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Surprise! Dish Network emerges as major wireless player after FCC auction

AT&T and Verizon are big winners in the record-breaking wireless auction, but it's Dish Network that walks away with an unexpectedly large swath of spectrum. What will it do with it?

By January 31, 2015

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Twitter next up to tap emerging markets with ZipDial acquisition

ZipDial lets consumers make a phone call and then instantly start receiving marketing promotions via text, voice, and app notifications. This is designed to appeal to people with limited or no Internet access.

By January 20, 2015

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With new Lumia phones, Microsoft doubles down on emerging markets

Microsoft's new Lumia 532 and Lumia 435 further bulk up its low-end and help it reach new customers around the globe.

By January 14, 2015

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First (supposed) Samsung J1 pictures emerge

Behold what could be the first unofficial look at Samsung's next smartphone, the so-called J1.

7 Images By January 12, 2015

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Where Samsung's true battle lies in 2015: Emerging markets

The Korean electronics giant isn't giving up on high-end smartphones, but it needs to figure out how to fend off competition from companies producing cheaper devices.

By December 30, 2014

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Gamer pleads guilty to making emergency call to report Grand Theft Auto shooting

An allegedly "confused" gamer calls emergency services and says there's been a shooting at his house. He was actually describing the action in his "Grand Theft Auto" game.

By December 21, 2014

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How 5G will push a supercharged network to your phone, home, car

The next evolution in wireless networking holds promises of self-driving cars and movies that download in the blink of an eye. 5G is big at this year's Mobile World Congress, but don't expect it until 2020.

By March 2, 2015

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Google emerging-markets phone gets hung up in India as retailers cry foul

Some of India's biggest brick-and-mortar retail chains are refusing to sell Android One devices, due to Google's handling of online sales, as well as low profit margins, says a report.

By November 20, 2014

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Oppo sees potential for high-end phones in emerging markets

Despite phone makers flooding the market with cheap devices, Chinese company Oppo believes there's potential in higher-end handsets, even in emerging markets.

By November 5, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 078: A haunted ad, the zombie-proof bicycle, emergency drones, and more

We're in our costumes, ready to trick-or-treat, but before we do that, we've gotta discuss a few things, including a drone that can jump start your heart in an emergency. Would you trust an ambulance drone?

By October 30, 2014