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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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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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Photograph by Julian Stratenschulte/AP Photo

Photograph by Julian Stratenschulte/AP Photo

Forget the Batphone. Here Comes the Merkelphone

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is getting a new phone. In fact, she’s buying almost 10,000 of them, for something in the neighborhood of $31 million. This summer, the German government will get the first of about 9,600 hack-proof handsets. The...

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Lee Jae Yong's rise to Samsung's vice chairman and heir apparent was a long time in the making.

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Lee Jae Yong's rise to Samsung's vice chairman and heir apparent was a long time in the making.

How Samsung Is Developing Its Next-Generation Leader

Samsung unveiled its upcoming flagship product yesterday: Lee Jae Yong. He’s the son of company chairman Lee Kun Hee, the billionaire who transformed the former fish exporter into Asia’s largest consumer-electronics company. Yesterday’s promotion of Lee Jae Yong to vice...

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A customer inspects mobile devices at a kiosk selling Samsung products in Ambience Mall in Gurgaon, India.

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A customer inspects mobile devices at a kiosk selling Samsung products in Ambience Mall in Gurgaon, India.

A Spotlight Foxconn Is Willing to Share With Samsung

Foxconn doesn’t like to be compared with Samsung. Founder and Chairman Terry Gou has gone out of his way to tell audiences how the world’s biggest assembler of electronics is better and can defeat its South Korean rival on multiple...

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Played at a high volume, the Pill has much less distortion than the Jambox.

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Played at a high volume, the Pill has much less distortion than the Jambox.

Beats Moves From Headphones to Listening Out Loud — Really Loud

Ever since its release, Jawbone’s Jambox has set the standard for grab ‘n’ go mobile-device speakers. Now it has a new competitor: the Pill from Beats Electronics, purveyors of the ubiquitous Dr. Dre-endorsed stereo headphones. It’s an interesting time for Beats,...

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