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China's Huawei reports 19% jump in sales

<b>Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei has reported a 19% jump in sales to 135.8bn yuan ($21.9bn; £12.8bn) for the first six months of the year.</b><p>It said it expects to make an operating profit margin of 18.3% for the period.<p>Huawei has traditionally concentrated on making telecoms network equipment, …

Google Has a Huge New Business You Probably Don’t Know About

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Get Ready for the New Android L Camera Updates

Photo enthusiasts who carry an Android handset in their pockets — as opposed to a photo-centric iPhone — can look forward to vast improvements in performance, control and image quality with the upcoming Android L mobile OS.<p>According to a report by Android Police, the Google team has focused on the …

Facebook accepts 62 percent of applicants into FbStart developer program

Facebook has announced the development of a program called FbStart, which will give mobile app developers access to app testing and user research. This is the company’s latest initiative to become a big player in the app market.<p>About 800 companies have applied for FbStart, and Facebook has accepted …

Apple Expected to Announce iPhone 6 in Early September, With Launch Later in the Month

Rumors and past release date info have thus far pointed towards a September launch date for the iPhone 6, which has now been confirmed by a reliable source that spoke to <i>MacRumors</i>.<p>Mass shipments of the iPhone 6 from China to the United States are expected to occur during the last two weeks of August …

Google’s killer Android L feature: Up to 36% more battery life thanks to Project Volta

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>When the next version of Android arrives, don’t be surprised if your phone can run longer on a single charge. Project Volta, …

Google smartwatch review roundup: Android Wear put through its paces

Google’s first smartwatches have hit reviewers' hands in the US and Android Wear is being put through its first paces.<p>Google hopes that Android Wear – its new software for smartwatches and other wearable devices – will convince users that smartwatches are actually useful.<p>Joanna Stern from the Wall …

Study: Brits want bigger phones

Bigger is better in terms of smartphones in the U.K., according to a new study by Context, a phone shipment tracking company.<p>Research now shows that nearly one-quarter of phone shipments in the U.K. during the first quarter of 2014 were for smartphones that had a screen larger than 4.9 inches, …

Pond: Wireless iPhone charging gets classy good looks

The Pond on Kickstarter gives iPhone users an elegant charging tray to wirelessly power up their devices.<p>Nobody has ever looked at an Apple charger plugged into a wall with an iPhone tethered on the other end and thought, "Wow, that's such an elegant and beautiful solution with outstanding …

Apple could rake in $38.2 billion for the quarter

Apple could have a quarterly revenue of $38.2 billion, which will surpass Wall Street’s prediction of $37.9 million, claims Wells Fargo Securities analyst Maynard Um.<p>For the June quarter, Apple is expected to round out at 36.5 million iPhones sold, according to the iDownload blog. At this time one …

New Microsoft Office app coming to Android tablets

Android tablet owners pining for Microsoft Office can afford to crack a smile of anticipation as a purpose built version encompassing Word, Excel, and PowerPoint should arrive later this year.<p>“Our goal continues to be to delight users wherever they are and on whatever device they are using by …

Can The Blackphone Wake Us From An Android Security Nightmare?

By Luke Dormehl9 minute Read<p>Your smartphone is about as private as a public restroom. Prone to surveillance and data leaks, today’s smartphones pay …

App: A Documentary About The Human Side Of The App Revolution

Those interested in how our culture shapes and is shaped by the software we use every day should check out “App: The Human Story,” a documentary project on Kickstarter that hopes to give an in-depth look at the impact apps have had since their introduction with the original iPhone in 2007:<p>This …

Facebook Is Testing Out Ads Using 'Missed Calls' In India

There are over one billion people that have smartphones in the world, but roughly seven out of ten people still use feature phones. A large portion of the population in high-growth countries like India, South Africa, Mexico, Brazil, Indonesia and Nigeria use feature phones as a primary device for …

Qualcomm buys Wilocity to put gigabit wireless connections in smartphones

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Qualcomm(s qcom) confirmed on Wednesday that it is buying gigabit wireless specialist Wilocity in a move that puts the mobile …

Expect a new version of Office for Android tablets later this year

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Sure, there’s a basic version of Office(s msft) for Android(s goog) phones, but heavy Office users might be looking with …

New Google Play Services 5.0 rolls out, updating Androids without a new version of Android

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Janko Roettgers/Gigaom<p>You probably won’t notice it but if you have an Android phone, it should be getting a …

Google launches third-party Android Wear apps

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Google(s goog) is continuing the momentum it started at last week’s Google I/O developer event. After rolling out Google Play …

Samsung partners with Trek to enhance cyclists' rides

Samsung is taking its fitness fascination to a whole other level. The company announced Wednesday that it's partnering with Trek bicycles to see how its gadgets can better the cycling experience of riders of all levels -- from elite cyclists to weekend warriors to everyday commuters.<p>The company has …

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Amazon refuses to bend to the FTC's demands over in-app purchases

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) wants Amazon to update some of its policies regarding in-app purchases, but the retail giant is having none of it. According to documents obtained by the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> the company is facing a lawsuit that would require it to pay hefty fines and dramatically …

Salesforce Mobile Reports And Dashboards Provide In-depth Knowledge On The Fly

Salesforce.com today announced a new mobile reports and dashboards tool that runs on their mobile Salesforce1 platform. The goal of the product is to give salespeople access to information on the go, presented to them in a customized fashion to meet the unique needs of each individual …

Microsoft reportedly working on iOS-compatible fitness band for Q4 release

Microsoft is planning its own entry into the wearable market, but won’t make it exclusive to Windows devices, according to a report from Paul Thurrott. The device won’t be a watch, but a simple fitness band that can sync with multiple smartphone platforms, including Windows, iOS, and Android.<p>The …

Anchor Pointer App: Find Your Way Back Anywhere

Navigation apps for iPhone may not be in short supply, but that isn’t stopping iOS and Mac developers Pleeq from throwing its hat into the ring with Anchor Pointer.<p>Anchor Pointer isn’t your typical navigation app. It bypasses turn-by-turn directions and maps to return you to specific points where …

Goldman Sachs asks judge to force Google to unsend an email

The investment bank has taken its complaint to the New York State Supreme Court to scrub an email containing confidential info accidentally sent to a total stranger.<p><b>Editor's note, July 3 at 10:50 a.m. PT:</b> <i>Goldman Sachs has now confirmed that Google agreed to its request to block a sensitive email</i> …

Microsoft Researcher: I Use An iPhone 'But I Despise The Device'

Boyd is a principal researcher at Microsoft Research, and, to be fair, she also has a bunch of roles outside of Microsoft. She's a research assistant professor at New York University; a fellow at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet and Society; founder of the Data & Society Research Institute; …

Yahoo cleans house and kills products - again

Yahoo is shutting down a number of poor performing products to help streamline its business.<p>The Web portal is closing Xobni, an email startup the …

Will Google Fiber Make Kansas City, Provo And Portland The New Tech Meccas?

Regional business incentives have become big news. Over the past several months, we’ve heard about Walgreen potentially ditching its Illinois headquarters in favor of Switzerland to lower its corporate tax rate to 20% from the roughly 31% it currently pays in the U.S. We saw the official launch of …