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Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone is more durable than last year's model and other leading Android phones, but the iPhone 5s outperformed all of them in part because of its smaller size, a new study finds.
A trade group for wireless providers said Tuesday that that nation's biggest mobile device manufacturers and carriers will soon put anti-theft tools on the gadgets to try to deter rampant smartphone theft.
NEW YORK (AP) - Microsoft's new Windows system for smartphones addresses many of the shortcomings in previous versions.
NEW YORK (AP) - Twitter says it has bought its data partner Gnip, which provides analysis of the more than 500 million tweets its users share each day - to advertisers, academic institutions, politicians and other customers.
The Street: One in five Americans use social media as their primary source of information about automotive brands. Car salesmen at this very moment are rushing to update their Facebook status, perhaps with a selfie in front of a loaded convertible. It's a sign of another game-changing paradigm in product marketing.
The Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange in Tokyo is headed for liquidation after a court rejected its bankruptcy protection application.
Aaron Kushner believes he can launch and grow a print newspaper in a world gone digital.
The Street: With consumers purchasing increasing amounts online, the added burden of secure delivery, packages clogging front vestibules and overburdening residential maintenance staff is a big worry.
NEW YORK (AP) - Even as Microsoft prepares for a future dominated by touch-screen devices, it is steering its Windows system to embrace more of the past.
The Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange in Tokyo is headed for liquidation after a court rejected its bankruptcy protection application.
NEW YORK (AP) - Yahoo soared 8 percent in trading before the opening bell Wednesday after quarterly results showed an aggressive push into Asia and a slight pickup in advertising revenue.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco lawmakers are considering making it legal for city residents to rent out their homes on sites such as Airbnb, but only if they have liability insurance and meet other requirements, a newspaper reported.
A trade group for wireless providers said Tuesday that that nation's biggest mobile device manufacturers and carriers will soon put anti-theft tools on the gadgets to try to deter rampant smartphone theft.
NEW YORK (AP) - Intel's earnings fell in the first three months of the year amid a continued slump in the worldwide PC market, but revenue grew slightly because of solid demand for tablet processors and its data center services.
SEATTLE (AP) - Dish Network Corp. will reimburse Washington state customers about $2 million for a surcharge officials called deceptive, but the satellite TV provider denied wrongdoing in the agreement announced Tuesday by the state attorney general's office.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Yahoo is prospering from its lucrative investments in Asia while the Internet company's listless advertising sales are picking up, if ever so slightly, under CEO Marissa Mayer.
PhillyDeals: PACT Phorum, the yearly software and investors' conference organized by the Greater Philadelphia Alliance for Capital Technologies, on Wednesday named SocialLadder, a software mobile-app, algorithm and portal developer that helps clients "align rewards with the most influential consumers" through mobile games, as the "Best in Show" start-up from its "demo pit" competition.