In this episode of Tech Teardown, Erin Kennedy discusses the latest developments in the tech sector with Evan Niu, CFA, our tech and telecom bureau chief.

  • Microsoft leaves stack ranking behind as part of its One Microsoft strategy to foster collaboration and unity.
  • Google laser-targets emerging markets with the new Moto G smartphone, putting Microsoft and Nokia on their toes.
  • Apple quietly launches the new iPad Mini Retina on Tuesday, just in time for the holiday season.
  • Data from comScore show that Apple Maps has taken a major bite out of Google Maps.
  • Curved displays and bigger phones: Might Apple be making a phablet to address international markets?
  • Apple's push for wearables could be delaying a long-awaited iTV.

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