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The Inner Balance app coaches you through breathing exercises designed to reduce stress.

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The Inner Balance app coaches you through breathing exercises designed to reduce stress.

Inner Balance Promises Stress Relief for IPhoners: Rich Jaroslovsky

In a classic “Seinfeld” episode, George’s father adopts what’s supposed to be a stress-reduction technique. Except that, instead of reciting it softly to himself, he bellows to the rafters: “Serenity now!” The Inner Balance Trainer is a $99 device from...

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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who died today, championed a mobile phone called the Vergatario.

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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who died today, championed a mobile phone called the Vergatario.

Hugo Chavez: Known for Mobilizing Country, But Not His Mobile Phone

Hugo Chavez, who died today, will be remembered as the socialist who transformed Venezuelan politics and helped mobilize his country with anti-American rhetoric. However, his bizarre misadventures in the mobile-phone industry will probably not make it into the history books. In...

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Barcelona, which just hosted the Mobile World Congress, wants to become a major technology hub.

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Barcelona, which just hosted the Mobile World Congress, wants to become a major technology hub.

Show’s Over, But Barcelona Wants Mobile Spotlight to Keep Shining

For Barcelona, four days isn’t enough. Spain’s second biggest city, which just hosted the nearly weeklong Mobile World Congress, wants to be a center of technology year-round. And it’s easy to see why. Faced with a worsening recession, a 26...

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Motion sensors allow users to control the screen of a device without having to touch it.

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Motion sensors allow users to control the screen of a device without having to touch it.

How an Old Russian Invention Inspired STMicro’s Hover Screen

It’s the latest in mobile technology, inspired by an invention nearly a hundred years ago. At this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona,  chipmaker STMicroelectronics is showcasing screen technology that works by just hovering your hand a few inches away from the...

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Gary Kovacs, CEO of Mozilla, with the Firefox logo during a news conference at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

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Gary Kovacs, CEO of Mozilla, with the Firefox logo during a news conference at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Mozilla’s Fox Tries to Steal Spotlight and Outrun Google’s Android

While many European technology companies have pared back their presence at this week’s Mobile World Congress, Silicon Valley’s Mozilla is leaving a noticeably bigger footprint. The maker of the popular Firefox web browser sent about a hundred employees — which...

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg expressed optimism about mobile, but the numbers aren't there yet.

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg expressed optimism about mobile, but the numbers aren't there yet.

Facebook Is a ‘Mobile Company,’ But Is That a Good Business?

Mark Zuckerberg described Facebook today as a “mobile company,” but he has a long way to go to prove that mobile is a viable business. Zuckerberg’s opening statements on Facebook’s earnings call lasted about seven and a half minutes, and...

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An air hockey app is demonstrated on Lenovo’s Horizon touchscreen PC at CES in Las Vegas.

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An air hockey app is demonstrated on Lenovo’s Horizon touchscreen PC at CES in Las Vegas.

Lenovo to Kids: Stop Texting at the Dinner Table

Turns out, there’s a reason why Lenovo released its hit-or-miss tabletop PC, the Horizon. According to CEO Yang Yuanqing, family patriarchs are increasingly frustrated with their kids constantly playing on their smartphones and tablets at the dinner table. Individual devices are making individual...

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