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  • OK, BlackBerry, what else have you got besides security?

    BlackBerry's pitch to get back into the warm embrace of corporate IT shops seems logical enough at first glance: We're the most secure in mobile. Mobile is where all of your data and interactions are heading. Therefore you should give us all of your corporate business.

  • China's Xiaomi delays international push into some foreign markets

    Fast-rising Chinese handset maker, Xiaomi, is scaling back some of its international expansion plans, and won't be entering Latin American markets as soon as expected.

  • Report: Samsung's head of TVs may be asked to revitalize mobile business

    Samsung Electronics is considering a key management overhaul that could see the company's head of TVs and home appliances also overseeing its underperforming mobile business, according to a news report.

  • Black Friday: Newegg axes prices on laptops, desktops, tablets and more

    Online retailer <a href="http://www.newegg.com/">Newegg</a> has beaten the Black Friday 2014 rush by revealing deals on brand name laptops, desktops, tablets and other products geared toward both hardcore gamers and everyday tech users.

  • Google, Rockstar reach deal to settle lawsuit over Nortel patents

    Google has agreed to settle a patent lawsuit brought by Rockstar, a patent company that had earlier acquired a trove of patents from Nortel Networks.

  • 8 ways Lollipop 5.0 reinvents Android

    Android 5.0 Lollipop heralds a new era for the operating system, one aimed at unifying the Android experience across devices and built with business use squarely in mind. While iOS may have enjoyed early darling status in the enterprise, expect business organizations to take Android much more seriously going forward, thanks to a raft of significant improvements, an extensive set of new developer APIs, and clear signals that Google intends to <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/article/2836715/android/android-lollipop-aims-to-be-googles-ios-7.html">lead the Android ecosystem more intentionally</a> than ever before.

  • Apple to Xiaomi: Easier said than done to become top smartphone vendor

    A day after China's Xiaomi said it wanted to become the world's number one smartphone vendor, an Apple executive weighed in and told the Chinese company to hold its horses.

  • Walmart brings Black Friday early to iPhone, iPad fans

    Walmart, which already has leaked its Black Friday deals on Apple, Dell, HP and other tech products, just couldn't stand the lull between now and the day after Thanksgiving. So it has started promoting a Pre-Black Friday event for this Friday, Nov. 21, starting at 8am, that will also feature plenty of bargains on electronics.

  • China's Xiaomi makes $300 million investment in Baidu's online video site

    Although better known for its smartphones, China's Xiaomi is spending big to prop up its fledgling smart TV business, with a new investment in an online video company belonging to Chinese search engine Baidu.

  • To 'read' this fashion magazine, fire up your image-recognition app

    Persona is one of the latest fashion magazines in Tokyo. It's printed on heavy stock paper and is full of photos of models and clothing. The only thing missing is text.

  • Economist survey foresees shift in IT service delivery

    63% of LOBs expected growth of third-party tech services, while increased spending on enterprise IT services is anticipated by 65% of CIOs

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