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Ladies and gentlemen, the revolution has begun.

Friday, Canadian telecom operator Rogers Communications announced it was introducing “new data sharing plans that enable customers to seamlessly and easily share data from one plan across multiple devices. With these new plans, customers can take their existing plans and apply a data sharing add-on for as low ...

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The Broadcom acquisition of Gigle Networks shows forward thinking on the part of Broadcom, as the company further strengthens its home networking portfolio. Broadcom is already a strong player in the Wi-Fi market, and has also integrated MoCA coax networking technology in SoCs. Entropic continues to be the market leader in MoCA, as well as ...

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Free device location tracking is one of the many new features included in Apple’s latest iOS 4.2 release. Previously the Find My iPhone functionality required a paying subscription to Apple’s MobileMe service at a yearly fee of $99. With iOS 4.2 all what needs to be done is adding a free MobileMe account ...

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Android continues to make big strides in mobile advertising. The Google-backed mobile operating system has caught up to Apple’s iOS in terms of ad impressions, according to new data from ad network Millennial Media.

Details: Android and iOS were tied at 37% in October for the largest share of smartphone ad impressions on the ...

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Juniper is in the process of acquiring Trapeze networks in a $152 million transaction. Juniper networks has been busy in the Network Transport area behind both the Radio Access Network, as well as the backhaul Access Layer. With this acquisition, they could have a couple of things in mind.

The first thingis thatthis piecewise ...

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ABI Research attended the second annual 2010 mHealth Summit in Washington DC this past week, from November 8 through November 10. The conference drew attendees from 44 countries and exhibiting companies ranging from small startups (e.g. Telcare) to large established technology vendors (e.g. Qualcomm). There was also an interesting mix of the expected ...

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Seattle-based INRIX chose Europe’s main Telematics conference taking place in Munich, Germanyon November 3/4 to unveil its latest traffic offer under the slightly cheesy XD label, clearly targeting TomTom’s flagship HD Traffic solution.

XD Traffic offers premium real-time and predictive traffic service optimized for the delivery of next generation connected navigation and driver services ...

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There are reports that both Apple and Google have had discussions with mobile payments player BOKU. BOKU, along with several other players, such as Zong, Danal (and their U.S. subsidiary BilltoMobile), Surfpin, MoPay, Billing Revolution and Fortumo are providing consumers with the option to pay for virtual goods bought in MMOGs ( Massively Multiplayer Online ...

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Almost everyone is casting the debate around 4G's definition as having just two sides. One side is a pure marketing side uses 4G as a label to sell services. The other side hinges on the ITU's definition of IMT-Advanced. Since the ITU is equating IMT-Advanced to 4G, those going by ITU's ...

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Recently, both Vudu and Amazon provided instant gratification for people buying DVDs or Blu-ray discs. These announcements are likely to bring digital lockers into primetime. Vudu announced that it will delivery physical and digital copies together with Toy Story 3, allowing the instant gratification of Video on Demand, coupled with a physical disc which can ...

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