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  • Can 'Iron Man' star turnaround HTC's fortunes? Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 3:20 AM ET
    Actor Robert Downey (L) Jr.and the comic book character Iron Man ring the opening bell in celebration of 'Iron Man 3' at the New York Stock Exchange on April 30, 2013 in New York City.

    Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has launched a $1 billion global ad campaign with a commercial featuring U.S. film star Robert Downey Jr., in the hope of turning around its fortunes.

  • Is an Apple, China Mobile tie-up imminent? Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 8:27 PM ET

    The stars may finally be aligning for a long-awaited deal between Apple and China Mobile that could help the iPhone maker claw back lost ground in its most important growth markets.

  • Owner of email service Snowden used faces arrest Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 11:56 AM ET
    A cardboard mask of Edward Snowden on the ground at a protest against the PRISM surveillance program, which Snowden leaked.

    The owner of an encrypted email service used by NSA leaker Edward Snowden, said he has been threatened with criminal charges for refusing to comply with an order to turn over information about his customers.

  • Facebook story bumping to show you what you missed Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 12:40 PM ET
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California. Zuckerberg on Thursday unveiled a new look for the social network's News Feed

    Facebook wants to make it easier for users to see stories that they may have missed previously in their day by now using story bumping.

  • $20,000 or $80,000? Xerox scanner may change digits Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 10:44 AM ET

    While scanning a blueprint on a common Xerox scanner, a student found that numbers on his document seemed to have completely switched. Xerox has since responded to the problem.

  • Smartphone game may destroy your smartphone Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 9:42 AM ET

    Like "disruptive" technology? Well, the new "Send Me to Heaven" game app is so disruptive it may break your smartphone. The main objective is hurling your phone into the air.

  • Obama overturns Apple import ban Saturday, 3 Aug 2013 | 4:11 PM ET
    A Samsung Galaxy S4 and an Apple iPhone 5

    President Obama has overturned a looming US import ban against some older models of the iPhone and iPad.

  • With the rumor mills chugging out regular stories about Twitter's plans for an IPO, media analysts are debating whether recent problems regarding "trolling" - anonymous bullies on the Internet - could scupper any flotation plans.

  • Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC is the "biggest victim" of the intensifying battle in the premium handset space, and there could be little scope for it to stage a turnaround.

  • Apple vs. Samsung: Which makes more money? Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 10:46 AM ET

    Apple fans on Monday poured cold water on recent research that showed Samsung had stolen Apple's crown as the world's most profitable mobile handset vendor.

  • Over $10 billion to change hands in this sector Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 2:15 AM ET
    Passengers pass a Royal KPN NV internet centre at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

    Over $10 billion is set to change hands in the world of telecommunications as two key merger and acquisition (M&A) deals were announced on Tuesday.

  • Professional video gamers awarded athletic visas Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 4:21 PM ET

    The world of pro video gaming scored a big win this week when Riot Games announced that it had successfully lobbied the U.S. to begin issuing players P-1 visas.

  • Amber alerts may startle awake cellphone users Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 11:51 AM ET

    A digital Amber alert regarding a child abduction went off around 4 a.m. Wednesday, resulting in a mass wake-up call for thousands of stunned New Yorkers.

  • That was quick: BlackBerry prices slashed: Report Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 8:45 AM ET

    Major wireless providers of BlackBerry's new smartphone have already begun selling the devices at steep discounts, according to the Wall Street Journal.

  • Sprint promises unlimited data for life Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 6:05 PM ET

    As it looks to steal customers away from bigger rivals Verizon Wireless and AT&T, Sprint is offering its customers unlimited data services for life.

  • Microsoft Unveils Shake-Up; 'Office' Chief Exits Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 9:36 AM ET
    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer

    Microsoft announced a long-awaited restructuring on Thursday, organizing itself around key areas designed to make the company more competitive.

  • Two More BlackBerry Executives Leaving: Report Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 6:47 PM ET

    Two more BlackBerry executives are leaving the struggling smartphone maker, according to a report.

  • What the Government Pays to Snoop on You Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 12:07 PM ET

    How much are your private conversations worth to the U.S. government? Paid for by tax dollars, surveillance fees charged in secret by technology companies can vary wildly.

  • Apple, Amazon Pull the Plug on 'App Store' Battle Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 3:34 PM ET

    Apple and Amazon.com have ended their lawsuit over who has the right to use the "app store" name, clearing the way for both companies to use it.

  • BlackBerry Investors to Turn Up Heat on Management Saturday, 6 Jul 2013 | 6:23 PM ET

    BlackBerry's annual meeting is Tuesday and management will likely face tough questions from investors after dismal quarterly results last week.