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Smartphones and Tablets March Onward into the Workplace

Workers bringing their own devices to work was one of the biggest challenges IT pros faced in 2011, and the trend is on the rise for 2012.

Timeline: The Birth and Death of the AT&T/T-Mobile Merger

In retrospect, it's not hard to see why AT&T thought its proposed $39 billion merger with T-Mobile would sail through with relatively no issues.

Verizon Acknowledges Signal Strength Bug on Galaxy Nexus

Verizon is working on a fix for a problem that some users say seems to slow down data access.

Timeline: RIM Had a Very Bad Year

You get the feeling that executives in Research in Motion will especially relish singing "Should old acquaintance be forgot" this year.

Kindle Fire will Shine Despite Mixed Reviews, Analyst Says

Although technically inferior to the iPad, Amazon's tablet entry has a different aim and is "strategically misunderstood" but a sales success anyway, Morgan Stanley analyst reports.