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Windows XP migrations offer temporary lifeline to sinking PC sales

Microsoft's cutoff of XP support prompted more organizations to upgrade to new computers, but PC shipments still dropped during the first quarter, say research firms IDC and Gartner.

By April 10, 2014

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Xperia Z1S a lifeline as Sony treads water in US

There's a strong feeling of deja vu as Sony again attempts to break into the US market with another waterproof phone.

By January 6, 2014

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In paralysis, finding freedom via brain-wave tech

ALS patient and advocate Eric Valor is part of an experimental project to test out a brain-wave-reading headset, technology that could one day give paralyzed people more independence.

By August 30, 2014

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T-Mobile entices subscribers to recruit friends from rival carriers

The carrier is offering current customers -- and the people they bring over from the competition -- a year of unlimited LTE data for free.

By August 21, 2014

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​Korean handset maker Pantech saved from bankruptcy

Despite reluctance from three major carriers, creditors have agreed to extend Pantech's deadline for debt repayment by two years, keeping the South Korean company alive for the time being.

By July 30, 2014

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Stay in better touch, be a better friend with Tinyblu

​Keep tabs on when you last spoke to or saw your friends to with this simple Web app to avoid long lulls in your relationships.

By July 24, 2014

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Send off Windows XP by blowing it up with Microsoft's help

From the good-sport department, Microsoft takes a shot at itself with a Web game that encourages players to send Windows XP back to the early naughts, permanently.

By April 11, 2014

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AT&T wins FCC approval of $1.2B deal for Leap Wireless

Deal for prepaid wireless provider includes pledges of spectrum divestiture and feature phone trade-in programs for certain customers.

By March 13, 2014

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AT&T completes $1.2B acquisition of Leap Wireless

Deal's closure comes after the FCC gave its approval to the takeover of the prepaid wireless provider.

By March 13, 2014

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Sprint to hook up 50K students with free wireless service

The program is part of the White House's ConnnectED initiative, which will provide access to low-income students.

By February 4, 2014