Nokia Continues Collapsing

Nokia Takeover Seen as Collapsing Shares Signal Bottom: Real M&A: "Once Europe's most valuable company, Nokia is losing money as it tries to rebuild the smartphone business around Microsoft Corp.'s Windows Phone software and after failing to sell an unprofitable equipment venture with Siemens AG. With the lowest price-sales multiple among communications-equipment makers, cash and short-term investments exceeding its $8.6 billion market value and more than 10,000 patent families, Nokia could attract Microsoft, said Falcon Point Capital LLC. It may even be cheap enough to lure buyout firms, Avian Securities LLC said. "The key question is, can they do something to turn this into a growth business again?" Michael Mahoney, senior managing director at Falcon Point in San Francisco, said in a telephone interview. "If they can just make it grow, even a little bit, it's very cheap.""

Mobile-Phone Radiation Safety to Be Reviewed in US by FCC
Washington Post
June 15 (Bloomberg) -- The US Federal Communications Commission plans to ask whether its standards protect people from mobile-phone radiation, a question it hasn't posed in 15 years, as people use smartphones for longer, more frequent calls. 

Verizon confirms Android 4.0 for Droid Razr on the way
CNET
Big Red has confirmed in a text message that Motorola's thin phones will soon be getting an ...Bill Detwiler cracks open the EVO 4G LTE and finds a lot to like about Sprint's version of the HTC One X. ... Apple harvests MacBooks, iOS 6 ... A ...

iPad Share to Grow at Expense of Android
PC Magazine
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Motorola Solutions to Acquire Psion Plc. for $200 Million in Cash
All Things Digital
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Dropbox Updates iOS App, Ditches Public Folders
PC Magazine
Dropbox issued an update today to its iOS app, in the wake of announcing the ... and video from the phone directly to the cloud using Wi-Fi or cell connection, ... In February, Dropbox debuted its new photo features on Android phones, ... Scan to WiFi ...

Motorola Solutions Moves Ahead With Psion Acquisition
PCWorld
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Dropbox for iOS Adds Handy Automatic Camera Uploads
PCWorld
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PCWorld

IDC: iPad to gain at Android's expense; tablet shipments to surge
ZDNet (blog)
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Bloomberg
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The Wrong Motorola Bought Psion
SlashGear
Motorola Solutions – the non-consumer half of Motorola, after it was split up in ... in pushing both Chrome OS and Android, and Motorola Mobility's experiments with the ... new heights of user-inaccessibility · iOS 6 signals Apple legacy device drop...

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Motorola Droid Razr Maxx Vs Apple iPhone 4S: Which Verizon ...
Mobile & Apps
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Motorola Solutions to buy Psion for about $200M
CBS News
Under the terms of the agreement, Motorola Solutions will pay 88 pence ($1.36) for each Psion share. The offer represents a premium of about 45 percent over ...

Apple iOS 6 Maps Ported Over To An iPhone 4, 3D Flyover Mode ...
TechCrunch
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Motorola Solutions to buy computing pioneer Psion
Reuters
LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Motorola Solutions Inc said on Friday it had agreed to buy Psion Plc, the British company that pioneered portable computing ...

Apple, Motorola Patent Spat Revived
InformationWeek
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Top Five Android Malware Types
PC Magazine
The folks over at Sophos have released a list of common Android malware types showing that cracked apps make up a significant chunk of the Android malware ...

Motorola reveals new RAZR V XT889 with ICS soft keys
SlashGear
Motorola has outed a pair of new Android smartphones for the Chinese market, including an as-yet-unseen RAZR variation, the RAZR V XT889. Fronted by a ...

SlashGear

Apple's iPad is running circles around Android
TG Daily
Apple's wildly popular iPad is set to once again increase its market share at the expense of Android tablets. According to IDC analyst Tom Mainelli, iOS will grow ...

TG Daily

Motorola Solutions To Buy Psion For About $200 Million In Cash
Forbes
Motorola Solutions this morning announced a deal to buy Psion, a London-based maker of ruggedized mobile computing products, for about $200 million in ...

iOS 6 3D maps hacked for iPhone 4 [Video]
SlashGear
Apple may not be officially rolling out the 3D mapping in iOS 6 to iPhone 4 users, but ... hackers figuring out a way to switch on the functionality for the oldersmartphone. ... Verizon Wireless Jetpack 890L 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot Review Verizon ...

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How Apple's iOS Maps App Might Steer You Wrong
CIO (blog)
During its recent WWDC keynote, Apple announced a new Maps app for iOS ... I've used Google Maps' turn-by-turn directions on my Android smartphone and ...

CIO (blog)

Motorola Solutions buys London mobile computing firm
Chicago Tribune
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Siri will have international location services in iOS 6
CNET
Folks outside of the US have not been able to access location-based services, such as information on nearby restaurant recommendations. It won't be that way ...

CNET

Apple harvests MacBooks, iOS 6
CNET
Apple's announcements at WWDC were skewed heavily toward its Mac line, while also providing a first glimpse of the latest version of its iOS mobile operating ...

Russian WiMax Pioneer Yota Had to Turn on LTE Networks Overnight
PCWorld
Sprint's Unlimited Data Smartphone Plan Expected to End Soon ... Yota was founded in 2007 and used WiMax, then the only 4G technology, to deploy .... Android Tablets Beating Out iPad in Business and IT: Report A shift is afoot in the ... Digital today ...

Judge revives Apple, Motorola patent suit
Computerworld
IDG News Service - A federal judge has scheduled an injunction hearing in a patent dispute between Apple and Motorola Mobility, after raising the possibility ...

Best Android Launcher?
By Alan Henry
One of the best things about Android is how much you can customize the way you interact with it, and that includes the application launcher that gets you to your favorite apps and manages your home screen. This week, we want to know which ...
Lifehacker

New Dropbox for iOS and Two Other Stories You Need to Know
By Stan Schroeder
The latest version of Dropbox for iOS (1.5) brings several important updates, including automatic uploads of photos and videos, either using Wi-Fi or cellular data plan. By using this feature customers can earn up to 3 GB of extra free space.
Mashable » Tech

Motorola DROID Bionic update rolling out today with 4G LTE fixes ...
By Cory Gunther
The Motorola DROID Bionic is in the news again today. While it has received its fair share of updates since being released, and many to try and fix 4G LTE issues, today they've went ahead and started pushing another. We first mentioned it ...
Android Community

Kinectimals comes to Android
By Quentyn Kennemer
Microsoft have finally made Kinectimals available for Android after being mainstays on iOS and Windows Phone 7. The game sees you exploring the island of.
Android Phone Fans

Nokia Versus Android: Death by a Thousand Cuts
By Dan Rowinski
Nokia was late to the high-end smartphone market. It did not immediately recognize that the iPhone Apple released ... Each comes with a unique Android offering, including Samsung's Galaxy S series, Motorola's Droid and Atrix, and HTC's Evo, Bionic and One series. WhenAndroid went on the march in 2009, Nokia did not have a ... Meanwhile, its pseudo-smart platform, Symbian, does not hold a candle to iOS or Android. The lieutenants in Google's army are rapidly eroding Nokia's ...
ReadWriteWeb

iOS 6 jailbreak released for developers
By Brad Reed
The good folks at the iPhone Dev Team are hard at work jailbreaking iOS 6 and now they've released a new jailbreak, dubbed "redsn0w 0.9.13dev1," exclusi.
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Apple now requires user permission in iOS 6 before apps can ...
By √Člyse Betters
Apple and others, like Google, LinkedIn, and Path, now know that privacy is synonymous with users' information, and the iDevice-maker is finally attempting to rights its wrongs by requiring user permission in iOS 6 before apps can access any ...
9to5Mac

Kindle app for iOS, Android and Cloud Reader updated with ...
By Gene Ryan Briones
If you love reading books on Kindle via an iPad or an Android tablet, but wished that your children can also enjoy reading children's books and comics as well, fret no more. Amazon is pushing an update to its Kindle [...]
Ubergizmo

Comparing Google maps and Apple's maps on iOS 6 | TUAW - The ...
By Kelly Hodgkins
In iOS 6, Apple is ditching its Google-backed Maps application and using its own mapping solution instead. With turn-by-turn navigation and 3D flyover, Apple's new mapping application is a big jump from its predecessor which lacked these ...
TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Weblog

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Apple's unveiling of its next upgrade to the iOS mobile platform showcased many very cool things, including the brand new Apple Maps app, which will replace the Google Maps default on iPads, iPhones, and iPod Touches.
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