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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.

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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.

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Twitter sets its platform ambitions high with new 'Flight' conference

The event will help outside developers build apps using Twitter tools

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CTIA chief lashes back at FCC chair on net neutrality

Mobile has to have different Open Internet rules from fixed broadband, Meredith Attwell Baker says

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Cheaper LTE smartphones on the way thanks to new Snapdragon chip

Qualcomm launches the Snapdragon 210 processor, which will be used in smartphones starting during the first half of next year.

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Apple lays groundwork for global LTE roaming with new iPhones

The company has in some cases almost tripled the number LTE bands on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus