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​Apple, Microsoft, Sony sell smartphone patents for $900M

The tech giants finally relinquish their hold on the highly-coveted technology rights, possibly marking the end of a patent fight between Android phone manufacturers and competitors.

By December 23, 2014

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Apple's 2015: Building on an already huge 2014

Here are seven things we could see from Apple in the coming year, ranging from services to new, bigger iPads.

By December 23, 2014

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How Apple got its polish back in 2014

The tech giant bounced back from a less-than-impressive 2013, introducing the blockbuster iPhone 6 and making its biggest-ever acquisition.

By December 22, 2014

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Hungry black hole sucks up weight of 100 billion billion hot dogs a minute

Astronomers have located a black hole that appears to be from a new class of cosmic champion eaters.

By October 8, 2014

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Apple faces 'billions of euros' costs in tax avoidance probe, report says

European investigators are set to accuse Apple of receiving "illegal state aid" in Ireland for more than 20 years.

By September 29, 2014

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Over 2 billion smartphones will circulate in 2016, report predicts

In 2018, the devices will cross another threshold when more than half of all mobile phones worldwide will be smartphones -- up from 38 percent this year.

By December 11, 2014

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World's fastest 2D camera can capture 100 billion frames per second

A new 2D camera developed by a team of biomedical engineers is the fastest ever made, able to image light phenomena in more detail than ever before.

By December 3, 2014

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Tidal carves streaming music niche at a premium price

Tidal is a new subscription streaming service which offers truly lossless music -- and the promise of a better deal for the artists.

By December 23, 2014

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Dyson sets aside $1.56 billion for future tech innovations

The luxury small-appliance company plans to introduce four new product categories over the next four years.

By November 20, 2014

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Mobile transaction users to jump to 2 billion by 2017

More and more, says Juniper Research, people will use their mobile devices to buy products or do their banking, boosted by services such as Apple Pay.

By November 17, 2014