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  • NEW YORK— Microsoft said Wednesday it will cut up to 1,850 jobs and take a $950 million hit to its books as it attempts to salvage its rocky entrance into the smartphone market. Under former CEO Steve Ballmer, Microsoft struggled to compete in a mobile sector dominated by rivals Apple, Google and Samsung. Nadella has been pushing Microsoft to make its flagship...

  • Visitors look at Windows-enabled smartphones, including the Nokia Lumia series, at the Microsoft stand at the 2015 CeBIT trade fair on March 16, 2015 in Hanover, Germany.

    Microsoft is making further cuts to what is left of its ailing smartphone business, as sales of the devices continue to fade.

  • Does Android have a monopoly in Europe?

    Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Alphabet, says he disagrees with European regulators over competition issues.

  • BEIJING— Chinese tech giant Huawei said Wednesday it has filed patent infringement lawsuits against South Korean mobile phone rival Samsung in the United States and China, in a case that highlights the rise of Asian competitors as technology creators. Huawei Technologies Ltd. said it wants "reasonable compensation" but gave no financial figure for its claim...

  • BEIJING— Chinese tech giant Huawei says it has filed lawsuits in the United States and China accusing rival mobile phone maker Samsung of violating its patents on key technologies. Huawei Technologies Ltd.' s announcement Wednesday highlighted the rising status of Asian competitors as technology creators in the fast-growing global mobile phone industry.

  • HONG KONG, May 25- Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Wednesday said it sued Samsung Electronics Co Ltd claiming infringement of smartphone patents, the Chinese firm's first intellectual property challenge against the world's top mobile maker. Huawei has filed lawsuits in the United States and China seeking compensation for what it said was unlicensed use of...

  • SEOUL, May 25- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday it will defend itself against patent lawsuits filed by smartphone rival Huawei Technologies Co Ltd.. Huawei, the world's third-largest smartphone maker, has filed lawsuits against Samsung in the United States and China claiming infringement of smartphone patents. "We will thoroughly...

  • Snapchat's next round of funding expected to hit $200M

    The funding may put the popular millennial social media platform's valuation as high as $22.7 billion.

  • May 24- Best Buy Co Inc's quarterly revenue fell 1.3 percent, the third straight quarter of decline, as strong demand for wearable devices, appliances and home theaters failed to offset weak sales of mobile phones and computers. However, the largest U.S. consumer electronics retailer said the net income attributable to shareholders rose to $229 million, or 70...

  • Yoga pants that improve your practice, running jackets that tell you what street to take: Wearable tech has gone beyond a strap on your wrist.

  • Calm Body Modification chip implant

    Charlie Warzel of BuzzFeed News tried cashless, cardless, and walletless living for a month by having a payment microchip inserted in his hand.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 23- Oracle Corp filed a multibillion-dollar copyright lawsuit against Google because Oracle failed in its own attempts to enter the smartphone market, a Google attorney said in closing arguments on Monday. In a retrial at U.S. District Court in San Francisco, Oracle Corp has claimed Google's Android smartphone operating system violated its...

  • The electric vehicle market

    ChargePoint CEO Pasquale Romano discusses electric car growth, gas prices, funding and charging at home.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 23- Oracle Corp filed a multibillion-dollar copyright lawsuit against Google because Oracle failed in its own attempts to enter the smartphone market, a Google attorney said in closing arguments on Monday. In court on Monday, Google attorney Robert Van Nest played a video of a speech by Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison praising "our friends at...

  • * "Painful" shift behind smartphone rebound- exec. SEOUL, May 23- From the way it chooses smartphone components to the models it brings to market, Samsung Electronics has undergone a painful process of breaking from its past to reverse a slide in its handset business. "We've now gotten to a point where we can secure a baseline profit even if the market stagnates, so long...

  • Cook, who arrived in India on Tuesday and is winding down his trip, spoke of the potential for the manufacturing and retailing of Apple products in India, and the possibilities for app development in the country, the statement said. Apple has just a 2 percent share of the smartphone market in India, one of the world's fastest-growing smartphone markets.

  • Hate having to remember too many PINs or carry too many credit cards? Or just tired of heavy lifting? These prototypes are for you.

  • "In the display area, customers are moving to OLED, particularly in mobile, and that increases our total available market by a factor of three," Chief Executive Gary Dickerson told Reuters. For the third quarter, net sales in the display business, which makes products used to manufacture LCD and OLED screens, are expected be up by 70-90 percent to about $300 million,...

  • "In the display area, customers are moving to OLED, particularly in mobile, and that increases our total available market by a factor of three," Chief Executive Gary Dickerson told Reuters. For the third quarter, net sales in the display business, which makes products used to manufacture LCD and OLED screens, are expected be up by 70-90 percent to about $300 million,...

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    The darknet is exploding in popularity among criminals. Cybercrime is big business and projected to grow to $600 billion this year.