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Mobile device shipments to exceed 2.4 billion in 2014

Mobile device shipments to exceed 2.4 billion in 2014
by Ahmed Humayun
The tablets almost equal to the PC units Read more Jul 7 2014, 3:43pm CDT
 

California Smartphone Kill Switch Bill Moves Forward

California Smartphone Kill Switch Bill Moves Forward
by Associated Press
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — On a second attempt, California lawmakers advanced a bill Thursday that would require electronics manufacturers to install a shut-off function in all smartphones as a way to deter what one... Read more May 9 2014, 5:00am CDT
 

Phone contracts can be bought from vending machines in France

Phone contracts can be bought from vending machines in France
by Ahmed Humayun
SIM-vending booths are soon to be made accessible by the French. Read more Apr 10 2014, 4:17pm CDT
 

Kill switch will save $2.5 billion per year as suggested by a study

by Ahmed Humayun
The results from Creighton University professor William Duckworth's study shows large savings for mobile phone users however the viewpoint is too optimistic Read more Apr 1 2014, 11:23am CDT
 

New Dating Rules: Break-Ups Through Text OK, Playing Hard To Get Not OK

New Dating Rules: Break-Ups Through Text OK, Playing Hard To Get Not OK
by Forbes
At a panel at SXSW in Austin Greg Liberman, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Spark Networks, the company that owns JDate and ChristianMingle, explained that in every stage of history there is one force that... Read more Mar 9 2014, 5:21pm CDT
 

Why It's Scary When 0.15% Mobile Gamers Bring In 50% Of The Revenue

Why It's Scary When 0.15% Mobile Gamers Bring In 50% Of The Revenue
by Forbes
There’s a new report out from Swrve which says 0.15% of mobile players account for 50% of mobile games revenue. The general idea isn’t exactly groundbreaking news, but those specific numbers seem even more imbalanced... Read more Mar 1 2014, 3:31pm CST
 

Incentives are coming for payments by phones

by Associated Press
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Many people use their smartphones to watch video, play games and wake them up in the morning. Some even use them to generate digital boarding passes to fly. So why not use phones to buy stuff at... Read more Feb 26 2014, 9:46am CST
 

Authenticate Card Transactions By Mobile While Traveling

by Forbes
MasterCard has announced the pilot of a new service to link mobile phones to card use for customers who are traveling. At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, MasterCard and Syniverse said they are currently in pilot-... Read more Feb 25 2014, 12:41pm CST
 

Phone Unlocking To Receive A Vote Today

Phone Unlocking To Receive A Vote Today
by Forbes
This evening the House of Representatives is expected to vote upon phone unlocking legislation (H.R. 1123). Unfortunately, while we have worked on this issue for over a year, we have more games and shenanigans by... Read more Feb 25 2014, 10:51am CST
 

Big Data Under The Surface At Mobile World Congress

by Forbes
The Mobile World Congress (MWC) is about mobile devices and the hottest new handheld devices – from smartphones to tablets to wearables. You’ll get the latest on the Samsung S5, Nokia, and LG, and Intel chipset news,... Read more Feb 24 2014, 4:56pm CST
 

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