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BlackBerry’s John Chen on What He Is Doing to Shake Up the Phone Maker

In an op-ed for CNBC, Chen insists he is making the needed changes to allow BlackBerry to survive and return to profitability.
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Bringing Inexpensive Mobile Access to Researchers in Antarctica

A unique approach combines some of the benefits of walkie-talkies and satellite phones while using ordinary cellphones connected to a base station from startup Range Networks.
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Investors Flock to Twitter, Like Facebook, as Year Draws to a Close

It seems Wall Street has determined that social media actually is here to stay, and that Facebook and Twitter really are the only games in town.
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Verizon’s LTE Map Is Nearly Complete, but All Four Major Carriers Are Starting to Fill in the Dots

These days, the coverage picture is different than the one painted by Verizon’s ads.
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Former Microsoft CFO Peter Klein Takes His Talents to William Morris

Talent agency William Morris Endeavor Entertainment said on Monday that it had hired former Microsoft CFO Peter Klein to be its new financial chief. William Morris is in the process of acquiring IMG Worldwide, and Klein will serve as CFO of both entities when the deal closes, reporting to co-CEOs Patrick Whitesell and Ari Emanuel.

Apple Did Indeed Acquire BroadMap and Catch Earlier This Year

Only now coming to light, both acquisitions are several months old at this point.
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T-Mobile’s GoSmart Hopes to Boost Data Use by Offering Unlimited Free Mobile Access to Facebook

The offer is similar to Facebook Zero, a program that the social network has done in partnership with dozens of carriers overseas to enable Facebook use for customers who don’t have data service.
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Apple Strikes Long-Awaited Deal With China Mobile, With iPhone 5s and 5c to Hit Stores on January 17

At long, last the two companies have struck a deal to help Apple target one of its biggest opportunities in mobile.
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T-Mobile Plans to Talk “Un-Carrier” 4.0 at CES

“This one you aren’t going to believe,” T-Mobile says in an invitation to journalists.
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Bulk-SMS App Maker Bazuc Responds to Lookout’s Claims, Says Consumers Should Pay Attention to Risks

The man behind Bazuc acknowledges that there are risks to his app, which offers to pay users to send text messages through their account.
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Lookout Warns App That Pays for Unused Text Messages Is a Big-Time Security Threat

Maybe BlackBerry Should Focus on Low-End Phones, Become the Hyundai of Mobile

Bill Gates Makes a Darn Good Secret Santa

Intel Looks to Sponsorship Deals With FC Barcelona, and Now 49ers, to Boost Brand

Dish Gets a Sprint Deal, Just Not the One It First Wanted

Gates Foundation Picks UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann as Next CEO

Barcelona Is Samsung’s Next Destination in Global Quest for Developers

Sony Shakes Up U.S. Leadership, Taps Michael Fasulo to Continue Turnaround Effort

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