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Uber to cap surge pricing in NY during emergencies

It's not the end of Uber's notorious surge pricing model, but the on-demand car service agrees to stop charging excessive rates during natural disasters and emergencies.

By July 8, 2014

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Nokia Asha 210 (unlocked)

Equipped with a 2-megapixel camera, dual-SIM capabilities, and a four-row QWERTY keyboard, the Nokia Asha 210 is a budget-conscious feature phone bound for Europe, Latin America, and Asia.

April 24, 2013

MSRP: $72.00

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Apple Retina rivals emerge: Asus display goes 4K, Sharp 8K

Asus is getting ready to market a 15.6-inch laptop with lots of horsepower and a 4K display. Should Apple be worried?

By June 10, 2014

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Facebook plucks Pryte for app data plans in emerging markets

The business hasn't officially launched, but Pryte's team has access to wireless operators in emerging markets, which fits with a key Facebook goal.

By June 3, 2014

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SpareOne Plus

This unique cell phone is so simple, it lacks a screen, yet offers a siren, emergency calling, and a flashlight.

February 27, 2013

MSRP: $99.99

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Add emergency-contact info to your iPhone lock screen

A simple tweak to your existing wallpaper might just save your life -- or at least help recover a lost phone.

By May 16, 2014

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Nintendo to develop new consoles for emerging markets

Video game maker will design new hardware specifically for new markets rather than rebadging existing hardware.

By May 7, 2014

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Use the Samsung Galaxy S5's emergency contact feature

Editor Jessica Dolcourt shows you how to set up an emergency Galaxy S5 tool you'll hopefully never have to use.

By April 24, 2014

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Xiaomi takes fight to Samsung and Apple in more emerging markets

Fast-growing Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi is taking on high-profile rivals in the increasingly important battleground of countries such as Brazil, India and Russia.

By April 24, 2014

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TPG fined $400,000 for blocking emergency calls

TPG has been hit with $400,000 worth of fines for failing to connect some of its customers to the Triple Zero emergency call service.

By April 15, 2014