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Recent articles by Shara:

Galaxy Home will launch by April, Samsung CEO says

DJ Koh, speaking with CNET after Unpacked, gives a hint about the unveiling of Samsung's smart speaker. → Read More

Galaxy Fold dominates Samsung Unpacked, leaving Galaxy S10 in its shadow

Four new Galaxy S10 phones, along with earbuds and smart watches -- but all we care about is that foldable phone. → Read More

Samsung's Galaxy Fold is here

Samsung's first truly flexible device converts from a smartphone to a tablet. → Read More

Samsung's Galaxy Fold is here -- but you can't buy the foldable phone yet

Samsung's first truly flexible device converts from a smartphone to a tablet. → Read More

Qualcomm already has a new 5G chip that promises sleeker, long-lasting phones

The second-generation chip comes as we're still waiting on first-generation 5G smartphones. → Read More

With Galaxy S10, 5G and foldable devices, Samsung hopes to get its mojo back

Designs haven’t changed much in years, but Samsung is making game-changing moves. → Read More

TCL is working on a foldable phone that bends into a smartwatch

It's one of a family of foldable devices in development with the Chinese company best known for budget televisions. → Read More

Samsung's new mall stores will sell Galaxy and more directly to you

The three stores are the first Samsung-run retail locations where you can actually buy its devices. → Read More

Apple is selling refurbished iPhone X models

Unlocked models started at $769 for 64GB of storage, down from the original $999 price. But the iPhones aren't constantly in stock. → Read More

Apple finally sells refurbished iPhone X models

Unlocked models started at $769 for 64GB of storage, down from the original $999 price. But the iPhones aren't constantly in stock. → Read More

Samsung sees slow phone sales too, but has hopes for Galaxy S10 debut

It's not just Apple struggling in today's smartphone market. → Read More

FTC, Qualcomm give closing arguments in trial over mobile chip licenses

Now it's up to Judge Lucy Koh to deliver a verdict in the case that could change the smartphone market. → Read More

FTC's witness criticizes Qualcomm's economics experts as 'sloppy'

Closing arguments from both sides come Tuesday afternoon. → Read More

Qualcomm wraps up defense after expert rebuts FTC witness

Up next is the FTC's rebuttal on Monday. Closing arguments from both sides come Tuesday. → Read More

Qualcomm didn't have enough power to hurt chip competition, expert testifies

And another expert says the success or failure of rivals had to do with their foresight, investment and execution -- not Qualcomm's practices. → Read More

Qualcomm didn't have all the license negotiating power, exec testifies

And the company never stopped supplying chips to companies during disputes, Qualcomm's Fabian Gonell says. → Read More

Qualcomm wouldn't release modems as often without Apple's business

Apple is the only smartphone company that buys a standalone modem, CTO James Thompson testified in the FTC case Friday. → Read More

Qualcomm kicks off defense in FTC trial by showing its mobile chip prowess

The chipmaker brought co-founder Irwin Jacobs and its executive in charge of 4G and 5G to talk up its innovations in wireless. → Read More

FTC rests case against Qualcomm, arguing it's a monopoly in mobile chips

The US government has accused Qualcomm of unfairly hurting competitors and charging excessive royalties for its technology. Qualcomm's defense began later Tuesday with co-founder Irwin Jacobs. → Read More

German court dismisses latest Qualcomm patent suit against Apple

But a separate ban on iPhones in Germany still stands. → Read More