Why is Google leaking details of its unreleased phone?

Jul 31, 2019
Google's taking an "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em" approach to leaks.
The Googleplex Campus in Mountain View, California.
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How Huawei became a smartphone titan (in addition to telecom gear)

Jul 2, 2019
The tech giant sells three times more phones than Apple in China. It has developed into a smartphone superpower in the last five years.
Visitors try out the Honor 7 smartphone at the Huawei stand during a trade fair in 2015 in Berlin.
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And the winner is? The results of the Marketplace smartphone blind taste test

May 29, 2019
Marketplace's smartphone blind taste test found Huawei and Motorola outperformed, and Apple underperformed.
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Qualcomm ruling raises concern over U.S. competitiveness in 5G race

May 23, 2019
The company's loss in federal court could require it to overhaul its business model, depriving the U.S. industry-leading semiconductor maker of next-generation R&D funds.
People visit the Qualcomm stand at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, on Feb. 27.
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iPhone sales fall in China, but fans abound

Jan 28, 2019
Apple prices can be an issue, but many Chinese still consider the devices prestigious.
An Apple store in Shanghai offers customers a discount on the new iPhone XR model if they trade in an older iPhone model.
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"We spent the past two decades converging into one device," says Amy Webb, founder of The Future Today Institute. "We're going to spend the next two decades branching back out."
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Why smartphones are "revolutionary" for India

Nov 1, 2018
The technology is bringing people online in a way that's "unprecedented in the world," says author Ravi Agrawal.
Indian men check their smartphones outside the Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai in October.
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Apple's secret weapon? The semiconductor

Sep 12, 2018
Apple unveils a new iPhone. What really makes it special? The computer chips inside.
An attendee looks at a new iPhone X during an Apple special event at the Steve Jobs Theatre on the Apple Park campus on September 12, 2017 in Cupertino, California.
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The second-largest smartphone maker in the world doesn't even sell phones in the U.S.

Aug 28, 2018
Chinese smartphone makers are getting bigger, even without the American market.
Visitors try out Huawei smartphones at the 2015 IFA consumer electronics and appliances trade fair in Berlin.
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Americans, including tech insiders, are using less social media

Aug 17, 2018
People are gradually setting boundaries with social media.
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