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Whatsapp gets thumbs down from privacy hawks

Whatsapp copies your entire address book on its servers but doesn't delete the numbers of non-users

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Remains of the Day: The question beast

Is a supersized iPad on the way? Will Apple's low-cost iPhone be an unholy chimera? Will Steve Wozniak taint a Steve Jobs movie by association? Would any of these questions ever be asked in polite conversation?

ITC to review decision in Apple complaint against Samsung

The U.S. International Trade Commission has decided to review an earlier decision that found Samsung Electronics' products infringed four patents owned by Apple.

AT&T to buy Alltel for $780 million

The parent company of Alltel, a mobile telephone network serving rural customers in six states, has agreed to sell the business to AT&T for about US$780 million, Atlantic Tele-Network announced Tuesday.

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Brave new network: Why I hope Apple never releases a smart watch

Brent Simmons loves his iPhone and the connectedness it can afford. But a smart watch buzzing on his wrist with each new message that arrives? That's where he draws the line.

Keep your mobile device clean

Tired of all the grunge on your screen? Follow these steps to clean your mobile phone or tablet—and keep it that way.

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Reports of 'weak' iPhone 5 demand don't tell whole story

Much has been made of Apple reducing its component orders for the iPhone 5, but Dan Moren thinks there's more to it than the tea leaves suggest.

Top Gadgets at CES: A roundup of what the web liked best

Everybody gives out awards for the most amazing products at the show, but do the award sources agree? Here are five entries that drew applause from the pack.

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BuQu Tech unveils Magnetyze conductive phone charger (video)

The Magnetyze wireless conductive charging system for smartphones offers an alternative to inductive charging devices, although it supports a limited selection of gadgets initially.

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Apple's iOS edges Android in US during holidays, study says

A study from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech reports that Apple's iOS was the top-selling smartphone platform in the U.S. during the late 2012 holiday shopping season, although Android has the edge worldwide by most estimates.