November 26th @ 8:04 AM GMT
CBS News Black Friday is shifting before our eyes. As always, shoppers jammed the stores, long before the dawn, to start their holiday shopping. But, mobile apps are changing the game. And, Mama Shu won an award for humanitarian of the year. Steve Hartman is ''on the road'' in Highland Park, Michigan following Mama Shu and her effort to build a place for learning and recreation in honor of her deceased 2-year-old child. (U.S. News)
November 28th @ 5:11 PM GMT
Yahoo! For Cyber Monday, we chat about why buying stuff on a phone still stinks. Plus, Snapchat Spectacles! (Business)
November 28th @ 4:51 PM GMT
Yahoo! After the Note 7 and its exploding batteries turned into a manufacturing nightmare for Samsung, the firm is determined to get back on track with a device that showcases its finest mobile technology. Samsung's future flagship handset, the Galaxy S8, is expected Q1 2017. The Samsung Galaxy S8 will evidently come loaded with top-end components, such as new-generation processors like the Snapdragon 835 (principally used in the USA) or the Exynos 8895 (for the rest of the world), plus 6GB of RAM. (Technology)
November 25th @ 2:37 PM GMT
Yahoo! The UK is about to pass into law sweeping surveillance legislation that will force ISPs and mobile operators to keep a complete record of every citizens browsing history for up to a year. This information will be accessible without a warrant to intelligence services, the police, and a number of other government agencies including, bizarrely, the likes of the Gambling Commission and the Food Standards Agency. While much of the legislation is concerned with how the government can track down s... (Technology)
November 28th @ 4:39 PM GMT
CBS News Experts warn against counterfeit mobile apps and emoji keyboards, which allow scammers to prey on consumers (Technology)
November 25th @ 2:00 PM GMT
Yahoo! One of the mobile era's bestselling photo apps now has a sequel and in a nod to the changing economics of the App Store, it's going free for the first time. FaceTune 2, from Israeli developer Lightricks, arrives on iOS today boasting a series of radical improvements over its predecessor. But to realize the full power of the app, you'll still have to pay: via in-app purchases for individual effects, or via a monthly or annual subscription. If you're in the practice of perfecting your sel... (Technology)
November 25th @ 3:28 PM GMT
CBS News Record-high 41 percent of all sales expected to be made on mobile devices this year, but retail apps could be perfect target for cybercriminals (U.S. News)
November 25th @ 9:32 PM GMT
NPR Early indications are that Black Friday will be healthy for retailers, But analysts say the Black Friday fever has broken. Almost all the growth in holiday retail sales are in online and mobile shopping. One in six holiday dollars will be spent online giving consumers more bargaining power. (U.S. News)
November 28th @ 12:05 PM GMT
Yahoo! The Galaxy S8 certainly looks like it will keep pace with the iPhone 8 in the hardware department, with rumors ranging from a 4K OLED display with integrated fingerprint sensor to a dual-lens camera. According to a report from SamMobile (by way of Galaxy Club), the S8's virutal assistant might come with two personalities: Bixby and Kestra. New trademark applications point to Bixby being the male version of Samsung's assistant, which will be powered by Viv Labs, the company Samsung acquire... (Technology)
November 28th @ 11:53 AM GMT
Yahoo! Iraqi special forces battling to clear Islamic State from eastern Mosul have killed nearly 1,000 militants but fighting has slowed as troops face a mobile enemy hidden among thousands of civilians in the city, a top commander said. Six weeks into a major offensive, Iraqi forces have captured nearly half of eastern Mosul, moving from district to district against jihadist snipers, suicide attackers and car bombs. (World)