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Report: Sprint looking at buying T-Mobile

The third-largest US mobile carrier might bid for its smaller rival next year, The Wall Street Journal says

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JetBlue won't 'police' in-flight voice calls over Wi-Fi

The airline says its Fly-Fi service will be able to carry VoIP and complaints will be handled case by case.

Judge refuses to dismiss Netgear's router fraud lawsuit against Asus

Netgear says Asus is illegally juicing its routers, and it looks like the accusations will get their day in court.

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FCC moves toward in-flight mobile use; Transportation may ban voice calls

While the FCC is moving forward with a plan to let airlines allow the use of mobile phones on flights, the Transportation Secretary wonders if in-flight voice calls are "fair to consumers."

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Cisco cuts long-term revenue forecast

Customers are cautious and economies are uncertain, the company told analysts

Cell phones on planes may be heading for the U.S., but will anyone use them?

Foreign airlines might easily extend service on flights into the country if the FCC allows it.

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Ban carriers from sharing phone records, privacy groups ask FCC

The phone records provided to the government are not really anonymous, the groups said in a petition to the FCC

Rules that carriers must retain data called incompatible with EU law

Retention could be permitted under stricter rules

PCWorld News

Show us a better way than collecting metadata, NSA director says to critics

Keith Alexander asks U.S. tech companies to offer better alternatives than the NSA's phone records collection program.

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Consumers win as chip vendors fight it out over LTE

New chipsets will result in cheaper LTE tablets and smartphones next year.

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Citrix adds new pricing, capacity options for GoToMeeting web-conferencing product

The goal is to attract customers that find the standard product either too pricey or too limited.

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AT&T announces first international LTE roaming deal

The carrier's data roaming plans will include LTE service, but only in Canada for now.

Qualcomm releases Gimbal sensors for short-range tracking

The company is using Bluetooth to build location-based marketing systems.

PCWorld News

Verizon acquires EdgeCast to boost video capabilities

Verizon will be able to offer more enterprise services to improve video streaming performance and protect websites against attacks

Consumers warm to touch, if not Windows 8, study says

One out of ten laptops shipped this year support touch input, says NPD DisplaySearch