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A high-end smart speaker is in the works with a 7-inch touchscreen, according to a Bloomberg report.
A report from The Wall Street Journal says Apple is testing more than 10 different prototypes for the next iPhone, and parts suppliers are being asked to increase production of thinner, high-resolution screens.
Amazon is changing the rules for the sales holiday, Butterball adds texting to its hotline and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade reaches new heights on YouTube.
The social network's mission to connect more people to the internet via drones has hit a snag, right as the broadband space race is heating up.
Mark Zuckerberg has a few ideas on how to stop false stories from spreading -- including making it easier for people to report fake news, and possibly putting alerts next to stories flagged as false. (That is, if it even shows up in your feed's closed-off bubble.)
As a way to expand beyond home rentals, the Airbnb site is adding ways to book tours and activities during your trip.
Charging won't be a chore with some of next year's phones. New Quick Charge 4 technology claims five hours of battery in a five-minute charge, while avoiding overheating problems.
The parent company of the popular messaging app appears ready to go public on the stock market. Bridget Carey "filters" through the reports.
The company's first smartphone game is coming to iOS on December 15 and it won't be totally free. Fans are also wondering if a retailer just spilled the beans on the price of the upcoming Switch console.
An unlikely company is telling Twitter it can save Vine.
This week, both Apple and Microsoft showed off new ways to interact with computers, leaving consumers to pick between a strip and a puck.
A new wave of Surface products and Windows software make it easy to create 3D art. Bridget Carey highlights everything Microsoft announced at its big news event.
Sorry, Apple. Xiaomi beat you to the punch with the nearly edgeless design of its gorgeous new Mi Mix phone.
It seems Samsung is holding on to hope for the Galaxy Note brand, as the company offers a trade-in deal for an upcoming Note 8. Yet Samsung reportedly still doesn't know why the Note 7 was prone to overheating and exploding.