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Spotify Is Launching Its Video Service This Week
Spotify

Spotify Is Launching Its Video Service This Week

Users of Apple's iOS will have to wait.
The Creator of Android May Launch New Smartphone Company
Smartphones

The Creator of Android May Launch New Smartphone Company

Andy Rubin is considering a return to the mobile game.
Instagram Is Piloting a Feature That Lets Users Toggle Among Multiple Accounts
Social Media

Instagram Is Piloting a Feature That Lets Users Toggle Among Multiple Accounts

Currently, users must sign out of and then back in to Instagram in order to switch between their work and personal accounts.
Geoff Weiss
Why Mobile Payments Aren't Gaining Traction With Small Businesses
Mobile Payments

Why Mobile Payments Aren't Gaining Traction With Small Businesses

The adoption of mobile payment systems is nearly universal -- except on Main Street.
John Patrick Pullen
Meet Google's New 'Pixel C' Tablet
Google

Meet Google's New 'Pixel C' Tablet

The convertible tablet is reminiscent of the Chromebook Pixel, but uses Android as its operating system.
Emily Price
Google Announces Two New Phones and Android 6.0 Marshmallow Availability
Google

Google Announces Two New Phones and Android 6.0 Marshmallow Availability

Google announced two new phones Tuesday, the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X, along with availability details about the newest version of Android, codenamed Marshmallow.
Emily Price
BlackBerry's 'Priv' Android Phone Will Launch This Year
BlackBerry

BlackBerry's 'Priv' Android Phone Will Launch This Year

There's a lot riding on this product.
Steve Dent
iOS or Android: Which Operating System Should You Program for First?
App Developers

iOS or Android: Which Operating System Should You Program for First?

Android has been the preferred OS until now, but heads up, small business: Here comes Microsoft.
Kuty Shalev
Samsung, Google to Release Monthly Android Security Patches
Android

Samsung, Google to Release Monthly Android Security Patches

In response to the Stagefright hacking software that leaves the Android system vulnerable, companies are pushing for fast fixes.
Microsoft Launches Windows 10 With an Eye on Mobile Market
Windows 10

Microsoft Launches Windows 10 With an Eye on Mobile Market

The much-awaited operating system has arrived.
Why Google's New Beacon Platform Is a Threat to Apple's iBeacon
Beacons

Why Google's New Beacon Platform Is a Threat to Apple's iBeacon

While Apple's Bluetooth technology only works with iPhones, Google's Eddystone works with iOS and Android operating systems.
Laura Entis
Google Wins Dismissal of Android Privacy Lawsuit
Privacy Concerns

Google Wins Dismissal of Android Privacy Lawsuit

Android users said the company violated its own privacy policy by disclosing their names, email addresses and account locations to third parties without permission.
Use Any Android App on Your Mac With This Application
Apps

Use Any Android App on Your Mac With This Application

It seems sacrilegious, but you'be probably felt the desire to use an Android emulator on your Mac. With this app, you can.