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US forces AT&T and Verizon to fork over data in search for Chinese spying

US forces AT&T and Verizon to fork over data in search for Chinese spying

The US has forced major telecommunications providers like AT&T and Verizon to fork over data using powers left over from the cold war. The reason for the demand for the data from the telecom providers is to ferret out Chinese spying on networks inside the US. Apparently, there is some sort of indication that chips and other Chinese hardware used in American networks may be giving the Chinese integrated spying capabilities on the US.

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Huawei in Microsoft Android patent talks amid smartphone push

Huawei in Microsoft Android patent talks amid smartphone push

Huawei looks likely to be the next Android OEM to agree to Microsoft patent licensing, following Samsung, HTC and others in paying the Windows creator. Huawei's CMO described the negotiations as "in progress" the BBC reports, as the company chases "very aggressive targets" for the next five years. "Over the next three years we are aiming to be in the top five smartphone makers" Victor Xu said, "and in the top three in the next five years."

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T-Mobile Springboard Tablet Review

T-Mobile Springboard Tablet Review

Say hello to T-Mobile's most affordable slate, the T-Mobile Springboard Tablet. This might actually be the most affordable tablet in general, not just on T-Mobile. With dual-core power, good looks and a thin design this has an opportunity to really turn some heads -- not to mention its low price and tons of features. Today we'll be running through a quick review of this sleek new Android 3.2 Honeycomb tablet with T-Mobile 4G from Huawei, so enjoy all the photos and hands-on video after the break.

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Huawei and Discovery partner for the Expedition rugged phone

Huawei and Discovery partner for the Expedition rugged phone

Huawei and the Discovery Channel have partnered up to produce a co-branded mobile phone that's true to the channel's spirit of outdoor adventure. The rugged phone is aptly named the Discovery Expedition and is ready to take on water, dust, and shock. Perhaps, we'll see Bear Grylls toting the phone in an upcoming episode of Man vs. Wild.

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Huawei Honor offers 1.4GHz affordable Android

Huawei Honor offers 1.4GHz affordable Android

Huawei has been churning out affordable Android handsets for some time now, but with the Honor the company may have crossed over to something legitimately tempting. Fronted by a 4-inch WVGA touchscreen and running a 1.4GHz single-core processor, the Honor was originally tipped to come in at around the $300 mark, SIM-free and unlocked, complete with an 8-megapixel main camera.

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AT&T Impulse 4G by Huawei Hands-on and Unboxing [Video]

AT&T Impulse 4G by Huawei Hands-on and Unboxing [Video]

Huawei has been known in the recent past for making mid-range handsets and today that is exactly what we have in store, along with some added AT&T 4G. They are well known outside of the US but their mid-range skills are here to take on the US Android market with the Impulse 4G powered by AT&T 4G. Today we've had the chance to enjoy the Impulse 4G and take a quick hands-on video so head down past the break to see what this phone is all about.

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Amazon, Samsung, HTC… who’ll be webOS’ new suitor?

Amazon, Samsung, HTC… who’ll be webOS’ new suitor?

HP's decision to amputate its webOS hardware line and attempt to tourniquet the cash gush has left the platform's future in the air. The TouchPad and Pre lines may be dead in the water, but HP has made it clear that the company is "not walking away from webOS" but instead, according to developer relations VP for the platform Richard Kerris, intends to "explore the best hardware partner for it." Who, though, might be in the market for a plucky platform yet to find a manufacturer who can match it with appealing hardware? With the mobile segment in its current flux, there are some big names out there who could well be interested.

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