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Apple, Twitter bet on billion-dollar startup

John Collison and his brother Patrick started Stripe, a PayPal competitor, which has a $1.75 billion valuation and is being used to power Apple Pay.  More

Apple: iPhone software fix 'in a few days'

Apple withdrew the software update on Wednesday -- shortly after it was released -- following widely-reported issues.  More

Is the iPhone 6 Plus bendable?

Some iPhone 6 Plus users have reported that the new Apple device bends after being carried in a pants pocket for a prolonged period of time.  More

iPhone 6 has car Bluetooth problems

Can't connect iPhone 6 to car Bluetooth? You're not alone.  More

Apple sells 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Pluses

Apple sold a record number of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones during the first weekend.  More

Lines for Apple's iPhone 6 are insane

Apple's new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus went on sale Friday, with fans lining up for hours outside Apple Stores around the world.  More

Amazon releases new Fire tablets and e-readers

Amazon released a cheaper Kindle as well as a tablet aimed at children, two of six new devices unveiled by the company Wednesday.  More

Apple says iOS 8 will shield your data from police

Apple says new operating system for iPhone and iPad won't allow it to bypass your password to get data - even if police have warrant.  More

Apple's HealthKit launch derailed by bug

Apple's new HealthKit platform, set for release in conjunction with the new iOS8, has been delayed by a bug.  More

A BlackBerry ... designed by Porsche

Porsche and BlackBerry have collaborated on the design of a new smartphone.  More

IOS 8 is coming: Should you get it?

IPhone and iPad owners rejoice! iOS 8 is coming today.  More

The new Moto X is the best Android smartphone ever made

Motorola's Moto X smartphone will delight you -- something you don't say about smartphones too often.  More

Apple sold 4 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in first day

Apple sold more iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones on their first day of sale than on any other opening day for the iPhone.  More

Apple sold 4 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in first day

Apple sold more iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones on their first day of sale than on any other opening day for the iPhone.  More

iPhone 6 or 6 Plus: Which should you buy?

Rachel Crane puts 3D-printed models of Apple's new iPhones through their paces.  Play

IPhone 6 pre-orders crash Apple Store and iPhone 6 Plus sells out

Pre-orders for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus caused Apple's online store to be down intermittently.  More

BlackBerry: We're not about phones anymore

John Sims, head of BlackBerry's enterprise division, says the company needs to narrow its focus going forward to business customers.  More

When is 5G coming? And how fast will it be?

Experts say the nascent "Internet of Things" will require upgraded 5G networks from wireless carriers by 2020.  More

Will Apple Pay kill PayPal?

Apple is revolutionizing the mobile payment business. That has investors in PayPal parent eBay nervous. But is the sell-off an overreaction?  More

Which carrier has the best deal for the iPhone 6?

Wireless carriers are jockeying for position to offer the best deals for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.  More

The iSeesaw: Apple stock goes up, then down

Apple investors were thrilled at first to see a new product line with the Apple Watch and mobile wallet Apple Pay. Oh yeah, there were new iPhones too. And then the stock fell.  More

Apple unveils two new iPhones, Apple Watch and ApplePay

Apple unveiled a pair of larger iPhones, the Apple Watch smartwatch and the ApplePay payments platform at an event Tuesday.  More

Football + FarmVille: Can sports save Zynga?

FarmVille isn't enough to save Zynga anymore. Now it has a new NFL game and a golf game with Tiger Woods in the works. Will that be enough for Wall Street?  More

A lot to 'like': Facebook now worth $200 billion

Facebook may not be getting as much attention as Apple or Alibaba, but the company is now worth more than IBM, Coke and AT&T.  More

Is GoPro becoming a 'movement'?

GoPro had an IPO price of $24 in June. It now trades over $63. Is this a fad or the next big thing?  More

Apple's big event: Here's what to expect

Expectations are high for Apple's big product unveiling on September 9.  More

Will there be an iPhone 5S-C?

Will the iPhone 5S get a plastic back and become the iPhone 5S-C? Or the iPhone 6C? We'll find out soon.  More

Apple's iPhone gravy train in 5 charts

The iPhone is a giant business business for Apple - and it will only get bigger when the iPhone 6 goes on sale.  More

BlackBerry fans poke fun at Apple iCloud

Apple's security problems could benefit BlackBerry. The Canadian device company, despite a big drop in subscribers, has a great reputation for security.  More

BlackBerry fans poke fun at Apple iCloud

Apple's security problems could benefit BlackBerry. The Canadian device company, despite a big drop in subscribers, has a great reputation for security.  More

See Samsung's new phones in 60 seconds

Samsung, this morning, announced two new phones -- the Galaxy Note 4 and the Galaxy Note Edge -- as well as the Gear VR, a virtual reality headset.  Play

App maker ditches terrorist-tainted name

The company behind the app wants to distance itself from the violent organization  More

Verizon fined for violating customers' privacy

Verizon is in hot water with the FCC for showing customers ads based on their personal information without first obtaining consent.  More

The cult of Xiaomi seeks world domination

Xiaomi is beating Apple and Samsung in China and 'selling a dream' as it bids for world smartphone domination.  More

An iFrenzy for Apple supplier stocks

Apple isn't the only stock that's worth looking at before the big iPhone reveal. Shares of companies that may wind up part of the Apple supply chain could benefit too.  More

Put up or shut up time for Mayer and Yahoo

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will soon have a lot more money to play with once Alibaba goes public. But can she convince investors the company is FINALLY better?  More

Is it over for Uber in Germany?

Uber is facing a ban in Germany after a court ruled that its drivers need a license if they want to make a profit from passengers.  More

Get ready for the smartwatch war

With Samsung's latest announcements and Apple on its heels, the smartwatch war is starting to brew.  Play

A smart necklace from Samsung? Really?

Samsung wants all your accessories to be smart. In addition to its Gear S watch, it introduced the Gear Circle -- Bluetooth-enabled earbuds with a magnetic clasp to go around your neck. And vibrates.  More

8 must-have travel apps

Whether you've got wanderlust or an airline grievance, here are some apps to pack onto your phone.  More

Apple may unveil iWatch on September 9 -- report

Tech fans are already excited about the launch of Apple's iPhone 6 next month. There's now a report suggesting that the iWatch could be coming too. Wall Street is pleased.  More

Apple recalls iPhone 5s for battery woes

Certain iPhone 5 smartphones are eligible for free battery replacements, Apple says.  More

Sprint undercuts T-Mobile by $20 a month

Sprint announced a new unlimited data plan for smartphone users on Thursday as part of its bid to win back customers.  More

Alibaba rival JD.com is already a hot IPO

Investors are salivating over the chance to buy Chinese online retail king Alibaba. But rival JD.com is already public and its stock is on a tear  More

New Instagram app gets time-lapse videos moving

New Instagram Hyperlapse app gets time-lapse videos moving  More

Wal-Mart slashes prices on 5S and 5C ahead of iPhone 6 launch

If you needed more evidence that the iPhone 6 is nigh, here it is.  More

Uber hires former Obama campaign manager

Uber has hired David Plouffe, the former campaign manager for President Obama.  More

America's top wireless network is...

Verizon took top honors in a new ranking of nationwide network performance by market research firm RootMetrics.  More

Sprint's new price plans: No more 'Framily,' but more data

On Monday, Sprint announced it was jacking up the data it offers in its family pack options. The new plans will be offered starting on Friday.  More

The 5 best -- and worst -- airports for cell phone service

Research firm RootMetrics measured mobile service quality at America's 50 busiest airports for a new report.  More

How 4G speeds stack up at airports near you

Mobile industry research firm RootMetrics ranks America's 50 busiest airports on 4G speeds.  More

Amazon undercuts Square with new mobile credit card payments service

Amazon announces competitor to Square as it goes after credit card processing by small businesses.  More

Would you sign up for "virtual cable?"

A first in the U.S., the service from Dish Network would target Americans who don't currently subscribe to any form of cable or satellite  More

Can Sprint do anything but suck?

Sprint's merger with T-Mobile is in the toilet. What can it do to get out of the doldrums?  More

Xiaomi just took over China - is the U.S. next?

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has international ambitions, but gaining traction in the United States will be difficult.  More

T-Mobile sinks after Sprint reportedly abandons merger bid

Sprint has reportedly abandoned its bid to acquire fellow wireless carrier T-Mobile.  More

Apple set to unveil new iPhones Sept. 9

Apple is set to unveil its next-generation iPhones at an event on Sept. 9, according to a report from the tech news site R/ecode.  More

Apple set to unveil new iPhones Sept. 9

Apple is set to unveil its next-generation iPhones at an event on Sept. 9, according to a report from the tech news site R/ecode.  More

Forget Samsung, Xiaomi is China's new smartphone king

Xiaomi has knocked Samsung off its throne in China, shipping more units than its South Korea-based rival for the first time in the second quarter.  More

Doggie dates have come to Tinder!

Puppy profiles have popped up on the popular hookup app, Tinder.  More

Microsoft to Samsung: Pay up!

Microsoft sued Samsung for violating the terms of its patent agreement.  More

T-Mobile soars on French takeover rumor

T-Mobile shares jumped 6% on a report about a buyout bid emerging out of France  More
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