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  • Chipmaker RF Micro to buy TriQuint for $1.6 billion Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 10:20 AM ET

    Radio frequency chipmakers RF Micro Devices will buy peer TriQuint Semiconductor for about $1.6 billion in an all-stock deal to create a company that could better compete in selling chips to mobile-handset makers.

  • 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.

  • Sony in talks to expand deal with Apple: Report Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 2:23 PM ET

    Sony is in talks with Apple to double its supply of camera components for a new iPhone slated to roll out as early as next year, the Nikkei reported.

  • As Sony prepares PCs exit, pressure is up TV reboot Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 8:55 AM ET
    Sony is in talks to sell its personal computer business to a Japanese investment fund as part of the electronics giant's wider restructuring. A business daily said Sony was looking to sell the division to Japan Industrial Partners for between 396 million to 495 million USD.

    Sony's plans to quit making personal computers after years of losses focus a spotlight on how it intends to fix its flagship TV division.

  • Samsung fights Apple's efforts to ban its phones Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 8:58 AM ET
    A man holds a Samsung Electronics Co. Galaxy S4 smartphone, left, next to an Apple Inc. iPhone 5.

    Samsung is fighting Apple's bid for a permanent sales ban on some Samsung smartphones, which Apple claims infringe on its patents.

  • Samsung posts first profit decline in 2 years Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 7:17 PM ET
    Samsung Galaxy Note 3

    Samsung Electronics Co posted its first decline in quarterly profit in two years, hit by a one-off special bonus as well as slowing smartphone sales.

  • Baidu division now accepting bitcoins Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 5:37 AM ET

    Chinese search engine Baidu, the world's fifth most visited site according to one set of rankings, has announced it has started to accept the online currency, bitcoin, for its security service.

  • Drug agents use vast phone trove, eclipsing NSA’s Monday, 2 Sep 2013 | 7:42 AM ET
    US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Agents simulate a raid in their Tactical Training Facility

    Law enforcement officials working on a counter narcotics program have had routine access, using subpoenas, to an enormous AT&T database that contains the records of decades of Americans' phone calls.

  • Tesco pulls back in China with Vanguard deal Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 12:48 AM ET
    A customer carries Tesco-branded shopping bags as she leaves one of the company's stores.

    Tesco will slash its China exposure by taking just 20 percent of a venture with a state-run company, a deal that underlines the travails foreign retailers have had in the Chinese market.

  • Smartphone stats may prove Apple wrong Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 7:31 AM ET

    Apple's CEO Tim Cook might vehemently disagree that the smartphone market has reached saturation point, but new research from Citi delivers a depressing view of smartphone uptake.

  • Sprint promises unlimited data for life Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 6:05 PM ET

    As it looks to steal customers away from bigger rivals Verizon Wireless and AT&T, Sprint is offering its customers unlimited data services for life.

  • Start-Ups, Investors Bet on Drone Economy Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 9:32 AM ET
    A drone on display in the exposition hall of the Border Security Expo in Phoenix

    Entrepreneurs and investors are betting on a future full of flying robots that can do anything from survey crops to make a delivery.

  • Robot Revolution Starts With Gaming: Anki CEO Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 2:29 PM ET
    Anki Drive

    Robots will change everything, but first robotics may change the way you think about gaming.

  • Google Accused of Hypocrisy Over Google Glass Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 5:39 AM ET
    Google Glass

    Google did not ban its Google Glass at Thursday's shareholder meeting, according to a source, but a consumer watchdog group accused the tech giant of doing so and called its executives hypocrites.

  • Hedge Fund Billionaire Loeb: Sony Reminds Me of Yahoo Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 12:05 PM ET
    Daniel Loeb, founder and chief executive officer of Third Point LLC

    Billionaire hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb said Sony reminds him of Yahoo before he waged a bitter proxy fight that triggered a boardroom shake-out at the Internet company.

  • New Galaxy S4 Not Exactly Earth-Shattering: Reviewers Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 12:08 PM ET
    Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone

    After an over-hyped launch hoping to convert the iPhone masses, Samsung's S4 has received lukewarm reviews; being called a 'revamped yet gimmicky' version of the company's S3 model.

  • Nokia Shares Tumble Despite Lumia Sales Pick Up Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 6:24 AM ET
    The Nokia Lumia 720

    Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia trimmed its losses in the first quarter, thanks to stronger Lumia smartphone sales.

  • New Apple iPhone to Come in Different Sizes: Analyst Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 1:49 PM ET

    Apple may release its new "iPhone 5S" in two, maybe three, screen sizes, analyst Brian White says in a note to clients.

  • Chinese worker inspecting a microchip.

    U.S. business groups, worried about retaliation and thwarted innovated growth, are asking for a repeal of a new cybersecutiry law that discourages Chinese information technology purchases.

  • EA Betting Big on 'Next Gen Consoles' Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 12:19 PM ET
    CEO of Electronic Arts (EA Sports) John Riccitiello

    After a rocky few months, EA is hoping that new consoles will help breath new life into its gaming business.