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Verizon Mulls Takeover Bid for Yahoo

  USA based Verizon could be considering a take-over bid for ailing search engine giant, Yahoo, the company's CEO has confirmed....

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Overall Satisfaction with Wireless Carrier Customer Care Increases

  Wireless carrier customer satisfaction is higher than at any time, as a growing shift in demographics is impacting the service experience,...

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Comcast Eyes Launching Own Mobile Network

  USA cable TV operator, Comcast, a company regularly blasted for its customer care policies, is reportedly eyeing up entering the mobile phone market....

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Verizon, Sequans Announce LTE CAT M Chipset Acceleration for IoT

  Sequans Communications and Verizon have announced joint activities to accelerate commercial realization of Category M (CAT M) LTE products based on the coming Release 13 of the 3GPP LTE standard....

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Almost 40% of U.S. Smartphone Owners Use Voice Recognition Software

  New mobile research from Parks Associates finds 39% of smartphone owners use some sort of voice recognition software such as Siri or Google Now, ...

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Court Grants Motion By Nonprofits And Sprint To Extend WiMAX Service

  A Massachusetts state court has granted a joint motion to extend a preliminary injunction that prevented Sprint from shutting down its WiMAX network....

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IoT Will Drive Consumer Tech Industry to $287 Billion in Revenues

  The ever-expanding adoption and continued growth of innovations comprising the Internet of Things (IoT) will help lead the U.S. consumer technology industry to a record-setting $287 billion in retail revenues ...

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Brain Training App Vendor Fined Over Misleading Claims

  The creators and marketers of the Lumosity "brain training" mobile apps have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges alleging that they deceived consumers with unfounded claims ...

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4G Coverage Expanded on Chicago Railways

  The USA's Chicago Transit Authority has announced that the entire subway system on the Red and Blue lines now has 4G wireless service coverage, ...

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Verizon Lures Customers with $650 Sign-Up Incentive

  USA based Verizon Wireless has stepped up the country's increasingly fierce price-war by offering to refund up to US$650 in termination fees if a customer switches to its network....

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