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Android Founder Reveals Essential Phone

Android Founder Reveals Essential Phone

Jun 4
Andy Rubin introduced his new tech company, Essential, this week at a conference in California. Essential will launch a new smartphone that some have called the anti-iPhone.

With Smartphones, Customers Are Corporate Whistleblowers

With Smartphones, Customers Are Corporate Whistleblowers

By Mae Anderson | Apr 17
Look out, Corporate America. Customers armed with smartphones and video cameras are watching when you screw up.

Samsung's Galaxy S8 Phone Aims to Dispel the Note 7 Debacle

Samsung's Galaxy S8 Phone Aims to Dispel the Note 7 Debacle

By Anick Jesdanun | Mar 31
Samsung seems to be playing it safe -at least with its battery - as it unveils its first major smartphone since the embarrassing recall of its fire-prone Note 7.

Google Opens 'Shortcuts' to Information, Tools on Phones

Google Opens 'Shortcuts' to Information, Tools on Phones

By Michael Liedtke | Mar 23
Google wants to make it easier for you to find answers and recommendations on smartphones without having to think about what to ask its search engine.

Samsung Delays New Phone, Showcases Tablets

Samsung Delays New Phone, Showcases Tablets

By Anick Jesdanun | Feb 27
Samsung's product showcase Sunday was notable for what's missing: A new flagship phone.

Apple Proved A Phone Can Change the World in Just 10 Years

By Michael Liedtke | Jan 12
Few people realized it at the time, but the world shifted fundamentally a decade ago when Steve Jobs pulled the first iPhone from Apple's bag of technological tricks.

Finland's HMD to Launch New Nokia Phone to Run on Android

Jan 11
Finland-based HMD Global says it's launching its first smartphone - the Nokia 6 - in China, under license from the network provider - once the world's top cellphone maker.

Samsung Still Stumped by Charred Note 7s; Heir Joins Board

By Youkyung Lee | Oct 30
Samsung Electronics is still trying to figure out why its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones were catching fire, the company said Thursday, as shareholders appointed the grandson of the company's founder to its board.

Google's Pixel Phone: Not Much New, but Still a Standout

By Anick Jesdanun | Oct 20
Google's ambitious new smartphone, the Pixel, doesn't offer a lot that's new. Yet it's still one of the best out there.

Worried About Your Samsung Note 7? Here Are Your Options

By Bree Fowler | Oct 12
Worries about the safety of Samsung's replacement Galaxy Note 7 smartphones have consumers fretting about what to do.

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