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  • ITC to investigate another Apple complaint against HTC

    HTC faces even more pressure from Apple, now that the U.S. International Trade Commission has agreed to investigate another patent-infringement complaint against the Android phone maker.

  • Lenovo to release new Le tablet and smartphone in Q3

    Lenovo will launch a new tablet and smartphone during the third quarter in the Le series which has so far been launched only in China, according to a company spokesperson.

  • Scammers shift targets beyond the PC

    Career criminal Willie Sutton was often quoted saying that he robbed banks "because that's where the money is." The legend sounds good, but Sutton actually said in his biography, "Go where the money is...and go there often."

  • AMD sitting out smartphone market

    Advanced Micro Devices is not immediately chasing the market for smartphones as it does not align with the company's strength in technologies like graphics, according to an an executive

  • Android users least prepared for rise in mobile malware

    An explosion in mobile malware in the first half of 2011 has exponentially increased the chance of an Android device getting infected according to one study. Unfortunately for Android users, another study shows that they are the least aware of security concerns and least prepared to protect their smartphone or tablet from malware.

  • Hacker, 10, exposes iOS and Android games exploit

    A 10-year-old California girl's presentation at a hacker conference in Las Vegas is getting a lot of attention.

  • Oracle asks court to force Motorola to testify

    Oracle has asked an Illinois court to force Motorola to hand over information relevant to Oracle's lawsuit against Google.

  • First FBI mobile app aims to help find missing kids

    The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation on Friday <a href="http://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/2011/august/child_080511/child_080511">introduced its first mobile app</a>: an iPhone application aimed at helping parents whose children go missing.

  • HTC buys mobile backup service developer

    HTC aims to boost its mobile backup and sync services with the acquisition of Seattle company Dashwire.

  • After Google rant on Android patents, Microsoft tweets: 'Really?'

    In an escalation of Android patent battles, Microsoft said it urged Google's legal team to join Microsoft in buying up hundreds of Nortel patents, but Google refused.

  • Experts: Mobile devices a growing target for criminals

    The best way to protect business information on smartphones from cybercriminals is to leave that information off smartphones, according to a mobile security expert.

  • Judge OKs Google e-mail about licensing Java

    A potentially damning e-mail from a Google engineer will be permitted at trial in Oracle's lawsuit against the search giant, a judge ordered on Thursday.

  • Skype enables video on more Android smartphones

    Skype has released version 2.1 of its application for Android, which allows more smartphones and tablets based on Google's operating system to use its video calling feature, it said in a blog post on Thursday.

  • RIM unveils new BlackBerrys: 5 facts you need to know

    BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) this morning took the wraps off of three brand new BlackBerry smartphones, which, along with the upcoming Bold 9900/9930 devices, make up the bulk of the Canadian company's upcoming 2011 smartphone portfolio.

  • Mobile malware is on the rise, but there's no need to panic

    Using data collected from its Mobile Threat Network, Lookout today released a full report on the state of mobile malware and security. The report covers both Android and iOS, and compares the risks that both platforms face. You can view and download the full report on Lookout's blog, but here are a few of the highlights:

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