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HTC, Qualcomm scramble to rework HTC One chip design to avoid import ban

HTC and Qualcomm are reworking a radio chip for the HTC One smartphone in order to avoid a U.S. ban on imports of patent-infringing technology, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

Qualcomm exec: Apple's 64-bit A7 chip a 'marketing gimmick'

Apple's 64-bit A7 processor in the iPhone 5s is more a marketing stunt than a technical enhancement and though it will not deliver any immediate benefits to smartphone users, there are other reasons to move to 64-bit, a Qualcomm executive said on Tuesday.

on techhive.com

Windows Phone: We’re Huge in Europe

New market share figures show that Windows Phone has been surging in important European markets, nearly doubling its market share vs. this time last year.

Google Updating Android Apps En Masse Ahead of KitKat

Android users will find plenty of updates on their handsets ready to be installed today.

“Text Stops” Give New York Drivers a Place to Safely LOL

The state of New York is taking a page from airports across the nation and installing “Text Stops” – spots for drivers to pull over and read or send text messages - throughout the state, in an effort to curb an epidemic of drivers who continue to text behind the wheel.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Coming to Sprint

Phablet fans, take note: Samsung’s hotly anticipated Galaxy Note 3 will arrive on the Sprint network in less than three weeks -- October 4, to be exact.

The Empire Squawks Back: Angry Birds Goes for a Star Wars sequel

The most unlikely partnership in the history of video games is getting a bonus round: The Angry Birds franchise released its second go-round with Star Wars, giving us Angry Birds Star Wars II.

Uber Improves Transportation App with Automatic ETA Feature

Uber, the mobile company that provides rides through a real-time smartphone app has added a new feature to its service.

Tablets dominating tech market as consumers drop PCs

It’s the end of one era and the beginning of another: According to research from IDC, shipments of tablets are destined to surpass those of all PCs in the fourth quarter of the year.

Wal-Mart escalates cell phone war with smartphone trade-in program

Upgrading your phone? Get ready for some extra walking around money, courtesy of a huge new trade-in program being launched by America’s largest retailer.