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Intel catches up with Apple on 64-bit smartphone chips

Intel's new Atom chips code-named Merrifield and Moorefield will be in smartphones during the second half

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Qualcomm overtakes Apple with eight-core, 64-bit mobile processor

Qualcomm's new 64-bit, eight-core Snapdragon 615 will be in mobile devices during fourth quarter.

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New smartphone OSes to challenge Android at Mobile World Congress

New phones based on Firefox OS and Ubuntu will be on display in Barcelona.

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Ubuntu phones on track for 2014 after all

Canonical aims to have the top 50 apps available at launch.

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T-Mobile accuses BlackBerry CEO of being anti-choice

The two companies have been trading harsh words for a week, and now T-Mobile is offering a $200 credit to trade in their Blackberrys.

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450-Mbit LTE Advanced on tap for next week's mobile conference

Vendors and operators will show how LTE can get to 450Mbps at Mobile World Congress (MWC), to be held next week in Barcelona.

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LG launches trio of KitKat phones

LG says the latest version of Google's OS will help improve performance in the third-generation of its low-end L series.

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Sony's mobile strategy puts priority on wearable tech

Sony is on a quest to duplicate earlier successes like its storied Walkman, but its Xperia smartphones could face troubles cracking a crowded market.

More retailers, and ballparks, take a swing at location-based data

MLB and fashion retailer Alex and Ani use location-sensing beacons to ping customers' phones.

Federal smartphone kill-switch legislation proposed

The bill would mandate a kill switch and remote-wipe capabilities on cellphones