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5 Newsworthy Privacy Stories Today

Mark Weinstein | Posted 05.09.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

In addition to my regular HuffPost musings, this marks the first of a series of weekly columns designed to quickly and dare I say entertainingly help us all be aware of a few most important privacy-related stories, good and/or bad.

Will Transparent, Chic QR Codes Save Mobile's Biggest Underachiever?

Andre Bourque | Posted 05.09.2015 | Business
Andre Bourque

If you thought print QR codes were unattractive and ineffective, imagine those used in video advertising. The idea of scanning the video a few seconds to land on a mobile page is tainted, in part, for being static, and poorly integrated with a brand's graphics.

Shazam Lets Advertisers Follow Consumers, CEO Riley

Andy Plesser | Posted 04.30.2014 | Business
Andy Plesser

Audio-identifying mobile app Shazam is trying to create a business selling data to advertisers by encouraging users to tag content other than music.

Mobile Health Tools Make Big Impact

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 04.28.2014 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

On both sides of the Atlantic this week, two events are taking place that are shining a dazzlingly bright light on the direction we are headed as glob...

Trouble With the Smartphone Curve

Stewart Wolpin | Posted 04.20.2014 | Technology
Stewart Wolpin

Where does your smartphone spend most of its time? On your desktop? In a bag? In a coat or pants pocket? For all the time you spend checking email, Twitter, Facebook, watching video, listening to music, et al, my guess is your smartphone is more often not in your hand than in.

This Is An 'NSA-Proof' Smartphone

Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

The tech world is abuzz this week with news that an "NSA-proof" smartphone will soon be available for purchase. On Wednesday, Silent Circle -- an e...

Have We Lost Sight of the Human Behind the Screen?

Laura Simpson | Posted 05.05.2013 | Technology
Laura Simpson

As more and more of our interactions are conducted via a mobile screen, to what extent is our intense relationship with our devices influencing our personal relationships and even our personalities?

The Content Brief: Real-Time Marketing Backlash?

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.03.2013 | Technology
Shawn Amos

Hey, real-time marketing was fun while it lasted, wasn't it? One day you're The Next Big Thing; the next day you're marched off to the sales & marketi...

Mobile World Congress 2013 Preview: What You Can't Miss

Ravi Kamran | Posted 04.27.2013 | Technology
Ravi Kamran

For those in the mobile community, February is one of the most exciting months of the year. One of the world's largest mobile events, Mobile World Congress takes place Feb. 25-28 in Barcelona, Spain.

Mobile World Congress and the New Mobile Horizon

Shelly Palmer | Posted 04.17.2013 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

As our world gets more and more connected, smartphones and tablets will not only do the work of laptops, they are likely to replace or enhance more traditional objects like wallets and credit cards. An Internet of Things... that's the New Mobile Horizon.

Beyond the Bull in Barcelona: Mobile World Congress 2012

John Bergquist | Posted 05.28.2012 | Technology
John Bergquist

We depend on companies like Samsung and Apple to make the hardware for us to create and execute remarkable art. Now as we are approaching what seems to be an apex of device overload, I believe we need to become more focused on innovative supports for that creativity.

And The Award For Best Smartphone Of The Year Goes To...

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 03.02.2012 | Technology

According to a round of well-viewed Samsung advertisements, all of those Apple fanboys waiting in line for an iPhone were secretly jealous of the Gala...

Jason Gilbert

The Best New Gadgets Unveiled At This Week's Massive Tech Fair | Jason Gilbert | Posted 03.02.2012 | Technology

Mobile World Congress, the annual celebración de los smartphones in Barcelona, Spain, has come to an end. Almost 70,000 people attended the tech conv...

Microsoft Offers Sneak Peek At The New Windows

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 02.29.2012 | Technology

Five months after last sharing its progress on Windows 8, Microsoft took the stage at Barcelona's Mobile World Congress to reveal what had changed, wh...

Playing Catchup: Are We Even Really Ready for the Current Mobile Tech?

John Bergquist | Posted 04.28.2012 | Technology
John Bergquist

Remember the first time you tried to use the automatic check out aisle? The poor employee standing there was almost as busy as a regular cashier, helping people when the system failed or the customer did something wrong.

Nokia Unveils Cheaper Windows Phone

Reuters | Posted 04.28.2012 | Technology

* Lumia 610 priced at $250, excl subsidies, taxes * new PureView 808 model has 41 MP camera * shares down 6.6 pct (A...

New Smartphone Platform Could Put Pressure On Apple, Android

Reuters | Tarmo Virki, European Technology Correspondent | Posted 04.28.2012 | Technology

By Tarmo Virki, European Technology Correspondent BARCELONA (Reuters) - An industry alliance including the top wireless chipset provide...

HTC Unveils New Line Of Android Phones

Reuters | Tarmo Virki and Clare Jim | Posted 04.27.2012 | Technology

By Tarmo Virki and Clare Jim BARCELONA/TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's HTC Corp, the world's No. 5 smartphone maker, launched a range of mo...

Sony Announces First New Phones Since Big Shakeup

Reuters | Tarmo Virki | Posted 04.27.2012 | Technology

By Tarmo Virki BARCELONA (Reuters) - Sony Corp. declared a return to the smartphone business on Sunday, unveiling its first smartphones...

Cheaper Windows Phone May Debut Next Week

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2012 | Technology

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Nokia will next week unveil a new, cheaper smartphone using Microsoft's Windows Phone software, targeting a wider market for its ...

Mobile Week in Review: Top 10 Wireless Stories 2/20-2/25

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

This week, the Obama Administration released the first National Broadband Map which provides detailed information about how many Americans have high-speed Internet.

PHOTOS: The 11 Hottest Products From The World's Largest Mobile Conference

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

This past week, mobile enthusiasts converged on Barcelona for the Mobile World Congress (MWC), the largest exhibition of its kind. Though Apple did ...

Mobile Week in Review: Top 10 Articles in Mobile 2/14-2/18

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

To help you stay on top of the wireless evolution, Mobile Future highlights for you our top 10 must-read articles from this past week.

Motorola Defends Xoom Tablet's Steep Price

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Motorola Mobility chairman and CEO Sanjay Jha has opened up and revealed U.S. pricing details for the highly anticipated Xoom tablet, which will run G...

The Promise of Mobile Technology

William Brindley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
William Brindley

This year's Mobile World Congress agenda examines how mobile communications have changed healthcare through its seminars on remote monitoring and the technology of mobile health.