Apple competitor Samsung on Thursday reported its quarterly profits for the second quarter, showing an 8% drop in profits from this time last year, due mostly to a precipitous drop in profits by its mobile division.
A newly discovered security flaw in the Android mobile operating system has been dubbed one of the worst vulnerabilities to date. “Stagefright” could affect around 950 million Android devices.
The Aaron Sorkin-scripted “Steve Jobs” biographical film has been awarded the prestigious “Centerpiece” slot at the New York Film Festival on October 3.
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission last month announced that it would fine wireless carrier AT&T to the tune of $100 million for not adequately warning “unlimited” data plan customers about throttling their speeds.
Intel and Micron have announced a new breakthrough in computer storage technology that they say is 1,000 times faster than the current-generation NAND Flash technology currently used in solid-state drives. The new tech is called 3D XPoint.
Rebel phone-maker OnePlus is scheduled to debut its sophomore effort later today, and the OnePlus 2 (equals 3?) will offer specs that might make even the most fanatical iPhone user take a second look.
MCX’s CurrentC mobile payment platform is set for an initial trial run in August. The Apple Pay competitor, which is backed by a number of major U.S. retailers, is preparing for a wider public release.
AT&T will reportedly raise its activation/upgrade fee for customers signing up for a one or two year contract, as well as introducing an activation fee for all AT&T Next and bring your own device customers. The hikes are set to take place on August 1.
Ashley Madison, the dating network for those who are looking for casual sex or to cheat on their significant other, has reportedly been hacked.
If you’re on the lam from Johnny Law, and you get bored in your hotel room, don’t kill time by listening to music on Spotify, or binge watching the third season of House of Cards on Netflix.
The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday that streaming video service Hulu is considering a new ad-free tier of its service. The new tier, which could launch as early as this fall, would cost paid subscribers an extra $4 to $6 over their current $8 per month cost.
Google and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) are partnering to bring the Internet giant’s Fiber Internet service to public and affordable housing projects.
T-Mobile on Tuesday announced a new addition to its popular Un-carrier lineup of offers. The carrier’s new family plan offers each member of family with 10GB of data, no sharing of data required, in addition to the usual unlimited talk and text.
Facebook is reported to be thinking about entering into the virtual assistant sweepstakes, as it is said to be working on “Moneypenny,” a new feature for Facebook Messenger that will help users research and purchase products and services via the web.
Samsung is planning on moving up the launch of the Galaxy Note 5 by one month, in order to avoid getting lost in the hubbub over the launch of Apple’s “iPhone 6s” in September.
T-Mobile continues to shake up the wireless industry with its new Uncarrier Amped offering, “Mobile Without Borders.” The carrier will offer its U.S. customers free telephone roaming to and from Mexico and Canada, including voice, text, and for the first time, 4G LTE data.