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Buy Stock In Telecoms Since No One Seems Able To Stop Them

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Buy Stock In Telecoms Since No One Seems Able To Stop Them: David Carr spoke with law professor Susan Crawford about her new book about the telecom industry: In a recent conversation, she explained that wired and wireless connections, building blocks of modern life, are now essentially controlled by four...
Buy Stock In Telecoms Since No One Seems Able To Stop Them

Cisco unveils software, hardware for hybrid wireless networks

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Cisco Tuesday introduced small cell hardware and intelligent software designed to help carriers and enterprises improve wireless connections over hybrid networks made of 3G and 4G cellular and Wi-Fi technologies...
Cisco unveils software, hardware for hybrid wireless networks
New Google Glass Patent Is The Most Comprehensive Yet For Google's Face-Based Wearable Computer

Kindle Fire vs. Nexus 7: A detailed cost breakdown of the two devices

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Google’s Nexus 7 appears to be on a direct collision course with Amazon.com’s Kindle Fire as the two tech giants battle it out for second place in the expanding tablet market. In order to get a better look at the two devices, IHS iSuppli performed a physical teardown of the...
Kindle Fire vs. Nexus 7: A detailed cost breakdown of the two devices
Startup to bring cell phone charging stations to sports stadiums, airports, conferences

It's Time To Call Out Fraud In The Adtech Ecosystem

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The post It’s Time To Call Out Fraud In The Adtech Ecosystem appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.A confusing landscape = ripe opportunities for fraud. As part of research I’m doing both for the book and for my upcoming conference (the CM Summit, more on that soon), I’ve been...
It's Time To Call Out Fraud In The Adtech Ecosystem

Microsoft pushes yet another Surface RT update meant to fix Wi-Fi woes

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The third time might be the charm for Microsoft, which just released a third update in as many months meant to fix Wi-Fi connectivity issues plaguing the Surface RT tablet. Since its release late last year, hundreds of Surface RT users have taken to Microsoft's support forums to complain...
Microsoft pushes yet another Surface RT update meant to fix Wi-Fi woes
Acer's Android 4.1-Powered 7-Inch Iconia Tab A110 Hits U.S. And Canada October 30 For $229.99
The Hidden Radio: A Bluetooth Speaker With Cloistered Virtue And Some Obvious Flaws

Australian Police To Go Wardriving, Telling People To Lock Up Their WiFi

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Last fall, we wrote about some plans by the police in Austin, Texas to go wardriving to find open WiFi networks and pressure people into locking up those networks. After a bunch of people got upset about this, noting that open WiFi isn't a crime, the police backed down. However,...
Australian Police To Go Wardriving, Telling People To Lock Up Their WiFi

DJI multi-rotor aircraft with Ruling live video feed controller hands-on (video)

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Well that's a mouthful. Shenzhen-based DJI Innovations was on hand at NAB today to demonstrate its new hex-rotor aircraft, designed to provide photographers (and videographers) with a low-cost tool for capturing aerial images. The vehicle we saw today, coined Spreading Wings S800 (its rotors retract for storage) is a...
DJI multi-rotor aircraft with Ruling live video feed controller hands-on (video)

Daily Report: Apple's Grip on Accessories Is Slipping

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Manufacturers are gravitating toward wireless connections for Apple's products, which is helping the market for competitors' mobile devices....
Daily Report: Apple's Grip on Accessories Is Slipping

Silicon Image launches wireless chips to transmit video wirelessly around the home

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Wi-Fi wireless networking still doesn’t quite cut it when you want to transfer video from one place in the home to another. That’s why Silicon Image is working on WirelessHD chips that can transfer video to tablets and smartphones within a home, using a different kind of radio. Sunnyvale,...
Silicon Image launches wireless chips to transmit video wirelessly around the home

4G for the win: European Commission forces member states to open extra spectrum by June 2014

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The European Commission (EC) today announced that it has decided to add another 120 MHz to the radio spectrum portfolio for 4G technologies – such as LTE – around the paid terrestrial 2 GHz band. At present, this band is used only for UMTS wireless communications known as 3G networks....
4G for the win: European Commission forces member states to open extra spectrum by June 2014

Does the iPad Replace the Need for a Smartphone?

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We’ve covered the Apple iPad several times on CenterNetworks. The device appears to be launching next month and I believe it will be a game changer. Andreas discussed how he sees the device being used in the home and I agree with him that a whole new set of consumers...
Does the iPad Replace the Need for a Smartphone?

Samsung launches $800,000 app contest for Galaxy S4

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Samsung will host a US$800,000 contest for developers that build apps for the Galaxy S4 using the company's peer-to-peer software interface.The South Korean company said Monday entrants in its "Smart App Challenge 2013" must make use of the Samsung Chord SDK (software development kit). Chord is a software interface...
Samsung launches $800,000 app contest for Galaxy S4

Tiny Android games console GameStick, a Kickstarter hit, will offer support for XBMC and DLNA

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Android-based games console GameStick, which reached its Kickstarter funding target in 30 hours this week, has announced support for the popular XBMC media hub software and the DLNA media sharing spec. GameStick is similar to OUYA, another Android-based games console that raised funding on Kickstarter and started shipping developer kits...
Tiny Android games console GameStick, a Kickstarter hit, will offer support for XBMC and DLNA

CTIA offers the most confusing wireless stat du jour

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The CTIA wants you to know that Americans used 123 percent more wireless data in 2011 than 2010, but the wireless industry’s lobby apparently doesn’t want you to know exactly how that translates in any way a normal person understands. Instead the folks decided to use an overly complicated real...
CTIA offers the most confusing wireless stat du jour

Apple Had 69% Of The Tablet Market Last Quarter (AAPL)

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Last quarter saw a new record in tablet sales. Apple, naturally, held the market-share lead, according to a new report by ABI Research. Tablet makers sold 25 million devices from April to June and are on track to sell between 102 million to 110 million units in 2012, most of...
Apple Had 69% Of The Tablet Market Last Quarter (AAPL)

Verizon Posts Big Loss, Adds Two Million Wireless Connections

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Verizon notched a notable gain in wireless customers during the fourth quarter, though big charges marred the company’s overall earnings number. The company saw charges from both pension items as well as Hurricane Sandy, resulting in a total quarterly loss of $1.48 per share for the fourth quarter. Total quarterly...
Verizon Posts Big Loss, Adds Two Million Wireless Connections

MetaWatch smartwatch now smarter: supports iOS and Bluetooth 4

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MetaWatch announced two key improvements for its smartwatch development platform on Tuesday, in an effort to better compete with new competitors. The MetaWatch team has added support to wirelessly get data from iOS devices and also aims for better battery life with the addition of a Bluetooth 4.0 radio. The...
MetaWatch smartwatch now smarter: supports iOS and Bluetooth 4
BII REPORT: How 4G LTE Is Transforming The Mobile Ecosystem
FCC puts wireless carriers on notice, will start testing their data speed claims

Sprint wants all your wireless connections, from phones to dog collars

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The wireless company says it wants to act as a consultant and a one-stop shop for all mobile needs, and claims it can do this better than AT&T and Verizon. [Read more]...
Sprint wants all your wireless connections, from phones to dog collars

Why the government needs to free up more spectrum for wireless companies

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In my twenty-five years working with leading wireless technology, media and research companies, as well as serving as an official in the Clinton administration, I have seen first-hand the blistering speed with which U.S. consumers are adopting wireless technologies and the tremendous strain those 330 million wireless connections are placing...
Why the government needs to free up more spectrum for wireless companies

Apple, Intel, and Samsung petition congress for more spectrum in search of faster wireless

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As more wireless devices like smartphones and tablets are sold and used, the current infrastructure becomes substantially more taxed. Compression and caching technologies help a good bit, but as we use more data wirelessly, the only way forward is by allotting more wireless spectrum to telcos and device manufacturers. Yesterday, a...
Apple, Intel, and Samsung petition congress for more spectrum in search of faster wireless

Improving Smartphone Battery Life With Apps

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People will go to great lengths to charge their dying smartphones. But keeping your handset juiced on the go doesn’t have to mean running into the nearest cafe to find an outlet, or sitting cross-legged on an airport floor tethered to a wall socket. Accessories like rechargeable battery cases and...
Improving Smartphone Battery Life With Apps

Broadcom Seeks Push From Emerging Markets

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U.S. chip designer Broadcom Corp. is moving to tap the fast-growing market for low-cost smartphones by forming partnerships with local carriers and handset makers in emerging markets. Broadcom’s chips driving wireless connections are already used in slightly more than half of the world’s smartphones and tablet computers, including Apple Inc.’s...
Broadcom Seeks Push From Emerging Markets

iPad Wi-Fi Issues May be Fault of Power Management

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A hardware expert says it's unlikely that faulty hardware is causing poor wireless connections reported by iPad users....
iPad Wi-Fi Issues May be Fault of Power Management

The End Of Cables

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The End Of Cables: The Economist on the forthcoming rise in use of the 60-gigahertz band for wireless connections: What about that old network fixture, the Ethernet cable? Though typically used for transferring files around local-area networks at a humble one gigabit a second, Ethernet has the potential to go...
The End Of Cables
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