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Nokia and HTC bury hatchet in patent disputes – PCWorld

PCWorldNokia and HTC have settled their long-running patent infringement battles, which played out in several countries and have seen a handful of HTC phones banned from sale in Europe. The two companies, both major players…



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Google sells Motorola unit to Lenovo for $3B – CNET

CNETPC maker Lenovo, which has struggled to replicate its smartphone success outside China, gets an established global smartphone brand with Motorola, while Google unloads a burden on its balance sheet and source of tension. Roger…







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smartphone shipments top 1bn in 2013 – Financial Times

Financial TimesGlobal smartphone shipments surpassed 1bn last year for the first time, driven by demand for cheaper devices amid signs of slowing growth in the increasingly crowded higher end of the market. IDC, a technology…




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Samsung Profits Decline As Growth Slows – InformationWeek

InformationWeekSales of Samsung’s smartphones fell slightly during the fourth quarter as the world’s leading smartphone maker offers weak outlook moving into 2014. alt= 10 Wearables To Watch At CES 2014. (click image for larger view…


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Qualcomm Buys Palm Patents From Hewlett-Packard – ABC News

ABC NewsCell-phone chip maker Qualcomm Inc. said Thursday it has acquired patents once owned by smartphone maker Palm Inc. from Hewlett-Packard for an undisclosed amount. Qualcomm says the purchase covers 1,400 U.S. patents and about…









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Apple settles with FTC over in-app purchases – USA TODAY

USA TODAYApple has reached a $32.5 million settlement with the Federal Trade Commission over unauthorized purchases made within smartphone and tablet apps. The settlement requires Apple — maker of the iPad and iPhone — to…










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CES 2014: Belkin has a bright idea – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBelkin CEO Chet Pipkin has a bright idea. He plans to follow up Belkin’s WeMo devices, which control household products via the smartphone, with a WeMo light bulb. Pipkin will be showing the low-priced…






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