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Sony's new mobile chief has hands full as handsets struggle

Hiroki Totoki has to revive interest in Xperia smartphones in a crowded market where Sony lags


Samsung attacks Chinese rivals with new mid-range Galaxy phones

The Galaxy A5 and A3 will come to China in November

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

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

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

Droid Turbo's long battery life, new tech offset weight

The Motorola smartphone will be available through Verizon Wireless starting at $199 with a two-year contract

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Google's New Fit App Plays Well With Strava, Runkeeper and Others

Fit tracks physical activity and serves as a hub for other health apps

Motorola's Droid Turbo stands out for long battery life

The smartphone will be available starting at $199 through Verizon Wireless Thursday

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Tracking and the Law

As courts continue to rule on what is and is not acceptable when it comes to tracking, a lot of what we do with our smartphones could become illegal.

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Your Next Fridge Could Charge All Your Mobile Devices

Consumer appliance maker Haier has signed a partnership wth Energous to embed wireless charging technology in home appliances that will be able to transmit up to 4 watts in a 15-foot radius.

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This is What Microsoft's Nokia-less Lumia Phones Will Look Like

Say goodbye to Nokia Lumia phones and say hello to Microsoft Lumia handsets.

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LG Wades into Processor Development with G3 Screen

The octa-core Nuclun microprocessor may help LG diversify amid competition

Microsoft to continue using Nokia brand on entry-level phones

A company executive said the first 'Microsoft Lumia' device will be announced soon

Xiaomi moving data outside China following privacy concerns

The data migration will help Xiaomi improve load times for its international services

Google to build Play-like hardware store for Project Ara

Hardware makers will be able sell swappable modules

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Harvesting Energy for Your Smartphone From Your Run

A Chicago-based company called AMPY wants to harness that self generated power and funnel it back to your smartphone, or any device.

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