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A Toshiba Excite Android tablet is shown at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

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A Toshiba Excite Android tablet is shown at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Android Is Red Hot, Except With the Business Crowd

Google’s Android software for mobile devices has opened up a wide lead in market share, but it hasn’t made the same inroads with a lucrative niche: businesspeople. While Android is expected to grab 68 percent of the smartphone market this...

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Moshi, formerly an Internet telephony company, has found a big business in selling accessories for devices such as the iPad.

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Moshi, formerly an Internet telephony company, has found a big business in selling accessories for devices such as the iPad.

Moshi’s Mega Pivot: From Web Telephony to Apple Accessories

Technology startups are notorious for making dramatic product changes, whether that means moving from hardware to software or from an ad-supported business to one based on subscriptions. In Silicon Valley, it’s called the pivot. But few companies have pivoted the...

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The new iPad has a faster microprocessor — Apple’s new A6X chip — with enhanced graphics and improved Wi-Fi antennas.

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The new iPad has a faster microprocessor — Apple’s new A6X chip — with enhanced graphics and improved Wi-Fi antennas.

Apple’s 4th-Gen IPad Is a Refresh, Not a Revamp: Review

Oh, yeah, there’s a new iPad. Normally, the release of a new version of Apple’s tablet is the occasion for mass salivation on the part of the faithful. But it’s safe to say there won’t be lines of fans outside...

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Uber, which offers mobile software for booking black cars and other rides, hikes prices during peak times.

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Uber, which offers mobile software for booking black cars and other rides, hikes prices during peak times.

Uber Reverses on Hurricane Sandy Cab Price Hike in New York

Uber, the car service that lets people summon rides via a smartphone app, was hit with its own storm this week when New Yorkers accused the startup of unfairly profiting by charging higher rates in the wake of Hurricane Sandy....

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Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., speaks during an event in San Jose, California.

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Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., speaks during an event in San Jose, California.

Live-Blogging From the Apple Event

Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., speaks during an event in San Jose, California. Please refresh your browser every few minutes to see my updates. 11:11 a.m. Cook is back on stage and has wrapped up. Now it’s off...

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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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The latest iPod touch borrows liberally from both the iPhone 5 and 4S.

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The latest iPod touch borrows liberally from both the iPhone 5 and 4S.

New IPods Offer Music and More, With Emphasis on the ‘More’

Maybe a new point-and-shoot camera and a new portable FM radio aren’t the most scintillating of tech products these days. But what if the camera also let you conduct video chats and play games, while the radio allowed you to...

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More than 6 percent of households own more than 15 connected devices, according to the study.

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More than 6 percent of households own more than 15 connected devices, according to the study.

Average Household Has 5 Connected Devices, While Some Have 15-Plus

Good luck unplugging: The average U.S. household owns five devices connected to the Internet via Wi-Fi, wired or cellular networks, according to new research from consultant Chetan Sharma. The survey of more than 1,000 people also revealed this shocker: more...

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