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Mingis on Tech: Mac guy becomes a Dell dude; wireless charging and the iPhone

Dell's XPS 15 9550 Touch laptop wins kudos from Computerworld Editor in Chief Scot Finnie. And what about those reports that Apple's iPhone may soon get wireless charging capabilities?

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Apple hit with $626 million damages in patent case

A jury in the Eastern District of Texas found for patent licensing company Virnet X

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Inside Verizon's Super Bowl Command Center

More than 100 engineers will make sure the tweeting, sharing and streaming works without a hiccup

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Deep learning is coming to your phone through a new Google partnership

Movidius chips promise to enable real-time image recognition in Android devices

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The sky is not falling on Apple or the iPhone

Despite Wall Street panic over soft iPhone sales, Apple's highly active users will keep the company in a sweet position

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Apple disappoints with flat iPhone sales

Sales growth in the last quarter of 2015 was the slowest in the iPhone's history

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Here's how GM's Maven car sharing works

A few clicks of an app and you've reserved a car and can drive it away. There's integration with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto too.

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AT&T's latest business discount is a 2-for-1 smartphone deal

AT&T announced aggressive discounts on new smartphones and devices, including a 2-for-1 smartphone offer for business customers.

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Congress eyes commission to tackle encryption debate

Bipartisan bill would create a national commission on security and technology to address the growing debate over privacy and security

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US court bans the sale of some Samsung phones at Apple's request

The ban on some older Galaxy S and Galaxy Note phones is an offshoot of a patent dispute between Samsung and Apple

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Steve Jobs was right: Smartphones trump tablets

Once heralded as a PC replacement, the tablet has gone into decline, and fresh numbers from this holiday shopping season highlight the trend

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Lenovo, Google partner on Project Tango smartphone

The smartphone is loaded with sensors and promises to be a window to a richer physical world

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An iPhone that can 'feel' your pain? Apple's latest acquisition could make it happen

The company has reportedly purchased AI startup Emotient

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Huawei's Honor 5X is made for millennials

The "perfect selfie" mode ensures that every photo of yourself you take is enhanced to make you look great.

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Hands-on with the LeMax Pro, the first phone to ship with the Snapdragon 820

LeTV's new phone is the first to market with Qualcomm's new high-end chip, fingerprint sensor, and 802.11ad Wi-Fi.

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Intel's smartphone with integrated RealSense 3D camera to ship for $399

The smartphone is a reference device to find uses for the 3D camera in handsets

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Blackphone update closes security hole

SilentCircle used a third-party component that potentially exposed the secure Blackphone to attack

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Acer Liquid Jade Primo: Finally a new third-party flagship Windows phone

Acer says that it will begin shipping its Liquid Jade Primo phone next month, with what appears to be some premium specs. But when will it ship to the U.S.?

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