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Google's Android Wear software will let you leave your phone at home (if there's Wi-Fi)

The search giant announces a handful of new features, including new capabilities that make a watch run independent of a phone, all ahead of the Apple Watch's launch on Friday.

By April 20, 2015

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Samsung, in a race to build your next smartphone chip, may just win

The Korean electronics maker, best known for TVs and mobile devices, also makes the processors powering those devices. Here's why it's now angling to be first with new chip technology.

By April 17, 2015

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Jawbone's new trio of Up2, Up3 and Up4 bands: fitness tracking, heart rate and mobile payments (hands-on)

A trio of new Jawbone fitness bands are on their way: two coming soon, one later this summer. They're slimmer, and they're ambitious. And we have two of them here to review.

By April 15, 2015

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Inside the multibillion-dollar quest to make faster, cheaper gadgets

Intel, GlobalFoundries and other chipmakers have built massive facilities to manufacture more powerful computer chips. It's all part of a race to prove they can keep pace with Moore's Law.

By April 16, 2015

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Volkswagen bus to be revived as an electric vehicle

Cancelled in 2013, the classic Volkswagen Camper may find a new lease on life as an eco-friendly EV.

By April 19, 2015

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Sharp Aquos Crystal (Boost Mobile)

Don't fret about the unremarkable features -- the Sharp Aquos Crystal is a great buy with a compelling edgeless display that renders it unlike any phone currently on the market.

By October 24, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating October 24, 2014
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Google, PayPal heat up mobile-payments fray

PayPal announces acquisition of mobile-wallet maker, while Google unveils another mobile-payments service, in the growing fight for a piece of the smartphone payments market.

By March 2, 2015

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Softcard to close up shop after Google mobile payments deal

The carrier-backed mobile payments initiative announces closure after Google acquired its technology.

By March 4, 2015

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Google faces European charge it abused search dominance

The European Commission opens a legal case that could change how Google search works -- and impose a massive fine. It also begins an inquiry about Android.

By April 15, 2015

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Google reportedly in talks to buy mobile-payments company Softcard

The Internet giant could be hoping to take another stab at going head-to-head with Apple, Amazon, PayPal, Square and a slew of other tech giants looking to grab a slice of the payments pie.

By January 16, 2015