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4 Famous Crowdfunding Fails

4 Famous Crowdfunding Fails

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As we celebrate the top 100 crowdfunded companies, we take a look at some of this year's biggest crowdfunding flops.
October 24, 2013 in Financing
BlackBerry Founders Consider Takeover

BlackBerry Founders Consider Takeover

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Mike Lazaridis and Douglas Fregin, co-founders of the company now known as BlackBerry, are considering a bid that could save the embattled smartphone maker.
October 11, 2013 in News and Trends
Get Ready: Wearable Tech Is About to Explode

Get Ready: Wearable Tech Is About to Explode

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The market for devices like smartwatches and computerized glasses is about to get really hot.
October 10, 2013 in Mobile
T-Mobile Eliminates International Data Fees for Individuals and Businesses

T-Mobile Eliminates International Data Fees for Individuals and Businesses

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In a win for business travelers, the wireless carrier will slash fees for data and texting in more than 100 countries beginning October 31.
October 10, 2013 in Mobile
Would You Buy a Curved Smartphone? Samsung Experiments With New 'Galaxy Round' Phone

Would You Buy a Curved Smartphone? Samsung Experiments With New 'Galaxy Round' Phone

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With a curved display, the phone touts motion-activated features and customizability.
October 9, 2013 in Mobile
The Key Ingredients to a Winning Mobile Content-Marketing Strategy

The Key Ingredients to a Winning Mobile Content-Marketing Strategy

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What you should consider when developing marketing content for customers on tablets and smartphones.
October 2, 2013 in Online Marketing
Panel to FAA: Electronic Devices OK During All Stages of Flight

Panel to FAA: Electronic Devices OK During All Stages of Flight

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Business travelers are one step closer to being able to use their electronic devices during all stages of flight, including takeoff and landing.
September 30, 2013 in Business Travel
How Your Smartphone Can Actually Save You From Working Weekends

How Your Smartphone Can Actually Save You From Working Weekends

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Protecting personal time is more about blending than balancing. Here's how to use the technology that took your free time away to reclaim it.
September 27, 2013 in Work/Life Balance
Turn a Smartphone Into a Virus-Detecting Microscope? Yep. It's Happening.

Turn a Smartphone Into a Virus-Detecting Microscope? Yep. It's Happening.

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One UCLA professor says his device can detect particles that cause deafness and brain damage in humans.
September 27, 2013 in Mobile
Smartphone Wars: 5 Things BlackBerry Could Have Done to Stay Competitive

Smartphone Wars: 5 Things BlackBerry Could Have Done to Stay Competitive

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As the company is set to go private in a $4.7 billion deal, here's a look at the ways it could have remained relevant among its top competitors.
September 24, 2013 in Mobile
Apple Sells Record-Breaking 9 Million New iPhones in First Weekend

Apple Sells Record-Breaking 9 Million New iPhones in First Weekend

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Apple sold more than nine million new iPhone 5S and 5C models this weekend amid 'incredible' demand, though hackers are already testing the iPhone 5S's fingerprint reading technology.
September 23, 2013 in Mobile
A Digital 'Tattoo' You Can Only See With a Smartphone

A Digital 'Tattoo' You Can Only See With a Smartphone

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Thinking about getting some ink under your skin? Maybe consider this instead.
September 11, 2013 in Apps & Software
Apple Upgrades the iPhone With New 5S and 5C Models

Apple Upgrades the iPhone With New 5S and 5C Models

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Both devices come with new bells and whistles, but what's most significant is that they will run Apple's new iOS 7.
September 10, 2013 in Mobile
Why I'm Ignoring the New iPhone Launch Hype -- And You Should, Too

Why I'm Ignoring the New iPhone Launch Hype -- And You Should, Too

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For all the media attention new smartphones get, innovation has, sadly, become stale.
September 10, 2013 in Mobile
Photos: Debunked: 9 Common Myths About Technology

Debunked: 9 Common Myths About Technology

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If you think any of these are true, think again.
September 7, 2013 in Office Tech
Microsoft Acquires Nokia's Device Business in Mega Deal

Microsoft Acquires Nokia's Device Business in Mega Deal

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Outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer agrees to pay $7.2 billion in cash for the Finnish tech company's smartphone business, associated patents and talent.
September 3, 2013 in News and Trends
For Phablet Fans, Samsung to Release 6.3-Inch 'Galaxy Mega' in U.S.

For Phablet Fans, Samsung to Release 6.3-Inch 'Galaxy Mega' in U.S.

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It's not called 'Mega' for nothing. This device is a big smartphone to behold.
August 20, 2013 in Mobile
Photos: How Android Grew to Be More Popular Than the iPhone

How Android Grew to Be More Popular Than the iPhone

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A look at the rise of Google's mobile operating system.
August 18, 2013 in Mobile
5 Reasons Why You Might Want an 'Unlocked' Smartphone

5 Reasons Why You Might Want an 'Unlocked' Smartphone

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When you're not under a contract with a service provider you can pick the service you want and hopefully save some money while you're at it.
August 16, 2013 in Mobile
Smart vs. Dumb: What Kind of Cell Phone Do You Own?

Smart vs. Dumb: What Kind of Cell Phone Do You Own?

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Sales of smartphones have finally surpassed sales of regular handsets worldwide, a new report says.
August 15, 2013 in Mobile
Video: What Makes a Bad AppPlay Video

What Makes a Bad App (Video)

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Mobile Roadie CEO Michael Schneider talks about the qualities of a bad app.
August 12, 2013 in Mobile
BlackBerry Begins Search for Buyer or 'Strategic Alliance'

BlackBerry Begins Search for Buyer or 'Strategic Alliance'

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The struggling smartphone maker has formed a special committee to weigh the company's options in the wake of financial losses and shrinking market share.
August 12, 2013 in Mobile

Why You Don't Need a Digital Detox to Loosen Technology's Grip

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Many people find themselves addicted to checking their smartphones, but you don't have to quit cold turkey to reduce the "fear of missing out" anxiety. Here are three small ways you can become less tech-dependent.
August 7, 2013 in Productivity
Photos: All The Cool Things Google's New Moto X Phone Can Do

All The Cool Things Google's New Moto X Phone Can Do

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A look at some of the smartphones most important features.
August 3, 2013 in Mobile
Ubuntu Edge Phone: A Crazy, Cool Idea That's Probably Ahead of Its Time

Ubuntu Edge Phone: A Crazy, Cool Idea That's Probably Ahead of Its Time

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This project has gained a lot of attention, raising more than $3 million in less than 24 hours on Indiegogo.
August 1, 2013 in Mobile

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