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Apple Watch likely won't be in stores until June, as analyst estimates 2.3M global pre-orders

Apple does not expect customers to be able to go into an Apple retail store and buy the firm's new Watch until June, according to a memo from the iPhone maker's retail chief.

CCS Insight: N. American smartphone sales growth to peak in the near future

North America and Western Europe are going to peak in terms of smartphone sales growth in the next couple of years, according to a new report from research firm CCS Insight.

Wireless in the first quarter of 2015

How did the wireless industry perform in the first quarter of 2015? Check here throughout the first-quarter earnings report season for full earnings reports from the wireless industry's carriers, handset makers, equipment suppliers and others.

Google faces European antitrust probe into Android amid concerns over favoritism for its services

The European Commission (EC) is formally opening an investigation into whether Google violated antitrust laws through the dominant position of its Android mobile operating system by favoring its own services. The probe came paired with an official accusation by the EC's competition chief that the search giant had abused its power in Web searches.

EC opens anti-trust probe into Android licensing terms

Google's Android operating system is to be probed by the European Commission to assess whether the U.S. company breaches the region's anti-trust laws.

Juniper Research: Advertising spend on smart watches to reach almost $70M by 2019

Advertising spend on smart watches will reach $68.6 million (€64 million) by 2019, up from an estimated $1.5 million this year.

Smartphone device might help doctors diagnose cancer

Medical experts using a device that attaches to a smartphone could more accurately and economically diagnose cancer, especially in remote areas, according to research described in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a peer-reviewed U.S. journal.

CCS Insight: Google's Android One program has had 'limited' impact on the market

Google's Android One program, which formally kicked off in September 2014, has not had much of an impact on the market, according to a report from research firm CCS Insight. Android One is designed to give consumers in emerging markets, especially those buying their first smartphone, access to cheap, up-to-date Android phones that will receive the latest software updates from Google for up to two years.

Apple took close to 1M pre-orders on Friday for the Apple Watch, according to shopping data firm Slice

Close to 1 million people in the U.S. pre-ordered the Apple Watch on Friday, the first day consumers could do so, according to a report from Slice Intelligence, a firm that tracks online ordering.

Reports: Nokia could sell HERE mapping biz, might use funds for Alcatel-Lucent bid

Nokia is considering selling its HERE mapping unit to focus more on wireless network gear, according to multiple reports.