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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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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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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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'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

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Meet MediaTek, the brains powering your next budget smartphone

The Taiwanese company, which supplies mobile chips in Asia, is gearing up for an expansion into the US. That could mean more affordable smartphone options.

By January 23, 2015

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Xiaomi puts iPhone 6 Plus in its sights with Mi Note phablet

The Chinese phone maker's new device features a slightly bigger screen and a lighter, thinner body than Apple's biggest phone -- at less than half the price.

By January 14, 2015

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CES 2015 taught us the wireless audio future is now

At this year's CES, audio was about wireless connectivity and decluttering, and this is something that makers of technologies like Dolby Atmos could learn from.

By January 9, 2015

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Why ZTE and Alcatel are smartphone makers to watch out for

Both companies will be coming on strong in the US as they fight to capture your attention. They won't find it easy going.

By January 9, 2015