Modest aims to revolutionize mobile commerce

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Harper Reed and Dylan Richard launch a new mobile commerce company Harper Reed and Dylan Richard, technology experts that have produced several innovative platforms, have launched a new company called Modest. The new venture aims to revolutionize mobile commerce, using new software and technology that could make this sector more robust. Modest is backed by Eric Schmidt, an executive chairman at Google. According to Schmidt, Modest is prepared to create a major shift in the mobile shopping experience, which could have an effect on the rest of the mobile commerce…

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How to Use Your Android Phone Safely

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Google’s Android operating system is more popular than ever. Unfortunately, Android’s open source architecture and substantial market share have made it a continuing target of malware attacks. According to a recent report by Trend Micro, 79% of all malware threats affect Android. In fact, they report that there have been over a million of these threats in the first nine months of 2013 alone. While some of the statistics may be alarming, there is no reason for Android users to give up their devices. By following some prudent steps, you…

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Technology today and tomorrow according to Google CEO Eric Schmidt at the Mobile World Congress

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Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google, was a keynote speaker at the Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona, and though he focused on the new mobile Chrome browser app, and Android, he also spoke of the state of technology in the world today, and where he believes it will be going in the near and more distant future. Schmidt began his presentation almost immediately with a demo of the newly released Google Chrome for Android, with the assistance of Hugo Barra from Android. Barra explained that the mobile browser was designed…

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Google chairman says there will be no negative impact on Android from Motorola

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Chairman of Google Inc., Eric Schmidt, has released more information about the acquisition of Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. by the internet giant for $12.5 billion, and has specifically explained that this will not “screw up” the success of Android. Schmidt has held to the claims that have already been made by Google, which have said that acquiring Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc., may play an important role in promoting competition among the manufacturers of Android based phones. They believe this is an important move in an economy that still requires stimulation…

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Google provides developers with prep data for Ice Cream Sandwich

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Google has released data to help developers to prepare for the upcoming launch of Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) so that apps can be properly readied for the latest Android developments. Google’s official Android developer website’s lead tech writer, Scott Main, wrote in a blog post that the ICS design is meant for running on any screen size from smartphones to tablets with larger screens. That said, apps that have been created to run under Android 3.0 Honeycomb are designed to be “forward compatible”, which means that they will also be…

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