Yvonne Shaw

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An App To Share Civic Complaints Gains Popularity Where The Government Hasn’t Been Listening

In a country known for corruption issues, urban residents in Brazil are flocking to an app that lets them share what they care about directly with city officials.<p>Brazil is a country plagued by problems of rampant corruption, political and otherwise, but that doesn’t mean politicians completely …

Brazil

Killing the Nexus: should Android Silver take its place?

Let’s take the stance that Nexus is out and Silver is in. From what I have read of the Silver initiative, I am excited for the results as a consumer, but I really worry that developers are losing access to a definitive reference device.<p>Perhaps it could be argued that with all of the features that …

Android News

LG G3

All you need to know about the LG G3<p><b>Click here if you're looking for the new LG G4!</b><p>And here it is, folks. The LG G3 — the latest in a line that began …

Mobile Technology

The Weekender: transient texting, covert computing, and subversive smoking

The best of the week gone by<p>Welcome to <i>The Verge</i>: Weekender edition. Every Saturday, we'll bring you some of the best and most important reads of the past seven days, from original reports, to in-depth features, to reviews and interviews. Think of it as a collection of some of our favorite pieces …

Propelled by flagships, KitKat now on 8.5% of Android devices

April has been a great month for KitKat, with the latest version of Google’s operating system growing 3.5 percentage points, powered by the launch of several high-profile Android flagships.<p>In Google’s platform version statistics for the week ending May 1, Android 4.4 KitKat is now at 8.5 percent, …

Android News

Apple, Samsung win some, lose some in patent case

A jury tells Samsung to pay Apple $119.6 million for infringing some of its patents, while Apple owes Samsung $158,400 for infringing one of the Korean company's patents.<p>SAN JOSE, Calif. -- An eight-person jury on Friday handed back a mixed verdict in the Apple v. Samsung patent-infringement case, …

Computer Science