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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—October 16, 2017

SoftBank Close To Announcing Merger Deal For Sprint, T-Mobile SoftBank Group has reached a broad agreement to merge its Sprint unit with T-Mobile US, a long-sought-after move for the Japanese group that would create a rival to America’s top two … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—October 9, 2017

Russia Targets NATO Soldier Smartphones, Western Officials Say Russia has opened a new battlefront with NATO, according to Western military officials, by exploiting a point of vulnerability for almost all allied soldiers: their personal smartphones. Troops, officers and government officials … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—September 25, 2017

Google Sets Its Sights On The iPhone With HTC Deal The reason why Google acquired what looks to be the majority of HTC’s phone design and engineering team is simple, and it’s been obvious for over a year: Google is … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—September 18, 2017

Apple Isn’t Expected to Catch Up to iPhone X Demand Before First Half of 2018 Apple is poised to be able to ship about 40 million iPhone X units before the end of 2017, which won’t be nearly enough to … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—September 11, 2017

iPhone’s Summer Production Glitches Create Holiday Jitters Apple’s new iPhone, which is expected to be unveiled Tuesday, was plagued by production glitches this summer, according to people familiar with the situation, which could result in extended supply shortfalls when customers start … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—September 5, 2017

Cell Phones as Lifelines: How to Stay Connected Amid Disaster There’s no question that mobile phones have become essential to our daily lives and that’s especially true in a disaster. As flood waters rose last weekend, victims of Hurricane Harvey … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—August 28, 2017

Verizon Launches Cheaper Unlimited Plan to Compete with Rivals Verizon Communications said on Tuesday that it was introducing a cheaper unlimited mobile data plan with some limits as it tries to lure customers away from rival wireless carriers. The plan, to be … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—August 21, 2017

Bristol Prisoners To Get In-Cell Phones And Computers Prisoners in Bristol, England will soon have telephones and computers fitted inside their cells. The scheme aims to combat mobile phones being smuggled illegally into prison. Inmates at Category B HMP Bristol … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—August 14, 2017

Samsung Claims Top Spot in U.S. Smartphone Market Even as Apple Makes Gains Apple and Samsung continue to dominate smartphone sales, with Samsung claiming the top spot in the U.S. this quarter. While Apple’s share in the U.S. smartphone market … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review—August 7, 2017

1 in 3 Students Use Cellphones to Cheat on Exams Itty-bitty hidden scraps of paper. Blurry ink on hands. That’s old-school cheating. Today, teens cheat with electronic devices. One in three kids in the U.S. use cellphones or other devices … Continue reading

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