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The imminent merger of communications firms T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS Communications Inc has generated quite a stir of interests among shareholders and analysts as Deutsche Telekom AG, the owner of T-Mobile USA is expected to sweeten the deal of the merger. Two people familiar with how Deutsche Telekom AG is looking at the merger said that the Germany-based company is...

South Korean Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is about to release an early guidance of how well it fares in the highly competitive smartphone market this Friday. Considered an off-peak quarter, the January-March period is normally a time when operating profits are smaller. Samsung, the main rival of Apple, will more likely post a 46 percent jump during the first quarter of this...

Rumors about a new iPhone are circulating, hinting of a possible release of a new smartphone this summer.¬† A Wall Street Journal report cited sources¬† familiar with the new phone’s production. The upcoming iPhone will have the same shape and size as the current iPhone 5, and will probably offer a much cheaper price ideal for release to emerging markets, said the...

Thursday saw BlackBerry posting a surprising profit for the quarter, with the Canadian company saying it was able to ship about 1 million brand new BlackBerry Z10 phones. Despite the solid sales figure, some investors still do not think the company is out in the woods yet. BlackBerry’s shares had been steadily climbing up to 2 percent throughout the week, although...

The release of next generation gaming consoles this year has weakened the demand for video game products, said GameStop Corp, the world’s biggest retail chain for video games. The lull in game purchases by the gaming community is expected as many customers save up in anticipation of the launch of the new gaming consoles by both Sony and Microsoft. GameStop said that...

Months after the popular iPhone 5 was released, T-Mobile USA has announced that it will start selling the phone to its millions of customers and potential future clients, becoming the fourth and the last of the big national carriers to do it. T-Mobile USA is currently hoping to acquire its rival MetroPCS Communications to boost its current standing among national carriers...

Improvements do not always translate to success. BlackBerry’s entry into the touchscreen smartphone market is hailed as a great step forward by many, but is not enough to bring back life to the ailing Canadian phone maker. Formerly known as RIM (Research In Motion), BlackBerry established itself well among corporate clients and consumers before the smartphone became...

As the smartphone market is becoming crowded, leading tech companies like Apple and Samsung are exploring new areas to sell new and innovative products. One such area that offers potential is wearable tech, where products like smart watches and other smart gadgets can be hot commodities. Apple seems to be leading the charge in this new arena with its smart watch, though...