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BlackBerry hopes 'love it or hate it' Passport earns it a second chance

The embattled smartphone manufacturer is betting its oddly shaped device will turn some heads.

By September 24, 2014

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Massive Firefox update hits refresh on browsing

The Firefox overhaul applies the lessons of mobile design to Mozilla's desktop browser to unify its look across devices, a change more than two years in the making.

By April 29, 2014

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Inside G Flex: LG's long, winding road to setting the curve

CNET takes you through the five-plus-year process of developing the phone and explains why it's critical to LG's success.

By January 31, 2014

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A voracious mobile world needs 'spectrum, spectrum, spectrum'

commentary CES panels stress the urgent need to free up more radio frequencies to address the insatiable demand from mobile users and high-bandwidth apps.

By January 9, 2014

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Apple's worst-kept secret: Bigger iPhones in 2014

Apple's engineers have had enough time to figure out how to eliminate the unwanted trade-offs in having a larger screen, and there's plenty of market demand to go bigger.

By September 7, 2013

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Microsoft acquisitions: Its biggest hits and misses

Microsoft has spent a fortune snatching up other companies, and just dropped a cool $7.2 billion on Nokia's phone unit. Here's a look back on the company's biggest hits and misses in the risky acquisition game.

By September 3, 2013

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Microsoft bolsters its patent access with Nokia deal

Microsoft didn't pick up Nokia's entire patent collection as part of its acquisition plan, but it's got more patents under its belt for the next decade and potentially beyond.

By September 3, 2013

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Apple's post-earnings stock slide continues

After opening down from yesterday's earnings miss, shares of the company closed at the lowest level since last January.

By January 24, 2013

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Kodak sells its imaging patents for $525M

The much-coveted digital imaging patents go to little-known RPX and controversial Intellectual Ventures, which represents companies such as Apple, Google, Samsung, Microsoft, and RIM.

By December 19, 2012

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Samsung shares down 7 percent after Apple patent verdict

The Korean electronics giant's stock experiences its greatest one-day decline in nearly five years after a jury awards Apple more than $1 billion.

By August 26, 2012