Video: Google's 1Q Earnings Disappoint As Ad Prices Slip

Google's 1Q Earnings Disappoint As Ad Prices Slip

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Google's first-quarter earnings growth faltered as the Internet company dealt with a persistent downturn in advertising prices while spending more money to hire more employees and invest in daring ideas. Google's stock shed nearly 6 percent in extended trading. Although it remains highly successful, Google has been trying to adjust to a shift away from personal computers to smartphones and tablets. Google earned $3.45 billion, or $5.04 per share, in the quarter. Read More >>


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Video: HTC One (M8) Shipments Seen Reaching 3-5 Million In Q2

HTC One (M8) Shipments Seen Reaching 3-5 Million In Q2

Shipments of HTCs new flagship One (M8) smartphone are expected to fall between 3 million and 5 million units in the second quarter this year. The phone launched in late March, so Q2 will represent the handsets first full quarter of sales. But as HTC America president Jason Mackenzie made clear during a recent exclusive interview with BGR, HTC knows it cant beat giants like Apple and Samsung, and it isnt trying to beat them.

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Video: Google Camera App Brings Lens Blur Background Defocus To Any KitKat Android Devices

Google Camera App Brings Lens Blur Background Defocus To Any KitKat Android Devices

Google has a new standalone camera app available in the Google Play app store, and it can be installed on any smartphones or tablets running KitKat 4.4 or higher. According to Google,the new app will also be rolling out to other devices in the future. The app offers a 100 percent viewfinder to show you exactly what youre shooting without blocking the view with interface elements, and also offers a few trick modes for taking pictures including Lens Blur, Panorama, and Photo Sphere.

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Video: HTC Allows Devs To Tap Into The Power Of The One's Duo Camera

HTC Allows Devs To Tap Into The Power Of The One's Duo Camera

The HTC One (M8) brought with it a load of new camera features, including its unique Duo Camera setup on its back side. Now, the handset maker is opening up the code that powers the pair in a SDK preview for third-party devs. This means that apps can be designed specifically for the M8's cameras with DualLens and DimensionPlus APIs baked right in. In other words, developers will get their hands on that bokeh-style refocusing and multi-angled shot selection in addition to depth maps from the pair of cameras. Of course, only time will tell how eager app makers are to latch on to HTC's smartphone snapshooting tricks, but at least now they'll have the necessary tools to do so.

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Video: German Researchers Crack Samsung's Fingerprint Scanner

German Researchers Crack Samsung's Fingerprint Scanner

German researchers have used a fake fingerprint made from glue to bypass the fingerprint security system on Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone.

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Video: Smartphone Makers, Carriers Embrace Anti-theft Initiative

Smartphone Makers, Carriers Embrace Anti-theft Initiative

Major U.S. wireless carriers and smartphone makers have agreed to introduce tools to enable users to lock their devices and wipe them clean of data if stolen, responding to pressure on the telecommunications industry to do more to stem theft. Starting in July 2015, all smartphones manufactured by the companies will come with free anti-theft tools preloaded on the devices or ready to be downloaded, according to wireless association CTIA, which announced the agreement on Tuesday. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and San Francisco District Attorney, George Gascon welcomed the voluntary agreement but said it fell short of what they have advocated to prevent theft.

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