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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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Mary Ellen Biery: 5 Things You Must Do To Capture Holiday Sales

Are you ready for the holiday season? Black Friday is fast approaching and you've certainly held a meeting or two to get your staff on the same page for the Christmas shopping rush.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Sprint CEO says iPhone Good for Unlimited Data Use

A couple weeks ago (Oct. 11), we ran an article asking why we still pay for texting. Our article referred to a NY Times story explaining how U.S. carriers rake in obscene profits off of text messages -- profits that are set to take a huge hit due to free text services like Apple's new iMessage. One of the comments on our article read: "Sprint: Problem solved."

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Daily Dose of iQ: Microsoft Predicts Future Technology (with video)

Microsoft released a new conceptual video (embedded below) showing its ideas on how people will use future technology in work and in their everyday lives.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Nokia Debuts the Lumia 800, Its First Windows Phone

Nokia unveiled the Lumia 800, which it calls the "first real Windows Phone," today and as Bonnie Cha of CNET News reports, the company designed the phone from the inside out.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Starbucks' Interactive Storefront is Delightful but not Meaningful

In an effort to promote its new "My Starbucks Rewards" program, Starbucks unveiled four interactive storefronts in Toronto and Vancouver last week.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Why Do We Still Pay for Texting?

Two days ago (Oct. 9) Jenna Wortham of the New York Times made me consider something I take for granted every day: paying to send and receive text messages.

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Trump Hotel Chicago Hosts Verizon Premium Retailers Event

Verizon Premium Retailers met in Chicago recently and once again iQmetrix was present.

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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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Summit Sponsor: BlackBerry Powers the Mobile Community

Interview with Ross Taggart,
Director of Indirect Partnerships
North America,
Research In Motion

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Verizon Agents Converge in Columbus

Verizon agents from the Ohio/Pennsylvania/West Virginia Region recently met in Columbus, Ohio and I (iQwaldo) was once again there to witness the pomp and ceremony. More than 100 agents from across the region met to celebrate their successes and prepare for the future in the very competitive wireless retail industry. 

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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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iQwaldo at Comerica Park in Detroit

It’s not all work and no play for me (iQwaldo) when on the road, and I was recently treated to a Detroit Tigers game with a couple of longtime friends and iQmetrix customers. 

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