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Wait, now T-Mobile is on team Verizon? Carriers may swap spectrum

Yep, I made it: 24 hours without phone, Internet or TV

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I’m back, baby. And, yes, I made it. My 24-hour detox from the Internet proved successful — so much so that I’ll likely try it again some time. I tuned out at 6 p.m. on Friday as part of the National Day of Unplugging, inspired by the creator of the movement...
Yep, I made it: 24 hours without phone, Internet or TV

4G superfast mobile phone internet spectrum auction gets Ofcom go-ahead

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Mobile phone networks set to bid on four spectrums that will help put 98% of UK population within range of a 4G signalTelecoms watchdog Ofcom has fired the starting gun on the long-delayed spectrum auction, which will bring 4G superfast mobile phone internet to the UK next year and could...
4G superfast mobile phone internet spectrum auction gets Ofcom go-ahead

Verizon says fixing Sandy's damage to wired services may take weeks

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Consumers in the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy may not get wired phone, Internet and video service back for as long as two weeks, Verizon Communications warned, while the FCC reported continued slow progress by carriers in restoring mobile coverage. The wired service outages could include the company's...
Verizon says fixing Sandy's damage to wired services may take weeks

Opera Software shares surge on Facebook takeover talk

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Facebook is reportedly interested in the mobile browser firm as part of a plan to create a smartphoneSuggestions that Facebook is looking at acquiring mobile technology firm Opera Software propelled the Norwegian group's share price 26% higher on Tuesday morning.Opera makes one of the world's most widely used mobile phone...
Opera Software shares surge on Facebook takeover talk

Microsoft-Skype Snooping Accusations Push All the Paranoia Buttons

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Hold the phone, Internet, before deciding whether Microsoft has engineered a backdoor to allow Skype wiretaps....
Microsoft-Skype Snooping Accusations Push All the Paranoia Buttons

Verizon announces $1.83B Q2 profits, rising revenues due to smartphones and FiOS

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Verizon Wireless posted encouraging second quarter numbers, bolstered by increased revenue from smartphone sales and the shift from copper to fiber optics’ FiOS for wireline and Internet customers. The No. 1 U.S. mobile carrier announced Thursday a $1.83 billion quarterly profit on $28.552 billion in revenue. The company, a joint...
Verizon announces $1.83B Q2 profits, rising revenues due to smartphones and FiOS

Apple's original iPhone marketers pondered such names as TriPod, Mobi and iPad

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Ken Segall, Apple's former advertising head who coined the iTerm for its product naming convention, told students at the University of Arizona that they could be pocketing a "TelePod" right now instead of an iPhone, according to 9to5Mac. That was among the now-strange-sounding names Cupertino pondered for the device,...
Apple's original iPhone marketers pondered such names as TriPod, Mobi and iPad

Mobile Devices Now Make Up About 20 Percent of U.S. Web Traffic

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Mobile Web browsing continues to take off, with smartphones and tablets accounting for 20 percent of Web traffic in the U.S. and Canada, according to a new report. The analysis, from online advertising network Chitika, finds that those stodgy old PCs still produce just under 80 percent of Web traffic,...
Mobile Devices Now Make Up About 20 Percent of U.S. Web Traffic

Restoring wired service after Sandy may take 2 weeks, Verizon says

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Consumers in the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy may not get wired phone, Internet and video service back for as long as two weeks, Verizon Communications warned on Friday, while the FCC reported continued slow progress by carriers in restoring mobile coverage....
Restoring wired service after Sandy may take 2 weeks, Verizon says

Gunning for Netflix: Redbox and Verizon to Launch Video Service This Year

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Image from a press release infographic by Verizon Verizon and Coinstar Monday announced a long-rumored joint venture, combining a new video download and streaming service from Verizon with Coinstar’s popular Redbox kiosk rentals of DVDs, Blu-rays and video games. The service will launch in the second half of 2012. Update:...
Gunning for Netflix: Redbox and Verizon to Launch Video Service This Year

GOODBYE, CABLE TV: 2.3 Million Americans Have Pulled The Plug Since 2010

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This chart (below) from ISI Group tells you all you need to know about the fate of cable TV in the age of the iPad: Since Q1 2010, 2.3 million people have stopped subscribing to pay TV as delivered by a cable TV companies such as Cablevision, Comcast, DirecTV,...
GOODBYE, CABLE TV: 2.3 Million Americans Have Pulled The Plug Since 2010
Apple considered calling iPhone the 'Telepod', 'Mobi', 'iPad', or 'Tripod', former Apple ad man reveals

AT&T Says U-Verse Failure Is Almost Over

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AT&T's U-verse service, which includes its phone, Internet and TV services, has been knocked out for days in several cities. But the company says the service should be working again very soon for all customers....
AT&T Says U-Verse Failure Is Almost Over

Ofcom braced for legal action over 4G mobile phone internet auction

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Each of four main networks has threatened to sue the telecoms watchdog at various times over sale of airwavesThe telecoms watchdog Ofcom has fired the starting gun on the much-disputed spectrum auction, which will bring 4G superfast mobile phone internet to the UK next year, saying it is "fully prepared...
Ofcom braced for legal action over 4G mobile phone internet auction

Mexicans overcharged billions a year for phone, Internet

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A new report alleges that billionaire Carlos Slim's telecommunication companies have overcharged Mexican phone and Internet customers $13.4 billion a year between 2005 and 2009. Released Monday by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the study claims that Mexico's economy is being negatively affected by Slim's price-gouging...
Mexicans overcharged billions a year for phone, Internet

BT's 6% landline price rise

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It's time to shop around as landline and broadband costs riseBT has upped the prices of its home phone and broadband services, leaving customers paying almost 6% more than last year.The basic landline charge increases from £14.60 to £15.45 a month. The set-up fee and call charges have all risen...
BT's 6% landline price rise

London tube stations to get Wi-Fi

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Passengers will be able to check emails at 80 stations starting in the next few weeks, with 40 more connected later this yearThe last sanctuary from the incessant red light blinking on BlackBerry devices will begin to vanish in the next few weeks as Wi-Fi coverage is extended to the...
London tube stations to get Wi-Fi

30 days with Windows Phone 8 -- Perspective from an admitted iOS addict

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While we all have our favorite brands, there’s no doubt a bit of disservice that we do to ourselves when we don’t venture outside of our comfortable walls. That’s exactly the story with me, specifically related to Apple. I long ago overcame the desire to tinker, upgrade and fix my...
30 days with Windows Phone 8 -- Perspective from an admitted iOS addict
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