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FCC's LTE plan will delay its mobile network plans, Dish says

Satellite service provider Dish Network has slammed the FCC's plan to let it use some of its spectrum for LTE, saying the proposal is so restrictive it could delay a network buildout for years.

Windows 8 apps store cracks 20,000, most of them free

While Microsoft's app store still offers far fewer apps than Apple or Google, hitting 20,000 is an important milestone toward its goal of 100,000 within three months of Windows 8's launch.

Nokia updates Windows Phone 8 public transport app

Nokia has launched a new version of its Transport application, which presents directions in a new way and counts down to when the bus or train will leave.

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Five Apple turkeys in 2012

While chomping on turkey, stuffing and gravy, Apple shareholders can give thanks that the company's stock price is rebounding from an odd slide. But this doesn't mean Apple hasn't had its own share of turkeys.

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Google adds Indoor Maps just in time for Black Friday

Google updated its Maps service for desktop browsers adding floor plans for over 10,000 indoor locations, just in time for Black Friday deal hunters and directionally challenged holiday travelers.

FCC might make carriers say how well they performed in disasters

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission may seek to make carriers reveal how well their networks withstood major natural disasters so that consumers can compare rival providers.

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With Intel's Otellini phasing out, new CEO may bring fresh mobile focus

Intel CEO Paul Otellini is getting ready to leave the company, and analysts say this could be a positive change for the world's largest chip maker.

More on the iPad and AT&T's Mobile Share plans

Looking to add your AT&T iPad to a Mobile Share data plan? It's (still) not as easy as it should be.

Cyber Monday sales to reach $2 billion, Adobe says

Adobe's holiday buying forecast for 2012 predicts online purchases to increase, driven largely by mobile devices.

As mobile carriers look to Wi-Fi, Ruckus looks to cash in with IPO

The initial public offering of Ruckus Wireless on Friday puts a spotlight on the growing importance of Wi-Fi in mobile networks as service providers try to meet the demands of smartphone and tablet users.

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AT&T's LTE service expands to 103 cities, ahead of schedule

AT&T said it is ahead of schedule for 4G LTE network deployments and has now reached 103 cities in the U.S.

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Samsung, Apple expand patent lawsuits; iPhone 5 added

A California court has allowed Samsung Electronics to include Apple's iPhone 5 among the products alleged to have infringed its patents, while also letting Apple amend its infringement contentions to include the Jelly Bean operating system and newer Samsung products such as the Galaxy Note 10.1 and the U.S. version of the Galaxy S III.

Google targets Android fragmentation with updated terms for SDK

Google has expanded its legal agreement with developers working on Android applications to specifically prohibit them from taking any action that could lead to a fragmentation of the operating system.

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