Consumer Electronics

Apple's wearable: The Apple Watch

Pulling the plug: Apple's Watch a boost for wireless charging

Apple Inc's embrace of wireless charging for its new Watch may be a defining moment for a technology that's languished for years amid competing standards and consumer confusion.

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Apple's wearable: The Apple Watch

Pulling the plug: Apple's Watch a boost for wireless charging

Apple Inc's embrace of wireless charging for its new Watch may be a defining moment for a technology that's languished for years amid competing standards and consumer confusion.

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Apple Watch

Fashion world divided on first look at Apple Watch

Apple Inc's newly unveiled smartwatch on Tuesday split fashion arbiters who may prove pivotal to its broad acceptance.

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Apple unveils watch, larger iPhones in a bid to retake innovation crown

Apple Inc unveiled a watch, two larger iPhones and a mobile payments service on Tuesday as Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook seeks to revive the technology company's reputation as a wellspring of innovation.

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Netflix

Tech, equipment makers join U.S. 'net neutrality' debate

Regulating internet providers more like public utility companies could hurt the Internet and the U.S. economy, more than two dozen network technology and equipment makers have told U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker.

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Apple Inc

Showtime for Apple: Big phones, smart watches and high expectations

It has been four years since Apple Inc (AAPL.O) introduced a completely new gadget and the pressure is on for the world's largest tech company to wow at its "special event" in Cupertino, California, on Tuesday.

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Hosain Rahman

Jawbone's activity-tracking wristbands to accept data from rivals

Jawbone said on Monday it is opening its software to other device-makers in hopes of accelerating sales of its activity-tracking wristbands, in a move that comes a day before Apple Inc is expected to unveil a smartwatch of its own.

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General Electric (GE)

GE to sell appliance business to Electrolux for $3.3 billion

General Electric Co (GE.N) said it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its appliance business to Electrolux AB (ELUXb.ST) for $3.3 billion.

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Smartwatch wars

Apple courts fashionistas as smartwatch expectations mount

Apple Inc has invited top fashion editors and bloggers in unprecedented numbers to its Tuesday launch gala, further evidence that the iPhone maker is preparing to take the wraps off a smartwatch.

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Intel Corp

Intel and Fossil to create wearable tech

Chipmaker Intel Corp on Friday said it would work with watches and fashion accessory retailer Fossil Group to develop wearable computing devices.

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Apple

Apple's rivals hope its iWatch makes 'wearable' work

Know what a "Wearable" is? Most top tech executives would struggle to define it. Now they're hoping that Apple will do it for them.

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Huawei

Huawei unveils phone with sapphire glass, finger-sensor, just days before Apple's iPhone 6 release

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] unveiled on Friday a slate of new devices meant to showcase the Chinese company's hardware technology, just days before Apple Inc releases its highly-anticipated iPhone 6 on Sept 9.

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Presentation of Galaxy Note 4

Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 4 with extras but no breakaway features

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, the world's biggest mobile phone maker, unveiled new versions of its Galaxy Note smartphone on Wednesday after previous design miscues cost it customers in the large-screen phone market it pioneered.

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European Union

EU regulators fine Infineon, Samsung, Philips 138 million euros

European Union antitrust regulators fined Philips, Samsung Electronics and Infineon Technologies a total of 138 million euros ($181.28 million) on Wednesday for fixing prices of chips used in mobile SIM cards.

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Celebrity hacking clouds Apple's upcoming product launch

Apple Inc has often displayed uncanny timing, with its well-orchestrated end-of-year iPhone releases. But the leak of racy celebrity photos in the past few days put the company in the unusual position of having to mend its image just days before a highly anticipated Sept. 9 product launch.

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