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Sony is killing its awful music service and bringing Spotify to PlayStation

PlayStation Music is coming this spring<p>Sony is betting its music streaming future on Spotify. Today the company quietly announced that it will be shutting down its unsuccessful Music Unlimited service on March 29th, 2015. In its place, Sony plans to launch a new service called PlayStation Music …

PlayStation

Battle of the big phones: Samsung down in China, Apple gains

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung lost the battle of the big phones last quarter as Apple's copycat large iPhone lured buyers in the crucial Chinese market.<p>The South Korean company said Thursday its October-December profit sank, with an improvement in its semiconductor business insufficient to mask …

iPhone 5

Samsung needs to identify its next silver bullet to stay in fight against Apple

Another quarter, another set of disappointing results for Samsung. This time, net profit fell 27% from the previous year as intense competition continued to eat away at the company's smartphone business.<p>The fourth quarter results are troubling, but not unexpected. Samsung's profits have now …

Mobile

Amazon is taking on Microsoft Exchange with its own enterprise email service

Amazon wants to bump Microsoft's Exchange out of its cozy position in the enterprise world. To do that, the company has announced WorkMail, a secure email and calendar platform aimed squarely at businesses. This isn't some alternative to Gmail or Outlook that's meant for everyday consumers. Quite …

Wall Street

LG’s Annual Profit Doubles To $475M After Shipping 59.1M Smartphones In 2014

Samsung may be stumbling after posting its lowest annual profit for three years. The same can’t be said for fellow Korean company LG, which just revealed that it posted an improved $475 million profit for 2014 after shipping a total of 59.1 million smartphones, a 24 percent increase on its previous …

Mobile

Gmail Users In The UK Can Now Send And Receive Money

Google has announced that Send Money in Gmail is now available in the UK. That means users can now send and receive cash directly from desktop Gmail, even if the recipient doesn’t have a Gmail address.<p>To send money from Gmail, you just need to hover over the attachment button and select the £ icon …

Apple's now shipping as many smartphones as Samsung

When people talk about Apple and Samsung, the lazy narrative is to say that Apple makes the most money, but Samsung makes the most devices. According to Strategy Analytics, however, that story may no longer actually be the case. In its latest look at the state of the industry, Apple and Samsung …