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Posts tagged “Telecommunications and Wireless”

Updated 3:37 p.m. yesterday

Lenovo closes $2.9B Motorola deal; CEO says 'future even brighter'

Lenovo Group announced the completion of its acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google Inc. on Thursday in a move aimed at making the world's No. 1 computer maker a global smartphone brand. Lenovo is now the world's No. 3 smartphone provider.

Motorola deal closes Motorola deal closes

3:34 p.m. yesterday

Premium Lock Mojo from Motorola: Lenovo's new branding challenge

In the name alone, Lenovo declares a new branding strategy from its many acquisitions over the years. "Motorola: A Lenovo Company." So declares the new logo unveiled Thursday as Lenovo formally closed on the $2.9 billion acquisition of the former Google Motorola Mobility. How times have changed since Lenovo bought IBM's PC business a decade ago.

Motorola's new Lenovo banner Motorola's new Lenovo banner

Updated 8:57 a.m. yesterday

New stats: Lenovo would be No. 3 if Motorola deal had closed before IDC released its latest stats

Well, just minutes after WRAL TechWire posted a story about the latest smartphone statistics, Lenovo announced closing of its deal for Google Motorola Mobility. With Motorola sales included, Lenovo would have returned to the No. 3 spot. So here's a revised story.

Orange bars show growth of Xiamoi Orange bars show growth of Xiamoi

6:25 a.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock T-Mobile's 'Un-carrier' strategy keeps delivering new customers

T-Mobile touts its network coverage Inside T-Mobile's earnings: Technology Business Research analyst Eric Costa says T-Mobile is adding the most retail customers among the big wireless carriers due to its "Un-carrier" strategy. What's that? Costa explains.

6:02 a.m. Wednesday

FTC says AT&T misled customers over unlimited data

AT&T      AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers who were promised unlimited data but had their Internet speeds cut by the company -- slowing their ability to open web pages or watch streaming video.

Updated 6:18 a.m. Tuesday

Wearing technology: From Google Glass to wrist to socks

Wearable technology looks to extend that dependence around the clock. Companies are developing devices that fit around the wrist, the neck and even on the face to track fitness, messages and location.

Wearables expand beyond Glass Wearables expand beyond Glass

6:59 a.m. Monday

Mobile broadband rapidly rising in America

The Broadband Report      The Broadband Report: A new Digital Nation Report by the U.S. Department of Commerce shows a rapid adoption of mobile Internet devices in the United States for a wide range of activities beyond just voice communications.

6:49 a.m. Monday

Up for a Beacon Award, growth continues for NeoNova

With six new affiliate customers and nominated for a Beacon Award next week through the North Carolina Technology Association's NC Tech Awards, NeoNova continues to grow in 2014.

NeoNova NeoNova

October 23

Premium Lock Inside AT&T's earnings: Still trailing Verizon but positioning for long-term growth

Earnings    Inside AT&T's earnings report: AT&T's 2Q14 results are promising heading into 4Q14, with solid subscriber and wireless revenue growth. Both the wireless and U-verse subscriber bases continued to gain traction in 3Q14 and will continue to propel the operator forward to challenge Verizon for the top position in the U.S. market, writes Eric Costa of Technology Business Research.

October 23

Rumors Lenovo may buy BlackBerry may be true this time

Chatter on Wall Street supported by media reports that Lenovo might be buying BlackBerry appears to have legs this time. The talk is not fading as BlackBerry shares surge. A rebuilt BlackBerry under John Chen just could add a great deal to Lenovo's mobile offerings - not so much in phones but in software and services.

BlackBerry's Passport  BlackBerry's Passport

October 23

Tablets, net-connected cars drive AT&T wireless gains - not phones

AT&T      AT&T said it gained 2 million wireless subscribers in the latest quarter, but most were from cheaper non-phone services such as tablets and Internet-connected cars. The nation's second-largest wireless carrier is facing pricing pressure from smaller rivals T-Mobile and Sprint in a competitive environment in which most Americans already have a cellphone.

October 22

Premium Lock Stormy weather: Verizon shifts cloud strategy toward hybrid IT

Verizon Analysis: Limited penetration, increasing competition and low margins in the public cloud market drive Verizon to realign its cloud portfolio, writes Jillian Mirandi of Technology Business Research.

October 21

Record iPhone sales drive Apple's sizzling 3Q beat

Apple's bigger-than-ever iPhones   The iPhone again proved to be the engine behind Apple's blockbuster financial performance, driving quarterly results well past expectations. Excitement for the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models sparked sales of 39.3 million iPhones in the last quarter -- a record for the months of July through September -- and made up for more disappointing sales of the company's iPad tablets.

October 20

Public libraries are more than just books in digital age

The Broadband Report: A new report from the Aspen Institute looks at how - in an age of instant and abundant information - public libraries can drive community advancements unlike any other public institution.

More than books More than books

October 20

Review: Your 58 WRAL TechWire headlines from last week

Week in review Some local websites run one or two tech stories per day. Others a few more but mixed with a variety of business news. At WRAL TechWire, tech and life science make up the menu with more than 50 stories published over the last five business days. Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

October 17

Apple showcase: New iPad, iMacs, Apple Pay launch, Watch

Apple unveiled a thinner iPad Thursday with a faster processor and a better camera as it tries to drive excitement for tablets amid slowing demand. But that wasn't all. Updates for iMacs, the new Apple Pay system launch date and tools for its smart watch development.

Briefing Steve Colbert Briefing Steve Colbert

Updated October 16

Premium Lock Lenovo forming new company in China targeting smart devices

Lenovo              Lenovo is putting a new spin on its "protect and attack" strategy by doing a lot of both in its largest market: China. A new company led by the top executive for China and other Asian markets is being formed for launch next April.

October 16

New iPads, Mac system expected at Apple event

Apple Inc. is expected to unveil new iPads at an event Thursday, as the company tries to drive excitement amid slowing demand for tablet computers. Apple may also announce a new Mac operating system and possibly new Mac computers. Watchers also await a possible launch date for Apple Pay, the company's new system for using iPhones to make credit and debit card payments at retail stores.

What will Tim Cook unveil today? What will Tim Cook unveil today?

October 13

#WTWTrends for Monday: Fiber and #ExecExchange explode on Triangle Twittersphere

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

October 13

Weekend Roundup: #WTWTrends include #ExecExchange, fiber and gigabit trending in the Triangle

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news from the weekend and Monday morning as curated by @WRALTechWire.

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