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  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 25- Google Inc's Android software is coming to cars, televisions and watches this year, as the Internet search giant races against Apple Inc and other tech companies to extend its business into a rapidly broadening field of Internet-connected devices.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 25- Google Inc's Android software is coming to cars, televisions and watches this year, as the Internet search giant races against Apple Inc and other tech companies to extend its business into a rapidly broadening field of Internet-connected devices.

  • Free Wi-Fi coming to New York airports: report Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 8:50 AM ET

    Passengers at JFK, La Guardia, Newark and Stewart airports will soon get free Internet under a proposed contract.

  • After the IPO: Here's what GoPro will focus on Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 6:37 AM ET
    The GoPro Hero 3 with integrated WiFi is displayed at the 2013 International CES at the Las Vegas Convention Center on January 9, 2013.

    GoPro isn't just a hardware play. Its software, services and overall brand identity could be just as valuable, experts say.

  • Google to unveil new television set-top box: Report Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 5:46 AM ET

    Google is expected to unveil at least one small set-top box that resembles products like the Roku, Amazon's Fire TV, and Apple's Apple TV.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 25- Google Inc, whose Android software reigns as the world's dominant smartphone operating system, will step up efforts to make inroads into cars, televisions and other devices at its annual developer conference this week, sources familiar with the matter said.

  • Car service app seeks to disrupt the disruptors Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 7:52 AM ET
    Green Tomato Cars enters the alternative taxi market in Washington, D.C., with eco-friendly, Wi-Fi equipped, app-dispatched cars.

    An eco-friendly car service seeks to take on the app-dispatched, ride-share companies.

  • Extinguished: 75% won't switch to Amazon Fire Phone Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 10:19 AM ET
    Amazon Fire smartphone

    Jeff Bezos is giddy about Amazon.com's first smartphone. He has some work to do to get consumers equally excited.

  • Mass production of Apple smartwatch to start in July Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 8:08 AM ET
    Attendees gather at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference at the Moscone West center in June in San Francisco.

    Taiwan's Quanta Computer will start mass production of Apple's first smartwatch in July, a source familiar with the matter said.

  • Could the next telco IPO come from Africa? Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 5:37 AM ET
    BlackBerry remains the most popular smartphone on the African continent.

    With stock markets overflowing with new offerings, Bassim Haidar, the founder of Channel IT Group, has indicated that his African telecoms company could be next.

  • TORONTO, June 18- BlackBerry Ltd reached a licensing deal with Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday that will let the Canadian smartphone maker offer some 240,000 Android applications from Amazon's app store on its lineup of BlackBerry 10 devices this fall.

  • SEATTLE, June 18- Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos unveiled a "Fire" smartphone on Wednesday equipped with a 3 D-capable screen and the ability to recognize objects, music and TV shows, hoping to stand out in a crowded field dominated by Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics.

  • Amazon's Fire smartphone comes with 3D display features Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 2:39 PM ET

    SEATTLE, June 18- Amazon.com Inc's "Fire" smartphone comes equipped with a 3 D-capable screen as widely expected, a feature intended to differentiate the latest entrant to the crowded mobile device market.

  • TORONTO, June 18- BlackBerry Ltd has agreed a licensing deal with Amazon.com Inc that will let the Canadian smartphone maker offer some 240,000 Android applications from Amazon's app store on its line-up of BlackBerry 10 devices this fall.

  • TORONTO, June 18- BlackBerry Ltd is set to unveil a licensing deal with Amazon.com Inc that will allow the Canadian smartphone maker to offer about 240,000 Android apps from Amazon's app store on BlackBerry's new devices, according to sources.

  • Is this the world’s most important car company? Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 4:09 AM ET
    Tesla Model S electric car

    Electric vehicles are a tiny fraction of the global auto market, but Morgan Stanley already thinks Tesla may be the world’s most important car maker.

  • SEATTLE, June 18- Amazon.com Inc's newest mobile device, a smartphone that may sport a 3 D screen, is the retailer's latest attempt to exert its influence over the way consumers shop online. Analysts said Amazon has more opportunities outside the United States. "As the world shifts toward mobile, how do you make sure Amazon is front and center?"

  • New airline to fly business-class only to Paris Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 5:50 PM ET
    La Compagnie plans to begin service in July with one B757-200 plane.

    Pending approval from France and the U.S., La Compagnie aims to start service in July between Charles De Gaulle and Newark airports.

  • Why an Amazon smartphone could be a big bust Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 2:05 PM ET

    Amazon's smartphone move may turn out to be a big mistake, industry experts say.

  • HELSINKI, June 17- Finnish telecoms equipment company Nokia paid several million euros to criminals who threatened to reveal the source code for part of an operating system used in its smartphones some six years ago, Finnish TV station MTV said on Tuesday.