Smartphones

This Founder Launched a $14,000 Smartphone Immediately After Laying Off Employees at His Other Startup
Smartphones

This Founder Launched a $14,000 Smartphone Immediately After Laying Off Employees at His Other Startup

People in Israel's tight-knit startup community are talking about the reported death, and the odd life, of once high-flying startup Mobli.
Julie Bort
Should You Allow Employees to Record Meetings?
Business Meetings

Should You Allow Employees to Record Meetings?

It may sound like a good idea to keep a digital record of your meetings, but it can lead to a host of problems.
Dan Steiner
Microsoft Retreats in Smartphone Battle, Laying Off More Than a Thousand
Inspiring Your Team

Microsoft Retreats in Smartphone Battle, Laying Off More Than a Thousand

The U.S. company said it would shed up to 1,850 jobs, most of them in Finland, and write down $950 million from the business.
More Challenges Than Cheer for Apple Chief on Asia Tour
Apple

More Challenges Than Cheer for Apple Chief on Asia Tour

While the numbers in India suggest huge potential -- fewer than two in every 10 of the country's 1.3 billion people have a smartphone -- the world's fastest growing major market operates differently to other markets where Apple has enjoyed stellar growth and high margins.
How Samsung Rewrote its Playbook to Regain Some Ground in the Smartphone Market
Samsung

How Samsung Rewrote its Playbook to Regain Some Ground in the Smartphone Market

'If you're in the trenches, you want to have a machine gun, a grenade, a mine on hand,' Samsung's VP of smartphone product planning said.
Microsoft Sells Feature Phone Biz as Nokia Returns to Mobile
Microsoft

Microsoft Sells Feature Phone Biz as Nokia Returns to Mobile

Microsoft, however, says it intends to continue developing Windows 10 Mobile and support to Lumia phones and devices.
Phone Analytics Are Changing the Future of Marketing
phone analytics

Phone Analytics Are Changing the Future of Marketing

With a deeper understanding of what happens with customers on the phone, your business can gain more of a competitive edge.
Lucinda Honeycutt
This One Thing Will Help You Get Better Sleep, New Study Says
Sleep

This One Thing Will Help You Get Better Sleep, New Study Says

Data from the University of Michigan looks at sleep patterns around the world.
Nina Zipkin
50 Percent of Teens Say They're 'Addicted' to Their Phones
Smartphones

50 Percent of Teens Say They're 'Addicted' to Their Phones

New poll confirms what many of us have seen firsthand.
David Z. Morris
Robots May Be on the Cusp of Widespread Adoption, Jibo CEO Says
Robotics

Robots May Be on the Cusp of Widespread Adoption, Jibo CEO Says

The rapid adoption of helpful tech like the smartphone has elevated the idea of personal-assistant robots from science fiction to impending reality.
Lydia Belanger
German City Designs Traffic Lights for Oblivious Pedestrians
Safety

German City Designs Traffic Lights for Oblivious Pedestrians

Blinking LED lights are now being placed in the ground at busy intersections for people who look down at their devices while walking.
Nintendo Pins Hopes on Smartphone Games and New Console to Boost Profits
Nintendo

Nintendo Pins Hopes on Smartphone Games and New Console to Boost Profits

Its first mobile title launched in March, Miitomo, was more of a social networking application, leaving investors and fans awaiting games based on bestselling franchises such as 'Super Mario Bros.'
Fingerprint Firms Look to Unlock New Markets Beyond Smartphones
Biometrics

Fingerprint Firms Look to Unlock New Markets Beyond Smartphones

Biometric smart cards could be used for shopping, commuting and more.
The World on Demand: 23 Startups That Deliver Everything From Sexy Man Servants to Marijuana
On-Demand

The World on Demand: 23 Startups That Deliver Everything From Sexy Man Servants to Marijuana

Entrepreneurs have been fueled by an explosive enthusiasm for Uber-of-X on-demand services in recent years.
Catherine Clifford