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China Telecom's 4Q Earnings Boosted Above Analysts' Estimates Thanks To iPhone Usage

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China Telecom, the third-largest telecommunications company in that country, reported better-than-expected 4Q profit as customers using the iPhone helped boost sales of wireless data. Net earnings fell 17 percent to 2.36 billion yuan ($380 million USD) from 2.84 billion yuan a year earlier, but outperformed the 2.04 billion yuan average estimated by...
China Telecom's 4Q Earnings Boosted Above Analysts' Estimates Thanks To iPhone Usage

Apple Could Lose The Right To Sell Devices Called 'iPhone' In Mexico

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Apple may have some problems selling the iPhone to our neighbors to the south. A Mexican court has denied Apple's bid to continue selling devices named "iPhone" while it battles a trademark dispute with a Mexican telecommunications company called iFone, according to PhoneArena.com. The decision stems from a 2009 suit Apple...
Apple Could Lose The Right To Sell Devices Called 'iPhone' In Mexico

Other cities show interest in hosting Campus Party Colombia as organizers threaten to leave Bogotá in 2013

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With only a few weeks left until the fifth edition of Campus Party Colombia, its organizers announced that the event may not take place in Bogotá in 2013. Controversy with the city authorities ensued while other Colombian cities are showing interest in hosting the event. Many of you have probably...
Other cities show interest in hosting Campus Party Colombia as organizers threaten to leave Bogotá in 2013

Attack on Telenor was part of large cyberespionage operation with Indian origins, report says

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A recent intrusion on the computer network of Norwegian telecommunications company Telenor was the result of a large cyberespionage operation of Indian origin that for the past few years has targeted business, government and political organizations from different countries, according to researchers from security firm Norman Shark.Researchers from Norman...
Attack on Telenor was part of large cyberespionage operation with Indian origins, report says

AT&T narrows Q4 loss to $3.9B, sells 8.6M iPhones

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The telecommunications company took it on the chin thanks to costs associated with its employee pension plan, the sale of an asset, and Superstorm Sandy. [Read more]...
AT&T narrows Q4 loss to $3.9B, sells 8.6M iPhones

AT&T's U-verse second-screen app update - iPhone and iPod Touch can now be used as remote controls

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AT&T has expanded the range of second-screen features and content available to its IPTV customers via its free iOS U-verse apps, the telecommunications company announced today. Following the announcement, iPhone and iPod Touch owners will now be able to use their devices as a remote control for their U-verse subscription via...
AT&T's U-verse second-screen app update - iPhone and iPod Touch can now be used as remote controls

Facebook countersues Mitel over patents

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Facebook has filed a countersuit claiming Canadian telecommunications company Mitel Networks is infringing on patents it now owns, The Next Web reports. The social network alleges that Mitel infringes on its patents for a “telephone status notification system” and “user definable on-line co-user lists.” These are both patents that Facebook bought from...
Facebook countersues Mitel over patents

Orange Acquired Dailymotion For $168 Million By Buying Out Remaining 51% Stake

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Back in January 2011, Orange acquired 49 percent of Dailymotion for $78 million (€59 million), and declared that they wanted to buy out the remaining 51 percent. But Dailymotion had to wait two years before further talks. By spending $80.6 million (€61 million) for the remaining stake, Orange acquired 100...
Orange Acquired Dailymotion For $168 Million By Buying Out Remaining 51% Stake

Telenor cyberespionage attack has Indian origins

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A recent intrusion on the computer network of Norwegian telecommunications company Telenor was the result of a large cyberespionage operation of Indian origin that for the past few years has targeted business, government and political organizations from different countries, according to researchers from security firm Norman Shark....
Telenor cyberespionage attack has Indian origins
Court increases transparency on government digital snooping

Syria's government urged to unblock internet and mobile access to country

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Assad regime should remember obligation to protect access to communications, says International Telecommunications UnionSyria's government should restore internet and mobile access "as a matter of priority", the secretary-general of the International Telecommunications Union has said, criticising "in the strongest possible terms" the blockage imposed on Thursday.Speaking ahead of the World...
Syria's government urged to unblock internet and mobile access to country

Help make the news with GuardianWitness

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GuardianWitness is a new iOS app developed as a partnership between the publishers of the prominent British news periodical The Guardian and the telecommunications company Everything Everywhere, aka EE. It’s available now as a free download from the App Store. The GuardianWitness app supports the web service of the same...
Help make the news with GuardianWitness
Augmented reality comes to the living room with Visual SyncAR

America Is Going to Be Very Sorry It Every Taught China About Intellectual Property Laws

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No sooner had Apple announced a $60 million settlement in a longstanding dispute with a Chinese firm over the trademark for “iPad,” than another lawsuit has reared its head. In the first instance, Proview Technologies alleged it trademarked iPad in Mainland China 12 years ago. The second suit is a little...
America Is Going to Be Very Sorry It Every Taught China About Intellectual Property Laws
Apple, LG taken to court by Alcatel-Lucent over video compression patents

Bharti Raises Broadband Prices

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Bharti Airtel, India's largest telecommunications company by subscribers, has increased the tariffs for fixed-line broadband Internet services by 5%-8%, citing regulatory changes and higher input costs....
Bharti Raises Broadband Prices

Telus links social, traditional training

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When major Canadian telecommunications company wanted to change how it handles employee training, it turned to social networking....
Telus links social, traditional training
Cuba may have turned on its first underwater internet cable -- for incoming traffic only

Cloud Providers Touting Multi-Hypervisor Support

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When Tata Communications, the Indian telecommunications company, rolls out its infrastructure as a service cloud offering in America in the coming months, company officials want to claim differentiating features in the products. And one they're hoping to include is support for multiple hypervisors....
Cloud Providers Touting Multi-Hypervisor Support

Syria sidesteps sanctions by turning to China for Internet bandwidth

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ssoosayCensorship and government monitoring aren’t the only problems facing Syrian Internet users. There have been frequent, recent shutdowns of all Internet traffic crossing the Syrian border over the last few months, accompanying dramatic changes in how the country connects to the rest of the world. With growing international diplomatic pressure...
Syria sidesteps sanctions by turning to China for Internet bandwidth

Twilio locks down a $70M Series D as it flirts with the public markets

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Twilio, the cloud-based telephony communication company, has raised a $70 million Series D round led by Redpoint Ventures and Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ). The move is part of the company’s path towards what some may believe to be an IPO (although Twilio hasn’t commented). Known for providing companies and developers...
Twilio locks down a $70M Series D as it flirts with the public markets

Average Facebook costs per click drop as advertisers adopt News Feed ads, TBG finds

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Average costs per click for Facebook ads reached record lows in the U.S. and decreased across other regions in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to data from third-party ad company TBG Digital. TBG attributes this to the rise of News Feed ads on desktop and mobile, that have lower...
Average Facebook costs per click drop as advertisers adopt News Feed ads, TBG finds

Softbank Capital raises $51 million to invest in New York-based tech startups

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Softbank Capital, a venture capital group in the US affiliated with Japanese telecommunications company Softbank, has raised $51.02 million in new funding to invest in technology startups based in New York. The firm said in a statement that its New York partner Jordan Levy will oversee investments, which will be focused...
Softbank Capital raises $51 million to invest in New York-based tech startups
ZTE follows Huawei's lead, promises to curb Iran business after surveillance system sale

Report: Apple loses rights to "iPhone" trademark in Mexico

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Apple’s ongoing fight to get control of the iPhone brand in Mexico is running intro a bit of trouble with El Universal and Electronista reporting today a Mexican court denied “Apple’s injunction request on the grounds that the iPhone brand is too phonetically similar to iFone.”  The iFone brand is...
Report: Apple loses rights to "iPhone" trademark in Mexico

U.K. Warns on China Security Risk

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The U.K. has left itself vulnerable to cyberattacks by allowing a Chinese telecommunications company to become a major player in Britain without adequate security checks, a parliamentary committee said....
U.K. Warns on China Security Risk

FiveStars takes its loyalty program out of the US, landing in Canada in partnership with Rogers

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FiveStars, a startup offering a loyalty card program for local businesses, kicked off its first expansion outside the US today via a new partnership with Canadian telecommunications company Rogers. The new program, which is dubbed Vicinity, will be run by Rogers and powered by FiveStars’ proprietary technology, which integrates with point-of-sale (POS)...
FiveStars takes its loyalty program out of the US, landing in Canada in partnership with Rogers

Miscellaneous policy news

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The space policy news cycle—such as it is—has been dominated in the last week by developments in the Republican presidential race, thanks to speeches and debate appearances by the major candidates. However, there are a few other things that have taken place during the last week worth mentioning: The Obama...
Miscellaneous policy news

How an Indonesian ISP took down the mighty Google for 30 minutes

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Google's services went offline for many users for nearly a half-hour on the evening of November 5, thanks to an erroneous routing message broadcast by Moratel, an Indonesian telecommunications company. The outage might have lasted even longer if it hadn't been spotted by a network engineer at CloudFlare who had a friend...
How an Indonesian ISP took down the mighty Google for 30 minutes

Review: The Samsung Galaxy Note II is a promising, if not perfect, mix of tablet and phone

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If the suite of phones that have been unleashed on the world on the past year is any indication, Samsung has come out swinging in 2012. Boosted by successful sales of many models, including the popular Galaxy S III and Google-advised Galaxy Nexus, the Korean telecommunications company has made a...
Review: The Samsung Galaxy Note II is a promising, if not perfect, mix of tablet and phone
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