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Daily Archives: December 18, 2012

Those free Android apps you download may end up costing you more than you know.

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Those free Android apps you download may end up costing you more than you know.

Attack of the Android Zombies

(Corrected date when Cloudmark published its report.) A scourge of the personal computer has come to the smartphone. Anti-spam company Cloudmark said Dec. 16 that its researchers have spotted what they say is a first-of-its-kind “botnet” comprised of more than...

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A Toshiba Excite Android tablet is shown at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

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A Toshiba Excite Android tablet is shown at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Android Is Red Hot, Except With the Business Crowd

Google’s Android software for mobile devices has opened up a wide lead in market share, but it hasn’t made the same inroads with a lucrative niche: businesspeople. While Android is expected to grab 68 percent of the smartphone market this...

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