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Huawei releases new Honor budget smartphone, to be sold online

BEIJING - Huawei Technologies Co Ltd launched on Tuesday the Honor 4C smartphone, the latest bid by the Chinese technology firm to gain market share in the highly competitive budget handset segment from domestic rivals such as Xiaomi Inc.

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Turkey minister says might cancel 4G tender, switch to 5G: newspaper

ANKARA - Turkey could cancel a May tender for 4G telecoms infrastructure after President Tayyip Erdogan urged the country not to "lose time" with the technology and move straight to 5G, the trade minister was quoted as saying on Tuesday.

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Facebook launches video calling in Messenger app

- Facebook Inc introduced free video calling in its Messenger phone app on Monday as the company seeks to transform its mobile messaging service into a full-featured platform with the same reach as its 1.4 billion user social network.

Facebook 27 Apr 2015

Microsoft phones infringe patents: U.S. International Trade Commission judge

NEW YORK - Microsoft Corp lost a round in a potentially costly patent battle when a U.S. International Trade Commission judge on Monday found that the software giant used InterDigital Inc's technology in its mobile phones without permission.

Google launches portal to buy patents

- Google Inc said it would launch an experimental portal that allows interested patent holders to sell their patents to the company.

27 Apr 2015

With Nasdaq at records, investors ask what's next for tech

NEW YORK - When the Nasdaq Composite last hit record highs during the dotcom era, fund manager Walter Price struggled with justifying paying 400 times a company's earnings for rapid growth.

Money, 27 Apr 2015