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Apple hits Samsung at home, where it hurts

With China and Japan in its pocket, Apple is gaining in South Korea

Samsung smartphone business sees profit slide, some hopes in DRAM

The operating profit of its mobile business dropped 64 percent in the fourth quarter


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Boosted by iPhone 6 Sales, Apple Ties Samsung for Top Smartphone Rank

Samsung is losing market share to Apple and Chinese vendors.

Good wants to manage your smartphones for $3 a month, per user

The company's new Mangement Suite also includes a secure browser and an enterprise app store

Mobile World Congress rumor mill churns with reports of better screens, cameras

New flagship smartphones are getting 1440x2560-pixel screens

Modular smartphones could be reused as computer clusters

Circular Devices is already thinking beyond just its Puzzlephone concept

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BlackBerry's Limited Edition Gold Passport Costs $900 (UPDATED)

BlackBerry today released a limited run of 50, $900 golden BlackBerry Passport devices.

Chinese smartphone brands conquer more of the market in 2014

Samsung and Apple, however, remained the two leading brands

Hands-on with the Xiaomi Mi Note, a super-light phablet

The Xiaomi Note has an impressive thin design

Xiaomi's new phablet seeks to outdo Apple's iPhone 6 Plus

The new phablet, called the Xiaomi Note, will arrive Jan. 27.

Google cooks up a food-truck model to sell Project Ara smartphones

The first Project Ara trucks will be deployed in Puerto Rico

Spec showdown: Microsoft's Lumia 532 makes more sense than Samsung's Tizen-based Z1

Both smartphones cost below $100, but some tough choices have been made to get there

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Google Brings Project Ara Modular Phone Pilot to Puerto Rico

Google today detailed the Project Ara Market Pilot, with Puerto Rico as the first test bed for the modular smartphone.

The Lumia 435 is Microsoft's cheapest smartphone yet at $80

Buyers of the new smartphone will get Office apps and 30GB of online storage

Samsung's first Tizen phone arrives in India at $92

The Z1, besides focusing on entertainment, addresses a growing concern about personal security in India

Google's Lego-like Project Ara smartphone to get a hardware store

The Ara Module Marketplace store will sell hardware modules that can be snapped on to the Project Ara smartphone

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Kyocera DuraForce is the Android Phone Designed for The Hulk

If you work in punishing environments, here's a phone that will withstand some of the abuse

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Comparing AT&T and T-Mobile Rollover Data Plans

AT&T's new data rollover plan is better for businesses, but T-Mobile lets consumers keep their unused data for much longer, according to CIO.com contributor Bill Snyder.

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Best of CES 2015: The Gadgets and Gear That Wowed Us Most

CES is a cavalcade of new products, one after the other, as far as the eye can see. Some stand out more than others.

What CES told us about this year's smartphone trends

New products from LG and Asus highlight how smartphones will change inside and out

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