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Apple's share of the smartphone pie is at a three-year low

Apple's share of the smartphone market dropped in the second quarter to its lowest level in three years, research firm Strategy Analytics said.

Gaming Twitter: How one man turns fake followers into windfall profits

Wonder why the fake-follower business is booming? Because it's easy and profitable. An insider shows us how it all works.

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Apple details new iOS 7 features for business, education

Apple has posted pages detailing new iOS 7 features for business and education users, including streamlined device management, single sign on, and App Store license management.

Apple's crucial overscroll bounce patent claim is valid, U.S. patent office says

The USPTO confirms four claims of Apple's overscroll bounce patent, including claim 19 of the patent, according to a document filed with a Californian court on Thursday. That claim played a crucial part in Apple's $1.05 billion dollar lawsuit against Samsung.

Apple sees chance to compete with Office on the Web

Apple announced Monday it was working on browser-based versions of its iWork productivity applications, a move one analyst said challenged Microsoft's Office behemoth.

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How LinkedIn's three newest features can work for you

LinkedIn launches two-step verification, a redesigned 'Who's Viewed Your Profile' and adds the capability to upload photos, video and documents to your status updates. Here's what you need to know about the changes.

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Get text messages, voice calls, and chat on your company's landline

TextGen’s cloud-based service turns any phone number into a powerful and versatile customer communication platform.

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LinkedIn finally joins two-factor authentication club

The foremost social site for professional networking Friday rolled out two-step verification to help users prevent hacking attempts.

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Foxconn's Hon Hai reports Q1 revenue drop, likely on weak iPhone 5 demand

Foxconn's Hon Hai Precision Industry posted a 19.2 percent year-over-year decline in revenue for the first quarter, with sales likely affected by weak demand for Apple's iPhone 5, according to an analyst.

Square's new Stand turns iPad into a cash register

Internet payment company Square is gunning for small businesses with an upcoming series of hardware products that turn the humble iPad into a high-tech cash register.

Adobe warns customers of unpatched critical flaw in ColdFusion

Adobe has warned users of its ColdFusion application server platform of a critical vulnerability that could give unauthorized users access to sensitive files stored on their servers.

EU says Motorola abused its position by seeking and enforcing injunction against Apple

Motorola Mobility abuses its dominant position in the E.U. by seeking and enforcing an injunction against Apple in Germany on the basis of its mobile phone standard-essential patents (SEPs), the European Commission said in a preliminary antitrust review of the case on Monday.

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To give back to investors, Apple goes for massive bond deal

In an effort to return cash to investors, Apple is reaching out to the debt market and offering $17 billion in bonds, the biggest non-bank bond offering in history, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal.

Apple's Cook talks quarterly earnings, new products

Apple announced second-quarter earnings Tuesday, and CEO Tim Cook had plenty to say during the company's conference call with Wall Street analysts.

Despite layoffs, Ambrosia says it's still in business

The maker of popular utilities and games for the Mac confirmed layoffs, but said it was still alive and supporting its products.