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01.23.12
Pew: Tablet, e-reader ownership nearly doubled over the holiday season
01.23.12

Pew: Tablet, e-reader ownership nearly doubled over the holiday season

The number crunchers over at the Pew Research Center have released another batch of market statisti...

By A. Toor,   01.23.12
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01.06.12
Sprint merging consumer and business sales / marketing units, giving four execs the boot
01.06.12

Sprint merging consumer and business sales / marketing units, giving four execs the boot

According to a brief report that just went live at Reuters, Sprint is "merging its sales and mark...

By D. Murph,   01.06.12
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12.14.11
Federal judge dismisses class-action suit against Sony, 'Other OS' feature remains dormant
12.14.11

Federal judge dismisses class-action suit against Sony, 'Other OS' feature remains dormant

Last year, a group of disgruntled gamers filed a class-action lawsuit against Sony over its dec...

By A. Toor,   12.14.11
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12.07.11
Agile Route's Shopper Tracker brings Kinect hacks, Google Analytics to the grocery aisle (video)
12.07.11

Agile Route's Shopper Tracker brings Kinect hacks, Google Analytics to the grocery aisle (video)

The Shopper Tracker is one of those devices that does exactly what its name suggests -- and so...

By A. Toor,   12.07.11
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11.18.11
Retrevo Study: Shoppers seek tablets on Black Friday
11.18.11

Retrevo Study: Shoppers seek tablets on Black Friday

The latest consumer study from Retrevo has tablet computers sitting atop the list of items peop...

By M. Schramm,   11.18.11
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11.10.11
China Telecom looking to expand into US consumer market, eyes 2012 launch
11.10.11

China Telecom looking to expand into US consumer market, eyes 2012 launch

Instead of resting on its laurels as China's third-largest wireless provider, China Telecom is...

By A. Toor,   11.10.11
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11.08.11
Nielsen: Soon-to-be seniors adopting smartphones faster than any other age group
11.08.11

Nielsen: Soon-to-be seniors adopting smartphones faster than any other age group

If your granny recently purchased her very first smartphone, she's not alone. According to the...

By A. Toor,   11.08.11
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09.29.11
India caps text messages to curb telemarketing, Desi teens plot mutiny
09.29.11

India caps text messages to curb telemarketing, Desi teens plot mutiny

SMS-based telemarketing is a serious problem in India -- so serious, in fact, that the government...

By A. Toor,   09.29.11
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09.26.11
Senator Schumer blasts OnStar for 'brazen' privacy violation, calls for FTC investigation
09.26.11

Senator Schumer blasts OnStar for 'brazen' privacy violation, calls for FTC investigation

Last week, OnStar issued a privacy notice informing customers that it would continue to collect d...

By A. Toor,   09.26.11
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