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ChangeWave: iPhone 5 selling at record rates based on buying intention; consumers don't have a problem with Apple Maps

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A new survey published today by 451 Research/ChangeWave Research revealed that the iPhone 5 is set to sell at a “record” pace based on buying intention, not actual purchases. The September survey asked 4,270 North American consumers how likely they were to buy an iPhone 5 in the future. Results...
ChangeWave: iPhone 5 selling at record rates based on buying intention; consumers don't have a problem with Apple Maps
Report: "Digital omnivore" population grew 160 percent last year

Here's The Biggest Problem In The American Economy

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Several factors have come together to produce a frustratingly weak economy that has persisted in the U.S. for more than a decade: "Globalization" has opened up a vast pool of billions of workers who work for much less than Americans. This, in turn, has resulted in companies shifting formerly middle-wage-paying...
Here's The Biggest Problem In The American Economy

47% of US consumers feel they don't need 4G LTE

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Though Apple's next iPhone is widely expected to have high-speed 4G long-term evolution connectivity, a new survey has found that nearly half of American consumers feel they don't need 4G LTE....
47% of US consumers feel they don't need 4G LTE

Pillow Mogul Explains Why Mitt Romney's Tax Cuts For The Rich Won't Fix The Economy...

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As I've described frequently over the last few months, I had high hopes for Mitt Romney's economic plan. Alas, until very recently--yesterday, in fact--Romney's stated economic solution has strongly suggested that he either doesn't understand what's wrong with the U.S. economy, or, worse, doesn't care (as long he gives himself...
Pillow Mogul Explains Why Mitt Romney's Tax Cuts For The Rich Won't Fix The Economy...
American consumers prepared to pay more for clean energy
One fifth of U.S. consumers want an Apple iWatch, sight unseen
No surprise: Nokia’s 41MP 808 PureView won’t be headed to North America
It's Time To Focus On Creating Value, Not Profit

Huawei is taking over the world (but Americans still can't pronounce it)

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Huawei, everyone’s favorite cheap smartphone maker, is taking over. Huawei has risen above the plummeting RIM and Nokia to become the third-largest smartphone maker in the world, reports the Wall Street Journal. Huawei shipped 10.8 million phones last quarter, allowing it to capture five percent of the global market.  While this is...
Huawei is taking over the world (but Americans still can't pronounce it)

ChangeWave: Forget Maps, iPhone 5 Is Still A Major Attraction With Demand At 'Record Rates'; WP 8 And Nokia Still Challenged

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So much for all that Maps thunder and Lightning port issues, and what they might mean for sales of the iPhone 5: a new survey published today by 451/ChangeWave Research reveals that in fact Apple’s latest mobile device is selling at “record” rates compared to past iPhone launches. Its survey...
ChangeWave: Forget Maps, iPhone 5 Is Still A Major Attraction With Demand At 'Record Rates'; WP 8 And Nokia Still Challenged
T-Mobile's contract-free unlimited data plan launches today
Google encouraged $80B in US economic activity last year, aims to get more businesses online
Televisions now used to watch online videos more than computers
Why 96% Of Americans Are Nervous About Mobile Pay--And Why They Shouldn't Be

Opera's partnership with C-Movil will help brands reach Mexico's mobile-first generation

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Opera is partnering with mobile marketing firm C-Movil to sell advertising in Mexico, the company announced today. It also revealed interesting data points about the user base the new partners now intend to monetize. According to Opera, Mexico is the Latin American country with the most Opera Mini users. Usage grew more...
Opera's partnership with C-Movil will help brands reach Mexico's mobile-first generation

2 Deterrents to Robocalls Win F.T.C.'s Contest

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The F.T.C. expressed hope that the winning proposals find their way to the marketplace soon to provide relief to millions of American consumers....
2 Deterrents to Robocalls Win F.T.C.'s Contest
Feds say T-Mobile & MetroPCS $1.5B merger is a go
Barnes & Noble objects to proposed DOJ ebook settlement, credits agency model for saving industry
Google officially launches Google Fiber in Kansas City
Amazon leapfrogs Apple and Google to become most respected company in the US, says report

Why the government needs to free up more spectrum for wireless companies

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In my twenty-five years working with leading wireless technology, media and research companies, as well as serving as an official in the Clinton administration, I have seen first-hand the blistering speed with which U.S. consumers are adopting wireless technologies and the tremendous strain those 330 million wireless connections are placing...
Why the government needs to free up more spectrum for wireless companies
Oversized version of 3DS hardware coming to North America in August

Two Deterrents to Robocalls Win F.T.C. Contest

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The Federal Trade Commission expressed hope that the winning proposals find their way to the marketplace soon, to provide relief to millions of American consumers....
Two Deterrents to Robocalls Win F.T.C. Contest

Why P2P Apps Haven't Caught On In The US

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Banks and other companies like PayPal have been pushing person-to-person (or P2P) payment apps on young consumers for awhile, however, they've yet to catch on in America. What gives? SmartMoney's Kelli B. Grant says it might have to do with security. For all the convenience of being able to quickly transfer money,...
Why P2P Apps Haven't Caught On In The US

LinkedIn Passwords Leaked... Congress Immediately Wants To 'Do Something!'

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As you hopefully have heard already, a ton of Linkedin passwords were leaked online. They were leaked in encrypted forms -- and without associated usernames -- leading some to suggest there was no real threat for users, unless someone also had the full list of usernames as well. However, that...
LinkedIn Passwords Leaked... Congress Immediately Wants To 'Do Something!'
Two years in, here's how Baublebar is increasing women's metabolism for jewelry
Mobile phone users sorely mistaken about how much privacy they have
One step closer to Metro Mobile: FCC approves $1.5B MetroPCS-T-Mobile merger

The Pitch Season 2, Episode 5: EQuala - Personalized Radio for You and Your Friends

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Are American consumers ready for a social radio app that creates a personalized music station based on what your friends have shared and listened to? EQuala cofounder, Lior Aharoni, is on a mission to prove the answer is yes. Created by a team of Israeli technical wizards, who honed their...
The Pitch Season 2, Episode 5: EQuala - Personalized Radio for You and Your Friends
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