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Secure Our Smartphones (SOS) initiative being announced at press conference in New York

New York attorney general demands answers on smartphone security decision

In a letter to carriers asking why they oppose installation of a "kill switch" on handsets, Eric Schneiderman alluded to possible collusion.

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Macworld Pundit Showdown XXIV: Wrapping up 2013

We've assembled a panel of pundits to tell us who won and who lost in the last 12 months.

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AT&T, T-Mobile shift tactics as smartphones saturate markets

Getting your hands on a new iPhone may soon cost you more, as carriers move away from subsidies and aim to make customers pay for their phones directly.

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Smartphone report card 2013: Which vendors passed, which vendors failed?

We'll give you a hint: BlackBerry did not make the dean's list.

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AT&T announces first international LTE roaming deal

The carrier's data roaming plans will include LTE service, but only in Canada for now.

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The Week in iOS Apps: The Final-est Fantasy!

This week's roundup of apps includes the latest generation of a beloved game series and the beginning of a new Disney franchise. Plus, ways to organize your email and your gifts this holiday season.

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Apple, China Mobile reportedly close to a deal

China's largest telecom could single-handedly boost iPhone sales by 20 percent.

Report: Half of iPhone 5c buyers are switchers

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While the iPhone 5c has been overshadowed by the 5s, it is reportedly doing one thing right: Prompting buyers to switch from Samsung, LG, and other Apple rivals.

The Week in iOS Apps: App.net spreads its wings

This week's roundup of new and updated iOS apps features some of those "other" social media services.

15 Black Friday doorbuster tech deals that are worth the money

Not every Black Friday tech sale is worth it. Here are the ones that are.

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Podcast: Is Apple still an innovator?

Christopher Breen and Dan Moren discuss whether Apple is still innovating -- and what the word innovation really means.

Judge refuses to stay Apple-Samsung lawsuit pending patent review

Samsung wanted the court to stay a damages retrial pending reexamination of an Apple patent, but a judge said no.

Unlocked iPhone 5s now available without SIM in U.S.

Apple on Friday began offering a version of the unlocked iPhone 5s sold without any SIM; previously, the unlocked version was only available with a T-Mobile SIM card.