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Alibaba's IPO could be 'open sesame' for global expansion

Alibaba's international expansion could accelerate following its US listing

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Orange offers 'smart app' dev tool and global M2M location service

The company has created a new entity, Orange Applications for Business, to bring together its network and application integration services

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MIT-bred technology would let cars help each other avoid traffic jams

The RoadRunner system would use virtual tokens embedded inside cars. and vehicle-to-vehicle wireless LANs to eliminate the problem of traffic on congested roads.

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Box has high hopes for iOS 8 doc picker extension

The cloud storage provider expects the new iOS feature will boost usage of its iPhone and iPad app

Sprint and DISH Network Cut the Broadband Cord

Sprint and DISH Network announced this week that they are forging a groundbreaking partnership.

Lyft car-pooling opens in LA despite regulatory challenge

California regulators last week called the service illegal. But that hasn't stopped services like Lyft from operating like business as usual.

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Wi-Fi group acts to simplify peer-to-peer video, printing and other tasks

The Wi-Fi Alliance has defined standard ways to carry out common uses of Wi-Fi Direct.

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Uber ignores California's warning, doubles down on carpool service

The company is promoting a service regulators have said violates the law, while permanently cutting the price of its lower-cost UberX service.

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California regulators say Uber, Lyft and Sidecar's carpool services are illegal

Drivers can't carry multiple passengers while charging individual fares, the California Public Utilities Commission said.

Hackers target banking apps on Apple and Google platforms

A new study shows that mobile banking apps are primary targets for hackers.

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Ericsson buys Fabrix Systems for $95M to help put TV on any screen

Fabrix sells software for cloud DVRs and video on demand

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Kenya takes lead in booming African mobile money market

A 'digital transaction culture,' a creative renaissance in software development, and increasing mobile sales fuel money service.

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German court denies Uber's request for suspension of nationwide ban

The court also banned an UberPop driver from taking fares

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SAP, Ericsson team up for mobile management and apps

Ericsson will help mobile operators offer cloud-based applications to enterprise users and customers

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T-Mobile takes Wi-Fi voice and text everywhere

A new offering allows calls from outside the US and on US airliners with Gogo in-flight service.