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Daily Dose of iQ: Mango WP7 Update

Microsoft previewed its Windows Phone 7 update, code-named "Mango," today and the company is calling it a more "people-centric approach" to its smartphone operating system.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Microsoft Acquires Skype for $8.5B

Just when we thought Skype was on the verge of being bought out by Facebook and Google (see Reuters, last week), in comes today's biggest wireless headline: Microsoft is paying $8.56 billion to buy Skype, one of the world's most popular VoIP providers (it has 124 million active users worldwide).

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Google: 79% of Smartphone Owners Use Phone to Assist Shopping

A new Google study, conducted by Ipsos/OTX, has confirmed we are addicted to our smartphones and revealed how we use them to help make purchasing decisions, wrote John Paul Titlow of ReadWriteWeb.com (April 28).

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Daily Dose of iQ: A Better Search Engine, for Consumers

On April 28, Nick Bilton of the New York Times blogged about what may be "the next era of consumer web search."

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Daily Dose of iQ: iPads, Tablets Push Shift from Paper to Digital Data

CBC News reported last week (April 20), that an Ottawa hospital ordered 1,800 iPads. These are in addition to the 500 iPads hospital staff were already using.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Consumers More Curious about Android than iPhone OS

Yesterday (April 26), Nielsen published a report about smartphone adoption, and the results confirm that Android has been gaining mind-share in recent months.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Google Looks to Monetize Mobile Search

Above photo: Scott Huffman, left, and Amit Singhal of Google. With voice search, Google learned it had trained people to use keywords. (Photo credit: Peter DaSilva for the New York Times)

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Indianapolis Welcomes Moorehead TCC Group

It could very well be the friendliest city in all of the USA, and it evident as Indianapolis hosted both the Women's Final Four NCAA basketball tournament as well as hundreds of Moorehead TCC employees and agents.

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iQwaldo in Detroit

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Daily Dose of iQ: Billboards that Target You

On April 16, Sarah Kessler of Mashable.com reported on a new startup that is bringing the future -- targeted billboard advertising -- to present day.

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AT&T to Launch M-Commerce App; Google Expands NFC Check-ins

As near field communication (NFC) technology makes its way to more and more smartphones, AT&T isn’t convinced the average consumer is quite ready to adopt the technology for making m-commerce payments. As a result, the company is launching an m-commerce app of its own, for consumers to use in the meantime.

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Daily Dose of iQ: Tablet Market Evolving

High Demand for iPad 2

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iQwaldo in Dallas

MetroPCS Meets in the Big D - Central Texas MetroPCS Agents met recently in Dallas for a day of meetings and awards. As usual, iQmetrix was present to celebrate with our many MetroPCS customers and to also discuss the future with our partners and MetroPCS executives.

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