NEW YORK— Rumors of an Amazon smartphone reached a fever pitch this week, with The Wall Street Journal reporting that the device could be due out this year. Amazon hasn't confirmed that it has plans for a smartphone, and it isn't clear what such a device might offer in the way of distinctive features.» Read More
The technology giant will give more assistance to Glass users at businesses, where the wearable device has already found some acceptance.
HELSINKI, April 8- Nokia has received approval from Chinese authorities to sell its mobile phone business to Microsoft Corp, it said on Tuesday, and added there had been no request for it to change its patent practices. Nokia agreed in September to sell the business to Microsoft in a 5.4 billion euro deal.
After more than 100,000 flights were canceled this winter, business travelers are returning to the road.
SEOUL, April 8- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Tuesday said it is on track to post its second straight quarter of profit decline, as margins in the key smartphone business come under growing pressure from cheaper Chinese rivals.
SEOUL, April 8- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Tuesday said it is on track to post its second straight quarter of profit decline, as slowing smartphone sales growth continued to weigh on earnings.
SEOUL, South Korea— Declining smartphone prices hit profit at Samsung Electronics Co. for a second straight quarter. The average price of a Samsung smartphone this year will likely be $275, down 9 percent from 2013, according to Chung Chang- won, an analyst at Nomura Financial Investment.
SEOUL, April 8- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd estimated that its January-March operating profit fell by 4.3 percent to 8.4 trillion won as easing smartphone sales growth continued to weigh earnings down.
SEOUL, April 8- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is expected to report its second straight quarter of profit decline as its high-end smartphone business loses steam, a trend likely to sharpen the firm's focus on costs and the cheaper phone market.
Fake user reviews aren't just a concern for business owners worried about their online reputations. It's a problem for would-be patrons too.
The maker of iPads and iPhones has a problem that anyone would like to have: What to do with a vast amount of cash. The New York Times reports.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 7- Qualcomm gave details on Monday about a future high-end smartphone chip, including faster download speeds as well as 64- bit technology, which is quickly becoming standard.
SAN FRANCISCO— Samsung Electronics will add two safeguards to its latest smartphone in an effort to deter rampant theft of the mobile devices nationwide, the company said Friday.
Nest Labs, the maker of smart thermostats that Google acquired for $3.2 billion, called a halt to all sales of its smoke alarms on Thursday.
Since Dell's business went private, the PC giant has focused on shifting from a product provider to a problem solver, its president for Asia said.
With Windows' phone update, NBC News compared the three leading digital voice assistants, Siri, Cortana and Google Now, to find the top player.
Bitcoin exchanges in China are braced for yet another blow from the central bank that would imperil their survival.
NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, April 2- Amazon.com Inc made a play for the increasingly crowded home entertainment arena by unveiling the $99 "Fire TV" video and game streaming device on Wednesday, with hopes of boosting its main online retail business over the longer term.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 2- Microsoft Corp said on Wednesday it will give away its Windows operating system to makers of smartphones and small tablets as it seeks to grab a toehold in those fast-growing markets.
BlackBerry said it would not renew a deal allowing T-Mobile US Inc to sell its products.
TOKYO, April 2- The future of Apple Inc's supply chain for its flagship smartphones has come under industry scrutiny as people familiar with the matter said Apple is in talks to buy control of a Japanese venture that makes key semiconductors for its iPhone screens.