Apple Denies Working with NSA on iPhone Backdoor

The company says it will try to defend against attacks on its products by anyone.
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BlackBerry’s John Chen on What He Is Doing to Shake Up the Phone Maker

In an op-ed for CNBC, Chen insists he is making the needed changes to allow BlackBerry to survive and return to profitability.
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U.S. Christmas Day Shoppers Bought More on iOS Than Android

Does a unit of market share matter if it’s not being used?
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Kids Get New Tablets Over the Holidays? Here’s How to Lock ’Em Down.

After $50 in Angry Birds purchases, I’m now the wiser.
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Maybe BlackBerry Should Focus on Low-End Phones, Become the Hyundai of Mobile

The struggling device maker should focus on producing an affordable, keyboard-equipped phone for the global mass market, says Wedge Partners principal Brian Blair.
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Sony Updates Lens-Style Camera to Include Photo Gallery, Better Connectivity

Sony’s lens-style cameras might be a bit more intuitive now.
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BlackBerry’s BBM Chat Software to Come Preloaded on Some LG Phones

Struggling phone maker BlackBerry said on Wednesday that its BBM instant messaging software will soon come preloaded on a phone from Korea’s LG Electronics. BlackBerry, which recently made BBM freely available for iOS and Android, said that the software will also come preinstalled on the LG G Pro Lite phone in various markets around the world.

Despite Free-to-Play Explosion, Apple Puts Spotlight on Paid Games

Candy Crush can fend for itself.
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2013 Was a Huge Year for Android Gaming

And paid apps on both Android and iOS are falling deeper into obscurity.
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Pact Raises $1.5M to Help People Hit Health Goals by Putting Money on the Line

Negative incentives work.
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