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2013: The year in numbers

How much is Evan Williams worth? What percentage of YouTube traffic is mobile? It's all right here

Labor group: Apple supplier Foxconn still struggles to limit working hours

While the Fair Labor Association says the parts supplier is making progress, Foxconn fell short in trying to limit overtime hours for Chinese workers.

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5 fab phones that rocked our socks in 2013

If you're looking to buy a new phone, these should be at the top of your list.

President Lincoln makes cameo in Apple-Samsung court battle

A US District Court judge invokes some of Abraham Lincoln's words in a plea for compromise between the two tech heavyweights.

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Smartphone report card 2013: Which vendors passed, which vendors failed?

We'll give you a hint: BlackBerry did not make the dean's list.

on techhive.com

PCWorld best products of 2013

Haswell, Surface Pro 2, and Kindle Fire HDX top PCWorld's 'Best of 2013' list

It's that time of year again, when the editors of PCWorld and TechHive name the absolute best new hardware, gadgets, software, and services

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Don't pay more for holiday shipping than you did for the presents

Here are holiday shipping deadlines that you need to meet -- to save money or to save your neck when you wait too long to get a present on the move.

Apple seeks to bar key Samsung executives from licensing negotiations

As a sanction for leaking confidential information, Apple also wants Samsung to be prevented from bringing an injunction in another case.

Report: Apple buys Topsy for at least $200 million, gaining deep access to Twitter

Topsy analyzes social data across the Web, including all of Twitter's stream

on macworld.com

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Tablets will rule 2014, analysts say, but vendors will battle

Tablets will out-ship almost all other PC form factors combined next year, forming nearly 50 percent of the total market, say analysts at Canalys.