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Napster duo launch Airtime to reinvent videoconferencing

Shaun Fanning and Sean Parker have reunited to launch Airtime, a videoconferencing system that links in with Facebook to hopefully eliminate one handed users. Airtime is an application designed to work with Facebook users to let people videoconference with people who share similar interests. At a star-studded launch in New …
Iain Thomson, 5 Jun 2012

Orange bundles free HP laptops with HSDPA deals

Orange has bundled a trio of HP Compaq laptops and USB HSDPA 3G modems with new business-oriented mobile broadband airtime packages. The bundles are based around the Compaq 6735s, 6730s and 6730b, respectively tethered to £35-, £40- and £45-a-month subscriptions. Contracts run for two years for a total expenditure of £840, £ …
Tony Smith, 16 Sep 2008
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BestBuy blasts into UK with Carphone Warehouse buy

Carphone Warehouse is selling a 50 per cent stake in its mobile phone retail business to US electronics retailer BestBuy, setting the stage for a heavyweight fight in the UK's retail electronics market. The deal will bring CPW £1.1bn in cash, enough to sort out its debt problems and could leave enough in the till to buy …
John Oates, 8 May 2008
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Deutsche Telekom eyes Orange Netherlands

Deutsche Telekom is close to making a €1.6bn ($2.2bn) bid for mobile operator Orange Netherlands - owned by France Telecom. Though Orange won't confirm the report, one source told Reuters the deal is "very nearly there". Orange Netherlands has been for sale since February. Both ABN Amro Capital and a private equity consortium …
Jan Libbenga, 23 May 2007

HTC takes a gamble with new brand and OS strategy

Every time Microsoft scores a point in its tortuous quest to become a major mobile player, it seems to suffer a balancing setback. So while the recently announced updates to Windows Mobile made the OS look far more credible on a small device than it had before, the software giant had to endure its primary handset ally, Taiwan's …
Faultline, 18 May 2007
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O2, Vodafone first in UK with BlackBerry Curve

O2 and Vodafone today became the first UK carriers to take on Research in Motion's consumer-friendly BlackBerry Curve. The handset itself was launched yesterday. The Curve is RIM's smallest and lightest - just about - BlackBerry with a full QWERTY keyboard: it measures 10.7 x 6 x 1.6cm and weighs 111g. The handset has a two- …
Tony Smith, 4 May 2007

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