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Wozniak was invited on a speaking engagement to help inspire the company's engineers.
ZTE will bring the device to China in March or April.
Prisons around the world this year made way for techie criminals alongside the more garden variety murderers, thieves, and schemers.
The new Android update disables a feature that allowed users to revoke permissions for installed apps.
Last week's disclosure of massive data collection efforts at the U.S. National Security Agency has generated heated debate in the U.S. and across the world about privacy. The NSA is collecting metadata on U.S. residents' phone calls made on Verizon's network and Internet records from nine Web companies, including Facebook, Google and Microsoft, according to reports in the Guardian and The Washington Post newspapers. But intelligence agencies in other countries have similar goals, according to reports, and in some cases there are few details about what data these governments are collecting.
Samsung jumped firmly behind Microsoft's next-gen Windows operating system for phones and tablets Wednesday by announcing its ATIV product family.
Samsung uses the IFA 2012 tech conference in Berlin to unveil itsnew ATIV line, which includes the ATIV S Windows Phone 8 smartphone, as well as new tablets, cameras, and PCs.
The jury in the Apple/Samsung patent case decides that Samsung must pay Apple $1 billion for mobile tech patent infringements.
Articles by IDG News Service