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Two Networks, One Company: T-Mobile Explains Why Its MetroPCS Deal Can Work

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When T-Mobile announced its deal this week to acquire MetroPCS, one of the first concerns raised by outsiders was the fact that today the two companies use a different type of network technology. T-Mobile’s network has evolved from the type of system used by AT&T while MetroPCS has historically relied...
Two Networks, One Company: T-Mobile Explains Why Its MetroPCS Deal Can Work

Anonymous takes control of North Korea's Twitter and Flickr accounts, defaces websites

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North Korea’s official Twitter and Flickr accounts have been has hacked and two of its main websites defaced, in hacker group Anonymous’s latest efforts to disrupt the communist county’s online presence. Last week, hackers that purported to be part of the ‘hacktivist’ collective claimed to have swiped 15,000 passwords from...
Anonymous takes control of North Korea's Twitter and Flickr accounts, defaces websites

Wolfram Alpha expands Facebook analytics, takes a closer look at your social relationships

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Have you ever wanted to know if you're the most popular amongst your group of friends? Or which of your pals lives the furthest from you? These are questions that can't be answered by Facebook's latest Graph Search, but they're perfect for the stats geeks over at Wolfram Alpha....
Wolfram Alpha expands Facebook analytics, takes a closer look at your social relationships

Deutsche Telekom mulling T-Mobile / MetroPCS marriage

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Well, turns out that rumors of a MetroPCS and T-Mobile merger weren't completely off base. While we wouldn't expect Deutsche Telekom to announce the sale of its US property any time soon, the German giant has confirmed that its holding talks with America's sixth largest mobile operator to combine...
Deutsche Telekom mulling T-Mobile / MetroPCS marriage

Alcatel-Lucent integrates Wi-Fi with mobile networks

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Alcatel-Lucent is integrating Wi-Fi with mobile networks with its lightRadio architecture, allowing users to move seamlessly between the two networks and authenticate using the SIM card, the company said on Tuesday....
Alcatel-Lucent integrates Wi-Fi with mobile networks

Report: LinkedIn Leads In Social Job Recruiting Followed By Twitter And Facebook

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Bullhorn, which develops a recruitment software and applicant tracking system, is releasing a new Social Recruiting Activity Report, which examines the usage of social media in executive and job recruiting. Bullhorn found that LinkedIn leads among the frequency of usage by recruiters and their effectiveness for sourcing candidates, followed by...
Report: LinkedIn Leads In Social Job Recruiting Followed By Twitter And Facebook

Twitter releases photo filters as Instagram users try to hack the system | Katie Rogers

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Victims of spat between social-media companies - the users - have no alternative but to find new ways to share their picturesIt all sounds very antisocial: just days afterthe Facebook-owned Instagram removed photo "cards" which displayed its images on Twitter, the social-networking site responded by introducing its own set of...
Twitter releases photo filters as Instagram users try to hack the system | Katie Rogers

Feud with Twitter intensifies, no Instagram Twitter cards

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Instagram removed its service's compatibility with Twitter's Twitter card feature today, highlighting the tension that has grown between the two networks since Instagram was purchased by Facebook earlier this year. An update from Twitter earlier today pointed out that Twitter users were having problems viewing Instagram photos on Twitter due...
Feud with Twitter intensifies, no Instagram Twitter cards

Vodafone, Telefonica pooling network resources in UK

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Mobile carriers Vodafone UK and Telefonica UK (known as O2) are going to work together to create a shared network grid, the two companies have announced. The combined efforts of the two networks will see an increased coverage area for both companies in the short term, and a smoother national...
Vodafone, Telefonica pooling network resources in UK
Meet Lookboard, where Fab, Gilt, and JackThreads source their indie-designed goods
Orkut members now able to link profiles, share posts with Google+

How to Stay Safe on Pinterest

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Pinterest. It's a free for all, the perfect place to find visually stimulating images and then perform fast, repining actions. Populate your online bulletin board (a.k.a. pinboard) with the inner visions of your mind. Just don't forget that you're probably frictionlessly sharing with Pinterest some of the same information you're...
How to Stay Safe on Pinterest

CardSpring Raises $10 Million To Connect Payments To The Web

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We measure every last click when it comes to the Web, but there remains a gulf between online and the real world. Yet the online world increasingly drives behavior offline, especially when it comes to purchasing habits. How many times have you researched something online or on your mobile phone...
CardSpring Raises $10 Million To Connect Payments To The Web
Verizon CFO talks iPhone: Free iPhone gains, incentivizing employees to sell lower subsidy devices & Share Everything plans
Seagate's Backup Plus hard drives sync and share files to Facebook, Flickr

Alcatel-Lucent Integrates Wi-Fi With Mobile Networks

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Alcatel-Lucent is integrating Wi-Fi with mobile networks with its lightRadio architecture, allowing users to move seamlessly between the two networks and......
Alcatel-Lucent Integrates Wi-Fi With Mobile Networks

iPad, iPad mini coming to Rogers and Telus

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Canadian customers of Rogers and Telus will soon be able to pick up LTE-connected versions of Apple's iPad and iPad mini. The two carriers have announced that Wi-Fi + Cellular iPads will be arriving "in the coming weeks," though they've offered no additional details on when to expect them. The...
iPad, iPad mini coming to Rogers and Telus
Anonymous Hacks North Korea's Twitter and Flickr Accounts

Google Restores Interoperability With AOL AIM

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A spam problem originating on AIM prompted Google to shut down the federation between the two networks about two weeks ago....
Google Restores Interoperability With AOL AIM

US Justice Department clears Softbank acquisition of Sprint

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Softbank and Sprint have been on pins and needles ever since January, when the US Department of Justice asked the FCC to delay the carriers' merger as it scrutinized the deal over national security concerns. The two networks can breathe a little easier this weekend, as the DOJ just...
US Justice Department clears Softbank acquisition of Sprint
Fox and NBC: Dish's commercial-skipping DVR 'a strange thing to do' at best, 'an insult' at worst

Canada's 700MHz auction pushed to January 2014, Telus denied Mobilicity spectrum transfer

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Oh, Canada. Just one day after we received word of the CRTC's new wireless code, Industry Canada -- its government's equivalent of the FCC -- announced further postponements of the country's pending 700MHz spectrum auction. Already delayed from the first half of this year to November, IC is pushing...
Canada's 700MHz auction pushed to January 2014, Telus denied Mobilicity spectrum transfer

Free TV on the iPad: Lots of "Lost", But No CSI, Simpsons or 30 Rock [MediaMemo]

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Want to watch free TV shows on your iPad? Hope you like ABC’s programs. The network is the only one of the four broadcasters that’s putting much programing on Apple’s device at launch on Saturday.  As previously reported, the Disney (DIS) unit is offering about 20 of its shows, like...
Free TV on the iPad: Lots of "Lost", But No CSI, Simpsons or 30 Rock [MediaMemo]

The best carrier for the unlocked Nexus 4: American GSM networks compared

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The Nexus 4, which goes on sale today, is a significant device not just because of its top-of-the-range specs. The Nexus 4 is also worthy of your attention because it’s a brand new phone that’s selling for a reasonable price and is unlocked. If you so desire, this is the...
The best carrier for the unlocked Nexus 4: American GSM networks compared

As T-Mobile Swallows MetroPCS, It Must Avoid Indigestion

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After a couple of bumps, T-Mobile is expected to announce Wednesday that it has finalized its acquisition of MetroPCS. With the deal done, the company will turn to the task of rapidly integrating the prepaid carrier into its existing business and technology roadmap. The company has been working on integration...
As T-Mobile Swallows MetroPCS, It Must Avoid Indigestion
Refined distance measurements rescue a threatened theory

The Windows Phone 8 lockscreen will sport Facebook and Twitter notifications

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The fine folks over at Plaffo spotted two important points on the lockscreen of Windows Phone 8 devices in released videos: the inclusion of Facebook and Twitter notifications. It was previously known that Skype would also be featured. However, as the crew over at WMPowerUser point out, “the notifications are...
The Windows Phone 8 lockscreen will sport Facebook and Twitter notifications
China’s mysterious Internet outage; speculation over a ‘kill switch’

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

ICQ Is Back And It Uses Facebook and Twitter

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Do you remember ICQ (”I Seek You”)? It was one of the first desktop download chat applications and was sold to AOL for $400 million in 1998. Strangely, it fell off the map after the acquisition, but has since resurfaced as a type of community-based social network that leverages Facebook...
ICQ Is Back And It Uses Facebook and Twitter
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