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  • LUCKNOW, India— The director of an Indian company that claimed it was selling the world's cheapest smartphone was arrested Thursday on fraud charges, police said Friday. Police spokesman Rahul Srivastava said Friday that the arrest was made after the distribution company, Ayam Enterprises, filed a complaint that it had paid Goel 3 million rupees, but had...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 23- When Apple Inc launches its much-anticipated 10th anniversary iPhone this fall, it will offer an unwitting lesson in how much the smartphone industry it pioneered has matured. The new iPhone is expected to include new features such as high-resolution displays, wireless charging and 3- D sensors. Timothy Arcuri, an analyst at Cowen& Co,...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 23- When Apple Inc launches its much-anticipated 10th anniversary iPhone this fall, it will offer an unwitting lesson in how much the smartphone industry it pioneered has matured. The new iPhone is expected to include new features such as high-resolution displays, wireless charging and 3- D sensors. Timothy Arcuri, an analyst at Cowen& Co,...

  • Garmin Forerunner 15 watch

    Shares of Garmin climbed in intraday trade Wednesday after the company reported an earnings and sales beat for the quarter.

  • Apple expanding production to India

    The tech company aims to boost its share in the mobile market, by manufacturing its lower-priced phones in Bengaluru.

  • MUMBAI, Feb 17- Apple Inc will in the coming months start assembling its lower-priced iPhone SE models at a contract manufacturer's plant in the southern Indian technology hub of Bengaluru, an industry source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Friday. It also comes as smartphone sales growth is slowing in Asia's other massive market, China.

  • China's 'aggressive' smartphone makers

    Rob Enderle of Enderle Group talks about how the smartphone sector is heating up.

  • This self-driving stroller is perfect for parents-on-the-go

    Smartbe is the first intelligent baby stroller of its kind. It is self-driving, has a temperature controlled canopy, and even has a bottle warmer.

  • Toshiba launches probe into potential misconduct in US nuclear deal

    The Japanese electronics giant warns of a $6.3-billion write-down and said its chairman was resigning.

  • The smartphone war heats up in India

    Bob O'Donnell, chief analyst at Technalysis Research, talks about the Chinese smartphone makers making inroads in India.

  • Xiaomi's Note 4X is more of a 'sidegrade'

    Bob O'Donnell, chief analyst at Technalysis Research, reviews the new Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X and talks about the competitive Chinese smartphone space.

  • Verizon brings back unlimited data plan

    The carrier will offer Verizon Unlimited, which costs $80 for an individual line or $45 per line on a four-line family plan.

  • Devialet is venturing into Hong Kong

    Quentin Sannie, CEO of Devialet, talks about how the audio hardware company is exploring inventive ways of creating retail experiences for customers.

  • TAIPEI, Feb 7- Taiwan stocks fell on Tuesday tracking regional bourses as investors locked in profits from recent gains, with smartphone manufacturer HTC Corp trading lower on weak January sales data. As of 0147 GMT, the main TAIEX index was down 0.1 percent at 9,531.01. The Taiwan dollar softened T $0.057 to T $31.000 per U.S. dollar.

  • A screen image from a T-Mobile television ad.

    It's every cell phone provider on Twitter for themselves, The Verge reports.

  • LONDON, Feb 6- BT has become the first major telecoms company to back Google in a battle with EU regulators, defending the "stability and compatibility" of the Android operating system, which is in the sights of anti-trust regulators. The EU says Google stifles competition by forcing smartphone makers to pre-install its search function and browser to access its...

  • An increasing number of foreign companies have been shutting down operations in China, according to South China Morning Post.

  • This camera drone is the size of a phone

    Edoardo Stroppiana at AirSelfie talks about the his selfie drone and the competition in the space.

  • Feb 3- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is discussing a supply deal with Japan's Murata Manufacturing for batteries for its Galaxy S8 smartphones, the Nikkei business daily reported. Wrapping up its months-long probe, the smartphone maker said last month that faulty batteries from two suppliers- affiliate Samsung SDI Co Ltd and China's Amperex Technology Ltd- were...

  • The Japanese TV-to-gaming group took a $1 billion writedown on its struggling movie business.