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Google Services Security Vulnerability Reported in Android OS

A team of researchers from Germany's University of Ulm have found a vulnerability that affects the majority of Android phones on the market and would allow hackers to acquire the security log-in tokens to access various Google web services. more

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Microsoft Confirms Skype Deal - Pays $8.5 Billion in Cash

As rumoured, Microsoft has confirmed that it is buying the VoIP network, Skype, for US$8.5 billion in cash, which is at the upper end of analysts expectations. more

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Royal Mail to Embed Scanable URLs into Leaflets and Post

The UK's postal service, the Royal Mail says that it has signed a deal with a company, Digital Space, that provides a digital watermark that can be embedded into pictures on leaflets and mailings.  more

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Preventing HIV with social media and mobile phones

With more than 7 000 people newly infected with HIV everyday and 1 000 of these new infections occurring in South Africa, Stellenbosch University just outside Cape Town, was the ideal setting of a high level panel discussion on how social media and mobile technology has been and can be leveraged to prevent new HIV infections. more

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Orange to Sell Fingerprint Sensor Smartphone

Orange UK says that it will exclusively start selling the Motorola ATRIX smartphone from tomorrow (4th May), the first smartphone to have an in-built biometric fingerprint reader for personal security. more

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Verizon Wireless Taps into Wireless Payments for Vending Machines

USA Technologies has announced that Verizon Wireless is to use its ePort Connect Service to enable wireless point-of-sale payments at vending machines via credit and debit cards. more

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Consumers Put Off Buying Apple iPads Due to High Device Costs

Despite a surge in tablet interest, especially in the iPad and iPad 2, certain factors may be holding back some American consumers from taking the plunge and buying a tablet today, more

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Ozura World Acquires Tatto Media for $60 Million

Mobile software developer, Ozura World says that it has acquired the USA based mobile advertising agency, Tatto Media for US$60 million. more

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iPass Expands Wi-Fi Hotspot Coverage in Poland

Wi-Fi roaming service provider, iPass has expanded its network in Poland with wireless connectivity in six airports, 45 hotels and over 60 cafes with its partnership with the polish mobile network, Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa (PTC). more

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Alternative Technologies Vie for Share of Fast-Growing Mobile DRAM Market

Mobile dynamic access random memory (DRAM) in its current form soon may prove inadequate for the data intensive needs of smart phones and tablets in handling applications, but emerging options await in the wings as possible replacements in mobile platforms, more

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