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China's Xiaomi faces privacy hurdles ahead of international expansion

Xiaomi apologized on Sunday for causing privacy concerns related to its phones

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SoftBank profit slides amid fewer new subscribers

CEO Son is looking for a windfall from the IPO of Alibaba, in which SoftBank owns a stake

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USPTO rejects claims of Apple patent that figures in dispute with Samsung

The USPTO rejected some claims of the word "auto-complete" patent, but the decision is not final

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Carriers' remote control software continues to put some mobile devices at risk

Security researchers have identified serious vulnerabilities in carrier-mandated remote management software installed on mobile devices

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New quartet of unlocked Blu smartphones all cost under $150

Two are shipping now, and another two will arrive before the end of the month

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Google's YouTube buys Directr video app and makes it free

The developers are joining YouTube's video ads team

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Rejoice! Android L will probably have multi-user support for phones

Phones and tablets alike will support more than one user, making it easier to share devices.

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Google acquires Emu texting and virtual assistant app

The app adds scheduling and location functionality to text messaging

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Galaxy Note 4 won't turn around Samsung's ailing fortunes, analysts say

The company needs better high-end smartphones and a better portfolio of low-end devices

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OneDrive continues Microsoft migration to Amazon mobile devices

Microsoft moves its OneDrive cloud storage service to Amazon's Kindle Fire phones and tablets.

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Toshiba focuses on improved slow motion with new camera sensor

The sensor has started shipping in small volumes, but won't show up in products until next year

Apple, Samsung agree to settle patent disputes outside US

The two rivals will continue to pursue existing patent lawsuits in the U.S.

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Mobile operators lean on Samsung devices for next-generation messaging

The Galaxy S5 and S4 are getting new operator-friendly file share and messaging functionality

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Xiaomi overtakes Samsung in China as largest smartphone vendor

Xiaomi had a 14 percent share in the market, while Samsung had a 12 percent share

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Android grabs record 85 percent smartphone share

Large-screen iPhones could pose a threat to Google's dominance, said Strategy Analytics