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It's Official: Apple to Unveil New iPhone September 9
Apple

It's Official: Apple to Unveil New iPhone September 9

Siri's a real charmer when she drops hints.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
NYC Taxi Industry Takes Aim at Uber With New App
Uber

NYC Taxi Industry Takes Aim at Uber With New App

Arro is a new smartphone app that lets users hail and pay for cab rides in the Big Apple, one of the most hotly contested markets for ride hailing.
Catherine Clifford
Founders of Humin Release New App That Lets You Share Contact Info by Tapping on Your Phone
Networking

Founders of Humin Release New App That Lets You Share Contact Info by Tapping on Your Phone

The Knock Knock app, out today, allows users to instantly connect with each other in an augmented reality social network.
Catherine Clifford
Google Axes Project Ara Market Test in Puerto Rico, Postpones Debut to 2016
Smartphones

Google Axes Project Ara Market Test in Puerto Rico, Postpones Debut to 2016

Project Ara chalked delays for the modular smartphone up to 'lots of iterations…more than we thought.'
Geoff Weiss
Samsung Unveils a Keyboard Cover for Its Latest Phones
Smartphones

Samsung Unveils a Keyboard Cover for Its Latest Phones

The $80 keyboard cover will give you both a case and a hardware keyboard for those times when you need to punch out long messages.
The Startup Behind Popular Selfie-Editing App Facetune Raises $10 Million, Plans for New Products
Photography

The Startup Behind Popular Selfie-Editing App Facetune Raises $10 Million, Plans for New Products

This is Lightricks first-ever outside investment. The startup will double headcount and work on new photo-editing products.
Catherine Clifford
The 4 New Rules Telecom Needs to Play By
Telecommunications

The 4 New Rules Telecom Needs to Play By

Did you know that today's voice communications travel along the same public switched network used in the days of switchboard operators?
Scott Lahman
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.
GE and NFL Team Up to Fund Research Into Concussion Detection
Far Out Tech

GE and NFL Team Up to Fund Research Into Concussion Detection

The league has been criticized for its cavalier attitude toward traumatic head injuries and it's thought that more than 25 percent of players will suffer brain problems.
Hey Loudmouth, Keep It Down! The 4 Most Annoying Cell Phone Habits.
Mobile

Hey Loudmouth, Keep It Down! The 4 Most Annoying Cell Phone Habits.

Since July is National Cell Phone Courtesy month, it's the perfect time to remind everyone of a few basic cell phone etiquette rules.
Deborah Mitchell
Uber Takes Swipe at NYC Regulators With Clever 'De Blasio' Feature
Uber

Uber Takes Swipe at NYC Regulators With Clever 'De Blasio' Feature

The ride-hailing transportation giant has updated its app with a special message for residents of the Big Apple.
Catherine Clifford
Apple, Samsung Are in Talks to Kill the SIM Card
Smartphones

Apple, Samsung Are in Talks to Kill the SIM Card

But don't expect a change until at least 2016, a report says.
Benjamin Snyder
Samsung Wants to Measure Body Fat With a Smartphone Squeeze
Far Out Tech

Samsung Wants to Measure Body Fat With a Smartphone Squeeze

It looks like the South Korean tech company may have a plan to outdo the competition when it comes to mobile health tracking.
13 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone 6 Could Do
iPhone Tricks

13 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone 6 Could Do

Think you know your iPhone? Think again. Here's a look at some of the device's lesser-known features.