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Samsung Drops Injunction Requests Against Apple in Europe

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In yet another development in the worldwide patent battle between Apple and Samsung, The Verge reports that Samsung has dropped its requests for injunctions barring the sale of a number of Apple products in Europe. Samsung has accused Apple of infringing several standards-essential patents related to cellular technology and has...
Samsung Drops Injunction Requests Against Apple in Europe

Does The World Outside iTunes Matter To Social Mobile App Developers?

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While the mobile market may be considered extremely competitive, recent news suggests that Apple devices may already have monopolized the space. Apple already owns a significant portion of mobile market thanks to their iPhone and iPod Touch devices — which are also stealing gaming device market share — and are...
Does The World Outside iTunes Matter To Social Mobile App Developers?

M2M: one network will not rule them all

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Machine to machine networks, sometimes called the Internet of things, are the logical extension of today’s connected society, but creating such a network will require multiple technologies; telcos to open up their networks; governments to figure out a way to assign unique numbers for each device on the network; and...
M2M: one network will not rule them all
Why Samsung's Latest Victory In Its Patent War With Apple Is Mostly Meaningless
AT&T says it's successfully improved swamped or spotty networks with first small cell tests

Martin Cooper Placed The First Cellphone Call 40 Years Ago Today

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On April 3rd, 1973 a division manager from Motorola was walking down the street in New York City. In his hand was a device. It weighed 2.5 pounds and vaguely resembled a phone. The division manager then put the device to his ear and made a call.  The manager...
Martin Cooper Placed The First Cellphone Call 40 Years Ago Today

Nokia, Qualcomm, Samsung Well Positioned for Next Round of Mobile Patent Wars

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With the mobile patent wars showing no signs of slowing up any time now, it bears looking at which companies have the key patents for the next round of cellular technology. That’s also what the folks at Article One Partners thought, so they conducted a study, along with Thomson Reuters,...
Nokia, Qualcomm, Samsung Well Positioned for Next Round of Mobile Patent Wars
Ericsson: 85% of the world will see 3G/4G in 2017

Judge dismisses Apple v. Motorola patent case, but may change his mind

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A potentially epic patent case between Apple and now Google-owned Motorola Mobility has been nixed by U.S. judge Richard A. Posner, who rejected both companies’ damages claims. The dismissal isn’t entirely surprising, as Posner previously scolded Apple’s lawyers over frivolous filings, and called a proposal by Motorola “ridiculous.” The...
Judge dismisses Apple v. Motorola patent case, but may change his mind
How to: travel the world with your smartphone

Apple Sues Motorola Over Licensing of Cellular Technology by Qualcomm

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Reuters reports that Apple has filed a lawsuit against Motorola Mobility alleging that Motorola has breached a licensing agreement with Qualcomm in its efforts to have a number of Apple's iOS devices banned from sale in Germany. Following a December victory by Motorola in a German court, Apple last week...
Apple Sues Motorola Over Licensing of Cellular Technology by Qualcomm
Dear Samsung, please stop making stuff up about 5G

Call history: Witness the first commercial cellular phone call being made in 1983

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National Geographic has posted a fascinating account of the first commercial cellular phone call being placed in 1983. The spot features an interview with Bob Barnett, who served as president of regional telecom Ameritech and placed the call. “We’re trying to envision, will people walk down the street and talk...
Call history: Witness the first commercial cellular phone call being made in 1983

Lively Is An Activity Sharing Platform That Helps You Keep Tabs On Your Independently Living Parents Or Grandparents

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There are approximately 11.3 million elderly Americans that live independently in their own homes. Although many seniors choose to live by themselves without any assistance, it can be a challenge for their children to ensure their parents are doing alright. Lively is an innovative service that helps you keep tabs...
Lively Is An Activity Sharing Platform That Helps You Keep Tabs On Your Independently Living Parents Or Grandparents

New Yorkers can now get cellular signals in 30 more subway stations

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Back in 2011, Transit Wireless and New York City’s Metropolitan Authority announced an ambitious plan to blanket the Big Apple’s 277 underground subway stations with mobile voice and data coverage. After launching in six stations in Chelsea, nothing much else happened, but on Thursday Transit and MTA finally announced the...
New Yorkers can now get cellular signals in 30 more subway stations
Study: LTE users use less WiFi, eat more data, and don't buy the smorgasbord

10 Things I Love And Hate About My New iPhone 5 (AAPL)

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I've had my iPhone 5 for just over 4 days now. The experience is great and I'm loving it so far. Unfortunately, as soon as the device was announced, we all saw the typical reactions of how disappointed people were with the device. When Apple's designs don't instantly disrupt the...
10 Things I Love And Hate About My New iPhone 5 (AAPL)

ITC sides with Samsung, issues sales ban on some older model iPhones, iPads

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The International Trade Commission has ruled in favor of Samsung over a dispute with Apple over patent-infringing cellular technology. The decision will result in a ban on the sales of some older model iOS devices, the iPhone 3GS, iPhone, iPad 3G and iPad 2 3G, according to Reuters. The patent...
ITC sides with Samsung, issues sales ban on some older model iPhones, iPads
Gogo in-flight internet reaches 9.8Mbps speed on United p.s. flights in 2013

The wireless industry swallows the Wi-Fi pill

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As this year’s Mobile World Congress, you would expect LTE to hog the spotlight, but LTE might find itself overshadowed by a far less sexy technology: Wi-Fi. As telecom vendors prep their new portfolios for the big Barcelona showcase in two weeks, there is preponderance of  Wi-Fi products in the...
The wireless industry swallows the Wi-Fi pill

Wi-Fi Vendor Ruckus Expands Into Hybrid Mobile Networks

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With Wi-Fi poised to become a much bigger part of mobile networks, the leaders in wireless LAN and cellular technology are converging on the same space from......
Wi-Fi Vendor Ruckus Expands Into Hybrid Mobile Networks

Engadget Mobile Podcast 149 - 08.16.2012

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You know that we go hard here on the Engadget Mobile Podcast, digging deep into hardware and software radios, spectrum politics, and futuristic mobile optimizations. This week, we're going harder with the help of Anandtech's Brian Klug -- a man whose passion for cellular technology takes the 'cast to...
Engadget Mobile Podcast 149 - 08.16.2012

European Commission invests €50 million into 5G research with a 2020 target

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You're still waiting to get 4G? That's old hat: the European Commission is already thinking about 5G. It's investing €50 million ($65.3 million) into research with the hope that the next-next-generation cellular technology will be a practical reality by 2020. About €16 million ($20.9 million) of that is headed...
European Commission invests €50 million into 5G research with a 2020 target

Clearwire announces 4G expansion, free to drop WiMax, HTC & Samsung phones coming

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4G is the next big leap for the mobile industry, and that’s good news for mobile provider Clearwire. Yesterday the company announced new markets for its 4G network — which will bring the next-generation cellular technology to many smaller cities this summer, and larger cities by the end of...
Clearwire announces 4G expansion, free to drop WiMax, HTC & Samsung phones coming

What to Expect When You Are Expecting a Lot of News Out of Barcelona

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Mobile World Congress doesn’t really get going until the weekend. But here at AllThingsD we want you to have a pretty good idea what to expect even before things kick off in Barcelona. We’ve been noodling around to find out what all the big companies have planned for next week....
What to Expect When You Are Expecting a Lot of News Out of Barcelona

Emerging LTE Direct Standard Would Go Peer to Peer for 4G Mobile Location

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Qualcomm is promoting a peer-to-peer cellular technology as a potential new standard called LTE Direct, which it says would make location-based services faster......
Emerging LTE Direct Standard Would Go Peer to Peer for 4G Mobile Location

What Is The Real Impact Of Sprint's Japanese Lifeline?

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Troubled mobile carrier Sprint appears to have been offered a $12.8 billion lifeline from Japan's Softbank. The carrier certainly needs the money, but is selling off the majority of the company really the best path for Sprint? More importantly, is it a good thing for U.S. consumers? Make no...
What Is The Real Impact Of Sprint's Japanese Lifeline?

Why you ought to change your business model

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Time to shred that old business plan? Photo via Yoppy No matter how prepared you are for the future, how satisfied you are with your customers or how well you are positioned in the market, you may not always be on target with your business strategy, especially if the business landscape changes,...
Why you ought to change your business model

Sources pin LTE iPhone to fall timeframe

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The next-generation iPhone will have LTE, and should ship in the fall, according to iMore sources. The site notes that LTE may almost be a given, since the cellular technology is already an option for the third-generation iPad. The fall timetable is still in dispute, but iMore says it has...
Sources pin LTE iPhone to fall timeframe
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