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Watson, the IBM computing system that conquered "Jeopardy!" on television, is launching an app business called the Watson Engagement Advisor that can be used to help consumers get answers on mobile devices.
Samsung has become the "undisputed king" of the Android smartphone industry, creating more profit from the software than Google, according to new research.
Google's sixth annual conference for software developers opened Wednesday with a chance for the company to showcase the latest mobile devices running its Android software.
Verizon Communications wants to buy out Vodafone from their wireless joint venture, but will not do so at any cost, its chief executive said.
In a note to clients Sunday, ISI analyst Brian Marshall explained how he "chickened out" when trying to replace his Apple iPhone 5 with a Samsung Galaxy S4.
Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia trimmed its losses in the first quarter, thanks to stronger Lumia smartphone sales.
Hon Hai, more commonly know by trade name Foxconn and the main manufacturer of Apple products, posted a 19 percent decline in sales in the first quarter.
The current crop of big tech players - Google, Microsoft and Apple - are being disrupted by the burgeoning mobile app industry, an expert said.
Mehdi Hosseini, Senior Analyst and Senior VP of Semiconductors at Susquehanna Financial Group discusses the outlook for Samsung Electronics after the tech giant topped forecasts for Q1 net profit.
Retailer Best Buy is offering a 30 percent discount on its current stock of Apple iPad 3 tablets in the United States, a spokeswoman for the world's largest consumer electronics chain said.
Amazon has hired a 20-year Microsoft veteran who most recently worked in its Windows Phone unit, fueling speculation that the online retailer and Kindle maker may be developing a smartphone. The Financial Times reports.
Free to play games don't make a lot of sense to some investors but free-to-play titles are fast becoming one of the most lucrative areas in gaming.
After a rocky few months, EA is hoping that new consoles will help breath new life into its gaming business.
The U.S. government wants more say in network equipment purchases as a condition to approve the $20 billion takeover of Sprint Nextel by Japanese mobile carrier Softbank , the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
Some traders are betting big that talk of a turnaround at Blackberry is over-hyped.
CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar looks at GOME Electrical Appliances in the daily 'Stock in 60' segment as shares rallied despite reporting dreadful 2012 earnings.
The big box story got an upgrade to "outperform", with Peter Keith, Piper Jaffray analyst.
Tim Baxter, Samsung Electronics America president, discusses the company's plan to transform the way viewers watch television.
BlackBerry inventors Mike Lazaridis and Doug Fregin are pairing again to launch a $100 million fund to incubate and commercialize quantum science technologies capable of spearheading the next wave of computing.
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