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Sharp Officially Enters Philippine Smartphone Market with the SH530U

Popular Japanese consumer brand Sharp has officially entered the robust Philippine smartphone market with the official unveiling of the SH530U.


Apple-Samsung Case: Date Set for Hearing Over Phone Ban

Apple’s legal motion to have some Samsung mobile phones banned in the US will now be heard in court in December.

People walk past by banners advertising Samsung and Apple's smart phones at a mobile phone shop in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. A U.S. jury’s $1 billion verdict against Samsung for what rival Apple claimed was the illegal copying of its iPhone and iPad designs signals a turning point for the South Korean electronics giant known for its prowess in adapting the innovations of others and nimbly executing production. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Apple Victory Means Soul-Searching for Samsung

Samsung needs to recreate itself as an innovator, not an imitator. The switch will be more challenging and time-consuming than shortcuts Samsung used to take.

An artist uses the Samsung Galaxy Note to draw a Batman figure at a news conference, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012 in New York. Available in the U.S. starting Thursday, the $499 tablet comes with a pen, or more precisely, a stylus. The Galaxy Note shows that the pressure is building on the iPad, and Apple will have to work if it wants to maintain its lead. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Samsung Starts US, UK, Korea Sales of Galaxy Note 10.1

Samsung is taking another shot at the dominance of Apple’s iPad with a tablet equipped with a digital pen and a split screen mode at the same price tag.

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at the Apple Developers Conference in San Francisco, in this June 2012 file photo. Apple and Samsung are battling out patent-related lawsuits in a California court (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma).

What Apple vs. Samsung Trial Means for Innovation & Progress

Forcing competition to go back to the drawing board is not necessarily bad, but if the motivation is to simply avoid lawsuit, it could lead to ugly hacks.

Lenovo executives hold the new ThinkPad X1 Carbon laptops in Beijing Monday, Aug. 6, 2012. The Chinese computer maker unveiled the lighter, quicker ThinkPad notebook computer inspired by the convenience of tablets and smart phones. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)

Lenovo Unveils Lighter, Quicker ThinkPad X1 Carbon Laptop

China’s Lenovo unveiled the lighter, quicker ThinkPad notebook computer inspired by the convenience of tablets and smart phones.

Chirp App

Will Chirp Be The Next Sharing Standard for Connected Devices?

It’s like Tweeting, but literal! Online service Chirp transmits an actual chirp and compatible devices will respond by downloading content from the Internet.

Mobile Use in Developing World

Developing Economies More Mobile Than Rich Nations, Says World Bank

The World Bank says mobile use in developing economies surpasses that of richer nations, with usage geared toward education and development than entertainment.

CSR's technology is already incorporated in some of Samsung's devices, including the Galaxy S II and Galaxy Tab 7, as well as the Apple iPhone and iPad. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Samsung Acquires WiFi, Mobile Chip Technologies of UK’s CSR

Samsung has bought the mobile-phone technology division of CSR, the British firm formerly known as Cambridge Silicon Radio.

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Makati City Plans to Offer City-Wide WiFi Network

Philippine city announces plans to launch city-wide WiFi network to facilitate business and government transactions for mobile devices.


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