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Samsung isn't alone: HTC profits take a huge dive

Troubled smartphone vendor HTC has released its latest unaudited quarterly results, and they're not good – profits are down 83 per cent when compared with the same period last year.
Iain Thomson, 06 Jul 2013

FCC approves SoftBank's acquisition of Sprint

The $21.6bn acquisition of Sprint by Japan's SoftBank is now a go: as expected from rumors earlier this week, the FCC has ruled unanimously to approve it.
Rik Myslewski, 06 Jul 2013

IT design: You're not data, you're a human being

Metrics and you "Metrics" is rapidly becoming something of a cult among IT vendors. Many are betting the future of their companies on data gathering and foster a culture that treats user behaviour-monitoring like a religion. I've never fully believed in this practice, but it is hard to deny its allure.
Trevor Pott, 06 Jul 2013