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Google's Project Ara phone failed the drop test

Google has to find a new way to secure the modules in its modular phone known as Ara, because the device failed the drop test.

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Huawei's new smartphone has a 180-degree rotating camera

On Thursday in Beijing, the Chinese company unveiled the Honor 7i product, which comes with a Sony 13-megapixel camera attached by a hinge.

Uber failed to screen out criminals from its drivers, prosecutors say

Uber has failed to screen out criminals from its drivers, prosecutors allege, including 25 drivers who had been convicted of crimes including murder, sex offenses, kidnapping, and assault.


Report: Android-powered BlackBerry Venice coming to all four carriers in November

This is the most detailed leak yet about when you may be able to get your hands on this mystery device.

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Intel's RealSense 3D camera technology is already the star of IDF

Intel's RealSense 3D camera is coming to smartphones, robots and even vending machines.

Wi-Fi provider kicked users off their own hotspots at conventions

Smart City, a provider of Internet services at convention centers and hotels, will pay the Federal Communications Commission $750,000 for kicking users off their personal hotspots to try and force them to use its Wi-Fi service.

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DisplayMate: Galaxy Note 5 takes title of 'best smartphone display'

Samsung's newest stylus-friendly phone leapfrogs the previous year's Galaxy Note to grab the crown.

Lenovo looks to India for smartphone boost

Lenovo announced on Tuesday it will start local smartphone manufacturing in India

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Google delays Project Ara testing to 2016

Google is delaying initial testing for its modular smartphone, known as Project Ara, to 2016.

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Nexus 5 leak reveals fingerprint reader, similar design elements to previous model

We have the first image that could be a legitimate shot of the phone, though it's unclear if this is what the finished product will look like.

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Puerto Rico is out as Project Ara's first test market, but Google isn't nixing the program

A series of mysterious tweets implied big changes were coming to the modular smartphone program

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Court denies Samsung request for rehearing in Apple patent case

Samsung had sought to reduce a $548 million patent infringement award

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Fujitsu brainstorm room lets you write on the walls

Digital sticky notes are one part of this elaborate projection system aimed at going beyond whiteboards


Samsung Pay joins crowded mobile wallet race

Google and Apple are just two of the rivals Samsung will face.


Samsung launches the pen-driven Galaxy Note 5 and the mega-sized Galaxy S6 Edge+

The Galaxy Note 5 has been completely revamped, while the Galaxy S6 Edge exists to placate those who just wanted a bigger version of the existing phone.

Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Samsung’s back with its fifth-generation phone-tablet hybrid.