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Lawmaker calls for FTC probe into Carrier IQ data tracking

The Carrier IQ mobile data tracking controversy continues to escalate: In addition to four lawsuits alleging the company's software violates federal and state user privacy laws, Rep. Edward Markey

Security firm Bit9 publishes list of 'Dirty Dozen' smartphones

Security firm Bit9 published a new report that highlights the most vulnerable popular smartphones in use today. Called the "Dirty Dozen," the list names the phones that pose the most serious security

Report: Facebook building branded Android smartphone

Although Facebook has repeatedly denied rumors it will introduce its own branded smartphone, All Things Digital reports the social networking giant is collaborating with Taiwanese manufacturer HTC to

Google: We will support partners targeted in Android patent lawsuits

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) executive chairman Eric Schmidt pledged support for manufacturing partners facing patent lawsuits related to its Android open-source mobile operating system. Speaking Wednesday

HTC, AccuWeather sued over location-tracking weather app

Smartphone manufacturer HTC and meteorology solutions provider AccuWeather are both named in a new lawsuit alleging the firms infringe on consumer privacy by collecting more user information than

HTC preps patch to fix Android device security vulnerability

Device manufacturer HTC has confirmed reports that Android smartphones including the Evo 4G and Thunderbolt are subject to data security vulnerabilities first reported over the weekend, and the

HTC working on solution to Android smartphone vulnerability

HTC acknowledged that several of its Android-powered smartphones harbor a vulnerability that could be exploited by third-party applications. The vulnerability could give third-party apps the ability

Researchers uncover 'massive security vulnerability' in HTC Android phones

HTC-manufactured Android smartphones including the Evo 4G and Thunderbolt may be subject to a "massive security vulnerability" granting installed applications unauthorized access to personal user

Microsoft's Mango brings significant enterprise enhancements

Today Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) officially rolled out its long-awaited update to Windows Phone 7. Known as Mango, the update adds more than 500 new features, and many of them are highly appealing to

Six handset makers pledge support for Isis m-commerce standards

Six device manufacturers including HTC, LG, Motorola Mobility (NYSE:MMI), Research In Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM), Samsung Mobile and Sony Ericsson have committed to introducing Near Field