Despite Tough Market, IBM Looking Solid Ahead of Q3 Results

Lots of complications.
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At the Heart Of Verizon-Vodafone, Differing Outlooks for the U.S. Market

At the center of what could be a $130 billion deal between Verizon Communications and Vodafone Group are sharply different views of the U.S. wireless market.

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Samsung Loses $1 Billion in Market Value After U.S. Vetoes Apple Import Ban

More than $1 billion was wiped out of Samsung Electronics Co.’s market value early Monday after a surprise decision by the Obama administration over the weekend to veto an import ban on some Apple Inc. products in the U.S.

Will Sprint-SoftBank Get Tangled in the Flag?

New York Sen. Charles Schumer urges “extreme caution” before allowing the Japanese company to gain a controlling stake in Sprint.
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Facebook for iOS Now Offers Free Voice Calls for Some Users

Facebook updated its iOS application on Friday, now allowing users in the United States and Canada to make free phone calls to one another from within the main Facebook app. Previously Facebook had offered this functionality only within the Facebook Messenger app.

Samsung Loses Top U.S. Mobile Phone Vendor Title to Apple

The thrill of victory …
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Dear Internet: Where Should I Live?

The economy has altered the American dream of owning homes, cars and white picket fences. Here are three sites for the perpetually moving.
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Sony Brings NXT Smartphone Series to U.S.

Following the Xperia Ion, Sony’s first post-Ericsson phone, the electronics giant is bringing more smartphones to the U.S.
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Dell to Stop Selling Venue and Venue Pro, but New Mobile Devices in the Works

Computer maker Dell has killed off the last of its current smartphone offerings in the U.S.
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Flash! Inevitable Scheduled to Occur! China Smartphone Market to Become World’s Biggest!

China is fast becoming the engine driving the global smartphone market.
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LinkedIn Reaches 100 Million Users