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ABI: Android to drive 58% of smartphone app downloads in 2013

Consumers across the globe are on pace to download 56 billion smartphone applications in 2013, up from 32 billion a year ago, ABI Research forecasts.

Logitech goes mobile

As part of a move to mobile products, computer peripherals supplier Logitech is cutting 140 positions, or around 5 percent of the firm's non-direct-labor workforce, the company said on Friday.

Apple's stock takes hit as Wall Street anticipates Galaxy S4 launch

Apple's stock took a dive during mid-morning trading on Friday as investors worried about the launch of Samsung's Galaxy S4 on March 14 in New York, according to Credit Suisse analyst Kulbinder Garcha.

Sandwich chain's iPad giveaway has guaranteed ROI... and much bigger potential

A sandwich shop with franchise restaurants in 12 states has started giving each franchisee an iPad loaded with training materials, writes William Atkinson in a case study at CIO Insight. That immediately cuts the $400-per-franchise annual cost of printing and shipping manuals, but it could also open the door to much better integration between franchisees and the company.

iPad, iPhone theft warrants dedicated cops in NYC

Tell your end users to hold on tight to their Apple devices, particularly if they're in New York. Theft of iPhones and iPads in the Big Apple has become so widespread that the New York Police Department dedicated a team of officers to help recover them, report Jamie Schram and Chuck Bennett at The New York Post.

Square launches iPad-based 'Business in a Box' point-of-sale system

Square is expanding its Register point-of-sale application for Apple's iPad tablet with the introduction of Business in a Box, offering brick-and-mortar retailers a complete point-of-sale system for accepting payments, tracking sales and sharing product and location information.

Microsoft unveils Lync-Skype connectivity

Microsoft announced on Tuesday the long-rumored connectivity between users of its Lync unified communications (UC) platform and its Skype VoIP service.

Microsoft's 128GB Surface Pro once again available for purchase

Microsoft's 128GB Surface Pro tablet, a rival to Apple's 128GB iPad, is once again on sale after a week of being out of stock.

Analyst: Microsoft forfeiting $2.5B a year by keeping Office off Apple's iPad

Microsoft is leaving billions of dollars on the table by not offering a full version of its Office productivity suite optimized for Apple's iPad, according to a new estimate from Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Holt.

Apple pinpoints source of iOS 6.1 Exchange bug, says fix coming

Apple has identified the source of a bug preventing some iPhone and iPad users from syncing their mobile mailbox with Microsoft's Exchange Server 2010, vowing a fix is in the works.