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NSA Spying Revelations have Tired Out China's Huawei

Huawei has for years fought off allegations that it spies for China Full Story »
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US to Vote on Sharp Increase in Broadband Subsidies

New funds target broadband deployment to 5 million US residents, the FCC says

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What Kind of Tablet Does $5,000 Get You?

Can your tablet withstand a 2-meter drop or be submerged in water for 30 minutes and keep functioning? The new $5,000 tablets from Xplore Technologies can.

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Phone Buyers Are Hanging Up on Subsidies, AT&T Says

Almost 3 million picked the installment plan in the first quarter

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Wireless and Broadband Fuel Sales Growth for AT&T

Net earnings remain flat, however, even as the company makes gains in wireless subscribers

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Google Will Push Mobile App Installs in Search and Youtube

The company's program works similarly to others offered by Facebook and Twitter

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The 39 Stunningly Obvious Reasons Why Nike is Exiting the Wearables Market

Do we really need to spell this out for you? OK, gather around. We'll make this short.

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The iPad's Expected Ebb, and the Search for Why

Apple is expected Wednesday to confirm Wall Street's fears, that iPad sales growth not only slackened in the March quarter, but reversed course with fewer of the iconic tablets sold than the year before.

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Android, Not iOS, is Tops in Mobile Ad Traffic for First Time

Devices running Google's Android operating system have dethroned Apple's iPhones and iPads as the biggest drivers of worldwide mobile ad traffic, according to a new study from Opera Mediaworks.

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Google Glass Dips its Toe Into iOS Pool

As Google added a taste of iOS functionality to Glass, one analyst said the move is just the beginning of efforts to draw in Apple users to the computerized eyewear.

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BlackBerry Releases BES 10 Security Update to Address 'Heartbleed' Flaw

BlackBerry's BES 10 software was updated on Tuesday to fix a security issue related to the "Heartbleed" OpenSSL vulnerability.

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How Apple's Billion Dollar Sapphire Bet Will Pay Off

Apple is making a billion dollar bet on sapphire as a strategic material for mobile devices such as the iPhone, iPad and perhaps an iWatch. Though exactly what the company plans to do with the scratch-resistant crystal and when is still the subject of debate.

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How to Keep Your Smartphone (and its Data) Secure

These tips and tools can help you keep your smartphone close, and protect your data if it strays.

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4 Things You'll Love About HTC's One (M8) - and 4 You Won't

HTC's latest and greatest, the One (M8), packs a bevy of unique features. Some are sure to impress, while others will disappoint. CIO.com's Al Sacco shed lights on four of the best things about the new HTC One and four of the worst.

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AT&T Lays Out Plan for Gigabit Internet Dominance, Setting Up Google Fiber Showdown

AT&T's plan to bring its 1Gbps fiber-optic service to new cities includes some of the metropolitan areas where Google Fiber is deployed.