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  • 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.

  • 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.