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Analyst: Amazon's Fire Phone Simply 'Not Compelling Enough'

Analyst: Amazon's Fire Phone Simply 'Not Compelling Enough'

Making less of an impact than Amazon hoped, the company dropped the price of the Fire Phone from $199 to 99 cents.
This Week's News Roundup: Bitcoin Dangers and California's Kill Switch Bill

This Week's News Roundup: Bitcoin Dangers and California's Kill Switch Bill

We break down the news business owners need to know in our first-ever video news roundup.
Closer to a Comeback? BlackBerry Says It's Ready to Hire Again.

Closer to a Comeback? BlackBerry Says It's Ready to Hire Again.

Fresh off closing a very dark chapter in its history -- and winning major government security clearance -- the once-iconic 'CrackBerry’' claws its way back.
The Esquire Guy: Stop Using Your Phones During Meetings

The Esquire Guy: Stop Using Your Phones During Meetings

It's a vulgar, panicky and needy habit.
4 Reasons Your Startup Needs to Launch a Mobile App -- Now

4 Reasons Your Startup Needs to Launch a Mobile App -- Now

If you want to survive in today's digital world and get more eyeballs to see your company's offerings, consider adding mobile applications to your strategy.
Amazon Unveils Its Fire Phone

Amazon Unveils Its Fire Phone

The online retailer expands further into mobile with its first phone, complete with a 3-D interface and a media-recognizing feature called Firefly.
Amazon Is Being a Big Tease About Its 3-D Smartphone, May Reveal It June 18

Amazon Is Being a Big Tease About Its 3-D Smartphone, May Reveal It June 18

It's like nothing we've ever seen before! Wait, we've never seen it.
Entrepreneur of 2013 Winner: I Always Ask 'What Would Steve Jobs Do?'

Entrepreneur of 2013 Winner: I Always Ask 'What Would Steve Jobs Do?'

Patrick O'Neill held himself to a high standard when developing the olloclip, a mobile photo lens that has become a multimillion-dollar business.
The Threat Lurking in Bringing Your Own Device to Work

The Threat Lurking in Bringing Your Own Device to Work

With the versatility offered by mobile devices comes the risk of cyber theft. Here are five strategies for employers to reduce their exposure.
4 Ways to Stop People From Using Their Phones During Meetings

4 Ways to Stop People From Using Their Phones During Meetings

Because face-to-face meetings are for actually facing other people -- not for texting, checking emails and taking calls on your smartphone.
Disposable Phone Numbers Are So Hot Right Now

Disposable Phone Numbers Are So Hot Right Now

The venture capital money came pouring in for Burner, a mobile app that doles out disposable phone numbers for calling and texting.
How Much Can Your Phone's Metadata Reveal About You? Too Much.

How Much Can Your Phone's Metadata Reveal About You? Too Much.

Researchers were surprised by the amount of personal information they were able to discover about a person based solely on the numbers he or she called.
Franchise Players: This Franchisee Caught the Business Bug in High School

Franchise Players: This Franchisee Caught the Business Bug in High School

Molly Martin has known since sophomore year of high school that she wanted to be an entrepreneur. Here's how made it happen as a Wireless Zone franchisee.
Time for a Talk: Don't Let Your Phone Be a Selfish Boyfriend (or Girlfriend)

Time for a Talk: Don't Let Your Phone Be a Selfish Boyfriend (or Girlfriend)

Trying to keep up with technology is like trying to earn love from a person who doesn’t know how to love.
Why Some Smart Business Moguls Still Use 'Dumb Phones'

Why Some Smart Business Moguls Still Use 'Dumb Phones'

Forget about the latest iPhone or Samsung device. The Nokia 6310, discontinued more than six years ago, is the phone of the elite.
Was the Ban on Cell Phones in Flight Ever Necessary? Nope.

Was the Ban on Cell Phones in Flight Ever Necessary? Nope.

Regulators never had any data to suggest that cell phone use in flight was in any way a danger to passengers.
Surge in Mobile Banking Creates a Security Gap That's a 'Wild West' for Fraudsters

Surge in Mobile Banking Creates a Security Gap That's a 'Wild West' for Fraudsters

More consumers are using their smartphones or tablets for online banking, which could raise security risks.

Commitment Phobe? Wireless Carriers Let Customers Upgrade Mobile Devices After One Year

AT&T and T-Mobile roll out new plans to encourage customers to upgrade their smartphones and tablets more frequently.
Optimizing Your Business Website for Mobile at No Cost

Optimizing Your Business Website for Mobile at No Cost

New York-based bMobilized has an algorithm which will generate a version of your company's website specifically designed to fit mobile devices.
Need a New Smartphone? Keep an Eye Out for These Upcoming Devices

Need a New Smartphone? Keep an Eye Out for These Upcoming Devices

What we know so far about phones that are expected this year, including the Samsung Galaxy Note III, a new iPhone and more.
Could Apple's Rumored iWatch Be an iPhone Killer?

Could Apple's Rumored iWatch Be an iPhone Killer?

Wearable computers are the future, says one industry expert.
How to Make Money From Your Business Clutter

How to Make Money From Your Business Clutter

You might have thousands of dollars in unused equipment lying around your office -- here's how to turn it into cold hard cash.
Data Issue a Possible Deal-Breaker for Google's Latest Smartphone, the Nexus 4

Data Issue a Possible Deal-Breaker for Google's Latest Smartphone, the Nexus 4

Some might find this an amazingly useful phone -- save for one glaring flaw.
Is Bigger Better? A Look at Samsung's Galaxy Note II

Is Bigger Better? A Look at Samsung's Galaxy Note II

This new phone might be too large for many people -- for business or personal use.
7 Things Every Android User Should Know

7 Things Every Android User Should Know

Get a handle on these basics and start using your devices more efficiently.

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