First News Briefs: Strategy Analytics, Verizon, Dallas Cowboys, Duracell
According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, Samsung became the world's most profitable handset vendor in Q2 2013. Apple slipped into second position, as margins have been hit by lower iPhone 5 volumes and tougher competition in China.
Children’s Health Fund’s mobile medical clinics will be equipped with health information technology from the Verizon Foundation. The partnership’s national initiative launches in Miami July 25 with the debut of a telemedicine-enabled mobile medical clinic for the Children’s Health Fund Miami/South Florida program.
AT&T and the Dallas Cowboys announced that the team's stadium is now named AT&T Stadium. As part of the agreement, AT&T will effectively double the LTE and Wi-Fi coverage within the stadium. In additional AT&T news, Gilbert Amelio has announced he's retiring from the board of directors, having served there since 2001.
Duracell Powermat today announced the availability of wireless charging in select Starbucks stores in the Silicon Valley area. The expansion of the wireless charging evaluation follows a test of the wireless charging technology in select Starbucks stores in the Boston area.