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The parent of the country's biggest wireless carrier lost $4.23 billion, or $1.48 per share, for the period ended Dec. 31. That compares with a loss of $2.02 billion or 71 cents per share, a year ago.
In the news: Big 3 pick BlackBerry; Cisco phone hack; Sensus wins deal; Quintiles partnership; IBM targets small businesses
Inside the Bulldog blog: Big carriers will sell new BlackBerry phones; Is your Cisco phone a spy?; utility picks Sensus meters; Quintiles signs partnership deal in Asia; new IBM service targets small businesses.
Despite the Research Triangle being one of the nation's biggest high-tech hubs, Sprint has yet to formally launch 4G in the area and still refuses to commit to a launch date. However, you can find faster service in some areas.
Verizon Wireless must offer smaller competitors access to its nationwide networks for mobile Internet use, a federal court ruled, turning aside the company's challenge to an FCC regulation requiring sharing agreements.
Inside the Bulldog Blog: DARA BioSciences reports loss; Cmed has moved into more office space; Pozen reports positive drug results; Phonebooth names judges for innovation contest; Verizon expands 4G wireless in NC.
Privacy advocates sought billions of dollars in damages for what they described in their Supreme Court appeal as "a massive, unlawful program of electronic surveillance, intercepting and disclosing to the government both the communications and the communications records of millions of their customers."
The Lumia phones are the linchpin of a comeback plan for Nokia, which has struggled to compete with Apple's iPhone and Google's Android. Microsoft also is counting on Nokia devices to help win back market share in smartphone software.
Analysis: Remember the Easter Islanders' incremental march toward disaster? This is an apt analogy for Apple's decision to keep Google Maps off the newly released iPhone 5. It's the latest of a series of steps toward control by powerful actors over users' online behavior. The question is whether the pattern is clear enough for regulatory authorities to take action.
Tim Cook: "At Apple, we strive to make world-class products that deliver the best experience possible to our customers. With the launch of our new Maps last week, we fell short on this commitment. We are extremely sorry for the frustration this has caused our customers and we are doing everything we can to make Maps better."
Apple used the technology in the first major iPhone overhaul since 2010 to make the device more svelte, an attribute that helped lure a record 5 million buyers in three days. Yet producing in-cell screens is also more painstaking than earlier screen types, contributing to bottlenecks.
AT&T, Verizon and Time Warner Cable are gearing up for a push to deliver video games directly to televisions, sources tell Bloomberg news. The strategy shift poses a threat to traditional consoles such as the PlayStation, Wii and Xbox.
It's the first time Verizon, the country's largest cellphone company, has sold a phone that works on competing U.S. networks with no complicated hacking, or "unlocking," procedures.
Apple sells 1 million more iPhone 5s in the first thee days than it did iPhone 4s. But supply constraints held down sales considerably below what analysts had expected.