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Cynthia Wilson (RSS)
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With Competitors Struggling, Clearwire’s Fortunes Improve

Mar. 16, 2012, 2:37 pm EDT – Prospects for wireless-services provider Clearwire have improved as its competitors struggle with regulators and nervous investors. More 

Options for Selling that ‘Old’ iPad 2

Mar. 16, 2012, 6:15 am EDT – For those of you who must have the new iPad, you can get credit for that old iPad 2 from a number of sources, including Apple’s Reuse and Recycling program. More 

Verizon Aims to Move Swiftly to Full LTE Coverage and Compatible Phones

Mar. 15, 2012, 12:04 pm EDT – Verizon is moving aggressively to become the first wireless carrier to offer high-speed LTE technology, and compatible phones, in all its service areas. More 

LightSquared Prepares Legal Challenge to FCC Decision

Mar. 15, 2012, 6:30 am EDT – Broadband specialist LightSquared has hired a legal team to challenge an FCC decision blocking its rollout of a high-speed wireless service. More 

iPad Increasingly Favored by Corporate IT

Mar. 14, 2012, 12:38 pm EDT – IT departments are buying more tablet computers for corporate use, and Apple's iPad tops many IT lists, a recent analysis shows. More 

With Purchase of SonicWall, Dell Bolsters Its IT Security Cache

Mar. 14, 2012, 6:15 am EDT – Dell's purchase of SonicWall bolsters its presence in the competitive market for IT security. More 

Merger of Youku and Tudou Highlights China’s Thirst for Online Programming

Mar. 13, 2012, 2:53 pm EDT – The merger of Youku and Tudou, two former rivals in online video, highlights the China's thirst for online programming. More 

With AT&T’s LTE Expansion in 12 More Markets, High-Speed Wireless Picks up Steam

Mar. 13, 2012, 5:00 am EDT – AT&T expanded its 4G LTE service to 12 new markets, as the major wireless carriers in the U.S. continue network upgrades to high-speed technology. More 

Is It Time to End Cell-Phone Subsidies?

Mar. 12, 2012, 1:53 pm EDT – Dependence on them hurts manufacturers and carriers, especially in overseas markets. More 

From 4G Wireless to 5G, a Boost in ‘Intelligence’

Mar. 12, 2012, 5:30 am EDT – While 4G LTE networks are still being rolled out, communications futurists are focused on the next generation of wireless-network upgrades. More