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Wearable band shipments soared 684% in the first half of the year, says Canalys

Wearable band shipments soared 684 percent year-over-year in the first half of 2014, according to the latest stats from industry analyst firm Canalys.

News Scan: EU to invest close to $1B in 5G; Apple could sell 75M iPhone 6s by year end; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Aug. 18, including the EU's 5G plan, the massive number of iPhone 6s Apple plans to move by year's end, how enterprises need to learn to love BYOD, the virtual assistant plans between Google and HP and what legal firms are moving their document storage to the cloud.

More than a fifth of active Android devices now running on Android Kit Kat

Adoption of Android 4.4 Kit Kat continue to grow, topping 20.9% of active devices in August.

Silicon Valley wage-theft settlement is $50M shy, says judge

A federal judge has rejected the proposed $324.5 million wage-theft anti-trust settlement in the well-publicized Silicon Valley wage-fixing case, saying the amount is not nearly enough.

Using Google Searches to predict stock market movement

A study by Warwick Business School indicates that the next financial crisis might be preceded by large numbers of people searching on Google for key political and business topics.

Google, Motorola reportedly working on a Nexus phablet

Google and Motorola are working together on a 5.9-inch Nexus phablet for release in November, according to multiple rumors. 

This week's 5 hot new apps: Google Sprints into the enterprise; Amazon Fires up the workplace; more

The 5 hot new apps of the week.

Chrome ditches 30-year-old tech for sharper text on Windows

Google Chrome team finally gets LCD-friendly DirectWrite API working for sharper font rendering.

This week's 5 hot new apps: Google and Amazon want your mobile wallet; It's your Anniversary; more

This week's 5 hottest apps.

Google finally addresses battery-eating bug in Chrome

Google has finally responded to a bug in Chrome for Windows that has been quietly zapping up the battery life of some laptops for years.