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Will Sony Get Its Groove Back?
Technology

Will Sony Get Its Groove Back?

The struggling tech maker expects to post an annual net loss that's nearly five times more than initially estimated.
Arjun Kharpal
This Man Made His Smartphone 'Distraction-Free' -- And It Changed His Life
Mobile

This Man Made His Smartphone 'Distraction-Free' -- And It Changed His Life

By removing a critical majority of his iPhone apps, the designer Jake Knapp says he lengthened his attention span and relearned how to 'enjoy (or at least be okay with) moments of boredom.'
Geoff Weiss
Apple Pay May Be the Creative Leap That Outmaneuvers Samsung
Mobile Payments

Apple Pay May Be the Creative Leap That Outmaneuvers Samsung

Former Apple CEO John Sculley argues, however, that Samsung and others still have some time to come up with an alternative.
John Sculley
Best Idea Ever: A Walkway for Smartphone-Addicted Pedestrians
Mobile Devices

Best Idea Ever: A Walkway for Smartphone-Addicted Pedestrians

A theme park in China has created a 164-foot lane for pedestrians to use as they tap away at their phones. The concept borrows heavily from an experiment conducted by National Geographic in Washington, D.C., last July.
Geoff Weiss
Steve Jobs Was Completely Wrong About Why People Like the iPhone
iPhone

Steve Jobs Was Completely Wrong About Why People Like the iPhone

No big screens! Well, let's re-think that, shall we?
How Today's Tech-Savvy Employees Are Challenging the Traditional Role of Corporate IT
Workplace Technology

How Today's Tech-Savvy Employees Are Challenging the Traditional Role of Corporate IT

The generation just entering the workforce has no patience with their employer's technology if they can figure a hack that makes work easier.
Arthur Chang
Go Big or Go Home: Apple Officially Unveils iPhone 6 With Larger Displays
Smartphones

Go Big or Go Home: Apple Officially Unveils iPhone 6 With Larger Displays

The sixth-generation iPhones also come with a new Retina HD display and a mobile payments system that some say could upend the credit-card industry.
Geoff Weiss
Analyst: Amazon's Fire Phone Simply 'Not Compelling Enough'
Mobile

Analyst: Amazon's Fire Phone Simply 'Not Compelling Enough'

Making less of an impact than Amazon hoped, the company dropped the price of the Fire Phone from $199 to 99 cents.
Nina Zipkin
Here's How You Can Watch Apple's iPhone 6 Event Today
iphone 6

Here's How You Can Watch Apple's iPhone 6 Event Today

If you're an Apple fan, you won't want to miss a second.
Jason Fell
The Apple Event: What's Probably Coming
Apple

The Apple Event: What's Probably Coming

From the iPhone and iWatch to payments, here's what to expect at Apple's secretive event coming up on Tuesday.
Ari Levy
By 2017, the App Market Will Be a $77 Billion Industry (Infographic)
Mobile Apps

By 2017, the App Market Will Be a $77 Billion Industry (Infographic)

Mobile phone users are spending more and more time using apps. Here's a look at what they are using and how much they are paying for those apps.
Catherine Clifford
It's Official: All Smartphones Sold in California Must Have a 'Kill Switch'
Kill Switch

It's Official: All Smartphones Sold in California Must Have a 'Kill Switch'

Phones manufactured after July 1, 2015 and sold in the state must come equipped with an antitheft device that enables consumers to permanently shut them down.
Laura Entis
Apple iPhone 6, iWatch Releases Reportedly Delayed By Production Hiccups
Apple

Apple iPhone 6, iWatch Releases Reportedly Delayed By Production Hiccups

Rumor has it Apple fans might have to wait even longer for both highly anticipated products.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Rewriting the Smartphone Keyboard at Age 28
Young Millionaires

Rewriting the Smartphone Keyboard at Age 28

With his startup SwiftKey, Jon Reynolds is breathing new life into the act of typing on a keyboard.
Jason Ankeny