Huawei's Ascend Mate has a 6.1-inch display, making it one of the largest smartphones ever.
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VentureBeat, GigaOm, and TechCrunch are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2012 Crunchies awards in 20 categories.
If you don't like the way social networks try to own your data, but you're not willing to sign off completely, there is a third way. Here's how to regain control of your own stuff without giving up Twitter and Facebook.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has reportedly invalidated one of the key patents in the Apple v. Samsung dispute.
Life360, an app that helps you keep track of your family members, has reached 25 million registered users, and is rolling out new features.
A retired New Jersey pilot has put almost 12,000 miles on his range-extended electric Chevy Volt, using just 26.1 gallons over two years.
Sequoia's latest VC fund is big, global, and aimed at later-stage growth companies.
It figures. As soon as I learn to love Google Calendar’s appointment slots feature, the company decides it is a “less-popular feature” and discontinues it.
Calendar appointment slots are one of a slew of features that Google is sunsetting today, …
The TaskOne combines features of a Leatherman, a bike repair tool, and an iPhone case. It's the ultimate in nerd phone protection.
The founder of Buzzfeed found success by ignoring Google search results and focusing obsessively on getting people to share content.
WordPress 3.5 offers a new, streamlined media-upload and gallery-creation tool for WordPress.org users.
The new Google News layout for iPads and Android tablets is cleaner and more gesture-friendly.
Seesaw has raised a $1 to $1.5 million seed round and plans to use it to build an app that will help you get advice from your friends in real time.
Microsoft could give its mobile operating system a boost by subsidizing phones itself, rather than waiting for carriers to do that.
Vint Cerf, one of the cofounders of the Internet, is worried about an intergovernmental panel meeting this week that -- if his fears are confirmed -- might try to limit the net's "free and open" nature.
Guest Post High-profile IPOs continue to lose money, month after month -- but they still seem somehow "sexier" than cloud companies that actually make a profit. What's up with that?
Twitter's new calendar of upcoming API changes will help developers avoid nasty surprises.
Mary Meeker's huge, well-researched slideshows are a treasure trove of data on the state of the Internet. Here's her latest, with highlights called out by VentureBeat.
Sources confirm that EMC and VMWare will be putting their cloud-related businesses, including Cloud Foundry, into a new unit led by Paul Maritz. It will not be an independent company, however.
Your company's social media strategy isn't just for publicity or customer service -- it can actually help boost your share price, a new study suggests.