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The biggest difference between Android and the iPhone, summed up in one image

Although there are plenty of differences between Android and the iPhone, there's one main discrepancy that stands out the most — with Android you get choice, while the iPhone is one uniform platform.<p>There are thousands of Android devices in the world. Companies from Samsung to LG to HTC and even …

Would feds block a Google-Twitter merger? Probably not

Will Google buy Twitter? My colleague Mathew Ingram wrote a persuasive piece this week explaining why a merger is likely. The reason, loosely, is as …

Tesla Shows Off Scary Snake-Like Automatic Charger

Someday, Tesla owners could have their electric cars charged by a metal snake. For realz.<p>Tesla Motors on Tuesday unveiled a video showing a prototype of its automatic charger in action. In the video, a flexible, snake-like metal appendage slinks and slithers before inserting its nozzle into the …

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Salesforce now loves Microsoft so much, it invited Satya Nadella to speak at its huge fall conference

One of the most vocal leaders to express his frustration was Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, who once said of Nadella's predecessor Steve Ballmer, "[He] did everything he could to not have a relationship with Salesforce."<p>Now, the two companies appear to be closer than ever.<p>In May 2014, they announced …

How Fitness22 is making 'millions of dollars a year' selling iPhone apps with no marketing

It's been raking in big bucks selling iPhone apps.<p>The company makes about a dozen (so far) fitness apps and charges $2 to $6 apiece for them, plus offers them in bundles for $9 to $25.<p>All told, Fitness22 — formerly known as ClearSkyApps— has wracked up 30 million downloads so far, all on iOS, and …