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Boston Red Sox player David "Big Papi" Ortiz takes a selfie with President Barack Obama, holding a Boston Red Sox jersey presented to the president during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, where the president honored the 2013 World Series baseball champion Boston Red Sox. In the background are pitchers Junichi Tazawa, left, Koji Uehara, right.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Samsung hooks unsuspecting Obama as phone ad star

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest pitchman in Samsung’s marketing machine: an unwitting President Barack Obama. Boston Sox baseball player David Ortiz snapped a selfie with the president at a White House event using a […]

04/02/2014

Samsung CEO J.K. Shin presents the new device Samsung Gear Fit at the Mobile World Congress, the world's largest mobile phone trade show in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Several new phones coming, but all eyes on Samsung

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Sony unveiled a new waterproof phone that can take ultra-high-definition video. Nokia introduced three Android smartphones aimed at emerging markets. And Lenovo announced one with an all-glass exterior. Yet the spotlight […]

02/24/2014

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Apple, Samsung fail to settle before March trial

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) – Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. have failed to settle their latest patent dispute despite a daylong meeting between top Samsung executives and Apple CEO Tim Cook hosted by […]

02/22/2014

Transformers director Michael Bay at CES in video posted on YouTube.

‘Transformers’ director walks off stage at CES (VIDEO)

LAS VEGAS (AP) – “Transformers” director Michael Bay says he’s embarrassed that he walked off the stage during a presentation of Samsung’s new curved ultra-high-definition television. Video of the cringe-worthy incident at the International CES […]

01/07/2014

A Samsung Electronics' 110-inch UHD TV. (AP Photo/Samsung Electronics Co.)

Samsung sells 110-inch ultra-HD TV for $150,000

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung said a 110-inch TV that has four times the resolution of standard high-definition TVs is going on sale for about $150,000 in South Korea. The launch Monday of the […]

12/30/2013

Chinese employees cheer a customer after he bought a new iPhone at an Apple store in Wangfujing shopping district in Beijing. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)

Apple lands elusive iPhone deal with China Mobile

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A long-sought deal to sell the iPhone through China Mobile should enable Apple to boost its profits and build customer loyalty in an important, growing market. China Mobile, the world’s largest […]

12/23/2013

LG Electronics' smartphone G Flex. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Can smartphones snap out of technological stupor?

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — This may be remembered as the year smartphones became boring. Although high-definition displays on smartphones have gotten bigger and their cameras have gotten better, the pace of gee-whiz innovation has dawdled. […]

12/13/2013

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Apple wants Samsung to pay $22M for legal bills

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Apple wants Samsung Electronics to pay $22 million of the legal bills that the iPhone and iPad maker has rung up so far defending its mobile device patents in a […]

12/06/2013

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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

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

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