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The new HTC One will be the first to feature the HTC UltraPixel Camera.

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The new HTC One will be the first to feature the HTC UltraPixel Camera.

HTC’s UltraPixel Cameras Are Becoming an Ultra Headache

It was supposed to be the feature that makes HTC outshine Samsung Electronics and Apple. Instead, the complications of producing a camera with what the company calls UltraPixels has forced HTC to delay the roll-out of its HTC One smartphone....

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"Terry" Gou Tai-Ming, chairman and president of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd., speaks in his office building at the Foxconn City complex in Shenzhen, China, in 2010.

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"Terry" Gou Tai-Ming, chairman and president of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd., speaks in his office building at the Foxconn City complex in Shenzhen, China, in 2010.

Foxconn Doesn’t Want to Be Confused With Foxconn, So It’s Changing Its Name

For years, the world has had trouble wrapping its head around that behemoth known to us all as Foxconn. Not helping matters has been the fact that Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group is actually a name given to a collection of...

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Samsung introduced the Galaxy S4 at a Broadway-style event in New York.

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Samsung introduced the Galaxy S4 at a Broadway-style event in New York.

Samsung’s Galaxy S4 Launch Was From Another Planet

Gadget makers tend to go over-the-top with their product launches, but Samsung Electronics was in another galaxy tonight. The Korean tech company brought in Broadway performers for a mammoth production at New York’s iconic Radio City Music Hall, which seats...

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Yuri Milner, co-founder of investment firm Digital Sky Technologies, predicted three websites that will survive until 2113.

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Yuri Milner, co-founder of investment firm Digital Sky Technologies, predicted three websites that will survive until 2113.

Three Websites That Will Last 100 Years: Yuri Milner Predicts

Yuri Milner, the Russian investor whose early bet on Facebook made him a billionaire, thinks three websites will endure for 100 years. Not surprisingly, the world’s largest social network was one of them. The other two he named are Google...

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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who died today, championed a mobile phone called the Vergatario.

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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who died today, championed a mobile phone called the Vergatario.

Hugo Chavez: Known for Mobilizing Country, But Not His Mobile Phone

Hugo Chavez, who died today, will be remembered as the socialist who transformed Venezuelan politics and helped mobilize his country with anti-American rhetoric. However, his bizarre misadventures in the mobile-phone industry will probably not make it into the history books. In...

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LivesOn.org promises that ”when your heart stops beating, you’ll keep tweeting.”

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LivesOn.org promises that ”when your heart stops beating, you’ll keep tweeting.”

Tweet in Peace: LivesOn Keeps Twitter Feed Alive Even If You Aren’t

For some there might be no finer way to spend the afterlife than insulting TV presenter Piers Morgan. Dave Bedwood, a 38-year-old Briton, says he can help you do just that. Almost 7,000 people have signed up for LivesOn.org, which promises that ”when...

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Barcelona, which just hosted the Mobile World Congress, wants to become a major technology hub.

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Barcelona, which just hosted the Mobile World Congress, wants to become a major technology hub.

Show’s Over, But Barcelona Wants Mobile Spotlight to Keep Shining

For Barcelona, four days isn’t enough. Spain’s second biggest city, which just hosted the nearly weeklong Mobile World Congress, wants to be a center of technology year-round. And it’s easy to see why. Faced with a worsening recession, a 26...

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Motion sensors allow users to control the screen of a device without having to touch it.

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Motion sensors allow users to control the screen of a device without having to touch it.

How an Old Russian Invention Inspired STMicro’s Hover Screen

It’s the latest in mobile technology, inspired by an invention nearly a hundred years ago. At this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona,  chipmaker STMicroelectronics is showcasing screen technology that works by just hovering your hand a few inches away from the...

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