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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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Of the top 25 area codes where text-message spam originates from in the U.S., 15 are in California, Florida and New York.

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Of the top 25 area codes where text-message spam originates from in the U.S., 15 are in California, Florida and New York.

Do You Live Near a Text-Message Spammer? Check Your Area Code

If you live in the 347, 201 or 510 area codes, or basically anywhere along the eastern edge of Florida, there’s a good chance you live near a mobile-phone spammer or a business that enables one. According to new research...

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Nomura Equity Research's “2012 Smartphone Guide” shows the components that go into phones and their providers’ market shares.

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Nomura Equity Research's “2012 Smartphone Guide” shows the components that go into phones and their providers’ market shares.

What’s Costliest Part of Smartphone? Hint: It’s Not the Display

Nomura Equity Research recently released its “2012 Smartphone Guide,” which offers a graphical look at the components that go into phones and their providers’ market shares. More than 25 parts are needed to make a modern smartphone. What were the...

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Lookout examined geographic data for some 9 million smartphones it helped locate last year.

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Lookout examined geographic data for some 9 million smartphones it helped locate last year.

Lose Your Smartphone? Check McDonald’s. Or the Dojo.

Where you lose your smartphone, it turns out, says a lot about where you live. If you lose a phone in San Francisco, you were probably at a coffee shop. Misplace it in London? Try the pub. In Brussels, call...

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