Chinese PC maker Lenovo is shipping computers with preinstalled adware made by Superfish that can carry out man-in-the-middle attacks by hijacking encrypted Web sessions, reported Ars Technica.
Motorola Mobility is hoping the third time's a charm as it tries to convince a federal court that U.S. antitrust laws apply to overseas companies that do business in the States.
Worldwide smartphone shipments increased 23 percent year over year, exceeded 300 million units in the third quarter of 2014--the first time that shipments have reached that total in a quarter--according to Canalys stats.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Friday, Oct. 31, including Sony's new mobile chief, Verizon's partnership with FireEye on mobile security options for enterprises, Smartphone shipments topping 316 million in Q3, video standards supporting next-generation mobile video services and smart transport systems fueling freight management market.
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Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Oct. 21, including Lenovo making a move for BlackBerry, the release of the Apple Pay update for iOS, how LTE-A will affect matching test equipment, what more sensors will mean for the hands-on approach to mobile devices and how our world become inhabited by more devices than people.
Samsung's superior supply chain management has enabled it to surpass Apple as the leading provider of smartphones, judges market research firm Gartner.
This past quarter saw a 26 percent increase in the number of shartphone shipments worldwide, topping 290 million devices, according to new data from Juniper Research.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for July 18, including the uncertain future for many of Microsoft's workers, Apple not doing enough to appease the EU, two Windows tablets Lenovo is ditching, the expected growth for ultraportables and LTE RAN versus the alternatives.
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