By creating an independent, peer-to-peer 'mesh' network among devices, users could wrest the Web free from the hubs of giant corporations.
A number of iPhone users have noticed the setting automatically switched on after an iOS update -- an important, if sneaky, push to increase use of the company's iBeacon technology.
China Mobile, the world's largest mobile carrier, will begin selling iPhones this Friday.
Google's mobile operating system dominates the global smartphone market. But it's Apple iOS users who are spending money.
Apple, eBay and Angie's List will lead the way in their respective niches of mobile, e-commerce and local technology, says one analyst.
After years of speculation, industry experts say Internet-based TV could become reality by the end of next year.
Eight leading technology companies -- bitter rivals in some cases -- are pushing the White House and members of Congress to rein in government surveillance.
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