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  • Over 30 financial institutions defrauded by phone apps used to intercept passwords

    Over 30 financial institutions defrauded by phone apps used to intercept passwords
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - More than 30 financial institutions in six countries have been defrauded by sophisticated criminal software that convinces bank customers to install rogue smartphone programs, a major security company reported on Tuesday. Though...
  • Dan Borislow, creator of MagicJack, dies at 52

    Dan Borislow, creator of MagicJack, dies at 52
    Dan Borislow, a West Palm Beach businessman whose "MagicJack" helped pioneer free Internet phone calls, has died at age 52. His death was confirmed by Brad Shewmake, a spokesman for MagicJack Vocaltec Ltd., the maker of the device. Borislow was the...
  • Microsoft's profit takes a hit as new strategy takes shape

    The purchase of Nokia’s mobile-phone unit cut into Microsoft’s profit, but a surging cloud business and a new effort to launch its applications on a greater number of gadgets kept analysts optimistic about the company’s prospects....
  • China's Xiaomi hopes Mi 4 smartphone can take on Apple

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Xiaomi launched its flagship Mi 4 smartphone at a glitzy event in Beijing, where the Chinese budget handset maker's chief executive sought to challenge larger U.S. rival Apple Inc. The Mi 4 comes as budget handset makers in China...
  • Apple's iPhone sales rose 48 percent in China in June quarter: CFO

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple's iPhone unit sales in greater China jumped about 48 percent and Mac computer sales rose 39 percent in the June quarter, Chief Financial Officer Luca Maestri told Reuters on Tuesday. Lower-cost phones sold there by up-and-...
  • Apple fiscal third-quarter revenue growth driven by iPhone, Mac sales

    Apple fiscal third-quarter revenue growth driven by iPhone, Mac sales
    Apple posted strong fiscal third-quarter results driven by iPhone and Mac sales. The company on Tuesday reported quarterly revenue of $37.4 billion and net profit of $7.7 billion, or $1.28 per diluted share. Analysts had expected profit of $1.23 a...
  • Broadcom cuts 2,500 jobs in wind-down of baseband unit

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Broadcom Corp said on Tuesday it is winding down its money-losing cellular baseband chip business and cutting one-fifth of its total workforce, instead of selling the unit. Chief Executive Scott McGregor told analysts on a...
  • Think through your phone preferences with early-upgrade plans

    Think through your phone preferences with early-upgrade plans
    Smart consumers know that when a sales pitch involves convoluted math, chances are it's not a good deal. That alone is a warning sign against early upgrade plans being sold by the four major mobile phone carriers during the past year. But not so fast....
  • Maximize your laptop

    Maximize your laptop
    Your laptop can do a lot more than help you write papers and check facebook. Want to see where your online time is actually being spent? Access a computer you left at home or in the dorm? Merge a group project into one document? Never lose any work...
  • Uber brings hope to Orlando taxi drivers, fear to their bosses

    Uber brings hope to Orlando taxi drivers, fear to their bosses
    Bulldozers and backhoes working on Mears Transportation's new $20 million headquarters are grinding to a halt as nervous executives put the project on indefinite hold. The reason: Uber, a smartphone app that threatens to cut deep into taxi-industry...
  • HEADLINE HERE

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. One sign that Evan Neal isn't your typical 16-year-old: He contributes several hundred dollars toward the monthly electric bill at his dad's house to cover the cost of running his energy-hungry computer equipment. It's all part of the...
  • Social Media Buzz: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Mounts Big Box Office Weekend

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...