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Automakers Cozy Up to Intel, Qualcomm for 5G Standards

A new 5G Automotive Association will develop "vehicle-to-everything" communication standards.

Google's Daydream VR Platform Opens to Developers

Daydream is a new protocol meant to usher in a more stable VR experience and make the technology mainstream.

Samsung: About Half of Non-Explosive Note 7s Snapped Up

The company made about 500,000 new Note 7 smartphones available earlier this week.

Sony Brings Unlocked Xperia XZ, X Compact to the US

At $700, the XZ is positioned to compete with flagship devices from Samsung and Apple.

Apple Eyes Samsung's Territory With South Korea Store

Samsung's home turf is a glaring hole in the Apple retail store network.

European Carriers Can Back Out of Unlimited Roaming

The European Commission's new rules allow telcos to charge customers who abuse roaming access.

Galaxy Note 7 Returns to US Shelves With Non-Explosive Batteries

Replacement devices went on sale today from Verizon, Sprint, AT&T, and T-Mobile.

Most Galaxy Note 7 Owners Getting a Refund or iPhone

Just 18 percent of Note 7 owners recently surveyed said they plan to stick with the phone.

Comcast Teases Wireless Phone Service

The country's largest cable operator will reportedly provide a hybrid cellular-and-Wi-Fi service.

Google to Host Oct. 4 Smartphone Event

Rumors suggest Google will drop the Nexus brand for Pixel and provide more details about Google Home.

Report: Rush to Beat Apple Led to Note 7 Battery Woes

A lack of true leadership likely didn't help the matter, Bloomberg reports.

iPhone 7 Users Report 'Hissing' Noise

Initially noticed by Stephen Hackett of 512 Pixels, the smartphone appears to make a cicada-like sound.

A High Schooler Hacked His Way to Free, Unlimited 4G Data

Don't bother exploiting the loophole he found, because T-Mobile has probably already plugged it.

iPhone 7 Teardown Finds a Speedy Intel LTE Modem

For the first time in a few years, Qualcomm isn't the exclusive provider of iPhone's cellular radios.

News Orgs Sue FBI for Details on San Bernardino iPhone Hacking

The AP and others want to know who the FBI worked with and how much it spent to hack the phone.

LG, Mediatek Break Qualcomm's Hold on Sprint With LG X Power

Sprint's LG X Power has a huge battery and a Mediatek modem that may unleash a world of cheap, unlocked phones.

iPhone 7 Plus vs. iPhone 6s vs. Galaxy S7: Cameras Compared

We benchmarked the iPhone 7 Plus's cameras and compared them with the iPhone 6s and Samsung Galaxy S7.

Pre-Order the Unlocked Moto Z Play. Yes, It Has a Headphone Jack.

Unlike the iPhone 7 or its more expensive cousin, the Moto Z Force, the Z Play still has a 3.5 mm jack.

Non-Exploding Galaxy Note 7s to Arrive by Sept. 21

The announcement comes two weeks after the company issued a global recall amid reports of exploding batteries.

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