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.
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Brian Cooley runs down the top five contenders in-car audio entertainment. And you might be surprised at what's at the top.
Mozilla wants to keep patent-encumbered technology off the Web. But H.264 compression is widely used, and a deal with Cisco means Firefox can use it.
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The iPhone 5 edges out the 5S as the most widely used model, according to mobile analytics firm Localytics. But let's see what happens when the iPhone 6 arrives.
Samsung reportedly sells 40 percent fewer Galaxy S5 phones than expected during its first three months on sale, prompting a change in mobile strategy and possible management shake-up.
Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holdings reports strong second-quarter earnings as online advertising and smartphone gaming revenues grow.
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