Mincey Owens

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Samsung Under Fire For Alleged Brazil Labor Violations

We told you recently about new allegations of violations at three Chinese factories that make Apple's popular iPhones and iPads. Now, we have more allegations of labor violations – this time against Apple's main rival, Samsung, and its operations in Brazil.<p>The Associated Press reported last week: …

Researchers show how to slip malware into Apple’s App Store

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Apple’s App Store can seem like Fort Knox, as Apple reviews each and every app before making it live. This fastidious approach …

Google And Apple May Bring Us A Console War We Didn't See Coming

Last night, the Wall Street Journal brought us news that Google has now set its sights on making its own Android-based video game console. The kicker? This is supposed to be in response to Apple doing the very same thing.<p>Google and Apple video game consoles? Are the Xbox One and PS4 dead already? …

Can Wi-Fi let you see people through walls?

Do you really wish you had X-ray vision? Sure, it would be fun to see what your neighbors are doing behind those walls -- until you see something you wish you hadn't.<p>Regardless, researchers at MIT have developed a sensing technology that uses low-power Wi-Fi to detect moving people. It follows …

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How Sony entrusted the design of the PlayStation 4 to an American consultant

In the creation of the PlayStation 4, Sony took the unprecedented step of entrusting its crown jewel to a game developer who is a consultant, not a full-time employee of the company.<p>Mark Cerny is a seasoned developer with decades of experience producing blockbuster Sony games such as the Crash …

Xbox One Price 'Too High' Says Economist

Kinect should be optional, says author.<p>Despite Microsoft's recent reversal to make Xbox One more appealing, economist and author Rafi Mohammed told …

Verizon starts selling 32GB Samsung Galaxy S 4 online for $299

Verizon customers -- now's your chance to grab Samsung's latest flagship device with more internal storage. The carrier has started selling the 32GB Galaxy S 4 online, giving buyers another choice besides the 16GB version sold on its website for $199. Shipments aren't promised until July 3rd, but …