AMNews: Samsung Wave Devices to Get Bada 2.0, Xperia Ray Available in the UK, HTC Mulls Own Mobile OS

Samsung is planning to update its entire range of Wave devices with the new Bada 2.0 mobile operating platform. The official Twitter account of Samsung Bada revealed that the company plans to introduce a Bada 2.0 update for older Wave devices in the fourth quarter of 2011. The platform will come preloaded with new Wave devices like Galaxy Wave 3, Wave M and Wave Y.

Samsung might not support smartphones based on Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 platform beyond 2012. According to an article in The Inquirer, a company related to the Korean consumer electronics giant said that in a tweet that the company might stop supporting WP7 devices soon.

New research has shown how common spelling or punctuation mistakes may make it easier for cyber criminals to steal email containing sensitive information. Researchers Peter Kim and Garrett Gee from the cyber security outfit Godai Group created doppelganger Web domains of some high-profile companies to test this theory. To everyone’s horror, they managed to gather as much as 20 GB of sensitive information belonging to these companies.

The Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray, powered by the Android platform, is now available for purchase. The device was first introduces some back in June along with other Android-based handsets.

HTC is planning to purchase its own operating system platform, new reports reveal. If the company indeed goes ahead with the proposed move, and comes up with its own OS, it will be in direct competition with rivals Google and Microsoft.