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Apple iPad 3 Will Double the iPad 2 Resolution: What About Other Features?

Apple iPad 3 will double the iPad 2 screen resolution it has been confirmed, but how sure can we be about other features the new tablet will launch with? A new iPad 3 display has been leaked, and a photograph of it under a microscope appears to show a pixel pattern that would double the amount of pixels per inch.

Falcone sounds defiant note on LightSquared

Hedge fund manager Philip Falcone told investors he will not quit plans to build a national mobile broadband service even after the startup wireless company he is backing suffered a serious regulatory blow this week.

U.S. Postal Service Releases Plan to Reverse Losses

The U.S. Postal Service warned it could become a long-term burden on taxpayers absent legislative change, as the cash-strapped agency put pressure on Congress to allow it to end Saturday delivery and to tap into a retirement-account surplus.

Telcos want higher network charges in EU

Telecoms providers should be able to raise prices charged to rivals for using their networks to help spur investment in faster fiber optics, industry body ETNO said on Thursday.

Clearwire says 2012 revenue may fall, shares drop

Clearwire Corp said its 2012 revenue may fall, or at best remain at 2011 levels, as it faces increased competition at its biggest customer, Sprint Nextel , sending its shares down nearly 9 percent in after hours trade.

FCC Nixes LightSquared Wireless Network Plan

LightSquared, a closely held firm based in Reston, Va., had invested $4 billion in airwaves in order to offer wireless Internet service at higher speeds to as many as 260 million customers. The company received conditional approval from the FCC in early 2011.

More Mobile Devices than People by 2016: Cisco

Between 2011 and 2016 the amount of mobile data traffic will grow at a compound annual rate of 78 percent as the number of mobile devices connected to the Internet exceeds the number of people on Earth in four years' time, according to a study by Cisco Systems Inc.

Apple Reported in Talks on iTV with Canada Telecoms

Apple Inc. is in talks with Canada's two biggest telecom companies about becoming partners in the launch of iTV, a device combining features of the wildly popular iPad tablet with those of a television set, a newspaper reported on Tuesday.

Rogers, BCE in talks with Apple over iTV: report

Rogers Communications and BCE are in talks to become Canadian launch partners for Apple Inc.'s much-hyped iTV, which promises to turn conventional television sets into giant iPads, a newspaper reported on Tuesday.

Rogers, BCE in Talks with Apple Over iTV: Report

Rogers Communications and BCE are in talks to become Canadian launch partners for Apple Inc.'s much-hyped iTV, which promises to turn conventional television sets into giant iPads, a newspaper reported on Tuesday.

Senate panel to look at Verizon spectrum deals

A Senate antitrust panel is planning a hearing to discuss Verizon Wireless's multibillion dollar deals to buy wireless airwaves from cable operators and let them resell its mobile service, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

Super Bowl 2012: Prepare Now to Watch Live Stream Online, Verizon Smartphones and Tablets

The 2012 Super Bowl, which will be held on Feb. 5, promises to be an epic showdown between two teams -- the New York Giants and the New England Patriots -- and NBC is making sure that no one misses it. NBC will not only be showing the game on television, but is also making sure the battle can be viewed online via live stream and on Verizon smartphones and tablets.

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Mexicans Overcharged Billions for Phone, Web: Study

Mexicans have been overcharged $13.4 billion a year for phone and internet services as the industry dominated by billionaire Carlos Slim gouges customers and keeps the economy from growing, a study released on Monday said.
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AT&T posts big loss on hefty charges, iPhone costs

AT&T Inc posted a $6.7 billion quarterly loss due to a hefty break-up fee for its failed T-Mobile USA merger and other charges on top of costly subsidies for smartphones such as Apple Inc's popular iPhone.
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Wall Street lower on Greece, threatening 5-day run

Stocks edged lower on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 pulling back from a five-day rally, as talks to resolve Greece's debt crisis hit a snag and a number of earnings from blue chips disappointed investors.
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Verizon forecast disappoints, shares down

Verizon Communications may miss analyst expectations for 2012 earnings after posting disappointing fourth quarter results as it was hurt by hefty subsidies for the Apple Inc iPhone.
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