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T-Mobile talking to Google about mobile payments in Europe as well, keeps playing the field

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The good ship T-Mobile isn't staying anchored in any one port for mobile payments: just hours after the ink started drying on a deal with MasterCard for NFC, the carrier's parent company Deutsche Telekom has confirmed to Bloomberg that it's been talking with Google as well. While Deutsche Telekom's...
T-Mobile talking to Google about mobile payments in Europe as well, keeps playing the field

Red Hat, Dell sign OEM pact

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The announcement Tuesday of a new partnership between Dell and Red Hat could mark a further expansion of open-source software use in the enterprise....
Red Hat, Dell sign OEM pact

Microsoft cites progress on Yahoo search ads, says it's still committed to providing an alternative to Google

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Microsoft’s search advertising group says it’s starting to wring more revenue out of the Internet search ads that it’s serving as part of its partnership with Yahoo — despite recently needing to extend, for another year, its commitment to cover revenue shortfalls experienced by Yahoo under the arrangement. The news follows a...
Microsoft cites progress on Yahoo search ads, says it's still committed to providing an alternative to Google

Google breaks ground with pan-European music deal, shows that streaming knows no borders

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We now know how Google could offer its European music services to multiple countries so quickly. The search firm struck took advantage of a new hub approach to licensing at Armonia, an alliance between publishers in France, Italy and Spain, to get rights to about 5.5 million works from...
Google breaks ground with pan-European music deal, shows that streaming knows no borders

New York City, meet your new official taxi: the Nissan NV200

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Back in May, Nissan unveiled its NV200 van as New York City's "Taxi of Tomorrow" in a joint press conference with Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Today, NYC's Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) made the pact official, signing regulations that will replace the city's iconic line of Crown Victorias (and myriad...
New York City, meet your new official taxi: the Nissan NV200

Beleaguered smartphone makers Nokia, RIM ink patent pact

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Finnish phone-maker Nokia, once dominant in the cell phone market, is hoping that it can use its patents to stay afloat during a more difficult time. It might work, at least for a while. Nokia said today it will put all its patent litigation with Blackberrry maker Research in...
Beleaguered smartphone makers Nokia, RIM ink patent pact

Apple, Ferrari in talks to broaden in-car infotainment pact

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The luxury carmaker unveils a four-seater with integrated Siri voice assistant and two iPad Minis in the back seat, as well as a new hybrid-powered supercar with 949 horsepower. [Read more]...
Apple, Ferrari in talks to broaden in-car infotainment pact

US Air Force commits after all to 18,000-iPad deal

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Despite talk that it had cancelled the deal, the US Air Force on Friday pledged itself to a contract to buy up to 18,000 iPads. Air Mobility Command has agreed to a $9.36 million pact that will see Executive Technology give C-5, C-17, C-130, KC-10, and KC-135 crews 32GB Wi-Fi...
US Air Force commits after all to 18,000-iPad deal

Fast Talk: How Warby Parker's Cofounders Disrupted The Eyewear Industry And Stayed Friends

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Meet Neil Blumenthal, cofounder and co-CEO of Warby Parker. He tells Fast Company how a pact over a beer at the company's inception helped its founders preserve their friendship.Last year saw 500% growth for the online eyewear brand, Warby Parker. The company is disrupting prices in a business historically rife...
Fast Talk: How Warby Parker's Cofounders Disrupted The Eyewear Industry And Stayed Friends

Wanna track your Amazon cloud costs? Here's another way to do so

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In case you haven’t noticed, there’s a whole ecosystem of startups building businesses around making Amazon Web Services less inscrutable to business customers. And some of those startups are now partnering up with each other to provide a fuller suite of services.. Cloudyn CEO Sharon Wagner. The latest partnership is...
Wanna track your Amazon cloud costs? Here's another way to do so

U.S. Sues eBay Over Recruiting Pact With Intuit

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EBay Inc. said it will fight a Department of Justice lawsuit that alleges that the Internet retailer and financial software provider Intuit Inc. had signed an illegal agreement restricting the companies’ ability to actively recruit employees from one another. According to the DOJ complaint, the agreement began no later than...
U.S. Sues eBay Over Recruiting Pact With Intuit

Samsung withdraws display technology injunction against LG in Korea following recent pact

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Samsung has ended its pursuit of a Korea-based injunction against LG following the duo’s recent pledge to drop all charges in an ongoing legal spat related to display technologies. Today’s move — reported by the Yonhap — ends the case that Samsung put forward in September 2012 and comes a week...
Samsung withdraws display technology injunction against LG in Korea following recent pact

AT&T gives travelers 1GB of not-quite-free WiFi in the UK through The Cloud

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Getting data is still a pain while abroad: it usually involves either popping a local SIM into an unlocked device or simply paying through the nose for roaming rates. AT&T wants to meet visitors to the UK halfway through a new WiFi deal with BSkyB's The Cloud. The pact...
AT&T gives travelers 1GB of not-quite-free WiFi in the UK through The Cloud

M-PACT is just around the corner

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M-PACT is just around the corner

Judge Wants To See Apple, Google And Intel Heads In Her Office Immediately

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U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh wants to see Google's Eric Schmidt, Apple's Tim Cook, and Intel's Paul Otellini in her office. She's ordered four hours with each CEO separately to question them about an alleged no-poaching agreement the three tech companies made. Employees say the three made a verbal pact...
Judge Wants To See Apple, Google And Intel Heads In Her Office Immediately

Microsoft-Yahoo search pact finally starts bearing fruit in Europe, but should advertisers care?

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Over on the Microsoft Advertising adCenter blog, Microsoft’s EMEA Marketing lead Cedric Chambaz has announced that the search alliance between the software giant and ailing Internet services pioneer Yahoo is entering the last stage of its implementation in UK, France and Ireland, starting on 18 April 2012. This transition was...
Microsoft-Yahoo search pact finally starts bearing fruit in Europe, but should advertisers care?

Verizon signs first deal to sell lower 700MHz spectrum following the AWS handover, acts on its promise

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Verizon used the prospect of selling lower-block 700MHz spectrum as a carrot to lure in the US government: it would share the wireless wealth only if it was cleared to buy cable company spectrum in the AWS bands. Now that the DOJ and FCC have greenlit the cable purchase,...
Verizon signs first deal to sell lower 700MHz spectrum following the AWS handover, acts on its promise

Cricket strikes deal to use Clearwire LTE for phone coverage

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Cricket's parent company Leap on Wednesday struck a deal with Clearwire to use its upcoming LTE network. The five-year pact will let Cricket users run on Clearwire's 4G in addition to the network Cricket itself plans to build. The expansion would give extra capacity where it was needed to help...
Cricket strikes deal to use Clearwire LTE for phone coverage

Spotify signs deal with Orange Switzerland to bundle music with youth plans

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Spotify has been getting comfortable with providers to various degrees, whether it's just carrier billing or direct deals. Today, however, it's getting extra-cozy. Orange Switzerland has started bundling Spotify Premium with its Orange Young plans: those 27 and younger can pay between 29 to 79 francs ($31 to $85)...
Spotify signs deal with Orange Switzerland to bundle music with youth plans

Will ACTA Be Found Unconstitutional?

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DustyShadow writes "Harvard's Jack Goldsmith and Lawrence Lessig have an interesting op-ed in Friday's Washington Post, arguing that it would be constitutionally dubious for President Obama to adopt the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) as an executive agreement. '[T]he Obama administration has suggested it will adopt the pact as a "sole...
Will ACTA Be Found Unconstitutional?

Sony makes Olympus rescue pact official with $645 million investment

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After months of speculation about who would step in to save the scandal-ridden Olympus' rocky fortunes, Sony has finally opened up its checkbook. The two companies have entered into a "business and capital alliance" worth around $650 million in exchange for a 51 percent stake in a new enterprise...
Sony makes Olympus rescue pact official with $645 million investment

Clearwire, Leap Wireless Make Wholesale Pact

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Clearwire signed a five-year wholesale deal with Leap Wireless to supply the pay-as-you-go carrier with high-speed mobile broadband service....
Clearwire, Leap Wireless Make Wholesale Pact
Marissa Mayer Makes a Media Deal

OLPC XO Touch 1.75 to use Neonode tech, take multi-touch on world tour

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The One Laptop Per Child's project just got one step closer to updating its venerable XO portable through a newly-struck licensing deal with Neonode. The XO Touch 1.75, a slight rebranding of the as yet unreleased XO 1.75 we saw last year, will use Neonode's MultiSensing to give the...
OLPC XO Touch 1.75 to use Neonode tech, take multi-touch on world tour

Investor Update

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PandoDaily has always had a pact with readers that we’ll be open and honest– particularly on the subject of our investors. Typically, this means we’re telling you about new investors. Today, however, we find ourselves in the unexpected position of having to disclose a change in our relationship with an...
Investor Update
Verizon, Comcast prepare for Senate showdown

Here's Apple's Settlement Pact with HTC (Well, the Parts We're Allowed to See)

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When Apple and HTC settled their legal disputes in a surprise deal several weeks back, the two companies provided little in the way of details on the agreement. Now, thanks to Apple’s dispute with Samsung, the public will learn at least a little more. According to the document, both sides...
Here's Apple's Settlement Pact with HTC (Well, the Parts We're Allowed to See)

Netflix locks up Academy Award nominated exclusives from The Weinstein Company

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If you're looking for more content to watch on Netflix's Watch Instantly streaming service -- especially since all those Starz movies are exiting stage left at month's end -- we have good news, as it just announced a multi-year exclusive deal with The Weinstein Company. The agreement covers foreign language,...
Netflix locks up Academy Award nominated exclusives from The Weinstein Company

Pat Robertson: Chile Earthquake Result Of Pact With Chupacabra: http://bit.ly/blTOLr It's a Joke....LOL

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Pat Robertson: Chile Earthquake Result Of Pact With Chupacabra: http://bit.ly/blTOLr It's a Joke....LOL

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
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