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Toshiba sensor to sharpen smartphone photos

Mass production of 20-megapixel sensors could improve phone photos

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SAP, a devices company? Maybe, maybe not

SAP's patent application for a foldable device is more likely a competitive hedge than the precursor to a hardware play, one analyst says

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Apple loses bid for sales ban in Samsung patent case

Apple failed to show that it suffered enough harm as a result of Samsung's infringement

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The top iOS 8 features for business users

iOS 8 has a bunch of features that business users in particular will love. Here are the ones we're looking forward to the most.

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Researchers: iPhones, iPads connected to Windows PCs are at risk

At the USENIX Security Symposium, Georgia Tech researchers show how PC botnets could infect iOS devices to steal passwords.

Take a screenshot, build a shopping list with SnapUp

Browse for stuff on your phone, take a screenshot, and SnapUp makes that info shop-able.

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The 5 most anticipated smartphone launches coming in September

Vendors are going head-to-head with new bigger and better screens

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Chinese smartphone vendors meld tech savvy with low prices to win home market

Both Lenovo and Xiaomi are outselling Samsung in the Chinese smartphone market

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Microsoft still believes in basic phones, launches Nokia 130 for $25

The phone will be available in emerging markets such as India, China and Indonesia

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

The developers are joining YouTube's video ads team

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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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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.