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Verizon's double data deal returns this Friday, prepare yourselves accordingly

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It looks like Verizon's about to double up on double data. According to the Los Angeles Times, Big Red is about to reintroduce the double data promotion that first rolled out in November, and came to a close at year's end. Under the offer, customers signing up for a 4G...
Verizon's double data deal returns this Friday, prepare yourselves accordingly

UK mobile retailer Phones4u launches tariff that allows phone upgrades every 6 months

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UK mobile retailer Phones4u has launched its new Just Update My Phone (JUMP) tariff for UK consumers that allows customers to potentially upgrade their handset every six months by splitting the handset and network cost for ownership of their device. Phones4u will allow customers to take out two separate rolling...
UK mobile retailer Phones4u launches tariff that allows phone upgrades every 6 months

Nokia Lumia 610 launches in the UK, starts on £15 per month contracts

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Nokia's latest Windows Phone addition might not stack up to the polycarbonate glory of its forebears, but at this price, it's hard to complain that much. While the reduced RAM specification is proving tricky with some apps, the Lumia 610 has some strong points, arriving with WiFi tethering out...
Nokia Lumia 610 launches in the UK, starts on £15 per month contracts

Redbox snatches up NCR's entertainment division, future of Blockbuster kiosks unclear

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If you thought Coinstar was through making industry rattling announcements today, you were wrong. After taking the wraps off its joint venture with Verizon, now the company has announced it'll be taking over NCR's entertainment division for $100 million. That includes DVD kiosks, retailer contracts and an inventory of...
Redbox snatches up NCR's entertainment division, future of Blockbuster kiosks unclear

T-Mobile USA to Be Ready for iPhone by End of 2012, LTE Coming in 2013

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T-Mobile USA yesterday announced its plans to begin work with Ericsson and Nokia Siemens Networks to roll out LTE service in 2013, taking advantage of spectrum it obtained from AT&T last week following the failed merger of the two carriers. But perhaps more importantly for iPhone users, T-Mobile's network improvements...
T-Mobile USA to Be Ready for iPhone by End of 2012, LTE Coming in 2013

NetZero launches '4G' wireless service, we go hands-on

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Remember NetZero? Today the company announced that it's launching NetZero 4G Mobile Broadband, a wireless service rolling out in 80 US cities and offering value-priced monthly data plans without activation fees, contracts, commitments or overage charges. Customers can chose between two levels of service -- Lightspeed (up to 1Mbps...
NetZero launches '4G' wireless service, we go hands-on

Batman Nokia Lumia 900 priced at £600, throws in some free movie tickets

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We said it was coming soon, and the Dark Knight-themed WinPho hasn't disappointed. Phones 4u has just announced that pre-ordered laser-etched Lumia 900s will be delivered on June 1st; that's this Friday. Off-contract pricing is pegged at £600, although multiple contracts are also available from the UK retailer. There...
Batman Nokia Lumia 900 priced at £600, throws in some free movie tickets
US House passes bill to make federal spending data available online
What does it mean when iPhone users complain about Instagram on Android?

Redbox acquires NCR Corporation and Blockbuster Express DVD rental kiosks in $100 million deal

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Right on the heels of the announcement that it will be partnering with Verizon for a "streaming-video venture," Redbox has revealed it will be expanding its physical footprint by acquiring all of the entertainment assets of rival NCR Corporation. In the deal, worth up to $100 million, Redbox will...
Redbox acquires NCR Corporation and Blockbuster Express DVD rental kiosks in $100 million deal

SHOCKING: 68% Of US Android Owners Never Use Wi-Fi (GOOG, AAPL)

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New ComScore numbers show that an iPhone owner is far more likely to use his phone's Wi-Fi functionality than an Android owner is. In the US, 71% of iPhone owners use both cellular and Wi-Fi connections while a mere 32% of Android owners make use of both. It's even...
SHOCKING: 68% Of US Android Owners Never Use Wi-Fi (GOOG, AAPL)

Google hires designers from Cuban Council to work on Google+

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The folks at Mountain View have worked with the well regarded designers at Cuban Council before, but now Google is taking the partnership one step further by hiring several of the firm's employees. The search giant has acquired the contracts of a number of the company's designers explicitly to...
Google hires designers from Cuban Council to work on Google+
iPhone 4S regional carrier launch day is April 20th

Verizon launches new data plans you can share across up to 10 devices

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US mobile operator Verizon has today released details of the shared data plans it first announced earlier this year The new Share Everything plans will be available from 28 June, and will offer unlimited voice minutes, unlimited text, video and picture messaging and a single data allowance for up to...
Verizon launches new data plans you can share across up to 10 devices

EU Report Reveals P2P Traffic Interference By ISPs

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Hundreds of ISPs all over the world limit and restrict BitTorrent and other peer-to-peer traffic on their networks, and Europe is no exception. A new EU report sheds light on how common these practices are. The report was initiated in 2011 following requests from the European Commission addressed to BEREC,...
EU Report Reveals P2P Traffic Interference By ISPs

Samsung Canada launches Cineplex Store app, offers paid movies on 'select' Smart devices

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Folks in Canada using Samsung's Smart lineup of home theater equipment have a new app to be excited about, thanks in part to Cineplex Entertainment. The two companies have teamed up for a video-on-demand app, dubbed Cineplex Store, which will allow owners of "select models of Samsung's Smart TVs,...
Samsung Canada launches Cineplex Store app, offers paid movies on 'select' Smart devices
Hands-on: NetZero to offer no-contract 4G mobile hotspot service

Beware Of Those Who Claim They're 'Saving The Culture Business' When They're Really Protecting Those Who Strip Artists Of Rights

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We've talked a few times about the ridiculously unsupported and unsupportable claim by Robert Levine that the "tech industry" (by which he means "Google") is somehow destroying culture by "free riding" on content. There are so many things wrong with this argument that it would take an entire book to...
Beware Of Those Who Claim They're 'Saving The Culture Business' When They're Really Protecting Those Who Strip Artists Of Rights
Nokia Lumia 900 Batman edition on sale June 1st in the UK for £599.99

Carriers Willing to Live With High iPhone Subsidies for Now

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Much as U.S. wireless carriers would like to reduce the high subsidies they pay on Apple’s iPhone, there’s little chance that they’ll do so anytime soon. Why? They’re far too worried about what would happen to their customer retention rates if they did so. “We continue to believe carriers would...
Carriers Willing to Live With High iPhone Subsidies for Now

Another WPP Digital Acqusition: Possible Worldwide Buys Fortune Cookie For Easter European Expansion

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The advertising giant WPP continues its strategy to build up its digital business through acquisitions: today Possible Worldwide, a WPP-owned digital agency that has strong operations in emerging markets, announced that it has purchased Fortune Cookie, a 190-person, UK-based firm with operations also in Poland, the U.S. and Australia. Financial...
Another WPP Digital Acqusition: Possible Worldwide Buys Fortune Cookie For Easter European Expansion

Now TV launches in the UK, brings pay-as-you-go streaming to Mac, PC and Android

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Sky is going online and ditching the contracts... sort of. The UK TV provider is launching a new service called Now TV that will take on more established properties like Lovefilm and Netflix. The streaming video service will initially be available on OS X, Windows and Android with iOS...
Now TV launches in the UK, brings pay-as-you-go streaming to Mac, PC and Android

AT&T unveils Mobile Share data plans; allows for up to 10 devices, launching late August

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AT&T CEO  Ralph de la Vega had hinted that they were coming, but today the US operator has announced its new Mobile Share plans, allowing customers to combine up to ten devices to a shared data plan and make it easier to manage data, calls and texts. AT&T says that existing...
AT&T unveils Mobile Share data plans; allows for up to 10 devices, launching late August
China's biggest search company fires employees for deleting posts for cash
13 optical drive makers suspected of cartel behavior in EU, under investigation

The Next iPhone Is Going To Be A Face-Rippingly Huge Deal (AAPL)

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Apple is still on track to release its next iPhone in October, says Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster in a new note this morning. And when the phone is launched, it's going to be a really big freaking deal. Munster says the next iPhone "will represent the biggest consumer electronics...
The Next iPhone Is Going To Be A Face-Rippingly Huge Deal (AAPL)

Big-six publishers refuse to sign new contracts with Amazon

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Several of the big-six publishers are refusing to sign new annual contracts with Amazon. While that could result in their “buy” buttons being turned off, it is more likely for now that the feud will result in less promotion of big-six publishers’ titles on the site. The news was first...
Big-six publishers refuse to sign new contracts with Amazon

Disney Profit Rises 12 Percent

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Walt Disney Co.’s fiscal first-quarter profit rose 12 percent, helped by revised contracts with broadcast affiliates and increased customer spending and attendance at its theme parks. The company’s revenue missed analysts’ expectations amid a decline in film revenue and essentially flat advertising revenue at ESPN. Read the rest of this...
Disney Profit Rises 12 Percent
Adobe Reader for iOS and Android now lets you e-sign PDFs for free

Square Gets Approved for New York City Taxicab Pilot

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The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission has approved a proposal to deploy Square payments technology in 30 taxicabs as part of a test phase. VeriFone Systems Inc. and Creative Mobile Technologies LLC currently hold contracts to power credit card payments in more than 13,000 cabs across the city,...
Square Gets Approved for New York City Taxicab Pilot
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