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In this Aug. 27, 2012 photo, the Apple iPhone 4s, left, is displayed next to the Samsung Galaxy S III at a store in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Crime data show iPhone ‘kill switch’ cuts thefts

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New crime data show Apple’s addition of a “kill switch” to its iPhones last September has sharply reduced robberies and thefts, authorities said Thursday. Their report from a year-old initiative called […]

06/19/2014

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella gestures during the keynote address of the Build Conference Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Microsoft reveals Siri-like Windows Phone feature

NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft unveiled a new virtual assistant for Windows Phone devices Wednesday as it seeks to gain traction in a highly competitive and lucrative market for smartphones. The assistant, Cortana, is named […]

04/02/2014

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Nokia unveils new Windows phones and its first tablet

NEW YORK (AP) — Nokia is expanding its lineup of Windows phones and introducing its first tablet computer, all sporting the powerful camera technology found in its flagship Lumia 1020 smartphone. The struggling cellphone maker […]

10/22/2013

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer speaks at a Microsoft event in San Francisco, June 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Microsoft buying Nokia’s devices and services unit

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft Corp. is buying Nokia Corp.’s devices and services business, and getting access to the company’s patents, for a total of 5.44 billion euros ($7.2 billion) in an effort to expand […]

09/02/2013

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‘Scroogled’ By Google’s App Store

Bing and Windows Phone have launched a national consumer education campaign at Scroogled.com to inform Americans that Google’s app store sends your personal information to app makers without clear warning and users can’t opt-out of the practice.

04/11/2013

Nokia shows off new Windows smartphones

NEW YORK (AP) – Nokia revealed its first smartphones to run the next version of Windows, a big step for a company that has bet its future on an alliance with Microsoft. Nokia’s new flagship […]

09/05/2012

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