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Google has reason to worry about AT&T-Cyanogen alternative-Android smartphone

AT&T may be working on a new smartphone using an open source version of Android developed by Cyanogen, which could have adverse effects on Google.

Attackers could take control of vulnerable DSL routers that use hard-coded credentials

DSL routers made by a number of manufacturers have hard-coded credentials that could enable an attacker to access the devices using telenet services and gain control of them remotely, according to an advisory issued by the Carnegie Mellon University's CERT.

DNS hijacking vulnerability in D-Link router could reside in other routers, warns researcher

Hackers can hijack the traffic from D-Link's DSL2740R wireless router and possibly other routers using the same firmware by exploiting a domain name system (DNS) vulnerability, warned Bulgarian security researcher Todor Donev.

Firefox OS-based ZTE Open going on sale in U.S. via eBay

ZTE will begin selling its Firefox-based Open smartphone to U.S. and U.K. consumers via eBay. Priced at $79.99 and unlocked to enable use across all mobile networks, the ZTE Open will be offered in an exclusive orange color from the manufacturer's branded eBay storefront. 

ZTE to preload Electronic Arts' 'Real Racing 3' onto its Android phones

ZTE has reached an agreement with Electronic Arts to preload the publisher's games on its Android smartphones.

IDC: Smartphone shipments eclipse feature phones for first time

Smartphones accounted for more than half of all mobile phones shipped during the first quarter of 2013, eclipsing feature phone shipments for the first time ever, research firm IDC reports.

Gartner: Samsung's sales dominance overshadowing Android brand

Samsung Electronics dominated both worldwide smartphone sales and overall mobile phone sales in 2012, and research firm Gartner contends the manufacturer's brand is now eclipsing Google's Android brand in the minds of consumers.

Ericsson slashes mobile network equipment workforce

Ericsson is cutting close to 10 percent of its Swedish workforce, 1,550 out of a total of 17,768 employees, mostly in its mobile network equipment division.

Smartphone shipments exceeded 157 million in the third quarter

Smartphone shipments exceeded 157 million in the third quarter, with Samsung widening its lead over rival Apple, according to the latest data from Juniper Research.

Gartner: Mobile handset vendors will be 'made in China'

Three of the top five mobile handset vendors will be Chinese by the end of 2014, predicted Daryl Plummer, managing vice president and Gartner fellow.