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4/20/2017

An iCell Hawai'i store is set to open Saturday in Kahului, Hawaii. The store will be in the city's Queen Ka'ahumanu Center and will handle repairs and services for cell phones, tablets and other devices.

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Maui Now
4/20/2017

Hospitals are catching up to the bring-your-own-device wave, with nearly two-thirds having developed a formal mobile strategy, compared with 34% in 2012, reports health care communications firm Spok. The company suggests that hospitals have realized that many of their medical professionals are using their own mobile devices on the job.

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CIO.com
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4/20/2017

Apple plans to commemorate the 10th anniversary of its iPhone with three new models, including one that will feature an updated design and advanced camera, Bloomberg reports. One of the new models, which Bloomberg reported could be called the iPhone 8, will come with a screen that nearly covers the device and will have a display that runs on organic light-emitting diode technology.

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Fortune
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4/20/2017

T-Mobile US on Monday issued a bullish assessment of its ability to deploy the 600 MHz spectrum it won as the largest spender in the recent federal auction, saying it expects to gain access to at least 10 MHz that will cover 1 million square miles. The carrier pointed to vendors predicting that they would be ready to support 600 MHz services this year.

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RCR Wireless News
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T-Mobile
4/20/2017

SRT Communications has agreed to sell its spectrum to Verizon Wireless as it moves to exit the rural wireless sector, citing increased competition.

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Telecompetitor.com
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Verizon Wireless
4/20/2017

HTC's squeezable smartphone will allow users to touch the sides of the device as an input method. The HTC U, along with its Edge Sense technology, is expected to debut May 16.

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CNBC
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4/20/2017

Facebook will implement augmented reality features through users' smartphone cameras instead of waiting for technology that makes AR glasses possible, CEO Mark Zuckerberg says. Virtual reality and augmented reality represent the next step in technological communication, Zuckerberg said.

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Bloomberg
4/18/2017

Business leaders strive to anticipate how the spectrum of risks can affect their global supply chains. Potential disrupters to business operations include cyber threats, terrorism, natural catastrophes and product integrity. Join Aon experts on April 19, as they discuss various methodologies used by risk leaders to maintain their supply chains. They will also introduce a new proprietary diagnostic tool designed to help risk professionals quickly assess the effectiveness of their supply chain risk management against more than a dozen critical supplier and enterprise exposures. Register here.

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4/14/2017

The Food and Drug Administration has notified Abbott Labs that it could face formal action if it fails to remedy a design flaw in some of its medical devices that could allow hackers to drain batteries and change settings. The FDA said in a letter that Abbott has 15 days to submit a plan for correcting the problems.

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The Hill
4/13/2017

Fixt has been selected as the winner of the Baltimore Ravens Innovation Challenge, and the $200,000 prize package includes digital advertising through Ravens channels, signage at M&T Bank Stadium and brand messaging at the Ravens Flock Festival and training camp. Fixt CEO Luke Cooper gave the pitch at the NFL team's competition, telling attendees about the wireless repair firm's mobile service app and funding successes.

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Technical.ly