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EU hits Google with antitrust charges, starts investigation into Android

The bundling of apps with Android is one of the practices that the European Commission is examining in its new investigation

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Microsoft Office Remote comes to Android, lets you control presentations from your phone

The move to offer Office Remote on Android is another step toward Satya Nadella's "mobile first, cloud first" ideal

Google and Intel vow to speed up delivery of Android updates to devices

But only tablets and smartphones made with specs from Intel's Reference Design for Android will benefit

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The 5 best new features in Android 5.1 Lollipop

Google fixed a ton of bugs, and it also pushed through a few helpful features that should have been bundled with Lollipop from the start

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10 Android devices that were too weird to succeed

There's breaking the mold with innovative new features -- and then there are these phones

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4 barriers blocking enterprise adoption of Android

The fact remains: iPhones and iPads are a better fit for business use than even the best Android devices

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Review: Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge lead the Android pack

The new flagship Samsung Android smartphones are surprisingly elegant and thoughtfully designed, with better security capabilities

Android flaw puts personal data at risk for millions

Flaw could make nearly half of Android devices vulnerable to an attack that modifies or replaces apps with malware that collects data

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Microsoft pursues Android users, preloading Office on Samsung, Dell tablets

The company's eager to extend its services beyond Windows, but some users may see this freebie as bloatware

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Mobile security: Samsung Knox 2.4 vs. Android for Work

Knox 2.4 is a much more capable security system than Google's Android for Work, but it's not good for BYOD scenarios

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Mobile security: iOS vs. Android vs. BlackBerry vs. Windows Phone

Google's Android for Work and Samsung's Knox promise serious security, but how do they stack up against Apple's iOS and the rest?

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IBM teams with BlackBerry and Samsung to offer governments a secure Android tablet

The SecuTablet is a modified Galaxy Tab S 10.5 bundled with security management software and a hardware encryption module

Google's Chromebook Pixel opens USB Type-C to Android, Chrome OS devices

Google adds horsepower to the Chromebook Pixel, and paves the way to faster charging Chrome OS and Android devices

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IBM discloses vulnerability in Dropbox's Android SDK

The flaw allegedly affects popular Android apps like Microsoft Office Mobile, but Dropbox maintains its scope is limited

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JavaScript goes native for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone apps

The NativeScript development tool uses JavaScript and Typescript to build native apps for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone

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Smartphones to watch for in 2015

From a shiny new Samsung Galaxy to a smartphone that scans your eyes, this year's Mobile World Congress delivered quite a diverse lineup

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10 cool tablets that are coming soon

Mobile World Congress in Barcelona showed a preview of what's to come in the realm of tablets

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Samsung's security twist: Protect yourself from IT

Walling off corporate data with from personal data via My Knox protects IT from you -- and vice versa

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