Microsoft continues to actively extend its Bing search capability to the Android platform, including Android Wear watches and smartphones.
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Millions will take part in Black Friday deals this Friday and many of these shoppers will have their smartphone in hand. Google updated their mobile search results to help make your day successful.
In the contentious, long-running court case of Riley vs. California, the SCOTUS ruled cellphones and smartphones cannot be searched by police without a warrant during arrests.
Priced at 449 euros, the new quad-core, 5-inch FHD Gorilla Glass 3 screen smartphone debuted in Paris.
Obviously, the "Royal Baby" was in there too.
How much would you spend to have your search engine as the default option on the second-largest smartphone platform? Quite a lot, according to one Morgan Stanley analyst.
The company is serving up some of its latest Android functionality to all smartphone and tablet users via the mobile web, by delivering 'cards' derived from its Knowledge Graph semantic search framework
French President Nicolas Sarkozy joined Google to cut the ribbon on its new Paris headquarters, even as the European Commission has the search giant under antitrust scrutiny.
The smartphone patent wars escalate as Google signs nine over to HTC to use in legal battle against Apple. But is the search giant making itself a target?
Dell will make handsets based on Baidu's upcoming Baidu Yi mobile OS, which is based on Android but replaces Google's web services with its own search, email and maps
Undoubtedly, most of us have heard the phrase, "There's an app for that," whether it be serious or just in jest. But finding the app with the functionality we're looking for might not be easy. Now Yahoo has an app for that.
Google has updated its mobile browser-based mapping service, to bring it more in line with dedicated Google Maps apps for Android and iPhone.According to a blog post on Friday by Google software engineer Alireza Ali, users of those smartphone platforms are now able to see their current location — after agreeing to transmit such information to Google — and search for nearby locations with suggest and autocomplete.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer made a surprise appearance at the BlackBerry World 2011 keynote in Orlando, Florida, and announced a new partnership between Microsoft and Research In Motion (RIM) that will make Bing the default search engine and maps provider for BlackBerry devices.
Microsoft has filed a formal complaint with the European antitrust regulators over Google's behaviour in search, online advertising and smartphone software
Microsoft's implementation of email retrieval settings on Windows Phone 7 is to blame for Yahoo Mail customers using unexpectedly large amounts of data on that smartphone platform, Yahoo has said.In the latest twist to the search for culpability over the issue — some users have been consuming 25 times the data that should be needed to retrieve Yahoo Mail emails on Windows Phone 7 handsets — Yahoo said on Wednesday that Microsoft was responsible.
Nokia is on the lookout for a replacement for current chief executive, Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo, according to an online report posted today.The report, published in the Wall Street Journal Online, cites "people familiar with the matter" as the source of the information and suggests that it is Nokia's failure to make an impact on the smartphone market that is behind the Finnish company's search for a new CEO.
Since Google might be moving out of China, it looks like there is more room for other companies to fill the void. And Motorola and Microsoft plan to do just that, announcing a new partnership that will be evident on smartphones launching in China soon.
AT&T manages to remove Google's search from an Android device. Verizon Wireless on the Devour drops in its Verizon Navigator to compete with Google's GPS capability. And browser choice is a smartphone pipe dream. How did we get here?
MWC 2010: CEO Eric Schmidt says smartphone apps are number one for search giant
The iPhone is about to see a shuffle of its applications: Apple and Microsoft are in talks (together!) to do away with Google as the default search engine on Apple's smartphone and replace it with Bing.
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