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Samsung Pay vs. Apple Pay: There's a difference

They sound alike, but the two mobile payment solutions each offer their own unique advantages.

By March 5, 2015

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Sony's Morpheus virtual-reality headset arriving in 2016

The PlayStation maker shows off its latest prototype, saying it's "close to the final consumer product." But is it ready to convert VR skeptics?

By March 3, 2015

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Samsung loses smartphone crown to Apple

With its big-screened iPhone 6 lineup, Apple jumped past Samsung to capture a 20.4 percent share of smartphone sales last quarter, says research firm Gartner.

By March 3, 2015

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Does Surface Pro 3 offer clues to Microsoft's next flagship phone?

Microsoft's focus on productivity will be evident in the impending top-of-the-line smartphone, poised to launch alongside Windows 10.

By March 3, 2015

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Samsung answers Apple with curvy Galaxy S6 phones, Samsung Pay

Korean electronics giant fires the latest shots at rival Apple with newly designed flagship smartphones, a mobile payment system, and a virtual reality headset.

By March 1, 2015

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Virtual reality is taking over the video game industry

An annual event in San Francisco has often been where game developers come together to discuss design. Now it's one of the biggest showcases of the latest VR tech.

By February 28, 2015

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After rough 2014, Samsung eyes growth and acquisitions

Samsung has a hefty $56 billion in cash, but dividends may not be a priority. For 2015, its investor relations chief says, "our primary objective is growth."

By February 17, 2015

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Silicon Valley's big acquisition mantra: Buy it, leave it alone

As tech giants try to figure out their place in the future, they're giving more autonomy to founders of companies they've swallowed up.

By January 24, 2015

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Twitter next up to tap emerging markets with ZipDial acquisition

ZipDial lets consumers make a phone call and then instantly start receiving marketing promotions via text, voice, and app notifications. This is designed to appeal to people with limited or no Internet access.

By January 20, 2015

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Kabam expands with TapZen and Magic Pixel Games acquisitions

The purchases bring former Zynga executive Mike Verdu on as an executive ahead of eventual public offering.

By January 13, 2015