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Google reduces fee to break Nexus One contract

(AP) -- Google Inc. is shaving $200 off the fee that it charges customers of its new Nexus One phone to break a service contract with T-Mobile, as federal regulators continue to probe such fees and the rationale for them.

dateFeb 09, 2010 in Business
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Google phone revolution or misdirection?

Google smartphones are either a daring foray into the telecom world or a misunderstood test of the next-generation of the Internet giant's Android mobile operating system.

dateDec 19, 2009 in Business
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RIM to boost BlackBerry presence in China

Research in Motion said Tuesday it planned to expand the China market for its BlackBerry smartphone to include consumers and small businesses, amid fierce competition in the world's biggest mobile market.

dateDec 08, 2009 in Business
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Gifts for your favorite geek

In the spirit of the season, I've picked out 10 geeky gifts that cost less than $100. Some are practical. Some are fun. All would be good additions to your gift list for friends and family -- or your own wish list. (Ranked ...

dateDec 04, 2009 in Consumer & Gadgets
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Spotify launches application for Nokia phones

Swedish streaming software Spotify announced on Monday the launch of a music application for the Symbian platform, used by the world's biggest mobile phone maker Nokia and other smartphones.

dateNov 23, 2009 in Software
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Sony Ericsson closes NC, other sites as HQ moves

(AP) -- Cell phone handset maker Sony Ericsson will move its North American headquarters from North Carolina to Atlanta and close a half-dozen sites worldwide as it retrenches against what it expects will be a tighter market ...

dateNov 18, 2009 in Business
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Nokia posts loss of $832 million in third quarter

(AP) -- World-leading mobile phone maker Nokia Corp. on Thursday reported a loss of euro559 million ($832 million) in the third quarter, taking hits from a 20 percent drop in sales and a one-time charge for the fallen value ...

dateOct 15, 2009 in Business
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Samsung expects strong 3rd-quarter profit

(AP) -- Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday that profit likely surged in the third quarter on higher sales, amid a brightening outlook for the world's largest manufacturer of computer memory chips and flat ...

dateOct 06, 2009 in Business
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