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Fire Phone one year later: Why Amazon's smartphone flamed out

The failure of the Fire Phone, which hit the market a year ago on Saturday, offers some lessons on what companies need to do -- and avoid -- when trying to create a successful smartphone.

By July 24, 2015

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Where can Microsoft's Windows Phone go from here?

With its biggest hardware gamble a failure and Windows 10 about to arrive, the software maker is pressed to prove what it can achieve in the phone business.

By July 27, 2015

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Apple earnings preview: iPhone still rocks, China woes bubble up

Sales of the company's blockbuster smartphone will likely remain strong -- even during the lowest sales period of the year. But a slowdown in China's economy could hit Apple.

By July 20, 2015

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Samsung continues to rule over Apple in smartphone market

Although its market share fell last quarter while Apple's share rose, Samsung retains the crown for the world's leading smartphone vendor, says research firm IDC.

By July 23, 2015

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Twitter's user growth skids to a stop

The microblogger's executives say they have no idea when they could see "significant" additions to its monthly active users metric.

By July 28, 2015

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Tablet sales growth to tap the brakes this year, says Gartner

Potential tablet buyers are opting instead for alternative devices, and existing owners are hanging onto their tablets longer, according to research firm Gartner.

By October 15, 2014

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Apple's iPhone sales, weak forecast rock investor confidence

The tech giant continued to benefit from booming iPhone sales during the June period, but it didn't sell as many as analysts had expected.

By July 21, 2015

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Most mobile apps will fail standard security tests, Gartner says

The market researcher says this poses a serious problem for businesses, where bring-your-own-device options are commonplace.

By September 15, 2014

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Microsoft feels the pain of a failed mobile-phone business

The company swings to a loss on the weight of layoffs and a writedown of its Nokia handset division.

By July 21, 2015

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Smartphones aren't selling like they used to (it's an Android thing)

Samsung is just the latest smartphone vendor to offer bad news as demand slows around the world.

By July 7, 2015