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Android, Samsung extend smartphone lead

Google's Android mobile operating system grabbed three out of four smartphones sold in the world in the first quarter of 2013, extending its gains over Apple and its iPhone, a survey showed Tuesday.

dateMay 14, 2013 in Business
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ACLU: Slow smartphone updates are privacy threat

One of the leading U.S. civil-rights organizations is taking on an unusual cause: spotty smartphone updates. The American Civil Liberties Union is asking the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to investigate what it considers ...

dateApr 17, 2013 in Software
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Review: Home shields you from non-Facebook tasks

When I got my first smartphone in 2010, I checked Facebook obsessively. But over time, the novelty wore off and opening Facebook's app to check photos, links and posts from friends turned into a chore.

dateApr 11, 2013 in Software
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Bi-ocular animations of two oceans

NOAA's GOES-13 and GOES-15 weather satellites sit 60 degrees apart in a fixed orbit over the eastern and western U.S., respectively, providing forecasters with a look at the movement of weather systems in ...

dateApr 08, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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PC market losing more ground to tablets

Sales of traditional desktop and mobile personal computers are expected to drop 7.6 percent this year as consumers shift to tablets and other devices, a market tracker said Thursday.

dateApr 04, 2013 in Business
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