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Man airlifted for injuries sustained in Atwater crash
Meeker County imposes weekend burning ban
Meeker County man injures leg when revolver accidentally discharges
Willmar Police apprehend 17-year-old who fled with stolen vehicle
Prep volleyball: CMCS takes down Minneota in five
Updated Area Volleyball Section Playoffs
Redskins to start Griffin Sunday against Vikings
Prep volleyball: NLS takes 3AA-North
Prep volleyball: BLHS edges Warriors
Couch culture: New exhibit in Willmar looks at human interaction through passive relaxation
Rose Ensemble in Willmar, Minn., Friday
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May 14, 2014
‘Kill switch’: Smartphone disabling feature to be required
ST. PAUL — Minnesota smartphones next year must include a way to disable them when stolen. Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill into law Wednesday requiring mobile telephone companies to include “kill switches” on smartphones and connected tablets sold beginning July 1, 2015. This...
news / state
May 14, 2014 - 11:25pm
March 6, 2014
Apple loses bid for U.S. ban on Samsung smartphone sales
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected Apple's request for a permanent sales ban in the United States against some older Samsung smartphones, a key setback for the iPhone maker in its global patent battle.
news / nation
March 6, 2014 - 2:47pm
November 13, 2013
Samsung aims to double its smartphone sales in Africa in 2014
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics expects to supply half of the smartphones sold in Africa this year and aims to double these sales on the continent in 2014, an executive said.
November 13, 2013 - 8:06am
October 28, 2013
Apple's iPhone sales, holiday quarter up for scrutiny
(Reuters) - Apple Inc's iPhone sales and revenue forecasts, due to be released today, may offer clues as to whether its low-cost 5C model missed...
October 28, 2013 - 6:50am
September 10, 2013
Apple takes wraps off cheaper, multi-hued iPhone 5C
CUPERTINO, California (Reuters) - Apple Inc introduced two new iPhones on Tuesday including the "iPhone 5C" that comes in five colors and starts...
news / nation
September 10, 2013 - 1:43pm
Apple's next big thing may be lower-priced iPhone
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Apple's much-anticipated update to its line-up of iPhones may leave the impression that the technology pioneer's focus has shifted to making more affordable products than engineering innovative breakthroughs.
news / nation
September 10, 2013 - 6:45am
April 2, 2013
Report: Apple to release updated phone this summer
NEW YORK (AP) -- Apple is set for a possible summer launch of the next iPhone, rather than a fall launch like the last two models, according to a report Tuesday in The Wall Street Journal. Apple Inc. is also working on a cheaper iPhone model that could win it some market share in...
April 2, 2013 - 5:26pm
March 15, 2013
Samsung refreshes iPhone-challenging Galaxy line
NEW YORK (AP) -- Samsung Electronics is ratcheting up its rivalry with Apple with its new Galaxy S 4 smartphone, which has a larger, sharper screen than its predecessor, the best-selling S III. By PETER SVENSSON AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- Samsung Electronics is ratcheting...
news / nation
March 15, 2013 - 6:30am
March 14, 2013
New Samsung phone to face stronger competition
NEW YORK (AP) -- Samsung Electronics is taking to the Big Apple to reveal its next big challenge to Apple Inc.: a successor to its top-selling Galaxy S III smartphone. By PETER SVENSSON AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- Samsung Electronics is taking to the Big Apple to reveal...
news / nation
March 14, 2013 - 6:34am
March 13, 2013
BlackBerry gets biggest order ever
BlackBerry, formerly known as Research In Motion Ltd., says it has received an order for one million of its new smartphones, marking the largest ever single purchase in the company's history. The Canadian company is relying on the redesigned BlackBerry to fuel a comeback. The pioneering...
March 13, 2013 - 3:23pm
January 14, 2013
Report: Apple cutting orders for iPhone 5 parts
NEW YORK (AP) -- Apple shares fell in premarket trading Monday after The Wall Street Journal reported that the company has cut its orders for iPhone 5 components due to weaker-than-expected demand. The newspaper said that two people it did not identify by name told it that Apple's...
January 14, 2013 - 7:27am
December 13, 2012
Google Maps return to iPhone with new mobile app
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google Maps have found their way back to the iPhone. The world's most popular online mapping system returned late Wednesday with the release of the Google Maps' iPhone app. The release comes nearly three months after Apple Inc. replaced Google Maps as the device's...
December 13, 2012 - 7:02am