Tag: "smartphones"

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Consumers likely to pay more because of Apple Samsung (Google?) Intellectual Property lawsuits

Consumers likely to pay more because of Apple Samsung (Google?) Intellectual Property lawsuits

Samsung tells court disputed Apple patents were developed by Google Samsung fired back at Apple’s accusations of patent theft Tuesday, saying the South Korean tech giant didn’t write any of the Android software on its smartphones and tablets, Google did. “Not one of the accused features on this phone was designed, much less copied, by […]

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Money is not the currency of the Internet, it’s Data

Money is not the currency of the Internet, it’s Data

Apps a gold mine for data thieves Whatsapp and Facebook may be the most popular smartphone apps out there, but they also draw heavily on data collected from their users. Social media experts say phone owners should do more to protect themselves. Facebook and Whatsapp are among the most popular smartphone apps out there. These […]

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Do all group texts violate the TCPA?

Do all group texts violate the TCPA?

Is That An Automatic Phone Dialing System In Your Pocket? In the past three years, courts across the country have seen an explosion in Telephone Consumer Protection Act litigation. In large part, the TCPA has become the darling of the plaintiffs’ bar because its formula for recovery is so simple: Did the defendant send the […]

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Smart Phones Fatal Security Flaws

Smart Phones Fatal Security Flaws

Smartphones another avenue for hackers Smartphones are increasingly popular not only with consumers, but also with thieves who see the devices as another way to tap into bank accounts and other sensitive information, experts say. Many consumers simply don’t realize how vulnerable their Androids, iPhones and other devices can be. An April study by the […]

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Price checking / Showrooming

Price checking / Showrooming – 12/16/12

Retailers embrace price-checking shoppers Many holiday shoppers this year are carrying powerful bargain-hunting tools: smartphones or tablets. With instant price-checking apps, smartphones have spawned a trend called showrooming. That’s what happens when a shopper visits a store to try a product and then uses the phone or tablet to find the best price online. A […]

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Tele-Depths / Surveys News 1/15/12

More Companies Dialing into Mobile Marketing   Perhaps as a reflection of the rapid adoption of smartphones and other internet-connected mobile devices, more companies have increased their spending for mobile marketing campaigns, according to Digital Marketer’s managing editor. The online newsletter notes that more signals suggest budgets for adding digital mobile components to campaigns are […]