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Appeals court opinion provides bump in Apple v. Samsung case

Each side could get addiitonal time for testimony as a result of a federal appeals court ruling Friday

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Smartphone lull a golden opportunity for Microsoft

But the company has a lot of work to do if it wants to catch up to iOS and Android.

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Wearable device battery could last 10 years

Researchers at ORNL test a new battery that is safer and longer lasting than current ones, but it could be years before it reaches products.

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California phone kill-switch bill fails vote in state senate

The telecoms industry scores a win, but the bill could return later in the session

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Huawei still selling to carriers in the U.S. despite Congressional scrutiny

Huawei is finding clients among smaller U.S. carriers.

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ARM says 64-bit chips have begun shipping in high volume

ARM reports a 30 percent year-over-year increase in A-series chips into smartphones, including the first high-volume sales of 64-bit chips.

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Watch out Nexus: Cyanogen-powered, $299 OnePlus One finally revealed in full

We already know a lot about the device, but the OnePlus One smartphone running CyanogenMod is finally here.

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AT&T: Phone buyers are hanging up on subsidies

Almost 3 million people picked the installment plan in the first quarter, according to the carrier's quarterly results.

Google had secret pact with Samsung over some Apple patent claims

Google took over the defense of some of Samsung's case and agreed to cover some costs.

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HTC plans to own the selfie market and kill your DSLR

HTC talks the future of its Ultrapixel camera and more.

on greenbot.com

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Cellular industry makes concession on kill switch

Carriers, phone makers, and a lobbying group announce a voluntary agreement, but it might not be enough

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Google hopes Project Ara will change the way you see smartphones

But first it needs developers to make what consumers want.

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Google details its ambitious Project Ara modular smartphone

The system will be based around a basic $50 skeleton with customizable modules