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Comings & Goings: Marty Beard Takes Office as BlackBerry's New COO
By Matt Paulson
Global communications giant BlackBerry announced on Monday that they had appointed Marty Beard to the position of Chief Operating Officer for the company. Beard's responsibilities as the new COO will include Marketing, App Development, Customer Care and Quality, and several other cross-function orga…
07/22/2014

Apple Orders the Manufacture of 120 Million iPhone 6 Units with Foxconn
By Matt Paulson
Preparing for the upcoming release of the newest version of the iPhone, Apple has reportedly ordered 120 million iPhone 6 units from Foxconn in a single gigantic order.
07/22/2014

SHIELD Tablet, Wireless Controller Mark New NVIDIA Releases
By Steve Anderson
There are plenty of tablets out in the field, ranging from the original-and many here would say "and best"-iPad line to the host of competitors, me-too's and also-rans that litter the landscape. A new entry in the field comes from NVIDIA, who recently brought out the Tegra K1 mobile processor, a com…
07/21/2014

Verizon's Smart Rewards Program Involves a Bit of Snooping
By Steve Anderson
The new Verizon loyalty program-dubbed "Smart Rewards"--offers users a certain number of points for every dollar spent using Verizon Wireless service.
07/21/2014

Ericsson Releases Second Quarter Earnings Report
By Oliver VanDervoort
Ericsson released its second quarter earnings report last week, and the company seems to be showing a bit of a mixed bag. While the actual sales numbers for the second quarter of 2014 were decent overall, they were down slightly (from $54.8 to $55.3 billion) from the first quarter of the year.
07/21/2014

New Antenna Connects Smartphones without Cell Service
By Michael Guta
Everyone with a mobile phone has at some point experienced a dropped call, and whether it is the universe trying to conspire against you or not, it always seems to happen when you need it most. The problem is not as bad as it used to be, but there are still occasions and locations in which it happen…
07/21/2014

Mobility TechZone Week in Review
By Matt Paulson
The past week has been an exciting time for mobile technology. Not only is new technology developed every day in the field, but the service providers who run the supporting infrastructure are also constantly changing strategies in order to please consumers-thus making larger profits. Let's take a lo…
07/19/2014

LTE RAN Could be a $22 Billion Industry by 2018
By Matt Paulson
The Mobile Radio Access Network (RAN) LTE market has been steadily growing over the years, as smartphones and mobile internet have both become more ubiquitous among the general population.
07/18/2014

BACtrack Launches Smartphone Breathalyzer
By Clayton Hamshar
Already a leading manufacturer of breathalyzers, BACtrack has expanded into the mobile market with the launch of the BACtrack Vio. Harnessing the latest developments in miniaturized technology and smartphone capabilities, the device hopes to cut down on drunk driving problems in our society as a who…
07/17/2014

Study: 4G LTE Connections to Top One Billion by 2017
By Casey Houser
A recent study completed by Juniper Research predicts that the number of 4G LTE connections will grow to larger than one billion by 2017.
07/17/2014



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