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Huawei president Zhiqiang Xu details plans to become a top three U.S. phone brand

Third place is a lofty goal, but Mr. Xu is confident that this year is the right time for Huawei to make its grand entrance into the U.S. smartphone market.

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3 alternative mobile browsers you'll like better than the one on your smartphone

You're default browser's adequate, but these up-and-comers can help you surf faster or even play Flash movies on iOS.

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Oomi is a sensor-packed connected-home system looking to break the mold

Indiegogo campaign seeks to raise a modest $50,000; product to ship in October.

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Speed up Outlook email chores: 5 ways to automate repetitive tasks

Stop retyping the same paragraphs over and over; there's a better way.

How IT pros manage a 24-hour workday

IT can be a stressful job even for seasoned professionals. But with the right tools and a healthy outlook, you'll get along just fine.

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Microsoft, Yahoo search deal amendment makes termination easier

Either company can terminate the agreement on or after Oct. 1

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Qualcomm looking to fast-track Snapdragon 820 with help from Samsung

Smartphones could have more features and battery as Qualcomm looks to Samsung to make the Snapdragon 820 using the 14-nanometer process.

Appeals court rejects man's claim he owns half of Facebook

A U.S. appeals court sided with a lower court's decision against Paul Ceglia.

Three ways to keep your IT staff productive during downtime

Help your valuable employees contribute more to the company with these three tips.

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Pushdo spamming botnet gains strength again

The botnet has infected computers in more than 50 countries by changing its infection tactics.

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Uber must face charges it discriminates against blind passengers

A judge has ruled Uber does have to answer complaints it contravened several laws.

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Websites can now send push alerts with Chrome for Android update

Chrome 42 gives developers the power to make their mobile sites function more like a native application.

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Classic puzzler Chip's Challenge and an unreleased sequel hitting Steam in May

This is the first time in over a decade that the legendary Chip's Challenge will be easily (legally) available.

Twitter opens up direct messaging again, despite abuse fears

The platform is giving its DM free-for-all another shot, two years after its original experiment fizzled.

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Report: Google Wallet funds now ensured by FDIC

This behind-the-scenes update adds an extra layer of security that surpasses rivals PayPal and Venmo.