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CTIA 2014 Super Mobility Week

CTIA shows off what's new in smartphones, accessories, and all things mobile.

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Confessions of a smartphone thief

Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.

By November 24, 2014

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Google said to bring Android to multiple mobile-device makers

In a move to assume more control over apps and sales of cell phones and tablets, the Web giant is rumored to start releasing Android software to several mobile-device makers at once.

By May 15, 2012

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Microsoft to buy Minecraft maker Mojang for $2.5B

In Minecraft, Microsoft is taking control of a game that has become a cultural phenomenon. Markus Persson, though, is bidding adieu.

By September 15, 2014

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Crave giveaway: Gift pack from mobile accessory maker Tech21

This week's winner gets a rugged, shock-absorbing Tech21 case for the Samsung Galaxy S5, plus a $50 gift card from the accessory maker.

By July 11, 2014

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IDC: Tough year for tablets, not as bad as thought for PCs

In 2014, growth in global tablet shipments is taking a steep dive, as consumers upgrade less often than expected. PC shipments, on the other hand, are enjoying a brief easing of their decline.

By November 25, 2014

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Mozilla: Money will prod phone makers to keep Firefox OS current

The developer of the browser-based operating system will use financial incentives to keep phones current to try to avoid some problems that afflict Android today.

By June 5, 2014

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Android 5.0 Lollipop to sweeten LG G3 in South Korea this week

Latest flavor of Google's mobile OS will soon reach South Korean G3 owners, with Europe and North America next on the list.

By November 24, 2014

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New ads on Google to boost mobile-app makers

Google's latest tweak to display ads will show you new app-download ads, as the company pushes advertisers to focus on mobile.

By April 22, 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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Huawei hopes to score with 5G at World Cup 2018

The partnership with Russian carrier MegaFon for a prototype network timed for the soccer competition should help pave the way to faster mobile networking than today's fourth-generation tech.

By November 19, 2014