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Square reportedly lost $100M last year, acquisition rumors resurface

Reality may be setting in for mobile payments darling Square.<p>The company, best known for its credit card reader for smartphones, reportedly lost $100 million in 2013, the Wall Street Journal reports. The company has also burned through more than half of its $340 million in funding and recently took …

Wireless charger can power 40 mobile phones at once from 15 feet away

Advertisement<p>56 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Max Krasnov<p>By now, most people have seen a wireless charger. It probably looked like a pad that …

Steve Jobs' behavior takes center stage in Silicon Valley collusion suit

The alleged bullying behavior of the late Apple founder Steve Jobs has taken center stage in a class-action lawsuit claiming that Apple, Google, and two other Silicon Valley companies colluded in depressing the wages of engineers by agreeing not to raid each other's companies between 2005 and …

Silicon Valley

Why Apple has stopped growing

Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer predicted in January that Apple will generate the same amount of revenue this past quarter—the company releases its financials today—as it did a year ago. Analysts agree with him. Apple generated more revenue than ever in the the first fiscal quarter of 2014, which …

Selling

Who's buying the new Galaxy S5? Lots of iPhone owners

Survey finds most of those upgrading to Samsung's new device are iPhone users, not Samsung loyalists.<p>Given what we know about people's fierce loyalty to either Android or iOS, you might assume that most people who upgrade to the new Samsung Galaxy S5 are exchanging an old Galaxy S3 or other older …

Gear & Gadgets

You can now control your PC from a Windows Phone

Microsoft originally allowed Android and iOS users to control desktop PCs from their smartphones last year, but Windows Phone support was missing. Starting today, Microsoft is rolling out a preview version of its Remote Desktop app to let Windows Phone users control their PCs on the go. The app is …

Apple iTunes nears 800 million mark

CEO Tim Cook touts the now "staggering" number of iTunes accounts while discussing Apple's blowout quarter.<p>Apple now has nearly 800 million iTunes accounts, a number that CEO Tim Cook described as "staggering" during the company's conference call today to discuss its March quarter financial results.<p>…

App Store

Want Success? Surround Yourself With People Who Challenge Your Thinking | Inc.com

It's nice to have people around who support you and are of like mind. Agreeable people boost your confidence and allow a certain level of relaxation. Most of us develop a stable of people with whom we like to work. We know their styles, and they know ours. It's comfortable and expedient. It is easy …

Self-improvement

Analysts Predict Q2 2014 Decline in iPad Sales, Slight Increase in iPhone Sales

Sales of Apple's iPad and iPhone remained strong during the holiday season with record quarterly sales reported in Q1 2014. Analyst predictions for Apple's second quarter of its fiscal year suggest iPhone sales may rise slightly, while iPad sales may decline slightly, reports Philip Elmer-DeWitt of</i> …

Analysts predict decline in iPad sales

The average analyst estimate puts Apple's iPad sales at 19.3 million units, down 0.7 percent compared with the same period last year.<p>Here's something you don't hear often: Apple's year-over-year iPad sales may have dipped during the first three months of 2014, according to analysts.<p>A bevy of …

IPad Air

Samsung's Milk Music will soon cost $4 per month to listen ad-free

You know what they say about all good things in life. Samsung has been offering an ad-free version of its Milk Music service for no charge since launch, but the company has posted a new infographic revealing that Americans will soon have to pay $4 per month for a Premium tier to escape marketers. …

Sony PlayStation 4 passes 7 million in worldwide sales

The PlayStation 4 continues its steady sales climb, hitting another milestone nearly one month to the day after Sony announced its console had surpassed 6 million units sold.<p>Sony's PlayStation 4 console has been steadily racking up sales since its November launch, and it doesn't appear to be …

PlayStation

AT&T calls on 'lab' stores to lead a retail revolution

CNET takes a trip to AT&T Mobility's headquarters in Atlanta to check out the carrier's vision for the future of phone shopping.<p>ATLANTA -- AT&T wants its stores to earn the same reputation for quality as the Ritz-Carlton hotel chain, which prides itself on offering five-star service.<p>That goal would …

Mall of America

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Home Depot turns to the Internet for growth

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