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What's behind smartphone market's slowing growth? Look to China

Research firm predicts global shipments will rise around 10 percent this year, compared with more than 27 percent in 2014. One reason? Demand for devices in China is falling.

By August 25, 2015

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Ad-based music streaming far from dead, research shows

Revenue from "freemium" music-streaming services is expected to surpass $1 billion by 2017, according to Juniper Research. Ultimately, they may also persuade more users to pay for subscriptions.

By August 11, 2015

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iOS 8 hits 85% adoption rate; Android Lollipop only at 18%

Apple's iOS 8 launched last September, while Android Lollipop hit the market in November. So why is there such a huge gap in their adoption numbers?

By August 5, 2015

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Hisense to buy Sharp America in $23.7M deal

Chinese manufacturer Hisense is making a play at the American TV market by buying out Sharp America's TV business, taking over the Japanese company's Mexican factory and gaining rights to the Sharp brand in North and South America.

By July 31, 2015

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F-U-N-D-E-D: How Silicon Valley's cash is making grocery stores and cookbooks obsolete

Record-level investments are flowing into food delivery startups.

By July 31, 2015

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Apple Watch snags 75% of global smartwatch market

Shipments of Apple's wearable hit 4 million last quarter, according to an estimate from Strategy Analytics, giving Apple the lion's share of the smartwatch market.

By July 22, 2015

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GoPro hires former Hulu exec to lead original-content push

Charlotte Koh will be tasked with forming partnerships to develop original content using GoPro's action cameras, Variety reports.

By July 7, 2015

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Huawei unveils Honor 7 smartphone, expects to double sales in 2015

Huawei believes it will sell 40 million units of its flagship Honor line of smartphones, helping to cement its position among the top players in the field.

By June 30, 2015

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This could be the first airplane on Mars

Take a peek at the possible future of flight on Mars with the Prandtl-m, a prototype aircraft scheduled for testing on Earth.

By June 30, 2015

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SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes minutes after launch

An unmanned rocket carrying 4,000 pounds of cargo to resupply the International Space Station suffered launch failure.

By June 28, 2015