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Samsung's sales and profit on a roll

Samsung Electronics forecast strong growth in revenue and profit in the third quarter as the company rolled out new models of its smartphones and tablets, including products for emerging markets.

Twitter appears to have dodged Facebook's mobile problem

Twitter has fewer users and less revenue than Facebook, but in mobile advertising Twitter appears to have dodged the problems that dragged down Facebook's stock after its public offering last year.

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LG Gate tech separates work and play on BYOD smartphones

Smartphone vendors have rekindled their infatuation with enterprises as the consumer segment fizzles; this week's exhibit is the launch of LG Electronics' Gate, which separates users' professional and private lives through virtualization.

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Thinking the unthinkable: Why Bill Gates needs to go

If a pair of reports are true, Microsoft investors may be seeking to boot both Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer, the two men who helped make the company what it is today. Maybe it's time.

Ford CEO downplays rumors he's in line to lead Microsoft

Ford President and CEO Alan Mulally, considered a front-runner among candidates to replace Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, has reportedly tried to put the brakes on the accelerating rumors.

BlackBerry increases length and depth of its cost-cutting program

BlackBerry has increased the amount it plans to spend on its ongoing cost-cutting program, and extended it by another three months, the company said in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday.

Apple can push iOS email across German borders again

Apple switched on its push email services for iOS devices in Germany again after posting a bond of €100 million (US$135 million).

SAP seeks an edge from NSA surveillance worries

SAP may build a second data center in Australia in order to meet customer demand for locally delivered cloud services in the wake of revelations over the U.S. National Security Agency's Prism surveillance program.

India puts Nokia assets on ice in tax tussle

The Indian government has stepped up its squabble with Nokia over taxes and has frozen some of its assets in the country until the issue is resolved.

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EMC bets big on flash storage

The vendor gets aggressive about enterprise flash arrays, but faces challenges in the data center.