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Tech firms aim to wear the future

A wristwatch that reads your text messages out loud, a jacket that heats up when you're cold, eyeglasses that display directions as you walk down the street.

Top tech show to see changing of guard

The inexorable push for mobility in gadgets has reshaped the electronics industry, a shift that reflects a changing of the guard at the world's biggest consumer technology show.

Obama gets sudden spike in Facebook 'likes'

US President Barack Obama got an exceptional spike of more than one million "likes" on Facebook this week in his battle with Republican Mitt Romney in the social media space, a monitoring site showed.

Lenovo bucks trend with decision to manufacture in US

Lenovo is portraying its relatively modest plans to manufacture personal computers in North Carolina - creating 115 jobs and investing $2 million - as a first step that could lead to much more.

iPhone 5 big success, but no leap forward: analysts

The new iPhone 5 is on its way to unprecedented commercial success, but the world's most iconic smartphone is facing tougher competition from rivals out-innovating Apple, analysts say.

US braces for holiday clash of tech giants

It's beginning to look a lot like a big season in the United States for mobile gadgets, with the still-rumored launch by Apple in September of a new iPhone, expected to ignite fresh growth in the smartphone market in the ...

User privacy key as Facebook goes public

Respect for privacy and the personal data of of its hundreds of millions of users is going to be an even greater concern for Facebook as the booming social network prepares to list on Wall Street.

RIM shares soar on takeover rumors

Research In Motion's shares took off Wednesday amid unconfirmed reports that tech heavyweights Microsoft, Nokia and Amazon had looked to take over the BlackBerry smartphone maker.

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