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Zensors app lets you crowdsource live camera monitoring

Workers in the cloud can train machine learning tools to take over monitoring tasks

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Qualcomm hit by China fine, cut in Samsung business

The company has lowered its revenue guidance for 2015

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Huawei to expand retail presence, as it finds success selling higher-end phones

Huawei is confident it can fend off the competition from rival Chinese brands

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App opens up smartphone use for people with arm paralysis

Dowell can be used with assistive devices such as head-tracking sensors

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To control your phone, just keep tapping it

With an app called Sound Tap, striking your phone on objects or tapping it can trigger various functions

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Huawei plans to offer public cloud service in China

Huawei faces growing competition from local and foreign players in China's cloud computing space

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Qualcomm looking to fast-track Snapdragon 820 with help from Samsung

Smartphones could have more features and battery as Qualcomm looks to Samsung to make the Snapdragon 820 using the 14-nanometer process.

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Weird Disney tech lets you play Pied Piper to your smartphone

Acoustruments are Disney's add-on tactile controls for mobile devices that use some of the basic principles as a wind instrument. And they're pretty weird.

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OnePlus One finally available to buy without an invite

But don't get too excited, as the follow-up OnePlus 2 will launch with the 'beloved' invite system, the company says.

Lumia-less Nokia might have new smartphones in 2016

It looks like Nokia may be serious about a post-Lumia comeback.

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Huawei unveils P8 and P8max, playing up its design and camera capabilities

It's debuting overseas for now, though a 'worldwide' launch is promised at some point down the road.


The first USB-C phone comes from a company that likened Apple to Nazism

After a PR blunder, Chinese firm LeTV announced a phone that's actually worth some attention.

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Forget flash sales: The first Ubuntu Phone is now available to buy all the time

At least in Europe. Ubuntu Phone fans in other parts of the world still have to wait, but your patience could be rewarded with a much more capable device than BQ's initial Ubuntu Phone.

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Sharp goes off the deep end with its new 4K 5.5-inch smartphone display

The 5.5-inch screen packs in a whopping 806 pixels per inch, which could wreak some serious havoc on battery life.

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LG G4 sports leather, metallic, and other swappable back options in newest leak

We’re only missing the final specs, which we’ll hear about from LG on April 28 unless someone else leaks it first.