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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Smart Protect will help keep your next phone malware-free

If you own a smartphone or computer, device security should always be on your mind. With thousands of unknown (“zero-day”) malware apps being generated each day, some of the traditional signature-based antivirus solutions aren’t always able to detect them all. So to better help protect users from …

Google Life Sciences Company Has New Deal, Official Nemesis in Diabetes

The Alphabet company, a sci-fi pharma lab, is also searching for a new name.<p>Little has dribbled out of Alphabet, Google’s new holding company and moonshot umbrella, since its unveiling three weeks ago. But one of its businesses, Life Sciences, has kept busy and is willing to gab about it.<p>On Monday, …

Android Wear smartwatches come to the iPhone

That’s how it goes with smartwatches. They’re meant to keep you from having to pull your phone out of your pocket. You’re supposed to glance at the notifications and smile inwardly, knowing that you can ignore that ping and focus on who you’re talking to. At their best, they do exactly that. At …

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iPhone 6s release date and price: When will we get Apple's new smartphone?

The latest iPhone is just around the corner, with rumours of its features and cost everywhere. Here's what to expect<p>Apple's latest iPhone, expected to be called the iPhone 6s, is just around the corner. Last week, Apple sent out invitations to an event on September 9 at 10am Pacific Time (6pm BST), …

What Non-Believing Muslims Say About Faith In The World's Largest Muslim Country

<i>This blog originally appeared on USC's Center for Religion and Civic Culture website.</i><p>"If Islam is a religion of peace, why are people so violent?"<p>That rhetorical question brought me up short. I wasn't watching Pamela Geller's latest piece of Islamophobic stagecraft or listening to a stump speech …

5G, one wireless technology to rule them all?

If you look down the specification sheet of any modern day smartphone you will see that it supports a growing number of wireless technologies, 2G GSM, 3G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. The 2G, 3G and 4G technologies are about making phone calls and sending/receiving data via cell towers. Wi-Fi is …