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BlackBerry Leap ditches physical keyboard with 5-inch display

Unveiled at MWC 2015, the BlackBerry Leap runs the new 10.3.1 OS, and is equipped with a 5-inch HD display and 8-megapixel ca…

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See how fast this Storedot modified Galaxy S5 can charge

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  • An attendee uses his mobile phone to photograph a screen projecting information during a keynote speech at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona
    EU bets on 5G to catch up in mobile technology race 12 minutes ago

    By Julia Fioretti and Leila Abboud BRUSSELS/BARCELONA (Reuters) - The European Union is looking to sign agreements with China and Japan and the United States to cooperate … More »EU bets on 5G to catch up in mobile technology race

    An attendee uses his mobile phone to photograph a screen projecting information during a keynote speech at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

    By Julia Fioretti and Leila Abboud BRUSSELS/BARCELONA (Reuters) - The European Union is looking to sign agreements with China and Japan and the United States to cooperate on developing the next generation of mobile broadband as it seeks to help its companies catch up in the race to develop such technologies. Europe, once …

  • Skeptical Audi returns to electric sports cars 20 minutes ago

    By Andreas Cremer BERLIN (Reuters) - More than two years since abandoning electric cars, Audi has returned with the R8 e-tron, in a move that looks more like an attempt … More »Skeptical Audi returns to electric sports cars

    By Andreas Cremer BERLIN (Reuters) - More than two years since abandoning electric cars, Audi has returned with the R8 e-tron, in a move that looks more like an attempt to keep its options open than a full conversion to the technology. Audi, the flagship brand of German carmaker Volkswagen , has been reluctant to embrace …

  • Forensic holodeck creates 3D crime scenes 15 minutes ago

    Star Trek's virtual reality 'holodeck' has come a step closer to reality, thanks to researchers from the University of Zurich. Led by researcher Lars Ebert, the team … More »Forensic holodeck creates 3D crime scenes

    Star Trek's virtual reality 'holodeck' has come a step closer to reality, thanks to researchers from the University of Zurich. Led by researcher Lars Ebert, the team at the university's Institute of Forensic Medicine, have created what they say is the first system in the world to visualize the 3D data of forensic scans. …

  • A man walks past an Intel logo during a news conference by Intel Chief Executive Otellini in Taipei
    Israel's TowerJazz to produce sensors for Intel's 3D cameras 25 minutes ago

    TowerJazz has won a contract from Intel Corp to produce infrared sensors for Intel's 3D cameras, the Israeli chip manufacturer said on Tuesday. The 3D cameras installed … More »Israel's TowerJazz to produce sensors for Intel's 3D cameras

    A man walks past an Intel logo during a news conference by Intel Chief Executive Otellini in Taipei

    TowerJazz has won a contract from Intel Corp to produce infrared sensors for Intel's 3D cameras, the Israeli chip manufacturer said on Tuesday. The 3D cameras installed on laptops recognize gestures, enabling users to control their computers with hand and head movements. The technology was developed by Intel's Israeli …

  • A visitor checks his smartphone during the Mobile World Congress, the world's largest mobile phone trade show in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, March 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
    BlackBerry to offer 4 new smartphones while continuing "philosophical" shift to software 51 minutes ago

    BlackBerry will launch four new smartphones this year and a new package of cross-platform applications as it continues its "philosophical" shift to making software.  … More »BlackBerry to offer 4 new smartphones while continuing "philosophical" shift to software

    A visitor checks his smartphone during the Mobile World Congress, the world's largest mobile phone trade show in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, March 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

    BlackBerry will launch four new smartphones this year and a new package of cross-platform applications as it continues its "philosophical" shift to making software. The struggling company unveiled its BlackBerry Leap phone at the Mobile World Congress wireless show in Barcelona on Tuesday. CEO John Chen says that since …

  • The logo of Alibaba Group is seen inside the company's headquarters in Hangzhou

    By J.R. Wu and Faith Hung TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan has ordered Alibaba Group Holding Ltd to withdraw from the island within six months because the online retailer had violated investment rules required for a Chinese company, an economics ministry official said on Monday. Alibaba has been fined T$120,000 ($3,824) and …

  • Weber, the member of Daimler board of management, presents the new Mercedes C 350 e during the first press day ahead of the 85th International Motor Show in Geneva

    By Edward Taylor GENEVA (Reuters) - German car and truck maker Daimler is not afraid of new competitors from the technology and telecoms industries, Chief Executive Dieter Zetsche said on Tuesday. "There is tremendous opportunity in the convergence of the West Coast tech industry and the auto industry with its huge technological …

  • By Faith Hung TAIPEI (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding will provide Taiwan with the information required about its business, Executive Chairman Jack Ma said on Tuesday, after the government ordered the Chinese e-commerce giant to withdraw from the island within six months. Ma told reporters in Taipei that Alibaba's mistake …

  • By Laurence Frost GENEVA (Reuters) - Aston Martin on Tuesday announced plans for a luxury crossover SUV that may draw more heavily on its partnership with Daimler, as the British sports car maker confirmed moves to raise more capital and expand into new vehicle categories. Aston has secured about 150 million pounds ($230 …

  • Liu, CEO and founder of China's e-commerce company JD.com, rides an electric tricycle as he makes a delivery run in Beijing

    By Gerry Shih BEIJING (Reuters) - China's JD.com Inc, the biggest e-commerce rival to Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, posted a 73 percent rise in revenue for the three months through December, topping estimates as it expanded sales across more consumer goods categories. Revenue for JD.com's fourth quarter rose to $5.6 billion …

  • A hostess shows off the new Blackberry Leap smarphone during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

    By Harro Ten Wolde and Euan Rocha BARCELONA/TORONTO (Reuters) - BlackBerry unveiled a new mid-market smartphone on Tuesday dubbed the BlackBerry Leap that is set to replace the Z3 device launched a year ago, in a move to woo buyers in certain emerging markets where BlackBerry still has a fairly large client base. The …

  • A customer signs the credit card pad as he pays for a purchase at Macy's on Black Friday in New York

    By Nandita Bose CHICAGO (Reuters) - New technology about to be deployed by credit card companies will require U.S. consumers to carry a new kind of card and retailers across the nation to upgrade payment terminals. Credit card companies have set an October deadline for the switch to chip-enabled cards, which come with …

  • Shopper using a smartphone rides an escalator past under a logo of Sharp Corp at an electronics shop in Tokyo

    By Reiji Murai TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's loss-making Sharp Corp will seek new funds for further restructuring from its two main lenders, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said, with a debt-to-equity swap seen by bankers as the most feasible option. Fierce competition from Apple Inc, Samsung Electronics Co as …

  • U.S. President Obama speaks during an interview with Reuters at the White House in Washington

    By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Monday sharply criticized China's plans for new rules on U.S. tech companies, urging Beijing to change the policy if it wants to do business with the United States and saying he had raised it with President Xi Jinping. In an interview with Reuters, Obama said …

  • Photo illustration of TomTom iPhone navigation application

    TomTom, the navigation software and device maker, said on Tuesday it had extended a supply deal with Fiat Chrysler to Latin America and will begin supplying Hyundai Motor with data in Europe. The deals are the latest in a string of successes this year for TomTom, including deals with Volkswagen to supply maps in the United …