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The Verizon iPhone’s Silent Explosion

Just after the Verizon iPhone went on pre-order last week, the carrier boasted record-setting numbers of sales. Some estimates pegged the number at half a million units in only a few hours. ...

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On the Eve of iPhone, Verizon Cinches the Throttle

If you believe Verizon CEO Ivan Seidenberg's version of events, his company's wireless division wasn't even in the running for the iPhone years ago when Apple was first shopping the device around to carriers. Other reports tell a different story, but either way, the fact that Verizon had to wait nearly four years to offer its customers the iPhone had its advantages and disadvantages. On the down side, it really gave a customer boost to its biggest rival, AT&T. On the upside, though, the competition did motivate Verizon to invest in a strong competitor to Apple's platform, Android, which it's helped become a major force in mobile...

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Jobs’ Time-Out: Apple Holds Its Breath

It's been a week of melodrama for Apple, and the company's investors and potential investors find themselves at a bit of a crossroads. ...

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Can Verizon Take the iPhone’s Heat?

Perhaps you have an iPhone, and perhaps you were at CES last week. If so, you may have noticed that your phone's data services just plain didn't work most of the time. For some users, that's an aberration that only happens when they go to very crowded events. ...

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Gadgetry Cacophony at CES

Attendance-wise, CES is having a fat year. Bloated crowds meanderthrough the show floor's arteries, clumping around deposits of coolgadgets, blocking the flow for those not willing to get a littlephysical and squeeze themselves through ...

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Sony’s Many Flavors of 3D

Last year's CES was 3D TV's great big debutant ball. The world wasshown something kind of cool-looking and told, This is the futureof home entertainment! Behold! Everyone oohed and aahedappropriately, then went out and bought tablets ...

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Verizon Trots Out Its LTE Litter

Verizon aims to populate its nascent 4G LTE wireless network withnearly a dozen new devices over the next six months, the companyrevealed Thursday at its press event at the Consumer Electronics show.It showed off four smartphones, two tablets, two small notebookcomputers and two mobile hotspots ...

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RIM Opens the Cover on Its PlayBook

The 2011 Consumer Electronics Show kicked into full swing Thursday asexhibitors threw open the show floor doors and let in the throngs ofgadget gawkers gathered at the Las Vegas Convention Center ...

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Windows ARMs Itself

Microsoft may have big things in store for the world of tablet computers. However, anyone attending CEO Steve Baller's keynote address at the Consumer Electronics Show Wednesday hoping to see a parade of upcoming Windows tablet devices likely left disappointed ...

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Motorola Unleashes an Android Onslaught

Motorola launched a salvo of mobile devices Wednesday at its press event at the Consumer Electronics show, including a new tablet device running Android 3.0, aka "Honeycomb." ...

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Samsung Shows Off Svelte New Smartphone

A couple of weeks ago, talk surfaced of a super-thin and super-brightphone in the works from LG. Despite whatever happens with theso-called "LG B," it won't be the only handset around with a brightsmile and the thin waistline ...

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The Bridge That Intel Built

Intel managed to draw a standing-room-only crowd at its Wednesdaypress event. Even those who were fortunate enough to get a seat had tofight for elbow room. The main event, of course, was Sandy Bridge, thenew line of processors Intel broke news with earlier this week.Wednesday's event was a more formal and thorough introduction ...

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Yahoo’s Unkindest Cuts

For a long time now, Yahoo has suffered a bit of an identity problem. What does it want to be? King of search is Google's thing, and Facebook owns the social network scene, so what is Yahoo's identity, besides being a really big email provider? ...

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The Winds of WikiLeaks’ War

The fallout from WikiLeaks' late-November release of hundreds of thousands of private U.S. State Department messages continues to spread, and it's grown well beyond the spewing of outraged rhetoric. Feeling pressure from the public and possibly the U.S. government itself, businesses are attempting to lay siege to WikiLeaks, cutting it off financially and technologically. Those who support what WikiLeaks has done have begun to fight back in their own way...

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A River of Leaks, a Torrent of Rage

Wikileaks did it again. The website exists solely for the purpose ofmaking secret information public, and some of its greatest hits -- orworst disasters, depending on your point of view -- have consisted oftens of thousands of leaked military documents relating to the Iraqand Afghanistan wars ...

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Abandon Shame, All Ye Who Enter Airports

If you plan to travel by air for the holidays, or for any reason in the near future, really, it may require having a short yet intimate encounter with a TSA employee. The agency has been ramping up the use of so-called backscatter scanning machines in recent weeks, and the high-volume holiday travel season will be the first time many people will have to use them...

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Galaxy Tab: iPad’s Nemesis Hurtles Into View

Even though tablet computers have existed for years, the arrival of the iPad put a new twist on the concept. Although Apple has managed to be the only high-profile tablet maker in town for several months, iPad sales numbers made it clear that it wouldn't have this new niche to itself forever. ...

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Facebook Mobilizes Its Army

Those phone rumors once again returned to haunt another Facebook announcement. For the last month or so, any time Facebook has had something new to present to the world, talk would again pick up about how the social networking site might one day decide to build its own cellphone, and the company would have to throw another bucket of ice water on everyone by saying "Uh, no" -- this time in those exact words, in fact...

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MySpace Faces the Music

Back when he looked human, a wise man once said you gotta know when tohold 'em, know when to fold 'em. MySpace has taken this lesson toheart and announced it's no longer going to try and competehead-to-head with Facebook. It's giving up all illusions ofbeing a general-purpose social network and focusing on what it feelsit does best: music ...

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For Apple, a Week of Hot Air and Market Share

Apple held its big Back to the Mac event this week, showing previews of software and hardware to come ...

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