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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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5 mobile management questions you should stop asking

Android, the iPhone, and the iPad are well established in business, so it's time to stop thinking about them as new issues

Swift vs. Objective-C: 10 reasons the future favors Swift
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Objective-C is the past, Swift is the future

How far does Swift soar over Objective-C? Let us count the ways

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Google IDs are creeping into your identity management

Microsoft and Google are both expanding their policy management tools' reach, and IT may be caught in the middle

Apple buys GPS startup Coherent to beef up mapping technology

Several Coherent employees have taken jobs working on Apple's map and location technologies

Bing joins Google in favoring mobile-friendly sites

The changes will prioritize mobile-optimized sites in Bing's search results

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Apple Watch on the road: The good, the bad, the odd

What works -- and what doesn't -- on the Apple Watch for road warriors

Free tool reveals mobile apps sending unencrypted data

Datapp is designed to help users see what mobile data isn't protected

Apple mobile devices still dominate at companies, but Windows and Android gain

Windows and Android tablets decrease Apple's share on business tablets by double digits, according to a new report

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iOS still rules in security-focused companies

The iOS/Android ratio remains stable, though Windows devices are starting to appear in some sectors

Swift vs. Objective-C: 10 reasons the future favors Swift

Swift vs. Objective-C: 10 reasons the future favors Swift

It’s high time to make the switch to the more approachable, full-featured Swift for iOS and OS X app dev

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All eyes on Android at Google I/O

The upcoming conference will focus squarely on Android, with sessions about how developers can utilize its newest features

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What the Google I/O schedule tells us about the future of Android

There are hints of Android M, new voice features, and Android for Work tools sprinkled throughout the agenda

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Texting kills ... in more ways than one

Don't text and drive -- you know that. But between the arrested development and emoji abuse, our text addiction is destroying us from the inside

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Microsoft takes old Surface tablets in trade for new Surface 3

Offers up to $150 in credit toward the purchase of the Windows 8.1-powered devices that went on sale today

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Sprint hangs on to third-largest carrier position ahead of T-Mobile

T-Mobile was expected to edge ahead of Sprint in the battle for the third and fourth-largest carrier positions

Top 10 tips for building better mobile apps

The differences in iOS and Android make all the difference; follow these tips for successful cross-platform apps

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