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Risk Reduction By SooJi Min for America's Backbone Weekly Using technology to Prevent Fraud ...Read More »
Xiaomi Trounced Samsung in China Last Year By Clip Syndicate We've been charting Xiaomi's steady rise in China over the past few years, but the latest stats from IDC make it clear just how far the tiny phone company has come (as well as how far Samsung has fallen). Xiaomi ended up leading China's smartphone market last year with a 12.5 percent share of shipments, while Samsung came in second place with a 12.1 percent share. ...Read More »
BlackBerry Dials Up Second Lawsuit Against Ryan Seacrest's Typo (Exclusive) By Clip Syndicate According to BlackBerry Limited, the second season of Ryan Seacrest's Typo is too much like the first, The once dominant smartphone maker is again suing Typo, alleging in a new complaint filed on Monday in California federal court that its mobile keyboard designs have been "slavishly copied... down to the smallest detail, including the layout of the keyboard itself, the shapes of the keys, and the surface sculpting of the keys. ...Read More »
U.S. Army to Provide Equipment, Intelligence to Fight Boko Haram By Clip Syndicate The commander of U.S. Special Forces operations in Africa said, the United States military will provide communications equipment and intelligence to help African nations in the fight against Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram. West African military commanders have long complained that cross-border operations against Islamist groups, from al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) in Mali to Boko Haram in Nigeria, have been obstructed by lack of compatible communications equipment, making it hard to swap information and coordinate. Brigadier General James Linder said that, as part of the annual U.S.-backed 'Flintlock' counter-terrorism exercises this year in Chad, the United States would provide technology allowing African partners to communicate between cellphones, radios and computers.

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Ford Guns for China's App Addicts, Seeks WeChat Tie-up By Clip Syndicate Ford Motor Co wants Tencent Holdings Limited to tailor its popular chatting app for the firm's cars in China, as automakers in the world's largest market vie for drivers that care about high-tech features as much as engine size. Rivals including Daimler and Nissan Motor Co Ltd are also looking at ways to give drivers safe, hands-free access to mobile apps in China, home to the world's largest number of smartphone users. ...Read More »
From Grand Theft Auto to Wall Street: Trading Apps Woo Gamers By Clip Syndicate Twenty-something consumers raised on video games such as Grand Theft Auto and Angry Birds are being wooed by financial trading apps, keen to build bridges with a post-crisis generation that is uninterested in financial services or plain mistrustful. Bright colors, cartoon graphics and the ability to trade risk-free with virtual credits are features of apps such as BUX and Kapitall, which eschew financial lingo and complex charts in favor of competitive head-to-head battles and motivational messages like "OMG!" after placing a trade. While financial trading is a niche slice of the $15 billion mobile gaming industry, dominated by brands such as King Digital Entertainment's Candy Crush, some two-thirds of UK retail traders already use their smartphone or computer to buy or sell and app makers are sensing an opportunity.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Reportedly Drops Bloatware in Favor of Microsoft Apps By Clip Syndicate Quite a few smartphone fans will tell you that a Samsung phone's Achilles' heel is its software -- you'll find a ton of ( frequently unwanted ) apps and features that do little besides chew up space and slow things down. You may get to wave goodbye to that cruft when the Galaxy S6 shows up, however. A SamMobile source claims that Samsung is yanking a lot of its usual pre-installed bloatware, making the GS6 "amazingly fast" compared to a weighed-down phone like the Galaxy Note 4 . ...Read More »
More people trying mobile digital dating apps By Clip Syndicate Online dating has gone from the computer screen to your smartphone as more and more people try it out. Which apps are most popular? Mark Barger reports. ...Read More »
More people trying mobile digital dating apps By Clip Syndicate Online dating has gone from the computer screen to your smartphone as more and more people try it out. Which apps are most popular? Mark Barger reports. ...Read More »
Mattel's View-Master Gets a Google VR Makeover By Clip Syndicate It's been decades since Mattel's View-Master was a must-have item for every kids' toy box. But Mattel is hoping to reintroduce the toy stereoscope -- first unveiled 75 years ago at the New York World's Fair -- to a new generation of youths as an affordable headset for virtual reality, using Google's Cardboard VR technology to help power the device. It's just the latest to hop on the virtual-reality bandwagon, a fast-growing -- if still experimental -- area that has attracted heavy hitters like Facebook and Samsung. The toymaker and Internet search giant revealed the new View-Master at an event on Friday, just in time for the city's annual North American International Toy Fair.

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