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Qualcomm this week unveiled its new Snapdragon Neural Processing Engine, a deep learning software development kit (SDK) for devices that run on the company’s Snapdragon 820 processors.
5.4.2016
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Sprint has signed a deal with infrastructure solutions provider CommScope to execute an “extensive deployment” of small cells to support in-building LTE and Wi-Fi.
5.4.2016
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Brazil prematurely lifted a 72-hour ban on Facebook’s encrypted messaging service WhatsApp on Tuesday in the wake of a public outcry.
5.4.2016
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All four of tier-1 carriers have submitted their earnings reports for the January to March period. Here’s a recap of some of the major highlights and surprises...
5.4.2016
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Nearly 40,000 Verizon workers who walked off the job three weeks ago are set to receive payments from a multi-million dollar union fund meant to help cover striking workers’ expenses in lieu of a paycheck.
5.3.2016
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India’s telecommunications ministry has reportedly blocked U.S. manufacturer Apple’s request to bring refurbished iPhones to the growing mobile market there.
5.3.2016
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Microsoft’s latest update to its Bing search app for iOS devices includes a nifty new feature: image search.
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Verizon announced Tuesday it has expanded its TravelPass international plan offering to include more than 35 new foreign countries. The news came alongside a new survey conducted by KRC Research that showed international data usage among Verizon's...
5.3.2016
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Sprint has entered into a Lifeline agreement with i-wireless, LLC to will merge Sprint’s Assurance Wireless and i-wireless’ Access Wireless into one entity.
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For the first time, Sprint beat both AT&T and Verizon in postpaid phone net additions, pulling in 22,000 new subscribers during the January to March quarter.
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Their overwhelming aversion to voice services begs the question: could millennials bring cord cutting to wireless?
5.3.2016
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Verizon on Monday said it expanded the reach of its XLTE technology to 13 new markets in the first quarter.
5.2.2016
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The United States’ top wireless carriers have come together to form a “resiliency cooperative” as part of an effort to more quickly and efficiently prepare for and respond to network outages when disasters strike.
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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will walk away with a $55 million severance package if the company's auction of its Internet operations culminates in a sale that ousts her from her job.
by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer
5.2.2016
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LG Innotek, a subsidiary of South Korean electronics giant LG, on Monday unveiled a new fingerprint sensor module that is embedded in a smartphone’s cover glass.
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Verizon said it is deploying “thousands” of additional personnel and new automated technologies to continue its wireline and call center operations after union officials denounced the carrier’s most recent contract offer.
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Chip giant Intel has confirmed it is planning to discontinue four of its different chips for mobile devices as part of its recent realignment effort.
5.2.2016
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A U.S. senator is calling for a federal investigation into an outdoor advertising company's latest effort to target billboard ads to specific consumers.
by Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
5.2.2016
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BYOD might have been heralded as the savior of CIOs’ mobile management problems – device cost and user uptake being the obvious two – but the truth is BYOD is not a silver bullet.
by Dave Schuette, EVP & President, Enterprise Business, Synchronoss
5.2.2016
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National Instruments (NI) last week unveiled the world’s first software defined radio (SDR) for millimeter wave spectrum, and good gracious is it a beast.
4.29.2016
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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Friday pleasantly surprised many in the telecom industry when set an initial spectrum clearing target of 126 MHz for the first round of its reverse auction. The news lit up the industry sphere online.
4.29.2016
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In an unexpected move, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said Friday it has set an initial spectrum clearing target of 126 MHz for the first round of its reverse auction.
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Sprint on Friday said has signed two new deals that will bring more than $3 billion in liquidity to the carrier.
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Former Motorola president Rick Osterloh is reportedly heading back to Google to run the company’s new hardware division.
4.29.2016
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GigaSpaces has announced NFV Lab, a free virtual sandbox that allows network engineers to trial applications and VNFs (virtualized network functions).
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Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has sold his stake in Apple, citing concerns about the giant tech company's prospects in China.
by The Associated Press
4.29.2016
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It could be that we see a similar cord cutting phenomenon with phone providers as we did with TV.
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Verizon said Thursday it has presented its “best and final” offer to union leaders in an effort to end a massive worker strike that had dragged on for just over two weeks.
4.28.2016
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Verizon on Wednesday said it has teamed up with three international carriers to increase global support for the LTE Broadcast (LTE-B) standard.
4.28.2016
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LG’s smartphone business struggled to gain traction in the first quarter 2016 despite the launch of its new G5 flagship handset in February.
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Global smartphone shipments shrank for the first time ever year over year and the tablets had their worst quarter since 2012 in January to March period, new data from Strategy Analytics indicates.
4.28.2016
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Samsung on Thursday posted stronger than expected first quarter results thanks in part to the early launch of its new Galaxy S7 smartphone.
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Facebook posted stronger-than-expected results for its first quarter, helped by a growing number of users and higher advertising revenue, especially on mobile devices.
by Barbara Ortutay, AP Technology Writer
4.28.2016
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The proposal would create some of the strongest privacy regulations for any segment of the technology and telecommunications industries and could have significant impact on how ISPs compete and do business. Such a significant change in their business...
by John F. Stephens, Partner, Sedgwick LLP
4.28.2016
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Chinese smartphone makers Xiaomi and Lenovo have lost their spots as two of the top five global smartphone vendors, according to a new report from the International Data Corporation (IDC).
4.27.2016
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Yahoo said Wednesday it will add four Starboard Value-aligned directors to its board effective immediately as part of an agreement to avoid a showdown with the activist investor.
4.27.2016
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The FBI said Wednesday that it will not publicly disclose the method that allowed it to break into a locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers...
by Eric Tucker, Associated Press
4.27.2016
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AT&T said it is continuing to migrate its customer base as it moves forward with plans to shut down its 2G network by the end of this year.
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All eyes are now on Sprint to see whether the carrier can pull off positive postpaid phone net additions in the first quarter despite the failure of two major peers to do the same.
4.27.2016
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