TORONTO (AP) — BlackBerry says it will lay off 4,500 employees, or 40 percent of its global workforce, as it reports a nearly $1 billion second-quarter loss in a surprise early release of earnings results. […]
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — It’s still officially summer, yet major electronic companies have already announced a slew of holiday gift ideas: iPhones of different colors, video game players and a new category of wristwatches designed […]
BERLIN (AP) — Samsung unveiled its highly anticipated digital wristwatch Wednesday, beating Apple to what could become this year’s must-have holiday gift item. So-called smartwatches, which can perform tasks such as displaying email and Twitter […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Google is naming its latest Android mobile operating system after Kit Kats. Here’s a look at Google’s history of naming each version of the system after sweet treats: 2008 Android 1.0 […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook wants to get more of the world’s 7 billion people online through a partnership with Samsung, Nokia and other large mobile technology companies. Facebook Inc. announced a partnership called […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Smartphones are getting bigger as people use them more to watch movies and play games. A new one from Samsung is beyond big. With a screen measuring 6.3 inches diagonally, the […]
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal administrative panel has issued an import ban on some Samsung devices on grounds they violate two of Apple’s patents. The U.S. International Trade Commission issued its ruling late Friday. […]
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. has applied for U.S. and South Korean trademarks for a watch that connects to the Internet in the latest sign that consumer technology companies see wearable devices […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Google’s new music service offers a lot of eye candy to go with the tunes. The song selection of around 18 million tracks is comparable to popular services such as Spotify […]
A new ad for Samsung televisions, called “Evolutionary Husband?” portrays men as dirty slobs, just a half step up from cavemen — and it has the more evolved members of the male species crying foul. […]
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.
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple is seeking a patent for an iPhone that has a display that wraps around the edges of the device, expanding the viewable area and eliminating all physical buttons.