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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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With new Lumia phones, Microsoft doubles down on emerging markets

Microsoft's new Lumia 532 and Lumia 435 further bulk up its low-end and help it reach new customers around the globe.

By January 14, 2015

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First (supposed) Samsung J1 pictures emerge

Behold what could be the first unofficial look at Samsung's next smartphone, the so-called J1.

7 Images By January 12, 2015

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Where Samsung's true battle lies in 2015: Emerging markets

The Korean electronics giant isn't giving up on high-end smartphones, but it needs to figure out how to fend off competition from companies producing cheaper devices.

By December 30, 2014

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Gamer pleads guilty to making emergency call to report Grand Theft Auto shooting

An allegedly "confused" gamer calls emergency services and says there's been a shooting at his house. He was actually describing the action in his "Grand Theft Auto" game.

By December 21, 2014

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Google emerging-markets phone gets hung up in India as retailers cry foul

Some of India's biggest brick-and-mortar retail chains are refusing to sell Android One devices, due to Google's handling of online sales, as well as low profit margins, says a report.

By November 20, 2014

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Oppo sees potential for high-end phones in emerging markets

Despite phone makers flooding the market with cheap devices, Chinese company Oppo believes there's potential in higher-end handsets, even in emerging markets.

By November 5, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 078: A haunted ad, the zombie-proof bicycle, emergency drones, and more

We're in our costumes, ready to trick-or-treat, but before we do that, we've gotta discuss a few things, including a drone that can jump start your heart in an emergency. Would you trust an ambulance drone?

By October 30, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 078: A haunted ad, the zombie-proof bicycle, emergency drones, and more

On today's show, we're gearing up to celebrate Halloween, so we showed up in costume and talked about haunted advertisements, a bike prepared for the zombie apocalypse, and a drone made for emergencies.

By October 30, 2014

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Microsoft Garage gives early look at emerging apps

Now consumers can see what's coming from folks tinkering on apps inside Microsoft -- on everything from Android Wear to Xbox One.

By October 22, 2014