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Incentives are coming for payments by phones

Pay with your phone? Consumers still prefer plastic cards, but incentives are coming

Friday - 02/28/2014, 04:20am EST

Fingerprint security convenient, but not flawless

Samsung's fingerprint technology not bulletproof, but provides convenient security

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 11:50pm EST

Phone makers look to emerging markets for growth

To target next billions in emerging markets, phone makers balance cost, performance

Wednesday - 02/26/2014, 09:46pm EST

Super-secure Blackphone unveiled, still not NSA-proof

A newly unveiled smartphone offers encrypted communications, but even its developer says there is no such thing as an NSA-proof phone.

Wednesday - 02/26/2014, 04:43am EST

Video released of man outside Okla. movie theater

Family releases video of man who died after incident with police outside Okla. movie theater

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 07:06pm EST

Who are your children hanging with in the cyberworld?

Parents can keep tabs on what their children are doing online, and with whom they're doing it, with a web-based monitoring system developed by a Northern Virginia company.

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 07:43am EST

Nokia targets emerging markets with Android phones

Nokia makes low-cost Android phones as maker of rival Windows software buys its phone business

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 05:48am EST

Amid shake-up, US cell carriers look to new models

US wireless companies wean customers off phone subsidies, as new phones expected at trade show

Monday - 02/24/2014, 02:36pm EST

Evolution in US cellphone plans over past year

Evolution in US cellphone plans over past year as carriers wean people off subsidies

Monday - 02/24/2014, 01:52pm EST

Lawmakers weigh restrictions on tracking shoppers via Wi-Fi

A bill in Maryland's General Assembly would prohibit Maryland retailers from using consumer cellphone Wi-Fi signals to track their shopping habits, unless merchants post notices at store entrances.

Monday - 02/24/2014, 11:17am EST

Review: Picking up Glass, Google style

Review: Picking up Glass, Google style. What it's like to unbox Google Glass.

Monday - 02/24/2014, 03:12am EST

Does WhatsApp deal show Facebook knows what's up?

Facebook's WhatsApp deal underscores CEO Mark Zuckerberg's resolve to adapt to mobile upheaval

Sunday - 02/23/2014, 07:26am EST

Hackers are setting their sights on your iPhone

Apple announced a major security flaw in iPhones and iPads that also appears in notebook and desktop machines running Mac OS X.

Sunday - 02/23/2014, 07:10am EST
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Users warned: Apple iPhones, computers wide open to data theft

Apple Inc. said Saturday that it has issued a "patch" to fix an encryption gap that would allow hackers to steal personal data, including emails and financial information, from millions of users on their personal mobile devices.

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 11:54pm EST

WhatsApp deal highlights suite of similar apps

Facebook's $19 billion purchase brings attention to mobile messaging apps. So what are they?

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 06:24pm EST

Mapping the long and short of sex

A new study ranks the duration of sex by state. Locally, which jurisdiction do you suppose would have the most loving?

Friday - 02/21/2014, 05:11am EST

Stores can see where you go by tracking your phone

Retailers using smartphones to track shopper movements, preferences; privacy groups concerned

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 11:06pm EST

Mikulski wants all cellphone makers to offer 'kill switch'

Sen. Barbara Mikulski has introduced legislation that would require all cellphones sold in the U.S. to have a kill switch that would allow users to delete data from their device remotely if it is lost or stolen.

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 08:57pm EST

Visa, MasterCard offer more phone payment options

Visa, MasterCard introduce Internet-based payment technologies for physical stores

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 09:00am EST

Charge phone battery in 10 seconds, last 24 hours?

The explosion of mobile phones, tablets, laptops, cameras and power tools have at least one thing in common -- they need to be charged. The men credited with developing the lithium-ion battery that powers the devices have been honored in our area.

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 04:15am EST
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