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  • They're Cooked: The top wireless turkeys of 2014

    We have been dishing out our Top Wireless Turkeys for seven years. As in years past, the 2014 edition is focused on products and business strategies that flopped for one reason or another. Some were products that were poorly executed or pulled from the market after only a short time, while others were entire strategies that did not pan out.

Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and more unleash device deals for Black Friday

Verizon Wireless), AT&T Mobility, Sprint, T-Mobile US and U.S. Cellular have unleashed a bevy of deals on smartphones, tablets, wearable devices and accessories this week to drive store traffic and online sales ahead of Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season after Thanksgiving.

C Spire to let customers roll over unused data

Regional operator C Spire Wireless is bringing back the rollover concept but is applying it to unused data instead of voice minutes. Specifically, the company will let customers carry over unused data to the next month to help mitigate overage charges that can occur when they use their data bucket.

Apple's market cap soars to $700B

Fueled by the popularity of its new products, such as the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple's market capitalization soared to a record $700 billion in intraday trading Tuesday, a milestone that no other U.S. company has reached. By close on Tuesday, Apple's market cap had fallen to $690 billion, but that still makes the company significantly more valuable than Exxon Mobile, which is No. 2 in market cap, at $401 billion.

Sprint expands its iPhone for Life program

Sprint is trying to make the Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus even more appealing to consumers by offering a 30-month lease program as part of the company's previously announced iPhone for Life program. The 30-month plan will reduce the monthly cost of the iPhone to $18 for the 16 GB iPhone 6 or $23 for the 16 GB iPhone 6 Plus.

What enterprise app developers need to know about MSA

For consumer app developers that want to make a move into enterprise work, even on a contract basis, getting up to speed quickly on MSA is probably a good idea.

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