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Android grabs record 85% smartphone share
Google's dominance of the smartphone market has reached new heights, with its Android operating system now accounting for a record 84.6 percent share of global smartphone shipments, according to research by Strategy Analytics. Read the latest...
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Qi wireless charging spec gets more flexibility with distance extension

July 31, 2014

The Qi wireless charging spec added a resonance extension to its existing induction spec, meaning enabled mobile devices can be charged more than an inch away from the pad.

Oracle buys TOA Technologies in strike against Salesforce.com

July 31, 2014

Oracle is fleshing out its family of cloud applications and taking a competitive step against the likes of Salesforce.com with the acquisition of TOA Technologies, maker of software for companies centered around field services. Terms were not disclosed.

IBM buys access control and identity management firm CrossIdeas

July 31, 2014

IBM has added to its security software portfolio with the purchase of Italian access control and identity management firm CrossIdeas for an undisclosed sum, the companies said Thursday.