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HP Testing Android Smartphones: Report

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HP is reportedly working on Android smartphones for 2014. Its previous mobile-device effort, centered on webOS, ended in disaster. continue…

Online Holiday Shopping Spiked, Delaying Some Packages

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This latest holiday period was the best and worst of times for e-commerce. continue…

Can Mobile Move Beyond Hardware and Software?

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We’ve seen smartphone and tablet specs ramp up sharply lately, with quad-core processors, gigabytes of memory, continuously evolving — even open — operating systems and ever larger physical dimensions. So the question is: What’s next? If you’ve purchased a smartphone lately, the changes are ho-hum. Developers have picked up where enhanced performance left off by introducing a steady stream of new applications and services. We seem to have an app for everything now. Yawn. Fortunately, manufacturers are breaking out of… continue…

BlackBerry Ejects Its C-Suite

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The departure of the struggling company’s COO, CMO and CFO hints at radical things underway. continue…

PlayStation 4 vs. Xbox One: The Battle is Joined

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It’s on like Donkey Kong. continue…

Google Android Dominating Smartphone Market

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But that hasn’t hurt its competitors’ sales. continue…

PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Face a Hard Road Ahead

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With mobile games and Steam on the rise, will PlayStation 4 and Xbox One have the same cultural impact as their predecessors? continue…

Time to Drown Windows RT in the Bathtub?

This latest snafu over faulty Windows 8.1 updates comes at a delicate time for Microsoft. continue…

Microsoft Takes Another Swing with Windows 8.1

But all the new features in the world can’t solve some of Microsoft’s core challenges. continue…

Facebook Acquires Mobile-Software Startup Onavo

The Israeli firm develops data-compression tools in addition to software for measuring apps’ data consumption. continue…