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As Wi-Fi calls come to smartphones, networks get ready to carry them

Software features from Ruckus Wireless are designed to help access points better handle voice calls

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West Africa lags in mobile money usage

Mobile phone penetration rates remain relatively low

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Sidecar doubles down on delivery service

Sidecar said it would be expanding its delivery service to other parts of the country.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, February 9

In-car wireless adds up to hacking, privacy problems ... ARM buys IoT security firm ... Alibaba funds phone maker ... and more news

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Are carriers trying to steal Wi-Fi's spectrum? Not exactly

LTE will soon tap into unlicensed spectrum, but not without safeguards

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Uber, Lyft face licensing regulations in Massachusetts

Governor Charlie Baker will develop regulations for ride-hailng companies in the next six months

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BT strikes deal to buy UK mobile operator EE for $19B

The deal reflects continued consolidation in the U.K. mobile services market

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App for business users lets you share sensitive documents -- then they disappear

Confide's technology is screenshot-proof and uses end-to-end encryption.

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Huawei, China Mobile demo LTE tech that improves uploads by 180 percent

Carrier aggregation has been used to improve the speed of files downloaded over a cellular network. But it works for uploads, too.

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US backs IEEE move to modify rules for standards patents

The IEEE proposal aims to prevent high royalty rates and threats of product bans

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Buying Uber might give Google a ride into the future

Google's data, and Uber's transportation expertise, might be mutually beneficial

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Twitter tests a smoother on-ramp for new users

A new sign-up process creates an instant, personalized newsfeed

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7 smartphone rules changed this week

The FCC and FTC have been on a roll lately, using their power to side with smartphone users. Here's what you need to know.