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  • BANGKOK, July 18- Thailand's military government has postponed for one year an auction for fourth-generation mobile phone bandwidth, potentially causing billions of dollars of lost investment and sales in a sector that accounts for a tenth of the economy.

  • SEATTLE, July 17- Microsoft Corp is set to cut more than 6,000 jobs in an announcement expected early Thursday, according to sources familiar with the matter, as it trims its newly acquired Nokia phone business and reshapes itself as a cloud-computing and mobile-friendly software company.

  • TAIPEI, July 16- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd, the world's largest contract chip manufacturer, expects revenue to grow at least a record 20 percent this year thanks to increased demand from smartphone makers like Apple Inc..

  • Battle-ready: Medieval Barbie suits up in 3-D armor Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 3:00 PM ET
    Through Kickstarter, Jim Rodda funded his Faire Play: Barbie-Compatible 3D Printed Medieval Armor project.

    Through a successful Kickstarter project, one of America's most girlie dolls can now do battle in proper attire.

  • 10 gadgets changing the nature of summer fun Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 9:30 AM ET

    Bluetooth-enabled grilling, a solar-powered fridge and a 21st-century golf cart are among the gadgets increasing summer relaxation.

  • Secret Service warns on hotel biz center computers Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 12:31 PM ET

    Malware on computers in hotel business centers can record every keystroke a guest makes.

  • Samsung suspends China supplier over child labor Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 1:45 AM ET

    SEOUL, South Korea— Samsung Electronics Co. said it has suspended business ties with a Chinese supplier that allegedly hired children. The South Korean company, which is the world's biggest smartphone maker, said in its blog Monday that it had found possible evidence of child labor and illegal hiring at Dongguan Shinyang Electronics Co..

  • Lyft stalls NYC launch amid legal squabbles Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 7:30 PM ET
    A Lyft customer gets into a car on January 21, 2014 in San Francisco.

    For all the attention Lyft has drummed up from investors, government regulators in New York are far from impressed.

  • Ride-sharing Lyft blocked from New York City Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 12:52 PM ET
    A Lyft customer gets into a car on January 21, 2014 in San Francisco.

    New York's attorney general filed a lawsuit Friday to block Lyft, the on-demand ride-sharing app, from operating in New York.

  • IWatch watch: Apple hires former Nike engineers Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 10:14 AM ET

    Ryan Bailey is now a mechanical design engineer and Jon Gale is a sensing system engineer at Apple, according to the MacRumors website.

  • 4 in 10 US households use cellphones only Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 6:02 AM ET
    Students on the campus of UCLA

    More American households are ditching their old telephones: 4 out of 10 only use cellphones, a government survey shows.

  • SEOUL, July 8- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Tuesday issued unexpectedly weak quarterly earnings guidance which put it on track for its worst results in two years and cast doubt on the smartphone leader's strategy against cheaper Chinese rivals.

  • SEOUL, July 8- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Tuesday said operating profit likely fell 24.5 percent in April-June, its lowest in two years due to slowing growth in the company's cash cow smartphone business and the strength of the South Korean won. The South Korean company said operating profit likely fell to 7.2 trillion won during the quarter.

  • Google debuts smartwatches from Samsung, LG Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 3:38 PM ET
    Attendees view new Samsung Electronics Co. Gear Live watches running the latest edition of Android software during the Google I/O Annual Developers Conference in San Francisco, California.

    Hoping to get the jump on Apple, Google is offering two smartwatches from LG and Samsung through the Google Play store.

  • TAIPEI, July 7- Investors wanting a slice of the crazy demand expected for Apple Inc's next version of the iPhone are rushing for what they believe is more profitable than investing in the U.S. smartphone maker: Taiwanese Apple component suppliers.

  • From big to giant: Behemoth TVs start to take off Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 6:47 AM ET
    Sony TVs

    Americans increasingly are replacing their once-enviable 50-inch TVs with even bigger screens. Think: 65-inches and up.

  • Intelligent cars draw investors to tech stocks Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    *Google, Apple lead; Nokia, TomTom face make-or-break moment. Chip-makers or tech giants such as Infineon and Google are among a variety of companies involved in the rapid development and testing of intelligent cars from those that drive themselves to those allowing a driver to use mobile phone apps through the dashboard.

  • *Alibaba the king of online retail on personal computers in China. *Alibaba headed for big IPO in New York this year. BEIJING, July 1- Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd may have dominated online retail on personal computers, but is some way from replicating that leadership in shopping by smartphone and other mobile devices.

  • June 26- Shares of GoPro Inc, a maker of cameras used by surfers, skydivers and other action junkies to record and post their exploits online, rose as much as 38 percent in their market debut. GoPro is the first U.S. consumer-electronics company to go public since headphones maker Skullcandy Inc in 2011..

  • HotelTonight adds keyless entry, mobile check-in Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 6:48 PM ET
    New features on the HotelTonight app include a keyless room entry option.

    An app-only booking company has added keyless room entry and mobile check-in features for hotel guests.