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  • With Nokia, Microsoft imitates Apple and Google, but challenges remain

    If there's one clear message Microsoft has sent out with its purchase of Nokia's device business, it's this: We can do anything Apple and Google can. By purchasing Nokia, Microsoft is stepping squarely into the hardware side of the smartphone market,...
  • Nokia Deal Can't Keep Microsoft From Embracing Its Entertainment Future

    The next CEO of Microsoft will have one tough question to answer: What is Microsoft these days? Under Steve Ballmer's leadership over the past 13 years, the company has evolved into a confusing collection of divisions that pump out everything from a...
  • Taxi apps take guesswork out of getting a ride

    Taxi apps take guesswork out of getting a ride
    Like many Southern California residents, I resisted ever hailing a taxi. The region's traffic and sprawl hinted at exorbitant fares. Figuring out whom to call and then waiting on hold to order a cab added to my reluctance. But now with a smartphone,...
  • BlackBerry shocker: Buyout deal falls apart; Heins out as CEO

    In a stunning turn of events, BlackBerry announced Monday that its $4.7-billion buyout had fallen through, that it was no longer for sale and that Chief Executive Thorsten Heins was out. Shares of BlackBerry plummeted on the news, falling more than 16%...
  • Glendale city officials may drop BlackBerry phones

    Glendale city officials are considering tossing out the remaining employee BlackBerry phonesdue to the Canadian company's financial struggles. While some employees have Android phones, there are still 130 Blackberry devices in use. “Their...
  • Obama says he can't use iPhone due to security, must use BlackBerry

    Obama says he can't use iPhone due to security, must use BlackBerry
    No amount of hope or change can set President Obama up with an iPhone. The leader of the free world said he is not allowed to use the popular Apple device due to security reasons, according to Reuters. Obama revealed the limitation of his job at a...
  • Instagram event invite: Printed photos, private messaging coming?

    Instagram event invite: Printed photos, private messaging coming?
    Instagram has sent out media invitations for an event next week in New York City. The Facebook-owned social network sent the invitations via FedEx, rather than through email as is customary with tech companies, according to CNET. Instagram opted for...
  • Half of Twitter's board members rarely tweet

    Twitter made headlines Thursday by appointing its first female board member, Marjorie Scardino. But it turns out the former Pearson chief executive had never sent a tweet prior to joining the company. Scardino's first tweet came after the @Twitter...
  • Ryan Seacrest Co-Founded a Startup Making an iPhone Keyboard

    Ryan Seacrest has stuck his multihyphenate fingers into a new tech venture. The TV and radio host/producer -- no stranger to Silicon Valley -- is one of the founders of and investors in Typo Products, a startup that plans to start shipping a $99 keyboard...
  • Flash iPhone case could be the savior of your night pictures

    Flash iPhone case could be the savior of your night pictures
    A new Kickstarter project wants to fix your iPhone night photos by turning your smartphone case into a camera flash light. Lightstrap began crowdfunding on Kickstarter this week, and it promises to make your low-light iPhone pictures 10 times brighter....
  • Apple paid lawyers $60 million in Samsung patent case

    Apple's victories over Samsung in a San Jose federal court have brought the company close to $1 billion in jury verdicts. But those wins have come at a price.  Specifically, they have cost about $60 million, the amount the company has paid its outside...