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T-Mobile tries to lure iPhone owners with $99 discount and credit for trading up

T-Mobile’s Full Monty is the UK’s first true ‘unlimited everything’ plan, available from February 1

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We don’t write about mobile plans that often here, and that’s because reading about minute changes in plans is boring. However, when one operator brings the first ‘unlimited everything’ plan to a nation, we notice – and you probably should too. It’s T-Mobile that has presented its new Full Monty...
T-Mobile’s Full Monty is the UK’s first true ‘unlimited everything’ plan, available from February 1

How to grab a better iPhone deal

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Apple's new iPhone 5 handset may be in the spotlight, but older smartphones and special tariffs can signal great valueIf you don't want to pay the price demanded for the new iPhone 5, but still want to get your hands on an all-singing, all-dancing smartphone, you may be wondering how...
How to grab a better iPhone deal

Get your e-book on the iPad (and keep all the royalties)

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Tunecore has been a boon for musicians like Trent Reznor, who pay the Brooklyn-based company a flat fee of $40 or so and then see their music available for sale on Amazon, iTunes, and eMusic. The copyrights all remain in the artists' hands, as do the revenues; after paying...
Get your e-book on the iPad (and keep all the royalties)

T-Mobile Hopes Trade-In Offer Will Lure iPhone Customers From Rivals

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As it prepares to begin selling the iPhone 5 on Friday, T-Mobile is starting an aggressive program encouraging iPhone owners from other carriers to switch to T-Mo. T-Mobile will offer a variety of discounts for those who trade in an iPhone 4, iPhone 4S or iPhone 5. The discounts come...
T-Mobile Hopes Trade-In Offer Will Lure iPhone Customers From Rivals

YouTube prepares its second Channels push, 60% of content partners to lose funding

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YouTube introduced professional channels — an initiative to add original content to the Web’s top video site — back in December 2011, after an investment of $100 million, and now it is preparing its a second push for the program but far fewer partners can expect to see upfront cash...
YouTube prepares its second Channels push, 60% of content partners to lose funding

Amazon unleashes Glacier service into market for cloud archiving

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Prices begin at $0.01 per gigabyte per month for companies that need to store large amounts of data for long periods of timeAmazon is looking to become the world's tape backup store, introducing a new cloud service called "Glacier", which it says will offer "secure, reliable and extremely low-cost" retention...
Amazon unleashes Glacier service into market for cloud archiving
Amazon serves up Glacier: Slow moving storage for backup and archives

Why Apple doesn't need a cheap iPhone if T-Mobile does it for them

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Does Apple need a cheaper iPhone to attract entry-level smartphone buyers? T-Mobile may have just found a way to do it for them here in the U.S. The idea that Apple needs to produce a phone that attracts buyers that can’t or won’t lay down $200 up front for a...
Why Apple doesn't need a cheap iPhone if T-Mobile does it for them

Why the Waterstones/Amazon deal could hurt Waterstones

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UK bookstore chain Waterstones announced today that it’s partnering with Amazon to sell the Kindle in its 294 stores starting this fall. The deal is bad news for Barnes & Noble, which was rumored to be working with Waterstones on a deal of its own. But it may not be...
Why the Waterstones/Amazon deal could hurt Waterstones

Viacom Pulling Colbert and Stewart From Hulu

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The New York Times is reporting that Viacom will be pulling The Daily Show and The Colbert Report from popular online TV  streaming service Hulu. The move is set to occur next week. As the story goes, Viacom realized that a huge demographic of Hulu subscribers were watching both...
Viacom Pulling Colbert and Stewart From Hulu

T-Mobile offers iPhone 5 at no upfront payment in trade-in deal

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T-Mobile USA is trying to boost the number of iPhone users on its network by offering the iPhone 5 without down payment to people who bring in their iPhone 4 and 4S smartphones for a trade-in which could also earn them up to US$120 in credits.The iPhone 5 will...
T-Mobile offers iPhone 5 at no upfront payment in trade-in deal

TiVo settles patent lawsuits with Motorola, Time Warner and Cisco, enters licensing agreements

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TiVo, best known for its range of digital video recorders (DVRs) that let users save cable television and content distributed through streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu Plus, settled a pending and long-awaited patent litigation today with Motorola – now owned by Google and Arris – Cisco and Time Warner...
TiVo settles patent lawsuits with Motorola, Time Warner and Cisco, enters licensing agreements

T-Mobile offers iPhone 5 at no upfront payment in trade-in deal

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T-Mobile USA is trying to boost the number of iPhone users on its network by offering the iPhone 5 without down payment to people who bring in their iPhone 4 and 4S smartphones for a trade-in which could also earn them up to $120 in credits....
T-Mobile offers iPhone 5 at no upfront payment in trade-in deal

Patent Trolls Eat Startups First. Here's What You Can Do About It

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Editor’s note: Leonid (“Lenny”) Kravets is a patent attorney at Panitch, Schwarze, Belisario and Nadel, LLP in Philadelphia, PA. Lenny focuses his practice on patent prosecution and intellectual property transactions in computer-related technology areas. He specializes in developing IP strategy for young technology companies and blogs on this topic at StartupsIP....
Patent Trolls Eat Startups First. Here's What You Can Do About It

Phone line rental charges rise by a quarter in three years

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Data compiled for the Guardian shows that average price from six top providers increased by 24% between 2009 and 2012UK consumers are paying almost a quarter more for their telephone line rental than they were just three years ago, according to research compiled for the Guardian.The data, put together by...
Phone line rental charges rise by a quarter in three years

StartApp's Mobile Search Monetization Platform For Android Surpasses 150 Million Downloads

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You may remember StartApp from their September 2011 launch, or perhaps from the $4 million the company raised in March. But today, 10 months after the initial launch, StartApp is back with the news that its search monetization software has been downloaded more than 150 million times on Android. The...
StartApp's Mobile Search Monetization Platform For Android Surpasses 150 Million Downloads

Surprise! Walmart's Cloud Movie Service Is Pretty Good!

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I am very, very skeptical about Walmart’s new “disc to digital” service, where you pay money to convert your old DVDs into files you can access from the cloud. Who wants to haul their discs to a store — and take out their credit card — to do something that should...
Surprise! Walmart's Cloud Movie Service Is Pretty Good!

RIM's Upfront Payment To Nokia In Patent Dispute Settlement Totals $65M

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RIM responded to Nokia’s request to have its devices removed from sale following a patent decision in the Finnish company’s favor by working out a settlement, and now we’re beginning to get a sense of the specific terms of said arrangement. AllThingsD has uncovered an SEC filing that details RIM’s...
RIM's Upfront Payment To Nokia In Patent Dispute Settlement Totals $65M
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