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Wild Rumor of the Day: Microsoft Is Making Its Own Android Phone

By Chris Smith of BGR.com Depending on how you look at it, Microsoft is both the biggest loser of the mobile business and one of the biggest winners. The iPhone ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

The trade war between China and the United States has started. According to Reuters: U.S. tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese imports took effect as a deadline passed on Friday, ...
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Chinese Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Delays $10 Billion IPO on Regulatory Issues

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi was handpicked by the government to conduct an initial public offering (IPO) on a mainland exchange. The IPO was planned to include a listing in Hong ...
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Why the Wearables Market Is Heating Up

Smartwatches and wearables in general have been growing and evolving over the past few years. Overall, health and fitness is a strong start for the wearable market, but including cellular ...
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Apple Will Now Share Your Location With First Responders

There have always been concerns over what data Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is taking from its users, whether it’s Siri commands, music preferences or even sharing a user’s location. In ...
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Apple Bans Cryptocurrency Mining on iOS Devices

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) released new guidelines for its iOS devices, which effectively outlaws “mining” cryptocurrencies. These new rules will restrict apps that drain battery, generate excessive heat, or put ...
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How a Teen Monitoring App Leaked Thousands of User Accounts

The main selling point of a mobile app TeenSafe is that it offered parents a way to keep track of how their teenage children were using their smartphones. Now, it ...
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Apple iPhone X Becomes World’s Best-Selling Smartphone Model

There has been a great deal of concern about the future of the iPhone X, Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) most expensive iPhone model. That worry was overdone. The iPhone X ...
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Apple Gains Share of Shrinking Smartphone Market

Confirming what Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) earnings showed, the company is picking up global market share in the smartphone industry. The bad news is that global smartphone shipments are falling. ...
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ZTE Claims US Threatens Its Survival

China's ZTE consumer electronics company says the fact that the United States blocks exports of key components for its smartphones could bring it to its knees. It is an outrageous ...
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How Microsoft Went From Acquirer to Partner

In late February, Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) signed an agreement with Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi that was framed as a deal in which Microsoft will provide cloud and artificial intelligence ...
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Why GoPro’s Stock Run-Up Is a Trap

GoPro Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPO) shares ran up almost 7% last week to $5.26. The rise was based on a rumor that China consumer electronics firm Xiaomi might buy it. There ...
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Smartphones Beat Desktops for Car Shopping

When it comes to shopping for cars online, people are more satisfied with smartphone apps than with desktop websites, according to survey results released Tuesday by J.D. Power. The top-ranked ...
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An $80 Android Smartphone Now for Sale in the US

Last December, Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) and Google launched a stripped down version of the Android OS called Android Go. The first phone to hit the U.S. market using the ...
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New Apple iPad Not Expected to Turn Market Around

Later Tuesday in Chicago, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is expected to announce a new, less expensive 9.7-inch iPad aimed at the education market. The Cupertino-based giant is hoping to lure ...
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