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Samsung 3Q earnings likely to fall from record

(AP) -- Samsung Electronics, the world's biggest seller of computer memory chips, forecast Thursday that third-quarter operating profit likely eased from the previous quarter's record high amid signs that ...

Oct 07, 2010
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US consumers snapping up Android phones: survey

Smartphones powered by Google's Android software were the most popular among US consumers over the past six months ahead of the Blackberry and Apple's iPhone, the Nielsen Co. said on Tuesday.

Oct 05, 2010
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India handset maker Micromax sells stake

Indian handset maker Micromax, which is taking on Nokia and other foreign brands in its home market, has sold a stake to investors in a deal that values the group at more than 440 million dollars.

Sep 20, 2010
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Nokia dumps CEO, turns to Microsoft exec

(AP) -- Nokia Corp. is replacing CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo with top Microsoft executive Stephen Elop as the world's top handset maker aims to regain lost ground in the fiercely competitive smartphone market.

Sep 10, 2010
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Saudi Arabia orders Blackberry ban starting Friday

(AP) -- Saudi Arabia is ordering its mobile operators to halt BlackBerry services throughout the kingdom this week, heightening tensions between device maker Research in Motion Ltd. and governments demanding ...

Aug 03, 2010
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Droid X makes right connections

Trying out an Android phone from Verizon is quickly becoming the same old song, but it's a genuine classic that never gets dull. This time it's the Droid X, released July 15, from Motorola, which has built ...

Jul 29, 2010
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