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Less than 2% ‘Like’ mobile carriers despite millions spent on Facebook campaigns

Qualcomm Will Bid on Indian Spectrum To Boost Mobile Broadband Demand

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Qualcomm plans to bid for a chunk of spectrum in India’s upcoming 3G auction the chipmaker said today. Qualcomm is taking a page out of Google’s playbook — the search engine giant bid for spectrum in the U.S. but never had any plans to become a network operator. The San...
Qualcomm Will Bid on Indian Spectrum To Boost Mobile Broadband Demand
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With 10% of its 2.5m users booking hotels on the go, Gogobot brings social travel app to Android

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For a company that greatly benefits from the ongoing rise of smartphones and tablets, social travel network operator Gogobot sure has taken its sweet time to develop an app for the immensely popular and still-growing Android platform. But today, Gogobot is finally debuting an Android app to co-exist alongside its...
With 10% of its 2.5m users booking hotels on the go, Gogobot brings social travel app to Android

Nokia Announces Its First Windows Phone With NFC

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Nokia has announced an NFC-enabled version of the recently launched Lumia 610 smartphone. Orange will be the first network operator to sell it, Nokia said in a......
Nokia Announces Its First Windows Phone With NFC

Meet The $35 Tablet That Could Connect The World

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TechCrunch got its hands on the new Aakash UbiSlate 7Ci, the super-cheap tablet that will attempt to connect every student in India to the Internet. Educators have long hoped that cheap computing devices could bridge the global information divide, but previous attempts have been dogged by disappointing performance, lack...
Meet The $35 Tablet That Could Connect The World

Indian operator Bharti wants slice of Google and Facebook's revenue pie

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Indian operator Bharti Airtel has raised the prickly issue of net neutrality with social networks, after a senior executive at the telecom giant claimed that Web-based companies should share revenues in exchange for using operators’ expensive infrastructure. Speaking to The Hindu’s Business Line supplement, Jagbir Singh, Director of Network Services Group, called...
Indian operator Bharti wants slice of Google and Facebook's revenue pie

Sprint sells 1.5 million iPhones, 1 million other smartphones, but makes a net loss of $767 million

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Sprint's latest financials show that the network operator has managed to reduce its losses, but is still taking the hit on a $767 million net loss and an operating loss of $231 million. Developing...Filed under: Cellphones, MobileSprint sells 1.5 million iPhones, 1 million other smartphones, but makes a net...
Sprint sells 1.5 million iPhones, 1 million other smartphones, but makes a net loss of $767 million

Reliance in trouble. Flag Telecom cancels $1B IPO

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Flag Telecom, a large international network operator that connected countries in Europe with Middle East and Asia with the U.S., is shelving its $1 billion dollar initial public offering. The cancellation is a huge set-back for its parent company, Reliance Communications, which has been desperately trying to reduce its $7...
Reliance in trouble. Flag Telecom cancels $1B IPO

Sprint to Take Control of Clearwire

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Sprint Nextel Corp. is set to gain control of partner Clearwire Corp. without an acquisition, people familiar with the matter said, a deal that will clarify a long-dysfunctional relationship that became a central issue in the No. 3 U.S. carrier’s $20 billion acquisition by Japan’s Softbank Corp. Clearwire, a wireless...
Sprint to Take Control of Clearwire

T-Mobile adds 'all you can eat' to menu

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Network operator T-Mobile has added a new range of tariffs to its line-up that has no metered call, text or data......
T-Mobile adds 'all you can eat' to menu

Vodafone Offers $10 Billion for Kabel

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British telecom operator Vodafone offered $10.1 billion for Germany's largest cable network operator, Kabel Deutschland Holding, people familiar with the matter said....
Vodafone Offers $10 Billion for Kabel

Video tech firm KIT digital hires new CFO, delists from Prague Stock Exchange, moves to NYC

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Video management software and services firm KIT digital this morning announced that its board of directors has agreed to delist the company from the Prague Stock Exchange and move its headquarters from Prague to New York City. It will maintain a technology and development center in the Czech capital and...
Video tech firm KIT digital hires new CFO, delists from Prague Stock Exchange, moves to NYC
What the web’s saying about UK internet snooping laws

Online financial network tastytrade acquires two Chicago design firms

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Online financial network operator tastytrade has acquired not one but two fellow Chicago-based companies to boost its media production and technology infrastructure, the company announced this morning. The first is video production and design studio ki edit + design, which creates editorial, design and digital content for agencies and companies...
Online financial network tastytrade acquires two Chicago design firms

As mobile evolves, communications app Nimbuzz tops 100M users

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From a few to 100 million users in five years is pretty impressive, and that’s exactly what Nimbuzz has done. The Netherlands-based mobile communications company announced on Tuesday that it just crossed the 100 million user mark with 6.5 million coming from the U.S. The company provides a cross-platform mobile...
As mobile evolves, communications app Nimbuzz tops 100M users

Tuesday's Clearwire Vote a Key Moment For Sprint, But Won't Settle Things

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Sprint’s bid to acquire network operator Clearwire is up for a shareholder vote Tuesday, but the deal’s fate remains uncertain. While Sprint already owns 51 percent of Clearwire, the deal requires the approval of the majority of shares voted by Clearwire’s other owners. And the biggest of those–Crest Financial–strongly opposes...
Tuesday's Clearwire Vote a Key Moment For Sprint, But Won't Settle Things

Without a Galaxy Note, Verizon outs 5-inch Intuition by LG

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Verizon Wireless is the latest U.S. network operator to ask the question: “Is it a phone or is it a tablet?” The carrier confirmed rumors from last month by announcing on Tuesday that it will sell a 5-inch handset called Intuition by LG. The large phone — or small tablet,...
Without a Galaxy Note, Verizon outs 5-inch Intuition by LG

Ailing LightSquare To Cut 45% Of Work Force As Regulatory Battle Rages On

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Things are beginning to look even dimmer for LightSquared. Just one day after satellite network operator Inmarsat announced that LightSquared had defaulted on a $56 million payment, new reports indicate that the company plans to slash its workforce by 45% in an effort to cut costs and keep fighting. “This...
Ailing LightSquare To Cut 45% Of Work Force As Regulatory Battle Rages On

Star VCs Invest Millions In A Startup That Will Change How You Pay Your Phone Bill

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Andreessen Horowitz is leading a $15.5 million round of venture funding for ItsOn Inc, a developer of software that supports more flexible mobile billing options like sponsored data services and split billing for work and personal use. ItsOn, which has had funding from Verizon Communications, Vodafone...
Star VCs Invest Millions In A Startup That Will Change How You Pay Your Phone Bill

Peer Lending Site Lending Club Raises $24.5 Million Series C Round

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A big round for a company that originally started out as a Facebook app: peer lending network operator Lending Club has secured a $24.5 million Series C financing round led by Foundation Capital and joined by existing investors including Morgenthaler Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners and Canaan Partners. This brings the...
Peer Lending Site Lending Club Raises $24.5 Million Series C Round
Comcast deals blow to net neutrality, says own video service is exempt from bandwidth caps
Europe officially runs out of IPv4 addresses

Android platform developer: five-month wait for OS update is "reasonable"

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Sony recently updated its Tablet S product from Android 3 to Android 4. The latest version of Android, codenamed Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS), was released in November. According to Jean-Baptiste Queru, an Android platform engineer at Google, the five-month wait is “very reasonable,” in light of the complexity involved...
Android platform developer: five-month wait for OS update is "reasonable"
FCC looking to bring 800MHz licensing in line with other cellular bands

Like 2-year contracts, smartphone exclusives need to go away

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Were you looking forward to buying a new Nokia Lumia 920 with Microsoft Windows Phone 8? I hope you are or plan to be an AT&T customer because on Thursday, the carrier announced it will sell the smartphone exclusively in the U.S. AT&T is hardly the only one to work...
Like 2-year contracts, smartphone exclusives need to go away

Telefónica launches Tu Me for iOS, an all-in-one communications app with searchable timeline

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Telefónica Digital, the global business unit announced by Telefónica back in September to spearhead the telecom company’s digital growth, has launched a new mobile app called Tu Me. The app is currently iOS only (Android is on the way) and it enables communication and sharing between mobile phones, recording every...
Telefónica launches Tu Me for iOS, an all-in-one communications app with searchable timeline

Fake Instagram apps are spreading malware on Android devices

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Sophos, the IT security and data protection company has a new warning on its Naked Security blog today that a fake Instagram app is infecting Android devices with malware. This goes to show how fast the creators of dirty software can move as Instagram launched for Android users a few...
Fake Instagram apps are spreading malware on Android devices
Mozilla’s Boot To Gecko Becomes Firefox OS, Scores Support From Sprint, Deutsche Telekom, ZTE, And More

Report: Sprint to Dump LightSquared Partnership

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Sprint Nextel will drop its planned 15-year 4G network partnership with would-be hybrid network operator LightSquared, the Wall Street Journal reported on......
Report: Sprint to Dump LightSquared Partnership
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