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Verizon profit jumps on Verizon Wireless takeover, but misses expectations

Verizon was aided by the rising profits from Verizon Wireless, which the company took full control of in February. But customer growth slowed.

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SF district attorney thinks of smartphone theft differently after leading SFPD

Q&A: CNET met with San Francisco D.A. George Gascon to talk about his push for a smartphone anti-theft bill, which is likely headed to a Thursday vote in California's state senate.

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The Xiaomi Mi3 is svelte and stylish.

Xiaomi takes fight to Samsung and Apple in more emerging markets

Fast-growing Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi is taking on high-profile rivals in the increasingly important battleground of countries such as Brazil, India and Russia.

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Move to 64-bit Android phones accelerating, says ARM

ARM tells CNET that the shift to 64-bit devices is taking place faster than expected. Part of the reason is that even 32-bit code runs faster on ARM's newest 64-bit chips.

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Your move, NSA: Vysk QS1 smartphone case promises ultra user privacy

With its built-in encryption processor and camera lens covers, the QS1 case ensures everything on your phone is for your eyes and ears only.

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Send an SOS to the world on Galaxy S5

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 smartphone builds in peace of mind with this trick for alerting emergency contacts with a quick button press.

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What does Apple CEO Tim Cook have up his sleeve?

Apple's Cook: It means more to get it right than to be first

Apple's CEO takes a veiled dig at Samsung as he tells investors to be patient for new products.

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Apple has sold 20 million Apple TV units, CEO says

In reaffirming that Apple TV is no longer a hobby, Tim Cook says Apple generated over $1 billion in sales off media content ordered directly through the box last year.

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N2Aos brings KitKat to Kindle Fires

If you want to transform an older Kindle into a full-blown Android tablet, all it takes is a few taps and $20.

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Apple tops estimates, announces 7-for-1 stock split

The electronics maker surprised analysts with a better-than-anticipated quarter, sending shares up sharply in after-hours trading.

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Fitbit's new Force tracker is one of the best fitness gadgets we've seen and sure to make a great stocking-stuffer for you or someone you care about.

Fitbit's wearable lead stays strong despite Force recall

Fitbit's share of the fitness tracker market hasn't taken a hit following the recall of its Force wristband, reveals a retail report from the NPD Group. In fact, it's still growing.

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HTC One M8 draws fans of Apple, Samsung, but mostly HTC, survey says

According to a survey of consumers upgrading to the HTC One M8, most are loyal HTC owners, but plenty are trading up from an iPhone or Samsung device as well.

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