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Collin Prior

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Daily Dose of iQ: Sephora's In-Store Social and Mobile Makeover

High-end cosmetics retailer Sephora is using integrated technology to ramp up its in-store experience.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Is the Nokia Lumia Transition Hurting Nokia?

It is no secret that Nokia is taken huge steps to re-enter the wireless market as a major player with the release of its Lumia line of Windows smartphones.  However, since launching the Lumia devices, the Nokia N9 Symbian handset is still outselling both Lumia models 3 to 1.   

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Daily Dose of iQ: iPad at the POS? Not Perfect but Getting There...

Square's credit-card-swipe accessory for iPads has over 1 million users nationwide (according to USA Today) and now, the Mogul iPad stand intends to make that tablet a more secure POS terminal for retail users.

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Daily Dose of iQ: 'Spectrum Crunch' - U.S. Phone Traffic Nears Wireless Network Limits

CNNMoney Tech reported today that the time for wireless reckoning has arrived in the U.S.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Rogers' 'One Number' Connects Voice, SMS and PCs

When GetJar CEO Ilja Laurs was predicting carriers would lose voice services to VoIP mobile platforms last September, Rogers Communications was listening.

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With iBooks 2, Has Apple Changed Publishing (and Textbooks) Forever?

The big story in tech today was Apple's update to its iBooks platform.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Verizon is blocking Google Wallet... Oh wait, they're not.

News came out today that Verizon Wireless was blocking the Google Wallet mobile payment app for use on its network via the new Galaxy Nexus, which is due for release later this month.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Google Brings 'Street View' Inside Buildings

Google is taking its Street View technology -- which allows users to view 360-degree street images when clicking on locations in Google Maps -- inside buildings.

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Daily Dose of iQ: A Wrap-up of Today's iPhone Announcements

The Wall Street Journal's headline today said it best: Apple Underwhelms With iPhone 4S.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Samsung Sharing Patents with Microsoft; Google Claims Extortion

The world of mobile patent suits is complex, as captured in the above diagram made by Mike Bostock (interactive version here). And this is an improvement over a previous flowchart made by Thomson Reuters.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Verizon Backing AT&T/T-Mobile Merger

Matt Jurek of TeckGoblin.com reports that Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam is supporting AT&T's controversial acquisition of T-Mobile USA.

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Daily Dose of iQ: More Details About Google Wallet

Google blogged today about its Google Wallet launch, a new NFC-enabled mobile payment app that will let you "tap, pay and save using your phone."

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Daily Dose of iQ: AT&T Offers iPhone Insurance

AT&T announced it will be offering customers a new insurance policy to protect their iPhone devices.

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