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Republic Wireless to credit customers for unused data

The upstart wireless provider hopes its new data plan will lure customers away from the biggest wireless operators.

By April 20, 2015

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Xiaomi sells over 2 million phones in 12-hour online sale

The handset maker's Mi Fan Festival sales event generated around $335 million in revenue, beating the company's results for its event last year.

By April 8, 2015

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​The chaebols: The rise of South Korea's mighty conglomerates

They are cornerstones of the economic, political and social landscape: Part one of a series looks at how these conglomerates -- like Samsung, LG and Hyundai -- saved South Korea from crushing poverty and defined a country's role on the global stage.

By April 6, 2015

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Koenigsegg Regera super-hybrid reigns supreme

With 1,500 horsepower from its V-8 engine and three electric motors, the Koenigsegg Regera, revealed at the 2015 Geneva auto show, is the most powerful plug-in hybrid production car.

By March 3, 2015

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Smartphone innovation at MWC shows there's life in the old dog yet

Commentary: Manufacturers are finding ways to breathe life into their new products, proving that smartphones haven't run out of ideas.

By March 2, 2015

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Xiaomi's key to smartphone success: 'Be friends with our fans'

The up-and-coming Chinese smartphone manufacturer has gone from obscurity to China's number-one vendor in just four years. Xiaomi owes a large part of that to its attitude toward customers.

By February 13, 2015

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Looking down the road at Apple's automotive future

No, Apple isn't building a car yet, but recent hires point to the company looking to position itself as a much bigger player in the automotive world. Let's look a little deeper at the implications.

By February 13, 2015

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'House of Cards' Season 3 leaks briefly, we seize the power

Frank Underwood was back, momentarily, when the third season of the hit Netflix series briefly became available online. It's since been pulled, but we sense a new power imbalance.

By February 11, 2015

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First Ubuntu phone will be sold in a limited-run flash sale

The BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition is an alternative to iPhone and Android and will be available in Europe.

By February 6, 2015

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Sprint's customer growth returns, but Q3 loss doubles on charges

The carrier lost $2.38 billion in the quarter thanks to charges related to its wireline assets and its brand.

By February 5, 2015