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Qualcomm wants to move out of your pocket into your car, house and wearable

The world's biggest maker of mobile chips that power smartphones sees lots of room to grow next year. But a glitch in China may hold it back.

By 20 November 2014

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Attention, artists: Streaming music is the inescapable future. Embrace it

Music's bedrock business will be selling access to streams, not ownership of tunes. So what does that mean for the artists you love? It should be music to their ears.

By 14 November 2014

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With new graphics chips, ARM grabs at cheaper phones, tablets

Emerging markets are seeing huge growth in mid- and lower-tier smartphones. ARM seeks to catch some of that trend with its new line of Mali graphics-chip designs.

By 28 October 2014

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YouTube's Music Key: Can paid streaming finally hook the masses?

Google's popular video site rolls out its long-teased contender in the paid streaming-music business. Called Music Key, it may have the best chance yet to popularize music subscriptions.

By 13 November 2014

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Five ways Samsung can overhaul its ailing smartphone business

Profits tumbled a stunning 74 percent in Samsung's mobile business in the third quarter, and tough times may continue. Here's what Samsung can do to turn things around.

By 31 October 2014

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Samsung's steep Q3 profit decline shows ongoing struggles in mobile

The Korean electronics giant posts a 74 percent drop in its mobile business operating profits during the September period.

By 30 October 2014

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iPad Mini 3 seeks middle ground between phablets, larger tablets

The latest version of Apple's smaller tablet is identical to last year's model except for the addition of the company's fingerprint-reading technology from its iPhone line.

By 17 October 2014

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​Foxtel cuts prices, adds channels, announces IQ3

Australia's pay TV provider has announced a major restructure of its consumer offering, dropping entry-level prices and adding new channels. Here's everything you need to know...

By 4 September 2014

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No black art to the Blackphone's quest for smartphone privacy

While Blackphone sales are off to a lukewarm start, our hands-on with the privacy-obsessed smartphone finds that it simplifies staying secure on the go.

By 30 September 2014

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Sigma CEO leads premium push in camera market (Q&A)

Under CEO Kazuto Yamaki, Sigma has helped transform the Japanese company so most of its revenue comes from higher-end products. Too bad about the camera business, though.

By 21 September 2014