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Ex-TSMC employee sued for spilling chip secrets to Samsung

Knowing how much is at stake, things can get pretty vicious when you’re a manufacturer with a shot at providing Apple with vital components for its next generation iPhone.<p>We’ve known for some time that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. and Samsung have been battling it out over who gets picked …

Alibaba just invested $590 million in a company that makes a dirt cheap iPhone 5c clone better than Apple's

Chinese tech giant Alibaba made a big move into the smartphone market on Monday. The company announced it will buy a minority stake in Meizu Technology Co. for $590 million, a little-known smartphone manufacturer that seeks to compete with the likes of Xiaomi and OnePlus.<p>You've probably never heard …

Mobile Technology

7 great keyboard apps for your Android phone or tablet

You don't have to stick with that preloaded keyboard that comes with your Android gadget. Here are seven alternatives that give your device a boost.<p>The beauty behind Android's flexibility is that it's easy to replace the preinstalled keyboard with a new virtual keyboard with a slightly different …

Apps

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Teen faces murder charge after posing for Snapchat selfie with victim

A 16-year-old from Pennsylvania is facing murder charges after allegedly killing a classmate and sharing a picture of himself with the victim's body over Snapchat.<p>Maxwell Marion Morton was charged with first-degree murder last Friday reports the <i>Pittsburgh Tribune-Review</i>, after police were shown a …

Crime

British hostage John Cantlie appears in new Isis video

Cantlie reports on topics including education, drone strikes and sharia law in documentary-style film From Inside Halab<p>A new propaganda video by Islamic State featuring the British photojournalist John Cantlie, in which he says it is the “last film in this series”, has appeared online.<p>The …

Free Syrian Army

LeBron: 'Fit in' tweet about Love

CLEVELAND -- LeBron James acknowledged after the Cavaliers' 120-105 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday that his tweet late Saturday night …