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  • BARCELONA, Spain, Feb 23- China's Huawei Technologies believes it can take advantage of recent changes in how operators in the United States sell phones to get a foothold in the all-important market, an executive with its consumer division said on Sunday.

  • SEOUL, Feb 24- LG Electronics Inc aims to broaden its range of smartphones so sales this year grow at double the rate of the market, as the South Korean company seeks to retake the position of world's third-biggest maker.

  • From Qualcomm and Intel to MediaTek, Marvell and Broadcom, the suppliers of the crucial components that power smartphone applications and drive high-speed wireless connections are scrambling to capitalize on opportunities taking shape as Chinese brands and telecoms carriers such as China Mobile gear up for 4 G LTE, or Long-Term Evolution.

  • Amazon to compete against Roku & Apple?     Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 11:22 AM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt provides insight on Re/code's report saying industry sources say Amazon is getting ready to launch a Web TV box.

  • Whitman's leadership at Hewlett-Packard     Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 11:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt dissects the business and management of Hewlett-Packard. David Faber would give the company's CEO Meg Whitman "at least a B+" as a leader.

  • P&G's smart toothbrush keeps tabs on tooth care Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 5:39 AM ET

    LONDON, Feb 20- Procter& Gamble Co is bringing the dentist into the bathroom with the world's first smartphone-connected toothbrush, a device that gives personalised advice to help people improve their brushing. "The app provides real-time guidance," Michael Cohen-Dumani, global associate director for Oral-B, told Reuters.

  • BlackBerry CEO assails T-Mobile US promo Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 11:13 AM ET
    John Chen

    BlackBerry CEO John Chen criticized T-Mobile, calling ill-conceived a promotion that encourages customers using BlackBerrys to upgrade to iPhones.

  • In a Twitter posting on Sunday, Legere said T-Mobile would continue to support BlackBerry smartphones and he assured BlackBerry users they do not have to give up their devices or "loyalty.

  • TORONTO, Feb 18- BlackBerry Ltd Chief Executive John Chen fired a salvo at T-Mobile US Inc on Tuesday, calling ill-conceived a promotion run by the company that encourages customers using BlackBerry smartphones to upgrade to iPhones.

  • BlackBerry shares jump on Third Point news Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 12:33 PM ET
    Dan Loeb at 2014 WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    BlackBerry shares rose after investor Daniel Loeb's Third Point hedge fund disclosed it had bought 10 million shares in the smart phone maker.

  • TORONTO, Feb 18- BlackBerry shares rose more than 6 percent in early trading on Tuesday after investor Daniel Loeb's Third Point hedge fund disclosed it had bought 10 million shares in the smartphone maker and technology company.

  • TOKYO, Feb 14- Japan Display, the world's biggest maker of screens for tablets and smartphones, gained approval from the Tokyo stock exchange for a listing of around $3.8 billion as the company taps one of Asia's best performing equity markets in the past year.

  • Apple goes after conflict minerals     Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 1:53 PM ET

    Apple is urging "conflict-free" audits for many of the minerals used to make its products. CNBC's Robert Frank and Dominic Chu provide insight on the components for its phones.

  • BEIJING, Feb 13- The explosive growth of smartphone sales in China, the world's biggest smartphone market, has come to a halt as unit shipments declined for the first time in more than two years, data firm IDC said on Thursday.

  • SEOUL, Feb 13- South Korea's LG Electronics unveiled a revamped version of its large-screen smartphone G Pro on Thursday, hoping it will help propel the company to the No. 3 spot in global smartphone sales this year.

  • SEOUL, Feb 13- South Korea's LG Electronics unveiled a revamped version of its large-screen smartphone G Pro on Thursday, seeking to woo customers ahead of a rival offering from market leader Samsung Electronics later this month.

  • Americans are split on a Jetson-like future Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 2:43 PM ET
    "The Jetsons" bop around Orbit City, circa 1962.

    About half of Americans surveyed are willing to trade some privacy for smart cities, driverless cars and drones. NBC News reports.

  • BRUSSELS, Feb 10- EU regulators will rule on antitrust cases against Samsung Electronics and Motorola Mobility in April, the European Commission said on Monday as it seeks to end the so-called patent wars between smartphone makers.

  • Taiwan's MediaTek Inc, the leading chip supplier for Chinese smartphones, is barreling into the U.S. market with a new major global branding campaign and setting up shop in San Diego, California, home to Qualcomm.

  • Wearable camera company GoPro to go public Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 1:43 PM ET
    A GoPro Hero 3+ camera

    California-based action camera company GoPro on Friday registered for a "secret" initial public offering, pending an SEC review.

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