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Analyst: Apple's iPhone 5s top-selling smartphone across Tier 1 U.S. carriers

Apple's iPhone 5s is off to a bang at U.S. carriers and has been the top-selling smartphone at all four of the Tier 1 carriers during the past three months, according to a new report from Canaccord Genuity analyst T. Michael Walkley. The analyst also said that Apple's new lower-cost iPhone 5c has been in the top three spots for all four of the carriers as well.

Spotify brings free service to tablets, but iOS and Android smartphone users get Shuffled

Streaming music service Spotify said it will offer a free streaming product on Android and iOS smartphones and tablets. However, there are a few catches.

Qualcomm, Estimote targeting the micro-location market

The use of micro-location as a boost for retail sales and other applications is getting more attention. Not only did this week bring news from Qualcomm regarding a new commercial product release, but a startup also raked in a seed round of funding to launch its beacon business.

Developers can only speculate about why Apple bought Topsy

Developers didn't even need 140 characters to describe their reaction to Apple's reported $200 million acquisition of Topsy last week.

Analyzing the world's 14 biggest handset makers in Q3 2013

Morgan The numbers are in, and it's time to make sense of the data. ABI Research's Michael Morgan checks out the world's 14 largest branded cell phone makers in the third...

Apple, Google, Microsoft among tech giants calling for surveillance reform

Eight major technology companies, including mobile heavyweights Apple, Google and Microsoft, launched a public campaign to reform government surveillance efforts, which could also help restore their customers' trust after widespread disclosures of snooping by the National Security Agency.

China Mobile says iPhone deal with Apple is not final

China Mobile said it has not yet finalized a deal with Apple to support the company's iPhones on its network. This statement seems to undercut a Wall Street Journal article from earlier this week that reported a deal had finally been struck after years of wrangling.

ComScore: Apple is the top U.S. smartphone maker

Google's Android regained some U.S. market share as of the end of October after losing share last spring, according to a new report from digital research firm comScore. The firm also reported that Apple is the No.1 smartphone maker in the U.S. with 40.6 percent share. 

Report: Apple finally strikes iPhone deal with China Mobile

Apple struck a long-sought deal with China Mobile for the world's largest carrier by subscribers to carry its iPhones, according to a  Wall Street Journal  report, which could give Apple a major boost in the world's biggest smartphone market.

China grants TD-LTE licenses, clearing the way for iPhone on China Mobile

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology issued licenses for the TD-LTE standard to the country's three carriers, China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom. The granting of the licenses could pave the way for Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c to fnally land on China Mobile.