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Device Makers, Telecoms Face Competing Government Demands on Privacy
Telecommunications

Device Makers, Telecoms Face Competing Government Demands on Privacy

On Monday, the Federal Trade Commission and the Federal Communications Commission announced a joint effort to assure that businesses are safeguarding their customers' data.
Good Call: This App Let's Virtual Teams Stay Connected
Business Optimization

Good Call: This App Let's Virtual Teams Stay Connected

This app lets you have multiple business lines and features in your pocket.
Google Fiber Now Offers Phone Service
Google

Google Fiber Now Offers Phone Service

The service is set to provide unlimited local and nationwide calls for $10 per month.
The FCC Is Going to War Over Set-Top Boxes
Television

The FCC Is Going to War Over Set-Top Boxes

As well as opening up the set-top box market up to third parties, the proposals are expected to make the cost of renting a box a whole lot cheaper.
Looking to Cut Costs, Sprint Slashes 2,500 Jobs
Sprint

Looking to Cut Costs, Sprint Slashes 2,500 Jobs

The wireless carrier has shuttered call centers in Texas, New Mexico, Virginia, and Tennessee.
15 Million T-Mobile Customers' and Applicants' Personal Data Exposed in Epic Experian Hack
Security

15 Million T-Mobile Customers' and Applicants' Personal Data Exposed in Epic Experian Hack

Victims' home addresses, birth dates and Social Security numbers could now be up for grabs on the black market.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Verizon Strips Down Its Logo in Lukewarm Reboot
Make More Happen

Verizon Strips Down Its Logo in Lukewarm Reboot

Simple. Check. Scalable. Check. Already hated on by T-Mobile CEO John Legere. Six checks.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The 4 New Rules Telecom Needs to Play By
Telecommunications

The 4 New Rules Telecom Needs to Play By

Did you know that today's voice communications travel along the same public switched network used in the days of switchboard operators?
Scott Lahman
Apple Says It Has No Plans to Sell Mobile Services Directly to Consumers
Apple

Apple Says It Has No Plans to Sell Mobile Services Directly to Consumers

The company denied reports that it was testing a so-called mobile virtual network operator.
Moving to a New Office? 7 Questions You Need to Ask About Tech.
Ready To Launch

Moving to a New Office? 7 Questions You Need to Ask About Tech.

Although amenities, location, comfort level and pricing are important things to consider when looking for new office space, tech infrastructure is most important.
Arie Barendrecht
Ericsson Sues Apple for Telecom Patent Infringement
Patents

Ericsson Sues Apple for Telecom Patent Infringement

The Swedish mobile telecom gear maker is suing over patents related to the 2G and 4G/LTE standards.
The Quirky State Laws That Salespeople Must Know About
Marketing Bootcamp

The Quirky State Laws That Salespeople Must Know About

Little-known regulations, such as the fact that Tuesday is Mardi Gras Day in Louisiana, can get telemarketers in big trouble.
Jeffrey Fotta
Why a Phone Call Is Better Than an Email (Usually)
Esquire Guy

Why a Phone Call Is Better Than an Email (Usually)

Our obsession with e-mail ignores a crucial truth about human beings: that we have evolved as listeners, not as readers.
Ross McCammon
Why Your Voice is the Biggest Untapped Mobile Opportunity for Marketing
Marketing Bootcamp

Why Your Voice is the Biggest Untapped Mobile Opportunity for Marketing

While executives and marketers rely on a whole lot of applications, software services and platforms to seal the deal, they may be underutilizing this secret weapon.
Kyle Christensen