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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.
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?"
Pending approval from France and the U.S., La Compagnie aims to start service in July between Charles De Gaulle and Newark airports.
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.
A new medical device can automatically control blood sugar levels in diabetics, freeing patients from testing themselves. NBC News reports.
Amazon is expected to introduce a smartphone this week, a long-rumored project that aims to close any remaining gap between impulse and buying. The NYT reports.
TORONTO, June 16- Parents struggling to get their children away from smartphones and tablets for meals, homework, exercise and other activities can arm themselves with new apps to remotely block access to the devices.
Hipmunk is finding a slightly younger user base by mixing nontraditional results in one place with tried-and-true airlines and hotels.
GoPro, which makes wearable sports cameras and accessories, said it expected its initial public offering of shares to be priced $21 and $24 per share.
June 10- U.S. electronics retailer RadioShack Corp reported a much bigger-than-expected quarterly loss, hurt by higher promotions in its smart phones and tablets business and weak sales of consumer electronics. Shares of RadioShack, which reported its ninth straight quarterly loss, plunged about 22 percent in premarket trading.
WhatsApp may have shaken the telecoms industry to its core, putting the SMS text message in the shade. But Big Telecom is fighting back.
June 10- U.S. electronics retailer RadioShack Corp reported a bigger quarterly loss, hurt by higher promotions in its smart phones and tablets business and weak sales of consumer electronics. The company's net loss widened to $98.3 million, or 97 cents per share, in the first quarter ended May 3 from $28.0 million, or 28 cents per share, a year earlier.
Facebook looked like it was unveiling a Snapchat competitor until it removed its new photo- and video-sharing app from the iTunes store on Monday afternoon.
Passengers using one of the taxi disruptor companies may not be covered by insurance if the driver gets in a wreck, some states advise.
Apple Inc, maker of iPhone smartphones, was not affected by the ruling by the Mexican Institute for Industrial Property against America Movil, Telefonica and Iusacell for advertising mobile phone subscriber plans with the name "iPhone" in the title. "Apple doesn't have a problem because they just sell telephones," another official at the IMPI said.
Twitter has mulled deals worth billions of dollars as it seeks to add a music service to its offering, FT reported, citing sources.
The National Security Agency's snooping is about to get more difficult. NYT reports.
Samsung Electronics on Tuesday is unveiling its first phone that uses propriety software, rather than Google Android.