Operators lay groundwork for global LTE roaming

More subscribers, networks with better coverage and devices that can be used in more countries are converging to make LTE roaming a more viable proposition, with some operators already offering such services on a limited scale and more on the way.

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Nvidia's Grid VGX software boost graphics performance of virtual desktops and PCs

With its new Grid VGX software, Nvidia is aiming to tear down the performance barrier that keeps graphics-intensive applications from running on virtual desktops.

Tizen mobile OS shows some teething issues

Mobile operators are passionate about the Tizen OS, but it appears there's a lot of work to do before the smartphones running it will go on sale later this year.

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Huawei shows LTE-equipped Ascend P2 with beefy battery

Huawei Technologies has expanded its device portfolio with the LTE-equipped Ascend P2 as the company hopes to climb upwards in the smartphone market.

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Orange unveils its first LTE smartphone under its name

Orange has announced the addition of three smartphones to its device range, including its first LTE smartphone, the Lumo.

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BlackBerry gets ready to ship limited edition Z10 to developers

BlackBerry is getting closer to shipping a red, limited edition version of the Z10 to selected developers who have created applications for its new BlackBerry 10 OS.

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Amazon lets users track their cloud databases with texts, email

Amazon Web Services' Relational Database Service now lets users keep track of their databases with email and SMS notifications.

Apple phone sales overtake Samsung for the first time

Apple managed to outsell Samsung Electronics by almost one million units to become the number one mobile phone vendor in the U.S. for the first time ever during the fourth quarter, according to Strategy Analytics.

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RIM cuts prices in European BlackBerry World store

Research In Motion is lowering the cost of the cheapest application price tier on BlackBerry World in order to make applications more attractive, as the company prepares to launch BlackBerry 10.

Lumia smartphone sales improve, as Nokia turns a profit

Nokia swung to a net profit during the fourth quarter, as it sold a growing number of Windows Phone-based smartphones.

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Microsoft's Azure-based video streaming service goes live

Microsoft continues to expand its cloud offerings with the general availability of Windows Azure Media Services, which lets enterprises skip building their own infrastructure for streaming on-demand video.

Phone makers switch focus to batteries, not thickness

LG and Huawei are putting 3,000mAh batteries in the their latest smartphones

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Western Digital acquires Arkeia to boost SMB storage offering

Western Digital has acquired data protection company Arkeia Software as it looks to address growing storage demands among small and medium-size companies.

RIM renames store to BlackBerry World as more content is added

Research In Motion has renamed its web store BlackBerry World, as it gets ready to add more content ahead of the launch of the BlackBerry 10 operating system.

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Sony Xperia 10.1-inch tablet Z is thinner than iPad Mini

Sony has expanded its portfolio of Android-based products with the Tablet Z, which is thinner and lighter than competing products from Apple and Google.

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