Android

A Google employee helps direct people as they register for Google I/O 2014 in San Francisco, Tuesday, June 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Google shows off Android Auto, wearables

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — There are now 1 billion people using Android devices, Google said as the company kicked off its two-day developer conference Wednesday in San Francisco. As the Internet giant’s Android operating system […]

06/25/2014

In this Aug. 27, 2012 photo, the Apple iPhone 4s, left, is displayed next to the Samsung Galaxy S III at a store in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Crime data show iPhone ‘kill switch’ cuts thefts

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New crime data show Apple’s addition of a “kill switch” to its iPhones last September has sharply reduced robberies and thefts, authorities said Thursday. Their report from a year-old initiative called […]

06/19/2014

FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2007 file photo, Domino's Pizza delivery person Brandon Christensen plugs in the company sign atop his car in Sandy, Utah. (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac, File)

Domino’s introduces a ‘Siri’ to take mobile orders

NEW YORK (AP) — Domino’s is introducing its own version of Siri. The pizza delivery chain on Monday is introducing a function on its mobile app that lets customers place orders by speaking with a […]

06/16/2014

Images of the Large Emergency Event Digital Information Repository (Leedir) on a computer and smartphone. (Photo credit: Leedir)

LASD launches eyewitness online platform

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – An online platform that allows eyewitnesses to upload photos and videos following a major disaster or terrorist attack could help law enforcement prioritize responses, a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department official […]

04/11/2014

Chinese employees cheer a customer after he bought a new iPhone at an Apple store in Wangfujing shopping district in Beijing. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)

Apple lands elusive iPhone deal with China Mobile

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A long-sought deal to sell the iPhone through China Mobile should enable Apple to boost its profits and build customer loyalty in an important, growing market. China Mobile, the world’s largest […]

12/23/2013

Instagram

Instagram launches direct messaging feature

NEW YORK (AP) — Instagram is launching a new feature that lets users share photos and videos with up to 15 people rather than everyone who follows them on the popular photo-sharing app. Called Instagram […]

12/12/2013

Cheap Motorola smartphone available in US early

NEW YORK (AP) — Motorola will start selling a cheap smartphone in the U.S. more than a month ahead of schedule. The company says it was able to produce the Moto G phones faster than […]

11/26/2013

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Jury orders Samsung to pay Apple $290 million

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A Silicon Valley jury on Thursday ordered Samsung Electronics to pay Apple $290 million for copying vital iPhone and iPad features. The verdict covers 13 older Samsung devices that a […]

11/21/2013

In this Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 photo, participants are seen near the logo of Tizen during the Tizen Developer Summit 2013 in Seoul, South Korea. South Korean electronics giant Samsung Electronics Co. is in a quiet push to make its Tizen operating system a part of the technology lexicon as familiar as Google’s Android or Apple’s iOS. Its ambition doesn’t stop there. Samsung sees the software in your car, fridge and television too. The first developer conference in Asia for Tizen wrapped up Tuesday after a two-day run, bringing together app developers and Tizen backers from Samsung, Intel and mobile operators. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Samsung makes quiet push for new mobile OS

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Most mobile phone users have never heard of Tizen. Neither have car owners or anyone with a fridge. Samsung Electronics Co. wants to change that. The South Korean electronics giant […]

11/12/2013

Screenshot of Google Helpouts.

Google opens how-to shop with live video advice

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google has opened a how-to shop that sells expert advice on everything from cosmetics to the cosmos in live video sessions streamed on computers and smartphones. The service, called Helpouts, began […]

11/05/2013

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