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  • As Fitbit soars, what's the top 'wearable' stock? Thursday, 18 Jun 2015 | 3:39 PM ET
    UP by Jawbone (L) and Fitbit (R).

    After Fitbit's big debut, what's the best way to play the booming wearables market?

  • Can a wearable really fix your golf game? Thursday, 18 Jun 2015 | 12:30 PM ET
    A customer tries on a Microsoft Band at the company store.

    Golfers will be able to access TaylorMade Golf analytics on their Microsoft Band to manage their game, performance, and health.

  • HELSINKI, June 16- Nokia said on Tuesday that South Korea's LG Electronics has agreed a deal to use the Finnish company's smartphone patent license but royalty payments will be settled in a lengthy arbitration process. Nokia sold its once-dominant phone business to Microsoft last year, leaving it focused on its telecoms network equipment business while...

  • India 'the new China' for smartphone makers Monday, 15 Jun 2015 | 11:38 PM ET

    Just as China's long-insatiable appetite for smartphones wanes, India promises to be the next hot spot for explosive growth, a new report claims.

  • SpaceX announces Hyperloop design contest Monday, 15 Jun 2015 | 12:49 PM ET
    ET3 Hyperloop concept

    SpaceX will host a competition to build and test Hyperloop pods, a futuristic idea of Elon Musk's for high-speed mass transit.

  • Shazam, the musical unicorn with 100 million users Sunday, 14 Jun 2015 | 8:34 AM ET
    Shazam

    After more than 15 billion "Shazams," the company that makes the music identification app, is now worth more than $1 billion.

  • TORONTO, June 11- BlackBerry is considering equipping an upcoming smartphone with Google Inc.' s Android software for the first time, an acknowledgement that its revamped line of devices has failed to win mass appeal, according to four sources familiar with the matter. The move would be an about-face for the Waterloo, Ontario- based company, which had shunned...

  • Russian groups crowdfund the war in Ukraine Thursday, 11 Jun 2015 | 11:38 AM ET
    Pavel Gubarev, center, a separatist leader, in the parliament chamber in Donetsk, Ukraine.

    In Russia, organizations are using social media outlets to crowdfund the war in Ukraine, The New York Times reports.

  • MUMBAI, June 11- Foxconn Technology is in talks to manufacture Apple's iPhone in India, government officials said, in a move that could lower prices in the world's No.3 smartphone market where the U.S. firm trails Samsung Electronics and local players. India could help Foxconn mitigate accelerating wage inflation in China, where it makes the majority of iPhones,...

  • The Information Technology Industry Council and the Software and Information Industry Association, representing tech giants, including Apple Inc, Google Inc, Facebook Inc, IBM and Microsoft Corp, fired the latest salvo in what is shaping up to be a long fight over government access into smart phones and other digital devices. White House spokesman Josh...

  • *Sony struggling to keep up with sensor demand- exec. TOKYO, June 9- Sony Corp aims to diversify its client base for image sensors beyond top customer Apple Inc, even as it expects orders from the iPhone maker to help lift sales about 20 percent this fiscal year, a senior executive said on Tuesday. Tomoyuki Suzuki, head of Sony's device solutions business which...

  • TOKYO, June 9- Sony Corp expects sales of its image sensors to increase by 100 billion yen to around 550 billion yen in the current business year through next March due to strong demand from Apple Inc and other high-end smartphone makers, a senior executive said on Tuesday. Tomoyuki Suzuki, head of the Sony's device solutions business including sensors, also said...

  • The Information Technology Industry Council and the Software and Information Industry Association, representing tech giants, including Apple Inc, Google Inc, Facebook Inc, IBM and Microsoft Corp, fired the latest salvo in what could be a long fight over government access into smart phones and other digital devices. So far, however, the White House has not...

  • Expect Apple shares to drop this week after WWDC Monday, 8 Jun 2015 | 10:26 AM ET
    Apple CEO Tim Cook walks off stage after speaking during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference at the Moscone West center on June 2, 2014 in San Francisco.

    If you're bullish on Apple, you may get a chance to buy the shares at a discount this week.

  • CHICAGO, June 4- Metals company Alcoa Inc said on Thursday it is supplying aerospace-grade aluminum to Samsung Electronics Co Ltd for its Galaxy S6 and S6 edge models, enabling the smartphone maker to produce more durable and sleeker phones. This latest announcement fits New York- based Alcoa's strategy of moving away from costly traditional smelting and...

  • Apple to clear most of watch backlog within 2 weeks Thursday, 4 Jun 2015 | 8:48 AM ET

    Apple on Thursday announced that most orders of Apple Watches placed through May will ship to customers within two weeks.

  • SEOUL, June 2- Sales of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's flagship Galaxy S6 smartphones reached 6 million units at the end of April, less than a month after their launch, researcher Counterpoint said on Tuesday, suggesting a positive start. Counterpoint said in a statement that combined sales of S6 and S6 edge from the April 10 launch to April 30 were better than Galaxy...

  • BEIJING, June 2- Lenovo Group Ltd has replaced the head of its smartphone unit, a critical business division that has seen its China sales tumble as Apple Inc and other high-end phone makers win over customers with sleeker product offerings. Yang told reporters last week at Lenovo's Beijing conference that China's smartphone market was really competitive,...

  • Before using a drone flyby for target practice ... Friday, 29 May 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    DartDrones co-founder Abby Speicher (left) trains people to operate drones. Here she instructs how to fly a DJI Phantom 2 Vision Plus near Babson College on May 26, 2015.

    GoPro is going drone, and Chinese drone giant DJI has teamed with a VC firm to launch a drone fund. But are enough drone laws taking flight?

  • May 28- Avago Technologies Ltd's $37 billion deal to buy chipmaker Broadcom Corp creates new competitive challenges for Qualcomm and may force the world's largest mobile chip maker to radically rethink its own strategy. Qualcomm Inc, which has dominated the market for connectivity chips on smartphones, has been looking to extend its reach into data centers...