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Verizon and VMware Team Up To Protect Android Users' Data

Verizon has teamed up with privacy and business virtualization firm VMware to offer its Horizon Mobile virtual workspace solution on the LG Optimus Vu – known as the LG Intuition in the United States – and the Motorola RAZR M.<p>The concept is similar to BlackBerry Balance, a technology designed to …

Airlines bag $3.5 billion in luggage fees

Those fees passengers dole out to check a bag or change a flight proved a windfall for U.S. carriers last year, with airlines reaping a record amount from those extra charges.<p>U.S. airlines earned $3.5 billion in fees for checked luggage and another $2.6 billion in fees charged for changing a …

Obama Student Loan Policy Reaping $51 Billion Profit

The Obama administration is forecast to turn a record $51 billion profit this year from student loan borrowers, a sum greater than the earnings of the nation's most profitable companies and roughly equal to the combined net income of the four largest U.S. banks by assets.<p>Figures made public Tuesday …

Obama 'Needs to Fire Somebody,' Says Former Clinton Adviser

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>How bad is it in Washington for the Obama administration? It's Obama "needs to fire somebody" bad, …

Defense Department workers forced to take furloughs

Defense officials say they are sending people home for as few days as possible.<p>WASHINGTON — The Pentagon announced Tuesday that most of its civilian workforce will be required to take 11 unpaid leave days this year as part of an effort to save money in the face of mandatory budget cuts.<p>Most workers …

Lawyer: Boston bomb suspect Tsarnaev's widow to cooperate

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (AP) — A new criminal defense lawyer for the widow of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev says his client will continue to cooperate with investigators but says he plans to keep quiet about the details of her case publicly because that could hurt the …

China central bank looking into Bloomberg data

BEIJING (MarketWatch) — China’s central bank, which oversees the world’s largest hoard of foreign-exchange reserves, has started looking into …

Malaria and HIV Spike as Greece Cuts Healthcare Spending

The nasty downside of austerity.<p>One day in late March, European finance and health ministry officials met at the OECD's Paris office to discuss how healthcare systems are faring in times of austerity.<p>On the second day of the two-day conference, Greek finance ministry official Evdoxia Andrianopoulou …

Cydia Substrate Comes To Android (Cydia Store Next?)

Cydia, a platform commonly thought of as the alternative app store for jailbroken iPhones and iPads, has just today arrived on Android of all places, in the form of Cydia Substrate*, a tool for developers to build code modifications to other applications. Though Android is by its nature more open …

Google Glass Explorer Edition teardown reveals hits and misses on repairability

Bill Detwiler cracks open a Google Glass Explorer Edition beta unit and discovers that the wearable computer's sturdy construction makes some repairs impractical.<p>Not since the iPhone or iPad has a gadget generated more buzz than Google Glass. So of course I wanted to take it apart and explore its …

Google Glass

10 Things The Samsung Galaxy S4 Can Do That The iPhone Can't

When the phone first came out, reviewers criticized Samsung for shoving too many complex and glitchy extras in the phone.<p>But there are some features in the GS4 that do work well and could be useful, and you won't find them in the GS4's chief rival, the iPhone.<p>Let's take a look at some of the best …

Google I/O 2013 behind-the-scenes preview tour: we’re here!

It’s day zero at Google I/O 2013, the company’s developer event made for and by developer groups and Google to strengthen their world of software, …

Android News

Aquos Pad SH-08E flaunts 7-inch high-res IGZO display, 1.7GHz quad-core processor

Amid the bevy of phones outed in NTT DoCoMo's summer lineup, the Japanese carrier snuck in a tablet: Sharp's Aquos Pad SH-08E. A 7-inch 1,920 x 1,200 IGZO display dominates the front of the Android 4.2 device, while a 1.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon 600 processor and a 4,200mAh battery are tucked …

Netflix stops third-party apps from tracking when streaming titles expire

Back in March Netflix announced it wouldn't allow new developers to utilize its Public API, and now the company has removed a feature from existing apps after the API led to some unwanted attention. As explained in the Netflix API Developer Blog, the company will no longer relay when titles are set …

Sony announces pricing for 55- and 65-inch 4K TVs in the UK, pre-order now, in-stores June

Fancy some of the 4K magic from Sony, but are living over in the UK? Well you can get one step closer by pre-ordering today. The Bravia X9 -- as it's known over there -- comes in two sizes (55- and 65-inch) both of which will land in bricks and mortar stores in mid-June. The price? Well, £4,000 and …

Panasonic Unveils ELUGA P-03E Android Smartphone With Air Gestures

Panasonic has strengthened its range of Android smartphones today with the ELUGA P-03E, a new handset with a 4.7-inch full HD display (1920×1080) and a 1.7 GHz Snapdragon quad-core processor.<p>The high-end device is just 10.9mm thick and leans on 2GB of RAM, coupled with 32GB of internal memory for …

Redbox Instant Is Now Available On LG Smart TVs

On-demand movie streaming service Redbox Instant, a joint venture between Redbox and Verizon Communications, is now available on LG’s Smart TV platform.<p>Over 40 models are supported at launch, allowing users to connect to the service and start watching content without any additional hardware or …

Sony offers pricing and availability info on new Bravia X9 4K TV

4K TVs are slowly beginning to come to the market in force with more and more major TV manufacturers announcing their products. The latest TV maker …

Televisions

Apple Hopes to Add Samsung’s Galaxy S4 to Patent Litigation Pig Pile

Add another Samsung device to the ever-lengthening list of smartphones that Apple alleges infringe its intellectual property.<p>This week, Apple — …

Galaxy Note

NEC's Medias X smartphone for DoCoMo features first-ever liquid-cooled CPU

NEC's just broken some new ground with the Medias X, the world's first liquid-cooled smartphone that was launched as part of DoCoMo's summer lineup. Rather than aiming it at the propeller-heads usually associated with that tech, though, NEC and DoCoMo are marketing it toward women in the same …

Way to go: Google Maps leak promises 'tailored' results

Watch for a major Maps overhaul as one of the many reveals at Wednesday's Google I/O extravaganza.<p>Google is giving Maps a major overhaul, promising a "tailored map for every search," according to a sign-up page that inadvertently went live ahead of its official launch at Google's developer …

Google Maps