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Mobile chips can't get faster forever, Broadcom warns

Battery life will win out over ongoing performance upgrades, according to Henry Samueli

Hackers make headway porting webOS to Android

The goal of the project is to allow people to quickly switch between Android and webOS on the same device

Grabbing a ride in Nokia's mapping car

Take a ride in a Nokia mapping car, which is used to collect GPS mapping information for smartphones.

RIM takes another hit: Nokia seeks to block sale of some products

Nokia has asked a California court to enforce an arbitration award that would prevent Research In Motion from selling products with wireless LAN capabilities until the companies can agree on patent royalty rates.

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Samsung criticized for long work hours at supplier factories in China

Despite Samsung Electronics' efforts to rectify labor violations at its factories in China, little has changed for some workers

FCC's LTE plan will delay its mobile network plans, Dish says

Satellite service provider Dish Network has slammed the FCC's plan to let it use some of its spectrum for LTE, saying the proposal is so restrictive it could delay a network buildout for years.

Windows 8 apps store cracks 20,000, most of them free

While Microsoft's app store still offers far fewer apps than Apple or Google, hitting 20,000 is an important milestone toward its goal of 100,000 within three months of Windows 8's launch.

Nokia updates Windows Phone 8 public transport app

Nokia has launched a new version of its Transport application, which presents directions in a new way and counts down to when the bus or train will leave.

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Five Apple turkeys in 2012

While chomping on turkey, stuffing and gravy, Apple shareholders can give thanks that the company's stock price is rebounding from an odd slide. But this doesn't mean Apple hasn't had its own share of turkeys.

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Google adds Indoor Maps just in time for Black Friday

Google updated its Maps service for desktop browsers adding floor plans for over 10,000 indoor locations, just in time for Black Friday deal hunters and directionally challenged holiday travelers.

FCC might make carriers say how well they performed in disasters

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission may seek to make carriers reveal how well their networks withstood major natural disasters so that consumers can compare rival providers.

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With Intel's Otellini phasing out, new CEO may bring fresh mobile focus

Intel CEO Paul Otellini is getting ready to leave the company, and analysts say this could be a positive change for the world's largest chip maker.

More on the iPad and AT&T's Mobile Share plans

Looking to add your AT&T iPad to a Mobile Share data plan? It's (still) not as easy as it should be.