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MetroPCS urges investors to vote for latest T-Mobile deal

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The carrier is asking shareholders to approve the most recent offer from Deutsche Telekom to merge MetroPCs with T-Mobile. [Read more]...
MetroPCS urges investors to vote for latest T-Mobile deal

Graph startup Neo raises $11M as specialized databases take hold

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While many organizations might be struggling to figure out whether and how to complement their relational database with a common NoSQL option like MongoDB, there are a few companies — and their investors — betting the world’s companies will soon want even more options about how to organize their data....
Graph startup Neo raises $11M as specialized databases take hold
BlackBerry, Samsung win big in Germany as government buys ultra-secure smartphones

T-Mobile reportedly in talks to buy MetroPCS

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T-Mobile USA parent company Deutsche Telekom could merge its Big Four carrier with the smaller prepaid player. [Read more]...
T-Mobile reportedly in talks to buy MetroPCS

iPhone 5 nano-SIMs pictured as launch looms

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How influential has Apple (AAPL) been in the mobile industry? Consider this: The SIM card has been in use in the wireless industry since 1991 and its design remained unchanged for nearly 20 years. When Apple’s next-generation iPhone launches later this month with new nano-SIM cards, it will mark...
iPhone 5 nano-SIMs pictured as launch looms
T-Mobile and MetroPCS join forces in merger: the full story

Sprint in no hurry to raise stakes for MetroPCS merger

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The carrier is delaying a counteroffer for the prepaid carrier in an effort to see Deutsche Telekom's merger plan, sources tell Bloomberg. [Read more]...
Sprint in no hurry to raise stakes for MetroPCS merger
T-Mobile LTE service coming to USA in 2013
MasterCard and Deutsche Telekom to roll out mobile payment tech

Exclusive: Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Officially Joins Jawbone Board

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As I had reported last fall she might, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has officially joined the board of Jawbone, the high-profile wireless gadget maker whose nifty products include Jawbone wireless headsets, Jambox speakers and the Up personal fitness wristbands, according to sources at the Silicon Valley Internet giant. Mayer...
Exclusive: Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Officially Joins Jawbone Board
Deutsche Telekom CEO Rene Olbermann expected to resign next year
Europe warms to OpenStack

Deutsche Telekom Q1: 510,000 Contract Customers Left T-Mobile USA; DT Sales Down 1.1% To $18.6B

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T-Mobile USA’s parent Deutsche Telekom today reported earnings for the quarter that ended March 31, with revenues and earnings in slight decline compared to a year ago: sales for the carrier came in at €14.4 billion, a decline of 1.1 percent; and earnings of €4.48 billion ($5.8 billion) were down...
Deutsche Telekom Q1: 510,000 Contract Customers Left T-Mobile USA; DT Sales Down 1.1% To $18.6B

Rejoice, Spotify for iOS gets iPhone 5 support at long last

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Spotify today released version 0.5.8 of its native iOS app. You can download the latest release now from the official Apple App Store. The only point mentioned in the changelog is “Spotify now looks great on iPhone 5!” The requirements now read: “Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires...
Rejoice, Spotify for iOS gets iPhone 5 support at long last

Best Buy, Target, 7-11 and others form Merchant Customer Exchange, mobile wallet solution

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A group of  leading U.S. retailers announced today they have formed Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX), a company dedicated to mobile-commerce with a mobile wallet app already under development. MCX is currently composed of merchants like 7-Eleven, Best Buy, CVS/pharmacy, Darden Restaurants (Olive Garden, Red Lobster), Lowe’s, Target, Wal-Mart and...
Best Buy, Target, 7-11 and others form Merchant Customer Exchange, mobile wallet solution
Meet New York's first enterprise-focused accelerator, backed by the governor

Deutsche Telekom Confirms in Talks to Combine MetroPCS and T-Mobile USA

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Aiming to beef up its U.S. operation, Deutsche Telekom is in talks to combine MetroPCS with its T-Mobile USA operations. In a statement Tuesday, the carrier said it is “holding talks” but said there are “significant issues” yet to be worked out. “Deutsche Telekom is holding talks with the listed...
Deutsche Telekom Confirms in Talks to Combine MetroPCS and T-Mobile USA
iPhone 5 coming to EE, the UK's first 4G carrier

T-Mobile USA will finally carry Apple devices in 2013

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T-Mobile, the only major US carrier without any official Apple offerings, will begin selling some products to subscribers in 2013. T-Mobile USA's parent company, Deutsche Telekom, said in a press conference on Thursday (hat tip to AllThingsD) that the company had entered into an agreement with Apple, but did...
T-Mobile USA will finally carry Apple devices in 2013

What T-Mobile gains from a MetroPCS merger: Surgical spectrum

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Within hours of making their merger plans official on Wednesday, T-Mobile and MetroPCS started selling their grand plan to investors, customers, the media and the world. On a conference call with analysts and press, T-Mobile’s new CEO John Legere painted a picture of a new hyper-competitive carrier that would dominate...
What T-Mobile gains from a MetroPCS merger: Surgical spectrum

T-Mobile And MetroPCS To Merge

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The fourth and fifth largest U.S. wireless carriers finally get FCC approval. The Federal Communications Commission announced Tuesday that it has given approval to T-Mobile merging with MetroPCS. FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski said that allowing the fourth and fifth largest U.S. wireless carriers to combine will benefit consumers. One...
T-Mobile And MetroPCS To Merge

T-Mobile leases 7,2000 mobile towers to Crown Castle in a 28-year, $2.4 billion deal

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T-Mobile's just received a hefty cash boost thanks to a tower-leasing agreement it's entered into with Crown Castle. The deal leases 7,200 wireless towers to the infrastructure firm for a term of 28 years in exchange for $2.4 billion -- that T-Mobile's parent Deutsche Telekom will use to pay...
T-Mobile leases 7,2000 mobile towers to Crown Castle in a 28-year, $2.4 billion deal

T-Mobile defends MetroPCS deal as possible Sprint bid looms

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T-Mobile USA’s Neville Ray. T-Mobile USA’s chief technology officer is defending the technical underpinnings of the company’s proposed combination with MetroPCS, suggesting that T-Mobile would be in a better position than rival Sprint Nextel to absorb the smaller wireless carrier’s spectrum and customers. The comments to analysts follow reports that...
T-Mobile defends MetroPCS deal as possible Sprint bid looms
Verizon grows even larger: FCC approves spectrum deal with big cable

Fast-growing Tradeshift hires new senior staff from Google, Microsoft, YouSendIt and Deutsche Telekom

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Tradeshift, the company that turns invoicing between businesses into an online activity across a ‘social network’-style platform, is set to announce some big hires today, part of a recruitment drive that has seen it take on almost 50 people in that past two months. Mihir Nanavati, previously VP of product...
Fast-growing Tradeshift hires new senior staff from Google, Microsoft, YouSendIt and Deutsche Telekom
Facebook’s New Initiative Promises to Make Cross-Platform Mobile Payments Real

Czechs pull plug on 4G spectrum auction after carriers bid too much

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Radio spectrum auctions are generally supposed to be about assigning spectrum in the most efficient way, so that new mobile services run as well as possible. That said, they also make money for governments, and some see this as their primary purpose. Not so the Czech telecoms regulator, CTU, which...
Czechs pull plug on 4G spectrum auction after carriers bid too much
Proposed UK mobile payment standard sidelined after complaints from Google and Three

Cloudera scores analytics-as-a-service deal with Germany's T-Systems

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Cloudera’s Hadoop implementation just got a big boost through a strategic partnership with Deutsche Telekom’s T-Systems, one of Europe’s biggest IT services companies. This would appear to be one of the first results of Cloudera’s freshly-funded international enterprise push. The two companies are touting analytics-as-a-service using Cloudera Enterprise RTQ, featuring...
Cloudera scores analytics-as-a-service deal with Germany's T-Systems

MetroPCS Due to Dial Up the Details on T-Mobile Deal

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It’s been a quiet couple of weeks for telecom junkies after a flurry of activity last month. But another fix is coming, as soon as this week. MetroPCS is expected to file a proxy on its sale to Deutsche Telekom AG’s T-Mobile USA to the Securities and Exchange Commission in...
MetroPCS Due to Dial Up the Details on T-Mobile Deal
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