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Rare Move: Telecom Rivals Team Up on App Payments

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China's three state-run telecom carriers are not known for being cooperative. So it comes of something of a surprise that two of them are joining up to offer a single standardized payment plugin that could be used by the country's many app developers and app stores....
Rare Move: Telecom Rivals Team Up on App Payments

Juniper Gets Up The Hill Like The Little Engine That Could

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Shares of networking equipment company Juniper surged in late trading yesterday after its quarterly results turned out to be better than what analysts had expected. Sales were $1.03 billion beating a consensus forecast of $977 million and profit was 16 cents a share versus a 13-cent consensus. When the company...
Juniper Gets Up The Hill Like The Little Engine That Could

How mobile carriers are raking it in now

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A massive surge in subscribers is slowing, and users are gobbling up more costly data. But that hasn’t meant withering performance by mobile carriers like AT&T and Verizon. [cnnmoney-byline src="By Kevin Kelleher, contributor"] FORTUNE — You might think life for mobile carriers these days is tough. After all, subsidizing the...
How mobile carriers are raking it in now

Report: The US mobile app industry accounts for nearly 500,000 jobs

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The mobile app industry has created close to half a million jobs in America, according to the findings of a new report released this week. According to a report commissioned by CEO network TechNet, the US app industry has been found to have more than 466,000 jobs having built itself up...
Report: The US mobile app industry accounts for nearly 500,000 jobs
China-Based Huawei Vows Revenge On U.S. Competitors Who Drag Its Name Through The Mud (CSCO, HPQ, DELL)

Supreme Court refuses to hear NSA, AT&T wiretapping case

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The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to overturn legal immunity for telecom carriers that allegedly participated with a U.S. National Security Agency surveillance program during the last decade. The Supreme Court, without comment, declined Tuesday to review a December 2011 appeals court decision upholding legal immunity for AT&T in...
Supreme Court refuses to hear NSA, AT&T wiretapping case

Okay, This Carrier Subsidy Problem May Be What's Clobbering Apple's Stock (AAPL)

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Apple's stock has pulled back sharply in recent weeks, falling ~10% from a high of $645 to $570. This is in part due to the spectacular moonshot the stock enjoyed during the fall and winter, when it blasted from $400 to nearly $650. Apple's stock has often sold off after...
Okay, This Carrier Subsidy Problem May Be What's Clobbering Apple's Stock (AAPL)

Carriers hope Firefox makes OS market more competitive

www.computerworld.com
Telecom carriers continue to complain about taxes, regulation and over-the-top competition, but Mozilla's Firefox OS provides a glimmer of hope to some executives speaking at the opening of Mobile World Congress....
Carriers hope Firefox makes OS market more competitive
Micel Helps To Expand Mobile Service In Mexico, Serves As Intermediary Between Customers And Telecom Carriers
The Laws That Make It Easy For The Government to Spy On Americans

Microsoft Is Changing Its Terms Of Service, Adding Sneaky Language That Stops You From Suing It (MSFT)

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Microsoft is stealing a page from the telecom carriers and forbidding you to join a class-action lawsuit against it. You know that screen with all the legal gobbledygook language that pops up whenever you first launch the software? You are asked to agree with it, as it is, or you...
Microsoft Is Changing Its Terms Of Service, Adding Sneaky Language That Stops You From Suing It (MSFT)

China market: Chip demand for 2.5G/2.75G handsets falling

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Demand for 2.5G and 2.75G handset solutions is falling in China due to growth in the penetration rates for 3G and smartphones in the region, according to sources at white-box handset companies. Thanks to subsidies offered by local telecom carriers, sales of 3G models in China have grown substantially, the...
China market: Chip demand for 2.5G/2.75G handsets falling
Smartphone growth expected to slow again in 2013
CTIA conference highlights innovators in New Orleans

Cisco Execs Plumb The Limits Of Cloud Computing

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Cloud computing has become the all-purpose buzzword of business computing - it can mean pretty much whatever you want it to mean, but every product better have some cloud in it. Networking giant Cisco has totally bought in to the concept, but a couple of top execs also described...
Cisco Execs Plumb The Limits Of Cloud Computing

Telecom firms, prisons team to gouge callers, group charges

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U.S. prisons, immigration detention centers and telecom carriers are charging "exorbitant" rates on collect calls made by inmates, and the U.S. Federal Communications Commission should step in to set rates, a coalition of 110 human rights groups, lawyers, and professors said. The expensive collect-call charges make it difficult for...
Telecom firms, prisons team to gouge callers, group charges

US Supreme Court refuses to hear NSA, AT&T wiretapping case

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The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to overturn legal immunity for telecom carriers that allegedly participated with a U.S. National Security Agency surveillance program during the last decade....
US Supreme Court refuses to hear NSA, AT&T wiretapping case

What innovations do carriers need?

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This sponsored post is produced by Kerton Group. The rapid pace of technological change means that fixed and wireless telecom carriers must be on the constant search for new technologies. They need the new tech to provide new services, to respond to competitive threats, and to offer operational efficiencies. And the...
What innovations do carriers need?

Boosted by Sina Weibo, monthly traffic to Chinese video site Tudou tops 300 million

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Chinese video site Tudou has gone public with a series of statistics that include an announcement that it is currently seeing more than 300 million visitors per month. Citing data from Beijing based research firm iResearch, it revealed that it saw 227 million unique visitors in December, a figure that...
Boosted by Sina Weibo, monthly traffic to Chinese video site Tudou tops 300 million

The Quest for a Third Mobile Platform

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Some of the world's biggest handset makers and telecom carriers are embracing alternative mobile operating systems this year in a quest to become credible challengers to smartphones run by Apple and Google....
The Quest for a Third Mobile Platform

US Congress panel approves Internet freedom bill

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A U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee has voted to approve a bill that would make it official U.S. policy to promote an Internet "free from government control," with promises that the Republican majority would work with critics of the bill's wording.The House Energy and Commerce Committee's communications subcommittee approved...
US Congress panel approves Internet freedom bill

In Sandy's aftermath, telecoms work to restore wireless service

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Cellular telecom carriers spent Saturday working to restore wireless service to customers across the U.S. northeast, which is just beginning to pick itself up from the battering it suffered earlier in the week from hurricane Sandy....
In Sandy's aftermath, telecoms work to restore wireless service

China's Huawei bolstering smartphone strategy, plans to announce new handset

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Chinese handset maker Huawei plans to introduce a new smartphone in the middle of this year, packed with the "best hardware and design," and is preparing to open a slew of new stores in its home market.The upcoming handset was mentioned Tuesday when a Huawei official offered the company's...
China's Huawei bolstering smartphone strategy, plans to announce new handset

Critics question wording of Internet freedom bill

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Legislation that would make it official U.S. policy to promote a global Internet "free from government control" could restrict the U.S. Federal Communications Commission from using its authority and prevent law enforcement agencies from taking action against cybercriminals, some critics have said.Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives...
Critics question wording of Internet freedom bill

Boot up: asymmetric Apple fans, manage email better, should Twitter charge?, and more

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Plus Google's MMI cuts, RIM looks to sell more pieces, Unix shell tips and moreA quick burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamManaging email realistically >> Matt GemmellTo effectively manage our email, we have to accept a few basic truths. They're hard...
Boot up: asymmetric Apple fans, manage email better, should Twitter charge?, and more

4G iPad reportedly slated to be sold by Verizon, AT&T

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The two telecom carriers will carry a next-generation iPad running on the fast, next-generation wireless technology, sources tell The Wall Street Journal....
4G iPad reportedly slated to be sold by Verizon, AT&T

FCC Order on Business Line Pricing May Not Fully Reregulate

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A U.S. Federal Communications Commission proposal to address the price of dedicated telecom and broadband lines for businesses would stop large telecom carriers......
FCC Order on Business Line Pricing May Not Fully Reregulate

FCC says cable operators can buy local phone carriers

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The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has waived restrictions that prevented cable operators from acquiring local telephone carriers, saying those mergers could lead to stronger competition to large telecom carriers for business customers....
FCC says cable operators can buy local phone carriers

Paying It Forward - Online And Mobile Style [Sponsored Post]

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While paying with cash or credit cards won't go out of fashion anytime soon, but they're getting some serious competition. Online payments and e-wallets are about to shape not only how, but where and when we buy things. Even more important, they will give consumers the power to choose...
Paying It Forward - Online And Mobile Style [Sponsored Post]

U.S. Supreme Court won't hear NSA, AT&T wiretapping case

www.computerworld.com
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to overturn legal immunity for telecom carriers that allegedly participated with a U.S. National Security Agency surveillance program during the last decade....
U.S. Supreme Court won't hear NSA, AT&T wiretapping case
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