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How 5G will push a supercharged network to your phone, home, car

The next evolution in wireless networking holds promises of self-driving cars and movies that download in the blink of an eye. 5G is big at this year's Mobile World Congress, but don't expect it until 2020.

By March 2, 2015

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Chipmakers NXP and Freescale to combine in $11.8 billion deal

The two companies may potentially develop new Internet of Things chips together.

By March 2, 2015

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Sony dreams big, targeting $4 billion profit by 2018

Light at the end of the financial tunnel? Sony sees a brighter future riding its PlayStation, along with movies, music and components such as image sensors.

By February 18, 2015

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Expedia snaps up rival Orbitz for $1.3 billion

The two online travel companies will come together in hopes of fighting Priceline, Expedia's much larger competitor.

By February 12, 2015

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Canon offers $2.8 billion for network video camera maker Axis

Canon, which has watched its financial performance slip in recent quarters, sees possibilities for growth in the corporate world, which Axis caters to.

By February 10, 2015

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Staples to buy Office Depot for $6 billion

Hit by weak sales and competition from other retail players, the two office supply chains will become one.

By February 4, 2015

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Obama asks for $14 billion to step up cybersecurity

The president urges Congress to pass legislation that would strengthen the country's hacking detection system and counterintelligence capabilities.

By February 2, 2015

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Spotify said to be raising half a billion dollars from private investors

The music-streaming company could double the amount of funding it has, which might lead to a delayed IPO.

By January 29, 2015

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FCC rakes in $45 billion from wireless spectrum auction

The record-breaking auction highlights the demand for high-speed wireless service and signals strong promise for the upcoming auction of TV broadcast spectrum.

By January 29, 2015

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Android shipments in 2014 exceed 1 billion for first time

That gave Google's mobile operating system 81 percent of the worldwide market in 2014, compared with 15 percent for Apple's iOS.

By January 29, 2015