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Yahoo Buys Mobile App Analytics Firm, Flurry

  Yahoo has bolstered its mobile division with the purchase of the mobile app analytics firm, Flurry. ...

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No evidence that California cellphone ban decreased accidents, says researcher

  In a recent study, a researcher at the University of Colorado Boulder found no evidence that a California ban on using hand-held cellphones while driving decreased the number of traffic accidents in the state in the first six months following the ban....

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Apple Pays $400 Million to Settle E-Book Pricing Conspiracy

  Apple has agreed to pay US$400 million to settle allegations against it following a price-fixing conspiracy concerning how it set the prices of e-books sold through its iTunes store....

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Consumer Electronics Industry Revenues to Reach All-Time High in 2014

  Driven in part by the skyrocketing sales of connected devices, revenues for the consumer electronics (CE) industry are projected to grow two percent in 2014, reaching a record high of $211.3 billion, ...

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Four out of Ten US Consumers Have Suffered Loss of Mobile Device

  Four out of ten US consumers surveyed have suffered the loss of their mobile device according to new research from Inhance Technology....

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Fitch Downgrades TDS Ratings to 'BB+'; Outlook Stable

  Fitch said that the downgrade reflects its belief that in 2014 the company's wireless operations will continue to struggle with the highly competitive wireless environment, leading to weak EBITDA margins and lower EBITDA....

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Sprint Slowly Steps Closer to Takover Bid for T-Mobile USA

  The long expected takeover of T-Mobile USA by Sprint has reportedly edged a stage closer, with a deal reached between the two company's controlling shareholders, Deutsche Telekom and Softbank....

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USA's Isis to Drop Brand following Rise of Militant Islamist Group

  The USA based mobile payments joint-venture, Isis has decided to drop the brandname following the rise of an Islamic group in the Middle-East with the same name....

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US Survey Shows Health Differences in Wireless-Only Households

  Preliminary results from the July-December 2013 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) indicate that the number of American homes with only wireless telephones continues to grow....

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US Senators Approve Cellphone Unlocking Legislation

  The US Senate's Judiciary Committee has unanimously approved legislation that would restore the ability of consumers to more easily transfer their cell phones to other wireless carriers....

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