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Cheap Motorola smartphone available in US early

NEW YORK (AP) — Motorola will start selling a cheap smartphone in the U.S. more than a month ahead of schedule. The company says it was able to produce the Moto G phones faster than […]

11/26/2013

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BlackBerry shakeup continues as COO, CFO depart

TORONTO (AP) — BlackBerry’s interim chief executive has shaken up BlackBerry’s management team in a move seen as prelude to him taking the top job himself. Chief Operating Officer Kristian Tear and Chief Marketing Officer […]

11/25/2013

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Jury orders Samsung to pay Apple $290 million

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A Silicon Valley jury on Thursday ordered Samsung Electronics to pay Apple $290 million for copying vital iPhone and iPad features. The verdict covers 13 older Samsung devices that a […]

11/21/2013

The North Korean Arirang smartphone.  (AP Photo/KCNA via KNS)

Carriers reject kill switch for stolen smartphones

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Samsung Electronics, the world’s largest mobile phone manufacturer, has proposed installing a built-in anti-theft measure known as a “kill switch” that would render stolen or lost phones inoperable, but the nation’s […]

11/19/2013

In this Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013 photo, Typhoon Haiyan survivors play basketball in a destroyed neighborhood in Tacloban, Philippines. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

Signs of life amid misery reveal Filipinos’ spirit

TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — They found the hoop in the ruins of their obliterated neighborhood. They propped up the backboard with broken wood beams and rusty nails scavenged from vast mounds of storm-blasted homes. A […]

11/19/2013

A gamer purchasing his Sony Playstation 4  at a BestBuy store in Chicago on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. The PlayStation 4, came out Friday. The Xbox One, goes on sale next week.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Altered landscape for Sony, Microsoft consoles

NEW YORK (AP) — Remember a time before “Angry Birds,” the iPad and the iPhone? No? When Sony and Microsoft last came out with new video game consoles — seven and eight years ago, respectively, […]

11/15/2013

The North Korean Arirang smartphone.  (AP Photo/KCNA via KNS)

Motorola unveils budget smartphone, aimed at world

NEW YORK (AP) — Motorola wants to equip the world with the latest smartphone technology at less than a third the typical price. The new Moto G phone starts at $179 in the U.S. without […]

11/13/2013

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Apple demands Samsung pay $380 million for copying

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Apple is demanding that Samsung Electronics pay it $380 million for copying vital iPhone and iPad features. An Apple attorney made the demand Wednesday during opening statements of a Silicon […]

11/13/2013

In this Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 photo, participants are seen near the logo of Tizen during the Tizen Developer Summit 2013 in Seoul, South Korea. South Korean electronics giant Samsung Electronics Co. is in a quiet push to make its Tizen operating system a part of the technology lexicon as familiar as Google’s Android or Apple’s iOS. Its ambition doesn’t stop there. Samsung sees the software in your car, fridge and television too. The first developer conference in Asia for Tizen wrapped up Tuesday after a two-day run, bringing together app developers and Tizen backers from Samsung, Intel and mobile operators. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Samsung makes quiet push for new mobile OS

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Most mobile phone users have never heard of Tizen. Neither have car owners or anyone with a fridge. Samsung Electronics Co. wants to change that. The South Korean electronics giant […]

11/12/2013

Screenshot of Google Helpouts.

Google opens how-to shop with live video advice

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google has opened a how-to shop that sells expert advice on everything from cosmetics to the cosmos in live video sessions streamed on computers and smartphones. The service, called Helpouts, began […]

11/05/2013

Thorsten Heins, president and CEO at BlackBerry, speaks at a conference in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

BlackBerry abandons bid to sell itself, CEO out

TORONTO (AP) — BlackBerry has abandoned its bid to sell itself and is replacing its chief executive. Fairfax Financial, BlackBerry’s largest shareholder with a 10 percent stake, said Monday it won’t buy the struggling smartphone […]

11/04/2013

This image provided by Google shows its new Nexus 5 phone, which was unveiled Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013.  (AP Photo/Google)

Google releases 1st phone powered by ‘Kit Kat’

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is selling a new Android smartphone that it hopes will become more like a clairvoyant friend than a piece of hardware. The Nexus 5 phone unveiled Thursday is the first […]

10/31/2013

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