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Which mobile carrier has the fastest 4G network? PC Magazine's test found that AT&T edged out competitors. Read more about the test findings.
For months, Sprint has been teasing formal launch of high-speed wireless service for the Triangle. And it has been available in spots. As of Monday, Sprint declares 4G LTE in place across the region.
MCNC continues to drive the new broadband economy in North Carolina, and is hosting a special event this Friday to celebrate completion of the $144 million Golden LEAF Rural Broadband Initiative.
The role of technology companies has come under scrutiny since Edward Snowden, a computer technician who did work for the National Security Agency, disclosed this month that the NSA is collecting data under a U.S. government program code-named PRISM.
StepLeader, fresh off of a $4.4 million fundraising round, is bringing new functionality to its mobile apps that bring the user experience closer to browsing webpages.
Google's acquisition of Waze ends several months of speculation as Waze flirted with potential buyers interested in its rapidly growing service. Waze blends elements of a social network into its maps to produce more precise directions and more reliable information about local traffic conditions.
The music service, which will be supported by advertising and aimed at driving new song purchases through iTunes, was part of a sweeping redesign of Apple's iOS mobile operating system that Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook unveiled at the conference. ITunes Radio will be available later this year when iOS 7 is rolled out to users.
Apple is preparing to unveil sweeping changes to the software powering iPhones and iPads, seeking to reignite desire for its products and blunt the advance of Google's Android mobile operating system.
AT&T and T-Mobile US say the International Trade Commission's decision to ban versions of the iPhone 4 and iPad 2 as part of Apple's patent suit with Samsung Electronics Co. will have little effect on sales.
Lenovo remains primarily focused on its PC business, which represents virtually all its revenues, and the No. 2 global PC manufacturer today dedicates its first manufacturing line in the U.S. But the ceremony is overshadowed by talk that the company is looking for a smartphone deal with a senior executive saying Lenovo is talking with "multiple parties."
The first keyboard-equipped BlackBerry sporting the company's radically new operating system is hitting U.S. stores this week with three major carriers taking orders.
Apple's first loss against Samsung Electronics Co. in a U.S. patent case could mean a ban on imports of some older devices including the iPhone 4 while lessening prospects of the largest smartphone makers ending their legal battles.
As Lenovo gears up for an open house on Wednesday in the Triad, in a statement to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, the world's No. 2 PC maker says it is "in preliminary negotiations with a party in connection with a potential joint venture transaction." What firm is the other party? Speculation ranges from NEC to BlackBerry to IBM.
The world's No. 2 PC maker is meeting with investors this week to raise capital through the sale of bonds amid growing indications that Lenovo wants the money in order to buy at least part of IBM's server business. But selling the bonds may not be easy.