BlackBerry signs up Samsung, others, in new mobile services push – Reuters

ReutersA dozen women died after undergoing sterilisation surgery at a family-planning “camp” in Chhattisgarh. Slideshow · India This Week · Travel India – Jaipur · Rage over missing students · Kurdish refugees: Then and now · Glamour Woman of the Year Awards.Blackberry, Samsung Tie Up for Tighter Android SecurityYibada (English Edition)How Apple, Samsung and BlackBerry […]

Nexus 5 Owners Are Running Into Problems With Android L – International Business Times

International Business TimesNexus 5 owners looking to install Android L are encountering irritating bugs during and after the process, including a “missing system.img” error message that cancels it. Google Inc. No software rollout would be complete without a few early bugs, and Android …Android’s ‘Lollipop’ upgrade is sweetThe Seattle TimesAndroid Circuit: Nexus Six Reviewed, LG […]

AT&T makes it harder to ID and tail its smartphone users online – Dallas Morning News

Dallas Morning NewsWASHINGTON — AT&T Mobility, the nation’s second-largest cellular provider, said Friday that it’s no longer attaching hidden Internet tracking codes to data transmitted from its users’ smartphones. The codes had made it nearly impossible to shield its …AT&T: We’re not tracking subscribers using permanent cookies anymoreEngadgetAT&T to scrap US phone web tracking codesThe […]

Facebook To Companies: No More Free Ride (FB) – SFGate

SFGateFacebook will change the news feed to decrease the number of blatant promotional messages people see. The new news feed will take effect this January, and won’t reduce the number of paid ads that users see. “The idea is to increase the relevance and …Facebook Inc. Tells Marketers The Free Ride On News Feeds Is […]

Apple Responds to Masque Attack Reports: OS X, iOS with Enough Safeguards … – Tech Times

Tech TimesTo prevent Masque Attacks, the Department of Homeland Security warns iOS users against installing apps on iDevices that are not available in Apple’s App Store. Apple says that its systems has built-in safeguards to protect users. (Photo : Kārlis Dambrāns).Free! Download These 9 Essential iPhone Apps from 2014NBCNews.comApple Says Zero Users Have Reported Problems […]

AT&T to scrap US phone web tracking codes – The Australian

The AustralianAT&T Mobility, the United States’ second-largest mobile phone provider, says it’s no longer attaching hidden internet tracking codes to data transmitted from its users’ smartphones. THE practice made it nearly impossible to shield its subscribers’ identities …AT&T ends tracking of customers by “supercookie”USA TODAYAT&T Stops Adding Web Tracking Codes on CellphonesABC NewsAT&T to stop […]

Cellphone data may be feds’ air raid targets – Tribune-Review

Tribune-ReviewUsing devices mounted on aircraft flying high overhead, the federal government is gathering data from the mobile phones of thousands of innocent Americans in “a high-tech hunt for criminal suspects,” according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.‘Dirtbox’ planes masquerade as cell towers to collect smartphone data in …BGRReport: The U.S. is putting fake […]

AT&T stops adding ‘super cookies’ on smartphones – Santa Fe New Mexican.com

Santa Fe New Mexican.comA hands-free device to talk on a cellphone while driving is seen in San Diego. The nation’s second-largest cellular provider, AT&T Mobility, said Friday it would no longer add tracking codes to its subscribers’ devices. Gregory Bull/The Associated Press.AT&T will stop adding Web tracking codes on cellphonesColumbus DispatchAT&T ends tracking of customers […]