The Latest Scoop on Wireless Retail

Apple, Intel Halt Use of Conflict Minerals from Africa

Apple and Intel have agreed to stop using conflict minerals in the manufacturing of their products, as part of a tech industry initiative to avoid possible controversy in light of federal regulators’ efforts to ensure ethical global manufacturing, reported Kat Asharya of Mobiledia.com (April 5).

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Smartphone Adoption at All-time High: Going Up 50% in 2011

IDC predicted last week (March 29) that the global smartphone market will grow by 49.2 percent in 2011, as more consumers and businesses turn in their feature phones for smartphones.

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Hosting user group meetups and other events at iQmetrix

Now that we've got a number of user group meetups and open office events under our belt, it's time to spread the word a bit more broadly that we're happy to host events at our office here in Vancouver.

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AT&T to Buy T-Mobile USA for $39 Billion

AT&T announced Sunday (March 20) that it had agreed to buy T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom for $39 billion, in a deal that would push AT&T past Verizon Wireless as the biggest U.S. carrier. The merger is expected to take up to a year to close.

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XQ Transforms Shopping Experience for Wireless Consumers

iQmetrix is launching XQ Interactive Retail, its revolutionary new digital media solution, this week at CTIA 2011 in Orlando, March 22-24.

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RQ4 Tips: Report Filters

"I have used the report filters quite often with clients, to make standard reports present data more concisely," explains iQmetrix Customer Success Manager Dave Henning.

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CTIA 2011: Day 1 Highlights

AT&T/T-Mobile deal dominates Day 1

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Facebook Buys Mobile Messaging Platform: A Threat to SMS?

On March 1, Facebook acquired the recently launched group texting startup Beluga, a move that surprised most industry observers.

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Manufacturers put Increased Emphasis on Tablets

On March 3, Gartner lowered its growth projection for worldwide shipments of PCs from 15.9 percent to 10.5 percent. A big reason for the reduction: “growing consumer enthusiasm for mobile-PC alternatives, such as the iPad and other media tablets,” said George Shiffler, Gartner’s research director, in a statement.

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RQ4 Tips: Custom Reports

This week’s tips come from iQmetrix Customer Success Manager Erin Drake. Erin identified how customizing reports in RQ4 can save clients time and hassle.

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CTIA 2011 Preview for Wireless Retailers

It’s almost time again for the International CTIA Wireless 2011, the world’s largest wireless tradeshow. The event will be held from March 22-24, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando.

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iQmetrix to Unveil XQ at CTIA 2011: Creating the Ultimate Customer Experience

Technology has changed the way people shop and as a result, consumers are looking for a more engaging and interactive shopping experience – especially when shopping for a new phone. With this in mind, iQmetrix is preparing to make a big impression at CTIA 2011 in Orlando, where it will launch its groundbreaking new platform, XQ Interactive Retail.

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iQwaldo in Atlantic City Feb. 22

Verizon Tri-State Agent Meetings - Overcast skies and snow in New Jersey didn’t dampen the spirits of attendees to the Verizon Tri-State Agent meetings held recently at the Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City.  

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