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New FCC Program Lets You Text 911 in an Emergency
Mobile

New FCC Program Lets You Text 911 in an Emergency

Though not yet nationally available, text-to-911 could change how we ask for help.
Nina Zipkin
Far Out: Radiation-Blocking Underwear Also Protect Men's Fertility
Far Out Tech

Far Out: Radiation-Blocking Underwear Also Protect Men's Fertility

Sorry, dudes. Your smartphone, tablet and laptop are hurting your manhood. You can help protect yourself with these high-tech undies.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
15 Stunning Photos You Wouldn't Believe Were Taken With a Smartphone
Selfies

15 Stunning Photos You Wouldn't Believe Were Taken With a Smartphone

A collection of the most amazing images from around the web that look too good to be taken with a mobile device.
Lisa Eadicicco
Watch Out: Here's Where Your Smartphone Is Most Likely to Get Stolen (Infographic)
Infographics

Watch Out: Here's Where Your Smartphone Is Most Likely to Get Stolen (Infographic)

Smartphone theft is on the rise, so hold on to your precious devices.
Laura Entis
All-Knowing Google to Roll Out Geographically-Triggered Shopping Alerts
Google

All-Knowing Google to Roll Out Geographically-Triggered Shopping Alerts

An update to Google Now will notify users on their smartphones when they are in close proximity to a store carrying an item they've previously searched for.
Geoff Weiss
Should You Buy an iPhone 5S Now or Wait For the iPhone 6?
iPhone

Should You Buy an iPhone 5S Now or Wait For the iPhone 6?

What Apple fans need to consider when choosing which model iPhone is right for them.
Lisa Eadicicco
Total Reversal: Mark Zuckerberg Embraces Web Anonymity in Facebook F8 Keynote
Social Media

Total Reversal: Mark Zuckerberg Embraces Web Anonymity in Facebook F8 Keynote

Instead of turning a blind eye to the growing backlash against identity-based social media, Facebook wants in.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Tips to Becoming a Disruptive Entrepreneur
Innovation

5 Tips to Becoming a Disruptive Entrepreneur

Startups can now begin life with products that are better and cheaper than those of incumbents. Learn what you can do to set this in motion.
Larry Downes and Paul Nunes
Travel Tech: 4 Gadgets for Running Your Business on the Fly
Travel Apps

Travel Tech: 4 Gadgets for Running Your Business on the Fly

Productivity tools for outside the office.
John Patrick Pullen
The Pivot That Transformed a Company -- and Your Next Repair Claim
Business Unusual

The Pivot That Transformed a Company -- and Your Next Repair Claim

Snapsheet's mobile technology is sparking much-needed changes in the outdated insurance industry.
Laura Entis
 Keep This In Mind When Buying Your Next Smartphone
Smartphones

Keep This In Mind When Buying Your Next Smartphone

Tech enthusiast Veronica Belmont says this feature is too important not to consider when picking the smartphone that's right for you.
Jason Fell
Think Samsung's Fingerprint Scanner Is Foolproof? Think Again.
Samsung Galaxy

Think Samsung's Fingerprint Scanner Is Foolproof? Think Again.

The security feature on Samsung's new Galaxy S5 was tricked. Here's how.
Noah Kravitz
A Small Smartphone Startup Is Going Guerilla to Get Some Big-Time Attention
Smartphones

A Small Smartphone Startup Is Going Guerilla to Get Some Big-Time Attention

You might not have heard of this company before. But that might soon change. It's using guerilla-style marketing to aggressively get the word out about its forthcoming Android-based smartphone.
Noah Kravitz
Rumors Swirl That Square Is for Sale
Mobile Payments

Rumors Swirl That Square Is for Sale

The mobile-payments company founded by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey has reportedly been talking to suitors about selling itself.
Catherine Clifford