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First budget Android One phone arrives in UK, but faces stiff competition

The Sparkle V from Indian firm Karbonn Mobile is the first phone to launch in the UK that follows Google's Android One spec for low-cost smartphones -- but it's not as cheap as you might think.

By 27 November 2014

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Samsung Galaxy S5 said not selling as well as S4

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.

By 24 November 2014

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Samsung to cut smartphone models by up to a third in 2015

The company's head of investor relations says the move is designed to make Samsung's smartphone business more efficient.

By 18 November 2014

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Sony waterproof SmartWatch 3 surfaces for $250

Now available at the Google Play store, Sony's third-generation smartwatch is completely waterproof -- at least up to a certain time and distance.

By 11 November 2014

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Huawei reboots its image with new Honor brand

We asked an industry watcher why the Chinese manufacturer is playing the name game.

By 28 October 2014

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Huawei touts growth as smartphone shipments rise 26 percent

The company says it was able to double the amount of shipments on the premium side of the market and that it shipped nearly 17 million units worldwide in the third quarter.

By 23 October 2014

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Philips comes full circle with massive bet on lighting and health-tech

The 123-year-old Dutch company has ruthlessly cut ties with TV, audio, and the categories that have made it most famous. Can an ageing population put this venerable firm back on top?

By 10 October 2014

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With Desire Eye 'selfie' phone, HTC hopes to capture mass market

HTC's flagship One M8 may be a critical hit, but it remains a niche product for savvy tech enthusiasts. The company is making a more mainstream push.

By 8 October 2014

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Huawei Ascend Y550 is 4G on the cheap (hands-on)

CNET's Andrew Hoyle goes hands-on with Huawei's new Y550, a low-cost Android phone with 4G LTE.

By 4 September 2014

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HTC clings to profit as sales continue to drop

Due in large part to cost cuts, the company beats analyst estimates in its third quarter with a net profit of $21 million.

By 3 October 2014