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Researchers say WireLurker can infect installed iOS applications, automate a generation of malicious iOS applications and spread through enterprise provisioning.
The latest version of Google's Android, Lollipop, is now downloading to certain, select smartphones and tablets.
Microsoft has revealed that it will be renaming Nokia Lumia to Microsoft Lumia as part of its efforts to phase out the Nokia brand.
Microsoft has made available for download several new Windows 10 features to those running the Windows 10 Technical preview release.
Perhaps, the better question is: "When will they set the date?" Sooner or later, Google's operating systems will come together.
Microsoft's consumer focus for its mobile platforms has come at the expense of business features. See how Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 will give business users more of the functionality they need...
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Trying to build platforms that are open and partner-centric, including the recently unveiled Windows 10, is a direct response to requests from enterprise customers, according to Microsoft's VP of Windows marketing.
There are believable rumors that Verizon may be phasing out the Lumia Icon Windows Phone. But so far, neither Microsoft nor Verizon is confirming.
How? By using Opera Mini as a viable alternative to traditional browsers. Why? Because the Korean electronics giant can. Who will use it? Probably very few.
We knew Microsoft makes most of its mobile operating system money from Android, not Windows Phone, but a billion dollars? From one vendor?! Microsoft's good times, however, are in danger of coming to an end.
A newly unsealed legal document indicates that Samsung paid Microsoft $1 billion in Android patent-licensing royalties in 2013 alone.
Microsoft's Windows 10 will include more than just user interface tweaks. Here are some of the expected security, manageability and Store changes coming to the next version of Windows client.
Call it 'Threshold' no more. The next and last major version of Microsoft's Windows client operating system will be called Windows 10 when it is released next year.
On September 30 at its first official Windows 'Threshold' reveal, Microsoft officials may go public with the name of the coming OS, in addition to sharing some product specifics.
Even as it expands to support iOS and Android, Nokia isn't abandoning the Windows Phone platform with its HERE mapping technology.
Apple's new mobile OS is now available, and IT managers need to know how to handle its new features. We examine what the leading Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) vendors have to offer on the subject.
After two years of waiting, the ex-Nokians' MeeGo-powered smartphone is finally here. Is it any good?
I'm not a big iPhone fan, but there's one thing it has basically right: a physical switch to go totally mute. Android is not as good and Windows Phone stinks at it.
Android rules, iOS is cool, but third place is up for grabs. With the release of Ubuntu Touch, Canonical shows that its first Linux for mobile devices may have what it takes to be a major smartphone operating system.
A new set of screenshots claim to show a version of Android OS 4.4, known as KitKat. Or is it Key Lime Pie after all?
From birth to death - with all of the icky stuff in between we wonder why you would want to have these gross iPhone apps on your phone.
iOS 7 is a major step forward in enterprise mobile security. Apple has institutionalized security techniques for which, until now, enterprises had to go to an independent MDM/MAM vendor.
While my new Android phone made my old iPhone feel old, there are some things I actually miss about having an iPhone. Here are ten that might surprise you.
Smartphone makers are looking to voice control and personal assistants to make their hardware stand-out. But are all voice control systems created equally?
From calculator watches, to smart watches, to intelligent wristbands, the wrist computer has had a storied history.
Canonical has taken the wraps off its new Ubuntu OS platform for smartphones, ushering in a new generation of Ubuntu-powered devices and paving the way for the company's one-size-fits-all approach to platforms on different devices.
A tour of the best Android smartphones currently available on the market.
And now, for your reading pleasure, the very worst from the tech world in 2012.
Here is the first wave of Windows Phone 8 smartphones, from Microsoft's launch partners Nokia, Samsung and HTC.
Microsoft has been pretty coy about letting its upcoming Windows Phone 8 devices off the leash, so we haven't seen much about them. Here's a glimpse of the ATIV S - essentially the Galaxy S III, with a different OS.
Sponsored by Sap
IDC has been surveying mobile developers for the past two years. In mid-May, it polled more than 3,500 developers in a survey sponsored by platform vendor and SAP partner, Appcelerator, to gauge their feelings about Apple versus Google in the enterprise, their interest in Windows 8/Microsoft Surface, what their pain points are, and more. Here is what they said, with my commentary.
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