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CES 2014 Scorecard: Who were the winners and losers?

Today, wireless is a dominant part of CES. But the buzz is no longer about smartphones and tablets--it's about wearable devices and connected cars. And interestingly, it's also become a place for wireless carriers to make announcements about their networks and even their latest rate plan innovations.

Microsoft aims to spread Windows Phone to Tier 2 U.S. carriers

LAS VEGAS--Microsoft thinks it's very important to bring its Windows Phone 8 platform to tier 1 U.S. carriers, a strategy that helped Google's Android platform gain significant market share, according to a Windows Phone executive.

Verizon Wireless gained 2.1M net adds during Q4

The fourth quarter of 2012 was "the best fourth quarter in the history of Verizon Wireless," said Verizon Communications CEO Lowell McAdam, who credited the wireless operator's Share Everything plan for luring 2.1 million net additions to the carrier during the quarter, 30 percent of which were new to Verizon.

Wilocity promises 802.11ad phones in 2013

LAS VEGAS--An emerging variant of the Wi-Fi standard that can transmit HD video could find its way into smartphones starting in 2013, according to one of the technology's loudest supporters.

Ericsson CEO: We're going to stick with ST-Ericsson joint venture

LAS VEGAS--Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) CEO Hans Vestberg said the company remains committed to ST-Ericsson, its joint venture with STMicroelectronics, despite having recently announced plans to shed its

In pictures: On the CES 2012 show floor

LAS VEGAS--The show floor of the Consumer Electronics Show here is a dangerous place. It's absolutely packed with people. None of them walk fast enough. The show floor is also massive, and feet cry

Verizon commits to LTE for all future smartphones

LAS VEGAS--Verizon Wireless (NYSE:VZ) intends to have LTE support in essentially all of its smartphones and many other devices going forward as it seeks to build on its momentum with the technology

In pictures: On the CES 2012 show floor

LAS VEGAS--The show floor of the Consumer Electronics Show here is a dangerous place. It's absolutely packed with people, mostly men and many of them hygienically lacking. None of them walk fast

Microsoft needs to translate Windows Phone buzz into sales

LAS VEGAS--The buzz around Microsoft's (NASDAQ:MSFT) Windows Phone has been palpable here at the Consumer Electronics Show. The platform received a glowing appraisal in the New York Times shortly

Google, FCC, lawmakers wrangle over conditions, management of incentive spectrum auctions

LAS VEGAS--While lawmakers and regulators acknowledge the nation's need for more mobile broadband spectrum, it doesn't appear those airwaves will become available anytime soon. And how that spectrum