Cellular Carriers Kill Samsung ‘Kill Switch’

The FCC is trying to fight smartphone theft, but wireless carriers seem to be thwarting FCC efforts. The FCC claims more than  33% of all robberies involve a smartphone. Of course this works out well for cellular carriers who not only get to sell the victims a new phone, but also get fees when someone down…

China’s NQ Mobile Inc. A Threat

The investment research firm Muddy Waters LLC released a report on their investigation of the Chinese mobile security company NQ Mobile Inc., an NYSE traded company (NQ), charging they are a “massive fraud.” The report alleges 72% of their 2012 revenues is fictitious. That NQ’s market share is 1.5%, not the 55% they claim. Muddy Waters…

Firefox OS Hacked

After two years of development Mozilla launched Firefox OS for mobile devices just a few short months ago. And now there is malware for it. Firefox OS is designed to run apps made with just HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and the OS is based on Linux and Mozilla‚Äôs Gecko technology. This makes the apps in…