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The Chinese government has issued a study revealing that the smartphone has overtaken the PC as the most popular device to surf the internet with. China's Internet Network Information Center revealed that 538 million people -- around 40 percent of the country have internet access. It recorded 388...

July 19th 2012 at 1:18pm 0 Comments
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We heard last year that China was approaching 900 million mobile phone subscribers, and it looks like it's now finally hit the big one. The country's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology confirmed today that, as of the end of February, there were more than a billion mobile subscribers i...

March 30th 2012 at 3:08pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft and Verizon might think all the kids want to do with their new Kin phones is pay absurd data rates for a half-baked Twitter experience, but it turns out Generation Upload is still actually just Generation Text Message. That's at least the word according to a Pew Internet Research survey p...

May 5th 2010 at 1:43pm 0 Comments
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About this time last year, the cab drivers of New York City were taking a stand against GPS installations. This year, they've taken to the streets of downtown Manhattan in order to rally for the right to use cellphones while on duty. For those unaware, NYC cabbies are currently disallowed from using...

March 21st 2008 at 5:19am 0 Comments
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About this time last year, the cab drivers of New York City were taking a stand against GPS installations. This year, they've taken to the streets of downtown Manhattan in order to rally for the right to use cellphones while on duty. For those unaware, NYC cabbies are currently disallowed from using...

March 21st 2008 at 5:19am 0 Comments
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You'll naturally have to take a survey on cellphone use commissioned by a cellphone company with the usual healthy dose of skepticism -- or at least look past the spin to the actual numbers. That said, according to a survey conduct by Kelton Research at the behest of Samsung, 34% of Americans say th...

October 6th 2006 at 3:34pm 0 Comments