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Apple iPhone reportedly may be exempt from tariffs

Trump may have given the Apple iPhone a hall pass around tariffs thanks to CEO Tim Cook's negotiations with Trump, according to published reports President Donald Trump has reassured Apple CEO Tim Cook that the iPhone will not be on any of the White House's...

Samsung Galaxy S6 coming next month?

Samsung Galaxy S6 coming soon? The Samsung Galaxy S6 is rumored to be unveiled next month at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. South Korea online publication Chosun Biz reports that the Galaxy S6 will be announced on Jan. 6. According to analysts, the new smartphone...

White Paper: Four Ways Merchandising Improves Your Profitability

Four Ways Merchandising Improves Your Profitability: A simple change in how you secure and merchandise devices can solve multiple challenges and boost your bottom line. This report explains how updating your security and merchandising displays can solve the four most common pain points for...

Smartphones on track to reach 1.03 billion units in 2015

Smartphone shipments will more than double from 478 million in 2011 to 1.03 billion in 2015, according to a new report from IHS iSuppli. By then, smartphones will comprise the majority of all cellphone shipments at 54.4%, up from 32.5% this year.Highlighting the dramatic...

New Technology Makes Credit Cards Safe From Online Fraud

ICAP Patent Brokerage Offers to Sell a Patent Portfolio Disclosing an Important Improvement in E-Commerce SecurityChicago – (August 11, 2011):ICAP Patent Brokerage, a division of ICAP plc, the world’s largest intellectual property brokerage and patent auction firm, and 3M Future LLC have just signed...

Drug App Comes Free, Ads Included

Epocrates has won over nearly half of the nation's doctors for its free smartphone apps that lets them look up information on drug dosing, interactions and insurance coverage while seeing a patient. ...

Reader Forum: Embrace mobility without breaking the bank

Editor's Note: Welcome to our weekly Reader Forum section. In an attempt to broaden our interaction with our readers we have created this forum for those with something meaningful to say to the wireless industry. We want to keep this as open as possible,...

Reality Check: The view of 4G from the tower

Editor's Note: Welcome to our weekly Reality Check column. We've gathered a group of visionaries and veterans in the mobile industry to give their insights into the marketplace.You’ve heard them all on television and radio: “AT&T, the nation’s fastest mobile broadband network, is getting...

Bits & Bytes: Dept. of Homeland Security tests multi-band radio at Jazz Fest; FinnMob opens in NYC; and more

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate will launch a 30-day pilot in the New Orleans area in partnership with law enforcement and emergency management agencies in the region to test the latest portable, multi-band radio technology—which will allow police...

Mobile app store revenues set to jump 77.7% this year

The combined revenue of the four major mobile application stores is projected to jump nearly 80% this year, according to a new report from iSuppli Corp. Following 2010, when Apple Inc. (AAPL), Google Inc. (GOOG), Nokia Corp. (NOK) and Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM)...

Spotlight on: UIEvolution

The challenge with mobile applications remains that while every brand wants one, consumers are constantly using new platforms to communicate. Thus, applications are going beyond smart phones and tablets to connected TVs and automobiles, noted Chris Ruff, CEO of UIEvolution.The 10-year-old Kirkland, Wash.-based company...

Reader Forum: Get smart about smartphone customer care

Editor's Note: Welcome to our weekly Reader Forum section. In an attempt to broaden our interaction with our readers we have created this forum for those with something meaningful to say to the wireless industry. We want to keep this as open as possible,...

Reader Forum: For tablets, all data is not created equal

Editor's Note: Welcome to our weekly Reader Forum section. In an attempt to broaden our interaction with our readers we have created this forum for those with something meaningful to say to the wireless industry. We want to keep this as open as possible,...

Reality Check: Seven trends to track in mobile handset market

Editor's Note: Welcome to our weekly Reality Check column. We've gathered a group of visionaries and veterans in the mobile industry to give their insights into the marketplace.Wireless handsets have been around for decades, but this market has perhaps never had a more promising...

Reader Forum: The importance of cloud computing in mobile security

Editor's Note: Welcome to our weekly Reader Forum section. In an attempt to broaden our interaction with our readers we have created this forum for those with something meaningful to say to the wireless industry. We want to keep this as open as possible,...

Spotlight on: CounterPath

The migration of voice services to data networks is not a new phenomenon in the world of telecommunications, but for the mobile space the move has started to gain steam as carriers continue the roll out of high-speed data networks.According to research from Juniper,...

Worst of the Week: Another (?!?) trade show?!?

Hello! And welcome to our Friday column, Worst of the Week. There's a lot of nutty stuff that goes on in this industry, so this column is a chance for us at RCRWireless.com to rant and rave about whatever rubs us the wrong way....

Survey: Social media spurs device love

Wireless consumers that are really addicted to their devices are also really happy with those devices, according to the latest customer satisfaction studies conducted by J.D. Power and Associates. The studies, one focused on smart phones and one on traditional mobile phones, found that...

Verizon Wireless tips LTE smart phone pricing with ThunderBolt launch

Verizon Wireless (VZ) is finally set to unleash one of its LTE-equipped smart phones onto the market with the HTC Corp. ThunderBolt set to be available March 17 for $250 after all rebates and a two-year contract. The device is one of four LTE...

Reality Check: Love your smart phone? Make sure it doesn’t steal more than your heart

Editor's Note: Welcome to our weekly Reality Check column. We've gathered a group of visionaries and veterans in the mobile industry to give their insights into the marketplace.I fell hook, line and sinker into the mobile Internet with my first iPhone nearly three years...

Reader Forum: The dating game between app developers, carriers

The relationship between carriers and app developers is an evolving one. Carriers have increasingly opened up their APIs to developers – even if a developer is offering an application that overlaps with a carrier's feature. The trend is prominent in the rapidly growing family...

Reader Forum: Tablets in the enterprise – Why 2011 is the year of the company iPad

Editor's Note: Welcome to our weekly Reader Forum section. In an attempt to broaden our interaction with our readers we have created this forum for those with something meaningful to say to the wireless industry. We want to keep this as open as possible,...

Leap against board shakeup

Leap Wireless International Inc. (LEAP) looks to be distancing itself from plans by Pentwater Capital Management L.L.C. to nominate three directors for election to Leap’s board of directors. Pentwater said in a statement yesterday that it was looking to shake up Leap’s current board...

SK Telecom to offer iPhone

Korean telecom giant SK Telecom Co. (SKM) said it will begin offering Apple Inc.'s iPhone 4 beginning March 16. The device will include the same specifications as when it was launched last summer including access to Apple's App Store.SK Telecom said the device would...

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