Two-year contract pricing for smartphones has been fast-tracked for extinction and device financing and leasing is rising up to take its place.
by Alex Shanahan, Ben Munson
9.1.2015
12:17pm
Verizon filed a patent last week for an “always listening, digital signal processor” that would facilitate the exchange of information between devices through ultrasonic audio signals.
9.1.2015
12:07pm
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LinkedIn has started the roll out of its new chat-style messaging service for the company’s desktop and mobile users, LinkedIn Director of Product Management Mark Hull announced in a Tuesday blog post.
9.1.2015
11:21am
Telstra, Australia’s largest wireless provider, confirmed in a stock exchange filing last week that it is in talks with Philippine beverage and packaging giant San Miguel Corp (SMC) to undertake a joint wireless venture in the South East Asian country,...
9.1.2015
10:47am
T-Mobile plans to carry the new Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch following its release this fall, the uncarrier confirmed in a Monday evening Twitter post.The announcement followed Samsung’s unveiling of the device ahead of the IFA trade show in Berlin that...
9.1.2015
9:30am
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BBPOS, a global company credited with inventing mobile point-of-sale (mPOS), is set to unveil its new WisePOS, an Android smartphone cum mPOS device in just a few weeks.
9.1.2015
9:28am
Intelligence agencies in Colombia have been building robust tools to automatically collect vast amounts of data without judicial warrants and in defiance of a pledge to better protect privacy following a series of domestic spying scandals, according to a...
by Joshua Goodman, Associated Press
8.31.2015
4:17pm
Industry giants Apple and Cisco announced a partnership Monday to optimize iOS devices and Cisco networks for seamless interoperability, Apple said in a press release on its website.
8.31.2015
4:00pm
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Google is introducing an application that will connect Android smartwatches with Apple's iPhone, escalating the rivals' battle to strap their technology on people's wrists.
by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer
8.31.2015
1:58pm
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit reversed a lower court ruling that said the program likely violates the Constitution's ban on unreasonable searches.
by Sam Hananel, Associated Press
8.31.2015
10:47am
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Consumer data usage has more than tripled over the past two years, according to new data from Strategy Analytics’ Telemetry Intelligence Platform.
8.31.2015
10:38am
Verizon Wireless on Monday announced its new #WhyNotWednesday campaign, which aims to highlight various types of content.
8.31.2015
9:49am
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C2 Systems has been accepted as a MiCTA Approved National Vendor for DAS Equipment, Small Cell and DAS Engineering/Design Services, making them available to all MiCTA members across the United States.
8.31.2015
9:23am
Verizon, Qualcomm and other LTE-U supporters have come out against a Wi-Fi Alliance letter requesting the FCC withhold certification of LTE-U equipment until “its understanding of the technology and how fair sharing will occur is complete.”
8.28.2015
3:13pm
Participants in Samsung’s “Ultimate Test Drive” program could receive up to $200 in incentives if they ultimately decide to make the switch from their iPhone to a new Galaxy S6, S6 Edge+ or Galaxy Note 5.
8.28.2015
12:18pm
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Nokia has agreed to a joint venture with Chinese investment company China Huaxin with the ultimate goal of combining Nokia China with Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell, Reuters reported Friday.
8.28.2015
12:10pm
Customer loyalty increases with networks that minimize dropped calls and increase web, download and text speeds, a recent J.D. Power study found.
8.28.2015
10:32am
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Apple has announced plans for a new product event on Sept. 9 in San Francisco, where the giant tech company is expected to show off new iPhones and other gadgets.
by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer
8.28.2015
9:26am
Verizon Wireless has named Keith Gladhill president of its Houston/Gulf Region. He replaces Krista Bourne, who was recently named president of the Carolinas and Tennessee region for Verizon.
8.28.2015
9:22am
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A new report estimates Apple shipped 3.6 million watches in the last quarter — more than some analysts have estimated and enough to change the competitive landscape for fitness bands and other wearable gadgets.
by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer
8.28.2015
9:05am
Quebec telecom provider Videotron is offering cost relief to its customers worried about music streaming draining their mobile data. The carrier says it will no longer count several popular streaming music services towards its subscribers' monthly...
by David Friend, The Canadian Press
8.28.2015
8:50am
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Sprint chipped in to “celebrate” AT&T and DirecTV’s recent merger on Thursday by offering DirecTV customers one full year of free wireless service if they switch to Sprint.
8.27.2015
3:03pm
Panasonic Corp announced Thursday that it will shutter its Beijing lithium-ion battery factory and cut 1,300 jobs, Reuters reported. The move comes amid weak global demand for basic mobile phone and digital cameras thanks to the increasing prevalence of...
8.27.2015
2:02pm
T-Mobile has joined over a dozen rural and regional carriers as part of the Competitive Carriers Association’s Data Services Hub, CCA announced Thursday.
8.27.2015
12:10pm
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Shipments of tablets with screens 11 inches or greater are expected to nearly double to 19.3 million units by 2019, according to a new Strategy Analytics report.
8.27.2015
11:31am
Mexico’s telecom service revenues are expected to grow 4.2 percent by 2018 to a total of $26.3 billion, according to a new report from Dataxis.
8.27.2015
10:56am
T-Mobile CEO John Legere’s Change.org petition to abolish wireless overage charges has now accumulated over a quarter million signatures, Legere announced in a Thursday morning blog post.
8.27.2015
10:17am
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The question for mobile network operators now becomes, “How do you deploy your costly new spectrum in a way that ensures you have the highest capacity and lowest cost network possible.”
by Scott Wakelin, Senior Product Marketing Manager, PMC-Sierra
8.27.2015
9:54am
LG unveiled a nearly full-sized, foldable keyboard Thursday, a device it says is aimed at expanding the company’s mobile accessory offerings.
8.27.2015
9:35am
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Adeneo Embedded, an embedded software development company, announced the release of Texas Instruments (TI) Android KitKat 4.4.4 development kit based on Android KitKat 4.4 for TI's Sitara AM335x Evaluation Module (EVM) and AM335x Starter Kit, as...
8.27.2015
8:36am
Qualcomm UK Spectrum has agreed to sell the entirety of its U.K. L-Band Spectrum to Vodafone UK and Hutchinson 3G UK Limited in two separate transactions, Qualcomm Incorporated announced Wednesday.
8.26.2015
3:29pm
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According to Microsoft, the Windows Store for Windows 10 has seen 6 times more app downloads per device than Windows 8.
8.26.2015
12:27pm
ZTE Corporation on Tuesday posted a $252 million net profit for the first half of 2015 on revenue of $7.1 billion. That net profit amounted to a 43 percent increase over the same period last year.
8.26.2015
11:29am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — TuneIn, the app that gives users free access to thousands of live radio stations around the world, is launching an $8-a-month premium subscription service that throws in ad-free listening, audiobooks and live play-by-play coverage of...
by Ryan Nakashima, AP Business Writer
8.26.2015
10:29am
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The prevalence of voice recognition technologies in mobile technologies is expected to nearly double within the next five years, a new Tractica report found.
8.26.2015
10:25am
Verizon’s telematics division on Wednesday released a new solution called “hum,” a self-installed module that provides drivers with diagnostic information, roadside assistance and emergency assistance on demand.
8.26.2015
10:23am
A Carnegie Mellon University student who hoped to sell enough malicious software to infect 450,000 Google Android smartphones pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal law meant to prevent hacking of phones and computers.
by Joe Mandak, Associated Press
8.26.2015
9:50am
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Verify Smart Corporation, a provider of financial fraud prevention and digital content distribution to the mobile channel, has completed the acquisition of 55 percent of Surf Smart Solutions, LLC, a Wyoming-based online software security company.
8.26.2015
9:30am
In what will likely be one of its last hurrahs releasing hardware under the Nokia brand, Microsoft today announced the $37 Nokia 222. Likely headed for emerging markets, the 222 is still cool enough to warrant its own romantic scooter video. Check it out...
8.25.2015
10:42am
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