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O2 network outage over, reportedly affected one-third of customers

O2 urges rivals to stop providing chargers with new phones

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Network says 82% of customers who bought charger-free HTC One X+ did not buy a separate chargerO2 has urged its industry peers to stop giving away chargers with new mobile phones, after a trial found the vast majority of customers were happy to buy handsets without chargers.The telecom giant yesterday...
O2 urges rivals to stop providing chargers with new phones

VIDEO: O2 boss says 'sorry' to customers

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Ronan Dunne, Chief Executive of O2, has apologised to customers for the disruption caused by an outage to the firm's mobile network, which began on Wednesday afternoon....
VIDEO: O2 boss says 'sorry' to customers

Charger Not Included: U.K. Carrier O2 To Sell HTC Phone With USB Cable But No Plug

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Peer into the drawers of the average gadget addict and you’re sure to find a tangled mess of unused chargers gathering dust. Mobile phones are a prime offender in creating redundant gadget junk, with new models released every few months to drive upgrades. Indeed, U.K. carrier O2 calculates there are...
Charger Not Included: U.K. Carrier O2 To Sell HTC Phone With USB Cable But No Plug

Meet Babelverse, the startup translating #TNW2012 into Spanish and Portuguese in real-time

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We’re in Amsterdam this week for our 7th annual The Next Web Conference. We’re speaking Dutch, we’re speaking English and thanks to the real-time voice translation startup Babelverse, we’re translating the conference live in Spanish and Portuguese. Yesterday, Babelverse opened up its platform in public beta, allowing human interpreters to monetize their language skills...
Meet Babelverse, the startup translating #TNW2012 into Spanish and Portuguese in real-time
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O2 apologises over 'embarrassing' network problems

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Mobile operator likely to have to pay compensation to the almost 8 million customers affected by the 24-hour outageO2 has been forced into apologising to almost 8 million customers after an "embarassing" network failure led to a 24-hour blackout across the UK and Ireland.Ronan Dunne, chief executive of O2, admitted...
O2 apologises over 'embarrassing' network problems

Your guide to iPad 3G prices

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All the networks that will be offering mobile broadband for Apple's iPad have now set out their price plansAll three mobile phone networks that will be offering mobile broadband access for iPad users have now announced their pricing and buyers of the latest Apple gadget are likely to find themselves...
Your guide to iPad 3G prices
O2 calls for carriers to stop including chargers with phones after successful pilot program

New HTC phone will be sold without charger in bid to cut waste

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Network operator O2 will pilot the charger-free scheme in the UK for the soon-to-be-released smartphoneA new flagship smartphone by Taiwanese phone company HTC will be sold without a charger in a pioneering bid to cut down on electronic waste.Network operator O2, which will trial the pilot for the as-yet unnamed...
New HTC phone will be sold without charger in bid to cut waste

Why SanDisk should hold out

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SanDisk founder and CEO Eli Harari rebuffed Samsung's buyout offer, saying it undervalued the company. Photo: SanDisk Politics, as humorist FP Dunne famously put it, ain't beanbag. If Dunne had spent his days observing Silicon Valley innovators instead of Chicago machine pols, he might have said the same about the...
Why SanDisk should hold out

Lightning electric motorcycle bests gas-powered bikes at Pikes Peak

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With 156 turns over its 12.42 miles (19.99 km) course and elevations changes ranging from 4,720 ft (1,440 m) to 14,110 ft (4,300 m), Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is one of the most grueling races in the world for both humans and machines. It's particularly challenging for gas-powered...
Lightning electric motorcycle bests gas-powered bikes at Pikes Peak

Vodafone and O2 speed up roll-out of 4G technology through shared network

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Telecom companies gear up to compete with Everything Everywhere on mobile broadband by pooling infrastructureVodafone and O2 are clubbing together to speed up the roll-out of superfast 4G mobile broadband to virtually everyone.The nation's second- and third-biggest mobile operators say they will pool their network of radio masts and antennas...
Vodafone and O2 speed up roll-out of 4G technology through shared network

O2 and HTC to sell phone without a charger, in deliberate ploy to be more green

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Chargers not included O2 and HTC will begin selling a new, as yet unannounced, phone before the end of the year without a charger in the box as part of a pilot scheme to reduce the number of "wasted" chargers in circulation. According to O2, 70 per cent of...
O2 and HTC to sell phone without a charger, in deliberate ploy to be more green

Babelverse Lands $500K Seed Round Led By 500 Startups For Human-Powered Online Translation

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Babelverse, the language translation startup that landed the title of “Audience Choice” at Disrupt NYC this past May, has raised $500,000 in a seed round led by 500 Startups. Babelverse’s online marketplace provides speech translation services in close to real-time through a worldwide network of human interpreters. Today, Babelverse co-founders...
Babelverse Lands $500K Seed Round Led By 500 Startups For Human-Powered Online Translation
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Voda-O2 pact may help UK get 4G faster than expected

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Two of Britain’s biggest mobile operators are joining forces, forging a pact that they say could bring higher-speed networking to the country ahead of schedule. Vodafone and Telefónica-owned O2 announced on Thursday that they plan to merge their infrastructure, pooling together resources to create a grid of more than 18,000...
Voda-O2 pact may help UK get 4G faster than expected

Real-time voice interpretation startup Babelverse unveils public beta

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Do you wish language barriers didn’t exist? Well, the young startup Babelverse hopes to make them disappear, thanks to its online community of remote interpreters. After a few months in private testing, it is now ready to launch its public beta version on stage during TNW Conference, where it is...
Real-time voice interpretation startup Babelverse unveils public beta
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