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Samsung attacks Chinese rivals with new mid-range Galaxy phones

The Galaxy A5 and A3 will come to China in November

Android creator Andy Rubin leaving Google

He was currently in charge of Google;s robotics efforts


RCA gives unexpected boost to tablet market in Q3

The 95-year-old company is now one of the top five tablet makers worldwide

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Apple Surrenders Top Tablet Satisfaction Spot to Amazon

Just five months after Apple took J.D. Power's tablet satisfaction award away from Samsung, it lost it today to up-and-coming Amazon.

What you should know about Lenovo's Motorola acquisition

No products are being discontinued and Motorola's Android strategy remains intact

Smartphone share of overall mobile phone sales stalling at 70 percent

Prices are too high for smartphones to compete at the very bottom end of the market

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5 Things You'll Love About Garmin's vivosmart Fitbit Rival — and 5 You Won't

There's a lot to like about Garmin's vivosmart activity tracker and smartwatch, but it isn't perfect, and it's always wise to do your research before buying into a new 'fitness ecosystem.'

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Sorry Movie Goers, Google Glass, Other Wearables Banned From Cinemas

Going to the movies this weekend? You better leave your pair of Google Glass at home or at least in your bag.

Samsung eyes cheaper smartphones as profit slumps

Chinese rivals with low-cost phones are chipping away at Samsung's market share

China's Xiaomi surges to become world's third largest smartphone vendor

Samsung saw its smartphone market share dip, while Apple iPhone shipments continued to grow, according to two research firms

Baidu traffic from mobile devices now more than from PCs

Baidu projects that voice and image-based searches will eventually make up over half of its mobile search traffic

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Movie Industry Yells 'Cut!' on Wearables in Theaters

Two U.S. movie industry groups, citing piracy concerns, have adopted a zero-tolerance policy on wearables with cameras

CIOs Need to Drive Companies to Their Digital Destination

There are multiple definitions of what it means to be a 'digital enterprise.' But getting there is 'the perfect stretch assignment for CIOs,' says Maryfran Johnson.

Ruckus goes after small business with app-managed Xclaim Wi-Fi

The company's new consumer brand is designed for low price and easy setup and management

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Facebook is Betting Big on the Future and Plans to Lose Money in the Process

CEO Mark Zuckerberg is focused on Internet.org, WhatsApp, and Oculus as long-term opportunities for Facebook.

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iPad App Helps Energy Company Prevent Power Outages

LG&E and KU Energy uses helicopters to get a birds-eye view of damages and potential problems that could bring down power. The challenge came when the pilots tried to document and relay the info inflight.

LG smartphone sales soar, boosted by G3

The South Korean electronics maker shipped a record 16.8 million smartphones in the quarter

China's Xiaomi defends itself from Apple copycat claims

Xiaomi has continually faced criticism that the company's products look too much like Apple's

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Gmail Inbox App is No Solution to Email Overload

Another day, another email app designed to free you from email overload. Google's new Inbox app for Gmail is a step in the right direction, but it doesn't solve the fundamental problem, according to CIO.com mobile apps reviewer James...

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Amazon’s Kindle Voyage E-reader is Too Good to Be Merely a Paperwhite 2

The Kindle Voyage delivers higher resolution, new page-turn tech, improved contrast, smoother glass, and other improvements you didn’t know you wanted.

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