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Verizon subscribers can now opt out of 'supercookies'

'This is an improvement, but it doesn't do nearly enough,' one privacy advocate said

With Tidal relaunch, Jay Z doubles down on streaming for audiophiles

Tidal offers CD-quality streaming music across mobile and the desktop


BlackBerry shocks with Q4 profit but CEO Chen can't stop sales slide

Revenue dropped by 32 percent year-on-year

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Hands on: AT&T Velocity hits the WiFi hotspot

AT&T Velocity I’m using the ZTE-built AT&T Velocity WiFi hotspot as I write up my quickie review of the device here, and sure enough it’s providing me with ample speed as I fact check on the web during this process. The...

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Review: Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge lead the Android pack

The new flagship Samsung Android smartphones are surprisingly elegant and thoughtfully designed, with better security capabilities

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Will embedded OS and middleware help save Blackberry?

The financial news for Blackberry is potentially quite bad this week, as it has been for most of the past few years.

Despite its design, One M9 unlikely to be HTC's knight in shining armor

The company will once again face competitors with higher marketing budgets, and this time they have better products as well

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Seth Rogen will play Steve Wozniak in the next Steve Jobs biopic

But his part might be naturally limited by the reported structure of the Aaron Sorkin-penned script.

Here are the components that will power your next smartphone

Qualcomm, MediaTek, Samsung and LG are all working on exciting new products

Microsoft to release lowest-priced Lumia smartphone yet

Earlier this year, Microsoft launched two other affordable Lumia phones targeting emerging markets

Xiaomi users to test Windows 10 ahead of summer launch

Microsoft's Windows 10 will arrive in 190 countries and 111 languages this summer

Fujitsu's thin heat pipe could let smartphone chips run cooler

While it won't eliminate heat, this heat pipe could spread it out better and reduce extremes of temperature on the surface of smartphones

Qualcomm's Raspberry Pi-like computer has wireless capabilities

Qualcomm's DragonBoard 410c brings 64-bit ARM processors to enthusiasts, but no price or shipment date available yet

Google picks London for its first shop-within-a-shop

The store sells Nexus and Chrome devices

Microsoft asks US court to ban Kyocera's Android phones

Kyocera is alleged to have infringed on seven Microsoft patents

Google is developing a virtual reality version of Android, report says

The OS would power other virtual reality apps, according to the Wall Street Journal

Smartphone dead? Fuel cells offer instant power anywhere

New products hope to succeed where others have failed

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Apple in, AT&T out of The Dow

Apple, whose stock market value recently ballooned to more than $700 billion, later this month will take AT&T's place on the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

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MWC 2015: Microsoft partners with AT&T, Deutsche Telekom for SMB Office

At Mobile World Congress 2015, Microsoft announced deals with AT&T and Deutsche Telekom to bring a full suite of Office apps to SMBs using iOS and Android, in addition to Windows Phone 10.

Momentum grows around Microsoft's Windows 10 for phones

Smartphone makers and chip companies announce support for Microsoft's Windows 10 handset OS

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