07 January 2014

T-Mobile to buy Verizon Spectrum

T-Mobile investment to improve the Uncarrier's Network --

T-Mobile to buy Verizon Wireless spectrum in $3.3 billion deal | Reuters: "T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS.N) said on Monday it would buy spectrum licenses from Verizon Wireless to improve its high-speed wireless services in a deal worth $3.3 billion. T-Mobile, majority owned by Deutsche Telekom (DTEGn.DE), said the deal includes $2.365 billion in cash and a transfer of spectrum worth $950 million. It had been raising money to buy more airwaves as it beefs up its network to catch up with rival services...."

Google Teams With GM, Honda, and Audi to Bring Android to Cars
Businessweek
Early this morning, Google (GOOG) announced the Open Automotive ... Ford Motor (F) and Microsoft (MSFT) collaborated on MyFord Touch, which ties ...

BBC News

Apple Facing Criticism About Diversity Changes Bylaws
Bloomberg
Apple Inc., facing behind-the-scenes pressure from some shareholders to add more female directors and executives, has taken a step to address the ...

Amazon Locavore: Meet The Man Putting Brazilian Food On The Map
Capital Public Radio News
Alex Atala's Sao Paulo restaurant, D.O.M., is ranked among the top 10 restaurants in the world. His cuisines, which showcases irridescent insects, ...

NPR

Google Glass: Will its fate be Tablet PC or first iPhone?
TechRepublic
Google Glass sauntered through last year as the tech world's golden child. ... That is really what killed the tablet PC efforts inside Microsoft. ... But, I think it's also worth pulling another product into the conversation: Apple's first iPhone.

Microsoft's late fixing Windows, but ahead on the cloud
InfoWorld
According to rumors floated by reliable sources a few weeks ago, Microsoft has finally done an about-face on Windows 8 with a forthcoming version ...

Google expected to finally pay £24million tax in Britain following ...
Mirror.co.uk
Tax officials from HMRC carried out an extensive review of Google's ... BothApple and Facebook also have their European headquarters based in ...

Mirror.co.uk

How The Pirate Bay Plans to Beat Censorship For Good | TorrentFreak: "The Pirate Bay’s PirateBrowser just hit 2.5 million downloads but the notorious torrent site has much bigger plans in store for the new year. The team behind the site is developing a new tool that doesn’t rely on domain names or server farms. Instead, users will serve as the P2P hosts of the sites, with the system running its own alternative DNS. Today, the Pirate Bay team shares some more details on the technology...."

Microsoft Reveals 3 Million Xbox One Sales In 2013
Forbes
It's been a little while since we've gotten any further numbers from the great console sales race of 2013, and now as CES kicks off, Microsoft Microsoft has given us an update. In a blog post from Yusuf Mehdi, Corporate Vice President of Marketing ...

Microsoft support tells Surface Pro 2 owners firmware fix will ship Jan. 14
Computerworld
Computerworld - Microsoft support representatives have told Surface Pro 2 owners that a firmware update will be issued Jan. 14 to remedy multiple problems that cropped up after they installed a similar update a month ago. Jan. 14 is "Patch Tuesday ...

Apple Downgraded Over Moral Concerns. Cantor Says Suppliers Had A Better ...
Forbes
Apple Apple was downgraded from Hold to Sell by Standpoint Research based on moral reasons revolving around how much Apple's suppliers pay their employees. On the other had Brian White, Cantor Fitzgerald's Apple analyst, says his preliminary Apple ...


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