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With one 'dinosaur' and one BlackBerry owner, iCourt jury is selected

Apple gear was well-represented among the pool of prospective jurors

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One cell-phone factory may delay Microsoft's Nokia buy for six months

A tax audit may hold up the entire deal until it's sorted out in the courts, according to a report.

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Galaxy S5 display tested, found to be the best ever

Dr. Raymond Soneira of DisplayMate puts the Galaxy S5 display through a heap of tests, and proclaims it king of the smartphones.

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Report: Smartphone kill-switch could save consumers $2.6 billion per year

A survey from a Creighton University professor finds almost all consumers want the ability to remotely kill a stolen cellphone.

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Apple, Samsung kick off case by sparring over instructional video

Samsung argued that an instructional video for jurors suggested that Apple's products were patentable and innovative.

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$160 dollar smartphone gives a glimpse of LTE's future

Growing competition between chipset makers is helping bring down the cost of LTE smartphones

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Hands On: T-Mobile's free international roaming

The speed of the service is capped, so is it really useful when traveling?

HTC pins hopes for a comeback on the HTC One (M8)

The new version of HTC's smartphone features camera improvements and clever gesture controls, but is it enough to bolster the struggling phone maker's fortunes?

FCC's chairman moves to allow wireless spectrum sharing

FCC chairman Wheeler will soon float a proposal to experiment with sharing spectrum in the 3.5GHz band to alleviate the mobile bandwidth crunch.

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Rumor check: everything we think we know about the All New HTC One

HTC's next flagship device will be upon us soon. Here's what we know so far.

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Huawei won't dual-boot Windows Phone and Android after all

Phone maker says its plans have changed, doesn't explain why.

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Europe embraces common charger rules to end mobile compatibility nightmare

New rules for radio devices are also approved.

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Apple dominates 64-bit mobile chips as Android rivals lag

But ABI Research is predicting 64-bit chips will be on more Android mobile devices by 2018

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Samsung says fire at supplier will not delay Galaxy S5 production

In the wake of a fire at a supplier's factory, Samsung said it relies on multiple contractors for its hardware.

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