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Lenovo faces rare chance to succeed with PCs and phones

Lenovo is buying Motorola Mobility to shield itself from patent lawsuits, according to analyst

With Motorola sale to Lenovo, Google is unloading a headache

Buying a handset maker caused tension with partners and never delivered profits, analysts say

nest

Why Google paid $3.2 billion for Nest's smart thermostats

The deal gives Google a stronger footing in the emerging world of the connected home

PC Plus Android: Microsoft to face computer makers' rebellion at CES

Windows 8.1 PCs that also run Android should 'scare the heck' out of Microsoft, says analyst

Jan Uddenfeldt

The Internet of things needs a lot of work

Mobile connected devices may make life easier for consumers in the long run, but today they present a bundle of user headaches.

Motorola faces challenges in going global with the Moto G

The Moto G smartphone expected from Motorola on Wednesday will likely be available outside the U.S., but competing in the increasingly tough mid-range segment globally won't be easy.

Acer's CEO is just the latest victim of the PC industry's struggles

Yet another CEO of a major PC player has been shown the door. The times appear dark, but the future of computing has never been brighter.

Microsoft's Surface 2 tablet follows faithfully in the footsteps of failure

Yes, the Surface 2 is a truly impressive hardware specimen. But as always, it's what's inside that counts.

"Wintel" alliance suffers as Intel cozies up to Chromebooks

New Chromebooks announced this week signal Intel's willingness to broaden its horizons and work with companies like Google, at the expense of its long-standing Windows partnership with Microsoft.

Smartwatches won't click with consumers until they grow Google Now–style brains

The tech world's gone gaga for the smartwatch concept, but the real world won't bite until the tech does more than push notifications to your wrist.

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