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A federal judge said Apple had failed to prove Samsung's patent infringement harmed the maker of iPads and iPhones. (Getty Images)

Judge Rules For Samsung In Dispute With Apple

A federal judge refused Apple’s request to permanently ban Samsung from selling older model smartphones and tablets.

CBS Seattle–03/07/2014

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Boeing Creates Spy-Like Smartphone That Will Erase Data If Tampered With

A new spy-like smartphone created by Boeing will erase all data and deactivate if tampered with.

02/27/2014

Android for Apple? Sure, says company co-founder Steve Wozniak. (Getty Images)

Co-Founder Says Apple Should Make An Android Phone

Steve Wozniak says building an iAndroid would be a logical extension of Apple’s brand.

02/06/2014

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Microsoft Office Comes To Android, But Not Tablets

Microsoft is bringing a pared-down version of its Office software to Android phones, but it won’t work on Android tablets just as it doesn’t on iPads.

07/31/2013

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Need Tax Help? There’s An App For That

There are lots of websites and software available, but you may not have thought of smartphone apps for doing your taxes.

03/01/2013

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Microsoft’s Outlook Takes Aim At Google’s Gmail With $30M Campaign

Microsoft is so confident it has the Internet’s best email service that it’s about spend at least $30 million to send its message across the U.S.

02/18/2013

A new study on cell phone apps finds that many could contain some serious privacy risks. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for eBay)

Study: Many Cell Phone Apps Track Users’ Location, Address Books

Cell phone apps have introduced a very real privacy concern to consumers and companies – and free apps have been found to track users’ address books and locations.

11/02/2012

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Microsoft, Amazon & Nintendo on Holiday High-Tech Wish Lists

It’s high season for consumer electronics. Manufacturers of various gadgets are unveiling their holiday lineups. Seattle-based Amazon and Redmond-based Microsoft and Nintendo are all coming out with new and improved products just before the holidays. There’s probably something high tech on your wish list!

10/22/2012

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Best New Electronic Gadgets Out this Fall

Attention is turning to Apple this week amid expectations that it’s announcing a new iPhone. Plus, Seattle’s Amazon announced four new Kindle Fire models and a new line of stand-alone e-readers, while Nokia and Motorola unveiled five new smartphones between them. Makers of consumer electronics, including Seattle’s Microsoft, are refreshing their products for the holiday shopping season.

09/10/2012

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Toys R Us Lauches Tablet Computer… For Kids

Toys R Us plans to launch its own tablet computer aimed at children called Tabeo on October 21, a low-priced entry into the increasingly crowded tablet business.

09/10/2012

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