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Product variety causes consumers to discount influencer recommendation
A new study has shown that when a product has variety consumers are likely to discount positive recommendations for it.
Barriers to smartwatch adoption are proving difficult to overcome
Many of you just don't see the point in purchasing and using a smartwatch.
HTC denies any interest in being acquired by ASUS, or anyone else
If ASUS wants HTC, it won't be an easy task.
Report: Apple Watch and wearables just aren't impressing consumers
Do you plan to purchase a smartwatch or another wearable?
Consumer Reports: Comcast, Time Warner struggle to win over customers
Perhaps not a surprise? Subscribers aren't pleased with Comcast and Time Warner Cable, according to Consumer Reports.
IDC: Smartphone market still expanding, but growth is slowing
IDC predicts smartphone market will grow, but it's slowing.
Pew: 64% of Americans own a smartphone, but cost is a problem
A recent Pew survey finds more than six in 10 Americans now own a smartphone.
NHL wants to use big data to help give fans new insight into game
The NHL wants to provide collected game data straight to viewers, and it looks like big data could be the answer.
Report predicts wearables will rack up mobile data usage by 2019
As more consumers and business workers begin using wearables, mobile data usage will continue to increase by 2019.
Consumer drone market estimated to reach $1 billion by 2018
The consumer drone market is estimated to be worth $1 billion by 2018, as more first-time operators take to the skies.
Connected technology will be on full display during CES 2015
Connected technology could be a major draw during CES 2015.
Australian provider Telstra fined for misleading Apple iPhone ads
Misleading iPhone 6 advertisements has seen this Aussie provider slapped with $102,000 AU in fines.
More consumers just want Internet access from cable providers
Cable companies are under fire, as growing numbers of subscribers just want Internet access - and don't mind cutting the cord.
Many SMBs struggling to roll out chip-and-pin terchnology in-store
Many SMBs seem reluctant to believe they will be able to meet an October 2015 deadline to roll out EMV technology, as questions and concerns linger.
Xiaomi continues expansion at its own pace, less concerned of rivals
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is not going to expand too quickly and spread itself thin.
50% of consumers thinking of a smart wristband will buy a smartwatch
Half of consumers in the market for a smart wristband next year will instead choose a smartwatch.
BlackBerry teams up with Samsung for stronger mobile security
BlackBerry and Samsung teamed up to provide BlackBerry mobile security on Samsung smartphones and tablets.
CurrentC open to more consumers, but fighting tough marketing battle
There is a huge potential market for CurrentC, but MCX already is finding it difficult to battle against Apple Pay marketing efforts.
Intel continues push towards smartphones, tablets, mobility
Intel has learned the hard way and is continuing to develop technologies for smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices.
Gartner: Family home could have more than 500 smart devices by 2022
Gartner predicts affluent homes could have hundreds of smart connected devices in the household by 2022.
Consumers concerned about online financial payments, as threats loom
Online shopping is extremely popular, but more customers are becoming aware of cyber threats growing in both frequency and sophistication.
Gartner: Consumer 3D printing is at least five years away
Consumer 3D printing interest is still at least five years away, and it will take time for the market to mature further, Gartner notes.
Vizio thinking of pulling the plug on its struggling PC business
Electronics company Vizio might give up on its PC market ambition, after joining the shrinking market only two years ago.
Vending machines evolving, going high-tech with better products
Vending machines are becoming snazzy, offering higher quality foods, electronics, beauty products, and a wide selection of products.
Acer to leave the cold arms of Microsoft for Google's warm embrace
Acer wants to grow its 'non-Windows business as soon as possible'
Apple sees Mac sales drop for the third consecutive quarter in a row
Mac sales are stumbling, so it's not just the 'PC market' that is hurting.
Apple iPhone sales aren't expected to grow, but we aren't surprised
iPhone sales begin to come to a crawl when compared to previous quarters.
Crowdfunding market surges in 2012, saw $2.7 billion in funding last year
Crowdfunding websites see massive growth in 2012, see $2.7 billion in funding.
Samsung could soon see a store-within-a-store in Best Buy
Best Buy could soon be rolling out a Samsung store-within-a-store concept.
T-Mobile estimated to sell over 3 million iPhones this year
T-Mobile to have a good year with iPhones, estimated to sell over 3 million of the iOS-based smartphones.
Google begins same-day delivery pilot in San Francisco
Same-day delivery pilot goes live for Google in San Francisco.
Samsung executives are paranoid, are playing the market safely and dominating in the meantime
Samsung executives are playing the market wisely, yet are still paranoid of how volatile it is.
Samsung executive says Windows 8 is no better than the Windows Vista platform
Samsung executive slams Windows 8, says it's no better than Vista.
Anonymous' latest trick is posting Bank of America's spying data online
Bank of America spying on consumers? Anonymous' latest data is trying to prove that.
EA to build micro-transactions into all games, on all platforms
Micro-transactions to become the norm in all games from EA, no matter the platform.
LG aims to sell 40 million smartphones in 2013
LG would like to sell 40 million smartphones this year.
Smartphone shipments expected to surpass one billion in 2013
Over one billion smartphones are expected to be sold this year alone.
For the first time in five years, PC sales drop in Q4 2012
PC market suffers more, for the first time in five years PC sales from in Q4 2012.
Beats Audio to release new music streaming service later this year
New music streaming service to be launched later this year from Beats Audio.
Samsung won't have any Windows RT-based tablets for the US market anytime soon
US market won't see any Windows RT-based devices from Samsung anytime soon.
Lenovo Unleashes New Windows 8 Touch Devices
Online holiday spending estimated to reach $43.4 billion this year
Online holiday shopping to be huge this year, estimated to reach $43.4 billion.
Wearable computing market to reach $1.5 billion by 2014
Wearable computing to be worth $1.5 billion by 2014.
Microsoft Launches Windows 8 in Australia
Target gets into the holiday spirit, offers Amazon price matching, QR codes and even free Wi-Fi
Target unveils holiday plans, will offer Amazon price matching, QR codes and free Wi-Fi.
Survey shows that 33% of companies plan on upgrading to Windows 8
Just 33% of companies have plans to upgrade to Windows 8.