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  • Report: Apple gives Google Voice app the nod of approval

    It looks like we'll finally be seeing an official Google Voice App for the iPhone in the App Store. TechCrunch reports that not only should we expect to see the official app in the App Store soon, but that it's already been approved by the higher-ups at Apple.

    Written by Sarah Jacobsson Purewal29 Sept. 10 08:12
  • US tech companies score in environment bid

    An environmental watchdog in the US recently released the 2010 list of top companies worldwide that have been doing more than their fair share of work in the reduction of carbon emissions.

    Written by Veronica C. Silva28 Sept. 10 09:50
  • Facebook phone rumors persist but Zuckerberg denies device

    The so-called Facebook Phone is again a hot topic on the rumor mill, courtesy of a Bloomberg report, but Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg continued to deny the speculation, saying there are no plans to build an iPhone competitor.

    Written by Daniel Ionescu24 Sept. 10 00:00
  • Don't hold your breath for Verizon iPhone, says CEO

    It'll likely arrive someday, just not as soon as we'd like. Verizon Communications chief executive Ivan Seidenberg has tossed a bucket of icy water on smoldering rumors about a certain Apple smartphone coming to the largest U.S. wireless network.

    Written by Jeff Bertolucci24 Sept. 10 09:21
  • Survey says US public doesn't support Internet regulation

    57 per cent of likely voters in the U.S. don't support any Internet regulation by the federal government, according to a new survey released by Broadband for America, an advocacy group with members including AT&T and Verizon Communications.

    Written by Grant Gross24 Sept. 10 08:36
  • Verizon CEO expects data pricing tiers within six months

    Tiered data pricing is coming to Verizon Wireless customers within four to six months, Verizon Communications CEO Ivan Seidenberg said at an investor conference early Thursday.

    Written by Matt Hamblen24 Sept. 10 04:36
  • Nokia, AT&T offer $10 million to app developers

    Nokia is partnering with AT&T to offer $US10 million in prizes to mobile application developers targeting North American users, in yet another attempt from the mobile giant to make an impact in the U.S.

    Written by Nancy Gohring24 Sept. 10 04:41
  • Sprint CEO doesn't see metered 4G service

    Sprint CEO Dan Hesse today said that he doesn't anticipate Sprint adopting the tiered pricing models for 4G data services that have been floated by rivals AT&T and Verizon.

    Written by Brad Reed23 Sept. 10 06:53
  • Senators push for update to electronic privacy law

    A 24-year-old law setting the rules on how law enforcement agencies can obtain electronic records needs to be updated because it's out of step with modern technology and privacy expectations, U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy said Wednesday.

    Written by Grant Gross23 Sept. 10 04:40
  • AT&T's Genus satellite phone goes on sale

    AT&T is finally selling its satellite-3G smartphone, the TerreStar Genus, which can be switched from AT&T's network to a satellite for coverage all over the U.S.

    Written by Stephen Lawson22 Sept. 10 06:50
  • UK pricing of Galaxy Tab hints at high price In US

    Are consumers ready to dig deep into their wallets for Samsung's Galaxy Tab as the economy struggles and more affordable tablets, namely Apple's iPad, exist? According to Amazon's U.K. site, after currency conversion, the Tab will cost $US1067 unlocked in England.

    Written by Brennon Slattery21 Sept. 10 04:14
  • New Verizon COO oversaw three years of surging wireless growth

    Newly promoted Verizon COO Lowell McAdam had a short but productive tenure as head of Verizon's wireless business, which has added 25.5 million subscribers since 2007. Looking forward, Verizon is grooming McAdam to eventually take over as CEO when current Verizon CEO Ivan Seidenberg retires from the company.

    Written by Brad Reed21 Sept. 10 06:26
  • WP7 initially on GSM, then CDMA in 2011

    Windows Phone 7 devices coming this fall will initially work with GSM carriers such as AT&T and T-Mobile, but will not include carriers of CDMA technology, which include Verizon Wireless and Sprint Nextel.

    Written by Matt Hamblen18 Sept. 10 05:14
  • Galaxy Tab more bad news for laptops, netbooks

    Samsung USA's introduction of its Android-based Galaxy Tab tablets at an event in New York City Thursday put both Apple on notice that the iPad has a new competitor and laptop makers in general on notice that a new alternative will soon be in town.

    Written by Network World staff18 Sept. 10 06:16