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Nokia's Q4 financial reports better than expected.

Nokia Campus in Espoo, Finland Telecommunications giant Nokia’s financial results for Q4 2017 are out and they are better than the initial predictions. The company reported $1,2 billion operating profit for Q4 – up from the $1,101 billion forecast.  What made the 9% increase a reality was the multi-year patent …

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AT&T Says First 5G Device Will Be a Puck

When AT&T launches 5G service, the first device able to access it will not be a handset and will instead be a puck, according to comments made by AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson. “Getting the handsets at scale penetrated into the market will slow things down,” noted Stephenson. “So that’s why …

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Android Wear to Gain Android 8 Oreo Notification Dots

Google today updated the Android Wear SDK for developers and revealed several new features that are headed to its smartwatch platform later this year. Primarily, Android Wear will add a notification indicator to all watch faces. The indicator will appear as a small dot at the bottom of the watch …

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Alexa loses her voice in Amazon's Super Bowl ad teaser

What would be the worst thing that could happen to Amazon founder/Chairman/CEO Jeff Bezos? Besides Amazon’s shares crashing down to single digits, that is. Well, Amazon’s virtual personal assistant Alexa could lose her voice. And that is what happens in a teaser video that Amazon has posted for its Super …

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Google's Bulletin App Lets Everyone Be a Local Reporter

Google is testing a new application called Bulletin, a way for people to contribute stories about their own community. The free app lets people capture photos, videos, and text on their phone and then publish those microstories directly to the web without forcing people to create a blog or build …

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AT&T Follows T-Mo and Verizon, to Offer Free Olympic Roaming

AT&T today said that like its competitors T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless, it will offer customers the opportunity to use their mobile devices during the 2018 Winter Olympic Games at no extra cost. Specifically, AT&T will waive the $10 fee normally charged for the AT&T International Day Pass. The Pass gives …

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