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  • 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.

  • 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?"

  • 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.

  • Get rid of cellphone robocalls with these apps Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 7:47 AM ET

    There are dozens of apps that let you screen your calls, alert you to potential fraud and even block suspected voice and text message spam.

  • 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.

  • People won't buy Xbox for videos, says Xbox head Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 4:28 PM ET
    Phil Spencer, vice president of Microsoft Game Studios at Microsoft Corp.

    Though it may not drive sales more than games, original programming for the Xbox One is being produced and will begin rolling out this year.

  • Perfect timing: Pebble smartwatch sales surging Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 4:52 PM ET
    Pebble Smartwatch.

    Pebble, the smartwatch maker that launched only two years ago, is making all kinds of waves in the world of connected devices.

  • Why the big 3 game giants need the little guys Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 11:55 AM ET

    Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo, looking to expand the content their game offerings, are courting independent developers.

  • RadioShack burns through cash as turnaround fails Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 4:26 PM ET

    RadioShack reported its ninth straight quarterly loss and is burning through cash as its struggles to sustain its turnaround efforts.

  • 'Grand Theft Auto V' races to next gen platforms Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 2:47 PM ET
    "Grand Theft Auto V" from Take-Two Interactive Software.

    Due this fall, the record-breaking game will get a graphical overhaul for the new Microsoft and Sony systems' improved processing.

  • 10 surprising 'Tetris' facts from its creator Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 1:03 PM ET

    Creator Alexey Pajitnov says he didn't make money from Tetris for 10 years and he spills more little-known facts from the game's early days.

  • 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.

  • Telcos battle to stifle Whatsapp march Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    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.

  • Disappointing Zynga primes for a comeback Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 11:56 AM ET

    Investors don't pay much attention to Zynga, but bolstered by new leadership and a turnaround plan, the company is impressing analysts.

  • 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.

  • Barnes & Noble teaming with Samsung to revive Nook Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 10:39 AM ET
    Barnes and Noble to develop a tablet with Samsung.

    Barnes & Noble will develop a tablet with Samsung as it tries to revive its Nook digital business, which has struggled against competitors.