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Supreme Court denies Google request in Java infringement case

In a huge victory,Oracle can charge licensing fees for Java on Android after the court's decision

Samsung teams with Red Hat to build enterprise apps

The apps will run on Red Hat's new mobile application platform

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IT pros blast Google over Android’s refusal to play nice with IPv6

Android’s lack of support for DHCPv6 has put some business users in a tough position

Samsung to plug security hole on Galaxy smartphones

The vulnerability was found in the SwiftKey keyboard, which comes preloaded on the devices

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Microsoft: Cortana is coming to Android in July

It's the blockbuster hit from Microsoft that you’ve been waiting for. Maybe

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Android on BlackBerry: More harm than good

An Android strategy is no sure winner for BlackBerry, due to market, execution, and technological reasons

Outlook for iOS and Android gives Office 365 users a more secure sign-in option

The changes add support for two-factor authentication, and don't require users give the app their password

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Google's Firebase mobile platform accommodates offline usage

iOS and Android device users can still use mobile apps even when not connected to the Web

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Google Android developer advocate: Everyone's doing networking wrong

Colt McAnlis said Android developers are imposing needless costs in terms of performance and battery life

9 ways to make the most of your Android device

9 ways to make the most of your Android device

Your Android device is a mighty computer -- so isn't it time you start tapping into its PC-like powers?

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Enterprise tech a no-show at Google I/O

Google for Work and other enterprise tools received nary a mention at Google's developer show. Should IT pros worry?

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Why the boring Android M is good news for IT

The few changes at worst do no harm to IT and in some cases may make things a little easier or safer

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Google Android M focuses on a better user experience

The upcoming version of Google's mobile OS will include simplified app data permissions, fingerprint support, and deeper app linking

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3 no-bull points about Android Pay versus Apple Pay

Google's taking on Apple's mobile payments system with one of its own. Here are the three most crucial things to know about how they stack up

U.S. sides with Oracle in Java copyright dispute with Google

The dispute between Google and Oracle revolves around whether Java APIs can be copyrighted

Here's how Android apps can track you without asking permission

Android phones can be tracked via Wi-Fi -- even if the Wi-Fi is turned off and apps are denied permission to track your location

Microsoft developing Cortana app for iOS, Android

The versions for iOS and Android won't have all the functionality of the Cortana app for Windows

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7 things we’re looking for at Google I/O 2015

Here's a look ahead to next week’s Big Google Thing in San Francisco

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