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Microsoft's Surface Pro 2. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Microsoft unveils new Surface at NYC event

NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft introduced new Surface tablets, including a professional model that allows people to use it more like a laptop or a desktop computer. The Redmond, Wash. company is trying to boost […]


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Smartphones overtake ‘dumb’ phones worldwide

NEW YORK (AP) — A research firm says that more smartphones than ‘dumb’ phones are being made this year, a milestone in a shift that’s putting computing power and Internet access in millions of hands worldwide.


Google maps App demonstrated on an Apple iPad. (AP Photo)

Research firm: PC sales plunge as Windows 8 flops

NEW YORK (AP) — Global shipments of PCs fell 14% this year, the sharpest plunge since research firm IDC started tracking the industry in 1994. Tablets and smartphones pull money away from PCs, but the latest version of Windows also shares the blame.


Worldwide market share for smartphones

(AP) — Samsung and Apple dominate with nearly half of the worldwide market for smartphones. Samsung had an advantage in releasing its flagship Galaxy S III phone months ago. Samsung says global sales of the […]



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