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Smartphone sales lifted by emerging markets

Global smartphone sales grew at a healthy pace in the third quarter, boosted by low‑cost handsets in emerging markets, industry research showed...

Samsung's new slim selfie phones

The Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 are handsets for those of us that place a premium on style and social networking.

BlackBerry going back to basics to woo its former fans

In an open letter to its current and former smartphone users, CEO John Chen promises that a new handset, the BlackBerry Classic, will reignite their love...

Spain annoys Google by approving online news fees

Spanish lawmakers annoyed Google on Thursday by passing a law that allows media organisations to charge the Internet giant for the right to reproduce their...

IBM, Twitter to partner on business data analytics

International Business Machines Corp <IBM. N> on Wednesday announced a partnership with Twitter <TWTR. N> to help shape business decisions...

Startup tries to 'Poynt' stores in new direction

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Silicon Valley startup is hoping an upcoming transition to smarter credit and debit cards will persuade millions of U. S....

HP tries something new with 3D scanning computer

Hewlett‑Packard Co has taken a modest step toward re‑imagining the venerable personal computer, merging a 3D scanner and projector with an...

Robots get funky on the dance floor

Dancing, spinning and fighting robots are showing off their agility at "Robocomp" in Krakow. (Oct. 29)

Samsung vows changes after mobile profit plunges

Samsung Electronics Co. admitted erring in its smartphone strategy and vowed Thursday to overhaul its handset lineup after profit from those devices...

Microsoft launches wearable fitness device for $199

Microsoft Corp launched a device called "Microsoft Band" that will allow users to monitor their fitness and exercise regime, marking the...