News tagged with carrier mobility

Nokia Siemens to buy Motorola wireless gear unit

(AP) -- Motorola Inc. said Monday that it is selling most of its wireless network division to Nokia Siemens Networks, a Finnish-German joint venture, for $1.2 billion as part of a planned breakup of the company.

Jul 19, 2010
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T-Mobile promotion to offer free phones

(AP) -- Wireless carrier T-Mobile plans to give free phones to customers who sign up for group calling plans at its retail stores on Saturday - just days before rival At&T will start selling Apple's latest iPhone.

Jun 15, 2010
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T-Mobile USA racks up prepaying subscribers

(AP) -- T-Mobile USA, the fourth-largest U.S. wireless carrier, said Thursday it gained 371,000 new customers in the fourth quarter, reversing subscriber losses in the third quarter.

Feb 25, 2010
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Network flaw causes scary Web error

(AP) -- A Georgia mother and her two daughters logged onto Facebook from mobile phones last weekend and wound up in a startling place: strangers' accounts with full access to troves of private information.

Jan 15, 2010
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Haiti text donations to Red Cross pass $5M (Update)

(AP) -- U.S. cell phone users have contributed more than $5 million in $10 increments to the Red Cross for Haiti disaster relief, by far the largest outpouring of support via mobile devices in history.

Jan 14, 2010
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Guide to breaking cell phone security revealed

(AP) -- A German security expert has raised the ire of the cell phone industry after he and a group of researchers posted online a how-to guide for cracking the encryption that keeps the calls of GSM-standard cell phone users ...

Dec 30, 2009
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Google sharpens aim on mobile marketing with AdMob

(AP) -- Four years ago, Omar Hamoui was just another ineffectual entrepreneur trying to spruce up his resume in graduate school. Now, he's poised to become Google Inc.'s newest weapon as the company aims to extend its dominance ...

Dec 27, 2009
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GAO: FCC must improve wireless industry oversight

(AP) -- Federal regulators receive tens of thousands of customer complaints about wireless services every year, but don't do enough to follow up or to protect consumers who have problems with their mobile carriers, government ...

Dec 10, 2009
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How Perfect Can Graphene Be?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Physicists have investigated the purest graphene to date, and have found that the material possesses unprecedented high electronic quality. The discovery has raised the bar for this relatively ...

Oct 13, 2009 feature
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