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Amazon smartphone pictures give developers an eyeful

First came the Kindle. Then the Kindle Fire tablet. Now, Amazon is raising eyebrows again with a smartphone that looks radically different than what many might have expected.

ABI: Consumer wearables to drive big data adoption in healthcare

As consumers continue to use wearable devices to track their levels of activity, there is growing impetus to also make use of the data to inform health management and healthcare provision.

IHS: Samsung S5 costs more to build than S4 and iPhone 5s

Samsung's latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, costs around $12 (€8.67) more to make than the vendor's S4 smartphone, and nearly $50 more than rival Apple's iPhone 5S, research by IHS shows.

Apple smart devices protected from 'Heartbleed' bug

Apple said users of smart devices running its iOS software face no risk from a flaw in the OpenSSL web security standard, despite BlackBerry working up a fix for its messenger service for iOS and Android devices.

IDC: Global wearables shipments to reach almost 112 million in 2018

Shipment volumes of wearable technology are expected to exceed 19 million units in 2014, more than tripling last year's sales.

Telefonica unveils Yaap as brand name for Spanish mobile payments venture

Telefónica revealed that its landmark joint venture with Spanish banks CaixaBank and Banco Santander will be named Yaap, and that the first services will be launched in Spain in a matter of months.

Berg Insight: Oil and gas industry driving M2M

The number of devices with cellular or satellite connectivity deployed in oil & gas applications worldwide was 423,000 at the end of 2013, according to a new research report from Berg Insight.

Report: More homes pay to watch TV as multi-screen offerings proliferate

Around 60 per cent of pay-TV services in the informitv Multiscreen Index now deliver to multiple screens other than a traditional television, including smartphones, tablets and other network-connected devices.

Gartner: IoT requires rethink of manufacturers' underlying business models

The Internet of Things (IoT), which includes intelligent devices ranging from smartphones to medical robotics, is forecast to grow to 26 billion units installed by 2020 says Gartner.

Juniper Research: Mobile search & discovery adspend to reach nearly $17B by 2018

By 2018, the total advertising spend on mobile search & discovery will reach $16.8 billion (€12.1 billion), up from an estimated $6.4 billion in 2013.