The major security vulnerability affects networking equipment used to connect to the Web, the companies warn.
At least one company says smartphones don't have to be rectangular slabs.
To celebrate eight years as a Tokyo Marathon sponsor, Dole's Japan division has outfitted a banana with sensors and LEDs to create the world's first edible wearable.
Big-screened phones will account for more than 20 percent of mobile devices shipped by 2019, according to Juniper Research.
More consumers will rely on fingerprint sensing and facial scanning apps in coming years, Juniper Research predicts.
How do you know that the larger-screen phone trend is here in a big way? When you back it up with cold, hard numbers -- like the new Apple iPhones' mega-sales.
Companies including Intel, Qualcomm, IBM and Cisco claim tightened rules by the FCC could pinch broadband providers and lead to billions of dollars in lost investments.
More and more, says Juniper Research, people will use their mobile devices to buy products or do their banking, boosted by services such as Apple Pay.
Apple and Samsung will account for almost half of those shipments, but vendors in emerging regions will increasingly move the market, says research firm Juniper Research.
Juniper Research says tablet gaming should expand quickly in the next few years as the devices' graphics get sharper and as storage and broadband penetration grow.