Daily Archives: August 5, 2011

Tech news from around the web:

The iPhone is number one in global smartphone shipment in the second quarter of 2011, according to the International Data Corporation’s Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. Vendors shipped 106.5 million units in the second quarter of 2011, up from 64.4 million units in the same quarter of 2010. 

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The Square personal commerce system, which allows iPhone and iPad users to accept credit cards, could also make it easy for people to convert stolen credit card information into cash, security researchers said on Thursday.