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Qualcomm has filed a patent suit in China seeking licensing fees for several mobile technology patents it says Apple is using in its latest iPhone models.
NEWS ANALYSIS: Wireless networks in the U.S. have little redundancy or interoperability, which means they can fail when they are needed the most, in natural disasters such as the firestorms in Northern California.
The penalty is the latest in a growing list of regulatory problems the mobile chip maker is facing for its business practices.
DAILY VIDEO: Skype users can now chat with Microsoft's Cortana virtual assistant; a new Dell IoT division will push its distributed core technology strategy; Arity launches mobility intelligence tools for the shared ride industry; and there's more.
Shared Mobility Solutions is an app for smartphones that uses more than 26 billion miles of historical driving behavior data and years of transportation expertise to determine personal driving metrics for insurance providers.
Outlook mobile app users can now sync changes in shared calendars and manage events in delegated calendars.
Not only does Microsoft's virtual assistant now appear as a Skype contact, Cortana now imbues text chats with intelligent suggestions.
DAILY VIDEO: Uber says It's removing secret screen-viewing access to iOS devices; ZTE will launch a folding smartphone ahead of Apple and Samsung: Reports; Apple updates macOS High Sierra for two critical vulnerabilities; and there's more.
Microsoft confirmed Oct. 8 that it will no longer develop new features for Windows 10 Mobile and isn't developing new mobile hardware for the operating system. This slide show looks at why the Window Mobile development efforts failed.
Plan to join us Oct. 11 for an #eWEEKchat about trends in new-generation mobility applications and development of applications and services.
Apart from security patches and bug fixes, users shouldn't expect new updates for the mobile operating system, let alone new hardware.
NEWS ANALYSIS: An undisclosed entitlement allowed Uber’s ride hailing app to have access to an iOS device’s frame buffer, which in turn could let the company see your screen.