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2011-08-11 08:00:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ICAP Patent Brokerage, a division of ICAP plc, the world's largest intellectual property brokerage and patent auction firm, and 3M Future LLC have just signed an exclusive marketing cooperation over a patent providing revolutionary credit card security. The invention enables a mobile smart phone to act as a secure and advanced credit card. In addition the technology allows for toll-taking on card payments from these phones. This patent portfolio will...

2011-07-26 11:58:00

CHICAGO, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless' move to kill unlimited data plans this month exposes a major problem in the cell-phone industry: Nine out of 10 smart phone users could be burning hundreds of dollars a year on data they never use, the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) said Tuesday as it released a new guide to protect consumers from bad deals. "CUB's Guide to Cell Phone Data Plans" is a companion to the CUB Cellphone Saver, an online service that analyzes...

2011-07-20 13:30:00

BEIJING, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Online retailer LightInTheBox.com has been named the exclusive retailer of the new Ouku Horizon 3G smart phone (http://www.lightinthebox.com/_p199545.html). Chinese manufacturer Ouku has announced its latest tech release, satisfying consumer demands with an affordable 3G smart phone. Powered by Android 2.2 operating system, the Ouku Horizon 3G offers the stability and performance of a high-end smart phone at a fraction of the cost. Ouku Horizon...

2011-07-20 10:07:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from the 2011 GMAC Insurance National Drivers Test revealed that while 8 in 10 drivers say it is never safe to text, email or use their smart phone, an alarmingly large percentage of drivers use various features of their smart phones when operating their vehicles. Even with a number of states banning handheld cell phone use and texting while driving, nearly 50 percent of drivers admit to making phone calls while driving and about...

2011-06-28 05:00:00

Recent tests find some smart phones that rival cameras in image quality, but don't match stand-alone devices in many respects YONKERS, N.Y., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Smart phones are quickly elbowing aside basic point-and-shoot cameras as the device of choice for sharing everyday experiences. In Consumer Reports recent tests of 45 smart phone cameras, the T-Mobile G2x, $250, stood out with very good still images overall and was among the best for video quality. The report...

2011-06-25 00:00:32

90 percent of Project K-Nect Algebra I Students and 100 percent of Algebra II Students Proficient in End-of-Course Exams Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 24, 2011 Onslow County high school students participating in the mobile learning program, Project K-Nect, are excelling in math classes, feel more prepared to learn math and are more interested in pursuing math education and careers, according to the latest program evaluation by Project Tomorrow®. Project K-Nect, developed by Digital...

2011-06-14 13:23:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority announced Tuesday the release of a TVA application for smart phones (http://itunes.apple.com/app/tva-lake-info/id440331543?mt=8) that will provide real time information about TVA lakes. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The app, initially available to iPhone users, offers lake elevations, water release schedules, yearly operating guides and Google-based maps. Available...

2011-06-09 07:04:00

SHANGHAI, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPRD; "Spreadtrum" or the "Company"), a leading fabless semiconductor provider in China with advanced technology in both 2G and 3G wireless communications standards, today announced that it has acquired approximately 48.44% of the total outstanding shares of MobilePeak Holdings, Ltd. ("MobilePeak"), a privately held fabless semiconductor company based in Shanghai and San Diego that specializes in...

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2011-05-16 09:27:57

Use your smart phone to tackle a growing problem Summer is around the corner and millions of people worldwide will be heading to beaches and waterways for sun and fun. Will they find clean beaches and clear waterways? With bottles, cans, abandoned or lost fishing gear and other marine debris washing up on our shores each year, the University of Georgia and NOAA have teamed up to create a new, innovative cell phone reporting mechanism to combat the marine debris problem. This high-tech tool,...

2011-05-15 00:02:32

User accounts, contacts and messages of Google Mail and Yahoo! Messenger, as well as the history of Google Maps, stored in iPhone and iPad, are now available to the police experts, using Oxygen Forensic Suite 2011 v.3.3 Moscow, Russia (PRWEB) May 13, 2011 Oxygen Software, one of the leading developers of forensic software for police and security services, today announces version 3.3 of the popular program for forensic extraction of user data from smart phones, mobile phones and PDA, Oxygen...