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Developers can embed Skype for Business capabilities into any iOS, Android apps with new SDK Preview

Skype for Business App SDK Preview is now available for developers, and that means Skype's instant messaging, audio and video capabilities can be embedded into any iOS and Android app using the software development kit.

Google, Levi's team on connected denim jacket that controls your phone from your sleeve

Google and Levi's unveiled Friday at Google's I/O conference a connected Levi's denim jacket that will enable users to answer phone calls, control music, access naviation and other actions by touch the jacket's sleeve.

Leading smartphone vendors Samsung, Apple see their market share shrink

Both smartphone market leader Samsung and Apple lost market share in the first quarter of 2016, according to the latest stats from market research firm Gartner.

Google reveals 2 messaging apps, mobile VR platform and more at I/O 2016

Google's kickoff to its 2016 I/O conference Wednesday proved an undeniable truth: Mobile is king.

Spotlight: Samsung smartwatch tech would project display on back of your hand

Samsung's recent patent application details how a tiny projector in a smartwatch would be able to project a device display image on the back of your hand (or anything else), reported eWEEK.

Microsoft is selling its Nokia feature phone unit to Apple supplier Foxconn, HMD Global for $350M

Microsoft announced Wednesday that it has agreed to sell its Nokia feature phone business to FIH Mobile, a subsidiary of Apple supplier Foxconn, and HMD Global, a newly formed company set up by former Nokia executives, for $350 million.

Intelligent systems market to reach $2.2 trillion in revenue by 2020, says IDC

The market for intelligent systems, a subset of the Internet of Things, will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 7.2 percent through 2020, with revenues exceeding $2.2 trillion by then, market research firm IDC predicts.

Wearables shipments surge 67.2% to 19.7M units in Q1, says IDC

Total shipment volumes for wearables jumped 67.2 percent in the first quarter of 2016, reaching 19.7 million units in the quarter, according to IDC. The top wearable vendors are Fitbit, Xiaomi, Apple, Garmin, Samsung, and BBK.

Spotlight: Google launches Gboard keyboard app for iOS devices

Google has launched its Gboard keyboard app for iOS devices that enables users to search the web and send information, GIFs, and emojis from the keyboard without leaving the app, the company announced in a blog post on Thursday.

Standalone app processor shipments aimed at mobile devices to surpass 1B by 2020

Standalone application processor shipments targeting smartphones and tablets will grow from 462 million units currently to surpass 1 billion by 2020, forecasts ABI Research.