company, and analytics firm Adjust have formed a partnership to help game and app companies monetize their users better.<p>Under the deal, the two companies will offer combined services that deliver deeper, actionable analytics for better app performance. That means they …

iPhone 6's NFC chip may do far more than just mobile payments

All the conversation about the NFC (near field communication) chip in the iPhone 6 has so far centered around enabling mobile payments. But that’s not all we should be talking about.<p>NFC is a technology standard that specifies a set of radio frequencies used by two devices in close physical …