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  • Pressure builds for Apple to overhaul or expand product portfolio

    Pressure builds for Apple to overhaul or expand product portfolio
    Apple iTV? The iWatch? Bigger iPhones and iPads? Rumormongering about such mythical products is a regular spectator sport for many Apple watchers. But after the company said it could post a year-over-year decline in revenue this fiscal year for the...
  • Apple TV not just a hobby anymore, get its own section on Web store

    Apple TV not just a hobby anymore, get its own section on Web store
    Changes to the Apple Store website appear to indicate that the Cupertino tech giant is now placing more importance on Apple TV, a product Chief Executive Tim Cook has referred to as a "hobby" many times before. When Apple updated its store website to...
  • Smartphones reach milestone: 1 billion shipped in 2013

    Smartphones reach milestone: 1 billion shipped in 2013
    For the first time, more than 1 billion smartphones were shipped worldwide in a single year, according to a report this week. A total of 1.004 billion smartphones were shipped to vendors in 2013, meaning phone makers sold those devices to wireless...
  • CNN to Incorporate More Twitter Activity Into Coverage

    CNN is working to make the flood of information on Twitter a more reliable source for its reporting. The Time Warner-owned cable outlet said it had partnered with Dataminr, a New York-based company that uses technology to identify potential news breaks...
  • Google to Sell Motorola Mobile-Phone Unit to Lenovo for $2.9 Billion

    It's official: Google is hanging up on the money-losing Motorola Mobility smartphone and mobile devices division, but will keep most of the Motorola patents. The Internet giant announced a deal Wednesday sell the Motorola group to China's Lenovo Group...
  • Google to sell Motorola unit to China's Lenovo

    Google to sell Motorola unit to China's Lenovo
    SAN FRANCISCO — Google's deal to sell its Motorola Mobility unit to Lenovo for $2.9 billion delivered a double-barreled shocker to the tech industry as the sale promised to scramble the playing field for mobile devices. The transaction marks an...
  • Disney Adds Movies to China's You On Demand Mobile Service

    Disney has expanded its deal with China's You On Demand, adding films to the company's mobile service, You Cinema. As part of the pact with Disney Media Distribution, You On Demand will provide library titles like "Alice in Wonderland" and "Pirates of...
  • Lenovo: Goal is to surpass Apple, Samsung

    Lenovo: Goal is to surpass Apple, Samsung
    Lenovo Chief Executive Yuanqing Yang said his company purchased Motorola with the goal of surpassing Apple and Samsung, the current leaders in the smartphone market. Earlier this week, Google agreed to sell parts of Motorola to Lenovo for $2.91 billion....
  • BlackBerry accounts for less than 0.5% of smartphone sales, report says

    BlackBerry accounts for less than 0.5% of smartphone sales, report says
    BlackBerry's 2013 ended on a rough note, as the struggling phone maker accounted for less than 0.5% of U.S. smartphone sales during the fourth quarter, according to a report. The dismal sales figures came despite the introduction of the Blackberry 10...
  • AT&T slashes pricing on family wireless plans

    AT&T announced big savings on family plans over the weekend, the latest wireless company to slash prices amid a brutal carrier war. The No. 2 carrier said a family of four could now get unlimited talk and text and share 10 gigabytes of data for $160 a...
  • What's in Facebook's new app name? For rival iPad app Paper, a lot

    What's in Facebook's new app name? For rival iPad app Paper, a lot
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery for some. But not for FiftyThree, the maker of a popular app called Paper. The startup is spitting mad that Facebook on Monday rolled out a new app also called Paper. Facebook should...
  • Google Maps for iOS updated to recommend quicker routes as users drive

    Google Maps for iOS updated to recommend quicker routes as users drive
    Google Maps for the iPhone is getting smarter thanks to a new feature that will recommend quicker routes to users as they drive. "Outsmart traffic and save time on the road -- #GoogleMaps will notify you if there’s a faster route," the Silicon...