Black Friday 2011 Sales of Android Phones Rise, Match iPhone Sales
The biggest story in wireless today is the regression of AT&T's attempted acquisition of T-Mobile USA for $39 billion. AT&T has withdrawn its application for the merger, but don't let that confuse you, writes Jordan Crook of TechCrunch.com.
It would make perfect sense for retailers to track mall shoppers' phones to determine their paths from store to store. But does the practice violate consumers' privacy rights?
Amazon.com announced a seemingly outrageous promotion yesterday: kicking off its Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales by putting nearly 100 high-end smartphones on sale for only a penny.
Today, the Harvard Business Review published a blog post by Ron Johnson, CEO of J.C. Penney and former senior VP for retail at Apple.
Engadget reported today that NFC hardware can be embedded into SIM cards and 45 of the world's largest wireless carriers are on board with this practice, to be adopted as the GSM Association's standard.
Earlier today, my colleagues and I watched Nokia's video for its latest concept phone, the GEM (below). The company is calling the phone a "21st century mobile jewel," because its entire surface (like a precious stone) is a touch-sensitive screen.
Anyone who has ever had the pleasure of staying at any Gaylord property knows what we mean by a luxurious experience, and such was the case recently as Verizon Agents were treated to some down home hospitality deep in the heart of Texas. Indirect agents from the Central Texas region were hosted by Verizon for a two-day golf tournament and meetings.
VentureBeat reports that Intel and Mastercard are teaming up to improve security and the user experience of online shopping.
iQmetrix participates in many worthy events every year, but few are as well attended or raise as much money for charity as the AT&T Golf Classic for the Boy Scouts. The 2011 event -- held once again at the prestigious Fiddler's Elbow in Bedminster, New Jersey -- raised more than $250,000 to help the Boy Scouts of America groom healthy, well-adjusted kids.
On Wednesday (Nov. 2), a day after launching the GoMo initiative, Google shared 10 helpful tips for delivering a "good mobile website experience."
A few days ago, Jennifer Van Grove of Mashable wrote a piece quoting a notable AI expert, Gary Morgenthaler, in saying Apple has a two-year advantage over Google thanks to Siri.