Jan 07, 2013 05:21 EST
Taiwan's top smartphone maker HTC said Monday its fourth quarter net profit plunged 91 percent from a year ago, with analysts blaming the drop to stiff competition from Apple and Samsung.
Jan 07, 2013 02:59 EST
The era of the smartphone is rapidly becoming a post-smartphone era, a key tech industry analyst said ahead of the opening of the world's biggest technology show.
Jan 06, 2013 22:29 EST
The global tech industry has become a tale of two sectors, with mobile devices surging at the expense of older electronics that are struggling, a forecast showed.
Jan 06, 2013 18:19 EST
Lenovo on Sunday unveiled a home tabletop touch-screen computer aimed at turning typically solitary online activities into family affairs.
Jan 03, 2013 15:18 EST
Apple and Google extended their dominance in the US smartphone market as 2012 neared its close, industry tracker comScore said on Thursday.
Jan 02, 2013 03:47 EST
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co will soon start making microchips for Apple as the US tech giant reduces manufacturing contracts with its South Korean rival Samsung, reports said Wednesday.
Dec 29, 2012 13:36 EST
A Congolese inventor has unveiled what he says is the first African-designed smartphone.
Dec 28, 2012 17:43 EST
Apple has agreed to drop its patent claims against Samsung's Galaxy S III Mini after the South Korean rival said it would not sell the gadget in the United States, a court filing showed Friday.
Dec 28, 2012 00:53 EST
South Korea's LG Display said on Friday it had asked a Seoul court to ban the domestic sale of Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet computer, citing alleged patent infringements.
Dec 24, 2012 18:18 EST
A lawsuit is seeking to stop Instagram from changing its terms of service, saying the Facebook-owned smartphone photo-sharing service is breaching its contract with users.
Dec 23, 2012 08:36 EST
Samir Qutaini dropped out of school because he was never any good at his studies, and despite dreams of becoming a professional footballer, he ended up in his father's shop selling mobile phones.
Dec 21, 2012 15:47 EST
Shares of BlackBerry maker Research In Motion plummeted Friday on the Nasdaq exchange on investor fears that its new smartphone platform will thin the ranks paying for its service.
Dec 21, 2012 13:12 EST
The European Commission said Friday that South Korea's Samsung Electronics was abusing its dominant market position in certain technologies when it took out injunctions against fierce rival Apple.
Dec 20, 2012 22:32 EST
Facebook began testing the feasibility of charging to guarantee that messages from strangers make it into inboxes of intended recipients at the social network.
Dec 20, 2012 19:08 EST
A Brazilian company this week began selling its own Android-powered smartphones using the iPhone brand name and did so legally.
Dec 20, 2012 18:51 EST
The EU will set out its case against Samsung Electronics "very soon" following an anti-trust probe of the smartphone and mobile tablet market, Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia said Thursday.
Dec 20, 2012 17:33 EST
Google's online Play shop of applications for Android-powered smartphones or tablets is growing fast, a report released Thursday by market tracker Distimo said.
Dec 20, 2012 17:19 EST
BlackBerry maker Research in Motion on Thursday reported a small profit after three consecutive quarterly losses, offering some optimism for the struggling smartphone maker.
Dec 19, 2012 21:46 EST
A filing in a high-stakes legal battle between Samsung and Apple revealed that a "pinch-to-zoom" patent central to the case has been deemed invalid.
Dec 19, 2012 21:16 EST
Google announced it is selling the Motorola Mobility Home unit to global communications technology company ARRIS in a cash and stock deal valued at $2.35 billion.