China dragging its feet on Google-Motorola deal?

China is dragging its feet on the Google-Motorola deal--is this a new form of sovereign economic protectionism or a new era of economic warfare? The European Union and US have already approved--why is China so SLOW? 

Google-Motorola Deal Remains Under China Review
Wall Street Journal
By GREG BENSINGER Google Inc.'s bid for Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. will undergo an additional round of scrutiny by China's antitrust agency, potentially pushing back approval of the $12.5 billion deal. Google's deal to take over the handset and ... 

New iPad is the 'epitome' of what a tablet should be
By Michael deAgonia The new iPad builds on the success of earlier versions by adding a super-high-resolution 'Retina' display and 4G/LTE access. (Image: Michael deAgonia.) Computerworld - Two years ago, Apple side-swiped the computer industry by ...


NetZero 4G HotSpot
PC Magazine
The NetZero 4G HotSpot offers a couple of appealing plan options, but if you use a lot of data, you can get better deals elsewhere. NetZero, the free ISP you may remember from back in the dial-up days, is back, and this time it's bringing the broadband ...

Linux and Android, together at last
The newest Linux kernel, version 3.3, includes code from Google's Android project. That should help both Android and other Linux-based projects. by Stephen Shankland March 19, 2012 8:59 AM PDT Follow @stshank Linux and Android are two closely linked ...

NetZero launches '4G' wireless service, we go hands-on
Today the company announced that it's launching NetZero 4G Mobile Broadband, a wireless service rolling out in 80 US cities and offering value-priced monthly data plans without activation fees, contracts, commitments or overage charges.

NetZero to launch free wireless broadband service
To take advantage of the offer, consumers will need to buy a $50 antenna stick that plugs into a laptop, or a $100 "mobile hotspot" that allows any Wi-Fi equipped device to connect to the Internet. United Online will be selling the devices on the ...

NetZero teams up with Clear to offer free mobile broadband, kind of
CNET (blog)
NetZero announces its first 4G mobile broadband solutions, including a hot-spot router and a USB modem, which are based on Clear's 4G coverage and come with a free data plan plus a one-year free trial of 4G mobile Internet access. by Dong Ngo March 19, ...

NetZero to launch free wireless service
AP NetZero's 4G HotSpot supports up to eight Wi-Fi-enabled devices, including tablets and smartphones, within a 150-foot range. AP NetZero's 4G HotSpot supports up to eight Wi-Fi-enabled devices, including tablets and smartphones, within a 150-foot ...


Affordable NetZero 4G Mobile Broadband Service Announced
It's been many years since the name NetZero has been in play, but the service is back again as a subsidiary of United Online offering users 4G mobile broadband. The new services have been announced with no contract and fast 4G speeds using either a ...


NetZero Reinvents Itself as America's First Free 4G Service Provider
Fox Business
With Clearwire as its network partner, NetZero on Monday unveiled a new contract-free 4Gwireless broadband service. At launch, NetZero has two affordable hardware devices available for purchase: a $49.99 NetZero 4G Stick and a $99.99 NetZero 4G ...

United Online Launches NetZero 4G Mobile Broadband Service
MarketWatch (press release)
And unlike public Wi-Fi networks, where credit card numbers and other personal information may be exposed to hackers and data thieves, the NetZero 4G Mobile Broadband service delivers a protected, private Internet connection anytime, anywhere within ...

New iPad 32GB, 4G Version Cost 9% More to Produce
Wall Street Journal
By MELODIE WARNER Apple Inc.'s cost to produce the 32-gigabyte, 4G long-term evolution version of its new third-generation iPad is $375.10, nearly 9% higher than the iPad 2 with 32GB and 3G wireless, according to IHS iSuppli's tear-down analysis of the ...

Hands-on: NetZero to offer no-contract 4G mobile hotspot service
Ars Technica
The model is actually the Clear Spot 4G (unveiled by Clearwire in July 2011) finally arriving on the market with some NetZero branding. It has only two buttons, power and sound on/off, as well as a microUSB port for charging.

Ars Technica

NetZero reinvents itself as a 4G ISP – and yes, there's a free plan
“[Mobile broadband] is a very expensive, elite service today,” Goldston said. “Some people can afford it, but Joe and Jane go to the coffee shop, and they use free public Wi-Fi. … We're not going after home Internet replacement.

United Online Hopes to Entice Customers with Free 4G Wireless
Fox Business
United Online (UNTD) launched on Monday a free 4G wireless service that it hopes will lure in customers to its high-end plans. United Online subsidiary NetZero Wireless says it will provide the free mobile broadband for personal use on laptops, ...

Survey finds half of line-waiting iPad buyers are first-time owners
Investment firm UBS surveys a sampling of iPad buyers waiting in line on Friday and finds 46 percent are new to Apple's tablet, and most buyers went for the 16GB Wi-Fi only model. by Lance Whitney March 19, 2012 8:23 AM PDT Follow @lancewhit The new ...

NetZero launches super cheap Clearwire-backed 4G wireless service
“Our service gives customers the freedom to take the Internet anywhere in our coverage area, without being tied to public Wi-Fi service or having to purchase higher-cost, sometimes multi-year plans offered by other mobile broadband providers,” said ...

NetZero 4G Mobile Broadband offers free WiMAX
NetZero has launched a new, low-cost 4G data network, NetZero 4G MobileBroadband, offering contract-free access from $9.95 per month. Available in around 80 US cities, the new Mobile Broadband system offers a choice of a USB modem or a WiFi hotspot ...


NetZero rises from the grave as contract-free mobile broadband service
Mobile Burn
NetZero, the internet service provider that got many Americans online in the late 1990's thanks to its free and cheap service plans, has reemerged as a low-cost, contract-free mobile broadbandservice provider. NetZero's new services run on 4G WiMAX ...

Summary Box: NetZero to launch free wireless broadband service; no ads, but ...
Washington Post
BUT: Consumers will need to buy a $50 antenna stick that plugs into a laptop, or a $100 “mobile hotspot” that connects a Wi-Fi equipped device to the Internet. The free accounts are limited to 200 megabytes of data per month— enough for email and Web ...

Almost half of iPad buyers first time owners, says survey
CNET (blog)
An informal survey of iPad buyers waiting in line last Friday found 46 percent were new to Apple's tablet, and most buyers went for the 16GB Wi-Fi only model. by Lance Whitney March 19, 2012 8:23 AM PDT Follow @lancewhit The new iPad is attracting both ...

NetZero offers free 4G mobile broadband via Clearwire
Yahoo! Contributors Network
By Geoff Duncan | Digital Trends – 3 mins 57 secs ago Internet access provider NetZero is getting competitive in the 4G data services space, announcing its new NetZero 4G MobileBroadband Service that offers no-cost 4G mobile Internet access with the ...

NetZero Launches WiMAX Mobile Broadband Product in 80 Cities
Wireless Week
By Andrew Berg Monday, March 19, 2012 NetZero Wireless, a subsidiary of United Online, today announced the launch of NetZero 4G Mobile Broadband in over 80 cities, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Philadelphia, San Francisco, ...

Motorola Handset With 4.6-Inch 720p Display Leaks, Possibly Droid Fighter?
Motorola has really been stepping up lately. If you would have asked me six months ago to choose between a Samsung handset and a Motorola phone, I probably would have chosen Samsung hands-down. But as Motorola evolves its design language and nails down ...


Linux 3.3 Released, Integrates Android Code
By Mikael Ricknäs, IDG News Version 3.3 of the Linux kernel, now available after a short delay, includes kernel code from Android as well as an upgrade of networking features and support for an additional processing architecture.

Sony brand launches in smartphone market with global advertising campaign
Brand campaign introduces Sony's Xperia(TM) smartphone offering to consumers Print and television campaign to demonstrate how Xperia smartphones are 'Made of Imagination' Award-winning Hollywood Director Wes Anderson creates and directs TV commercial ...

NetZero Free 4G (WiMAX) Mobile Broadband Plan vs Verizon, AT&T, Sprint & T-Mobile
Gotta Be Mobile
Many Americans still use dial-up for access (including NetZero), but the majority moved on to broadband long ago. Now the company is set to make a comeback. NetZero is offering customers free 4G mobile broadband via inexpensive mobile hotspots and USB ...

Gotta Be Mobile

HTC Droid Incredible 4G get benchmarked (plus a mystery device)
By Kevin Krause
We've hear our share of rumors about the HTC Droid Incredible 4G. Whether you know it by the codename Fireball or model ... Now NenaMark benchmark scores have surfaced for the next entry into one of Verizon's most popular smartphone brands of the past couple years. The test reveals a few details about the handset, ... The Incredible 4G features a 960×540 display (probably in the 4.3-inch range) and is also running Android 4.0.3. More interesting though is the discovery of a ...
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The Top 50 Android Apps @PSFK
Android is interesting, because it attracts two very different kinds of people: on the one hand, tech-savvy users who have made a decision to choose Android over iPhone and regular phone users who want a nice smartphone for a more ...

Humble Bundle for Android #2 brings Canabalt to Android | Joystiq
By JC Fletcher
If you have an Android phone, you've probably been eagerly awaiting this day: the day when Semi Secret Software's auto-runner Canabalt jumps through a window and lands on Android. Not only is it out today, it's part of a new ...

NetZero reinvents itself as America's first free 4G service provider
By Zach Epstein
NetZero continues to offer basic paid dial-up and broadband services, but now the company is going back to its roots in an effort to disrupt the wireless industry as it did to the dial-up industry nearly 14 years ago. With Clearwire as ... On a WiMAX network that afforded average download speeds of between 8Mbps and 9Mbps during my tests, this seems like an incredibly small amount of data. For light .... Photos show quad-core iPad 3 processor, Wi-Fi and global LTEoptions. A source ...
BGR: The Three Biggest Letters In Tech

MetroPCS launches ZTE Score M Android smartphone
By Dusan Belic
MetroPCS launches ZTE Score M Android smartphone. ZTE is launching its first ZTE Android smartphone – ZTE Score M. The entry-level device won't impress the geeks in us, but it's a neat choice for folks buying their first smartphone.

The Uninspired Smartphone Buyer's Guide for the Early Adopter
By Dan Rowinski
LTE! Yet, for all the new innovations in mobile technology over the last couple of years, the current bumper crop of smartphones on the market is relatively uninspiring. Every new device from various manufacturers looks surprisingly similar to the one that came before. ... The sales rep immediately pointed us to Droid Razr Maxx, a smartphone from Motorola that is a Droid Razr with a bigger battery and still only running Android Gingerbread 2.3.5. .... Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch ...

Test Flighting: Applover Launches Free, Crowdsourced Testing ...
By Rip Empson
Earlier this month, MG broke the news that iOS app testing platform, TestFlight, had been acquired by Burstly. In one fell swoop, TestFlight (which continues to exist in its current, free-to-use form) combined its ... While Android makes it easier for app developers to push updates to their apps, the amount of different phones and OEMs using Androids makes fragmentation a wee bit of a problem. Because of this fragmentation, Devaiah thinks that simply providing an SDK for tracking and ...

Verizon 4G LTE data speeds with Apple's new iPad
Verizon's model of the new iPad is identical to the AT&T unit, except that it is capable of running on Verizon's 4G LTE data network (as well as 3G EVDO Rev A) - while the AT&T model uses that carrier's 4G LTE and HSPA+ networks. ... 5-6 Mbps and uploads around 2 Mbps. But in off-peak times (evenings and nights) we saw download speeds ranging from 11-13 Mbps and uploads of 4-5 Mbps.We also used a Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX for Verizon and got similar results with it.
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How to Switch from 4G LTE to 3G on the New iPad to Save Battery ...
By The Geek
Whether you live somewhere without 4G coverage, you live in a bad coverage zone, or you just want to conserve some battery life, it's extremely simple to disable 4G / LTE on the new 3rd generation iPad and switch to 3G instead, which uses ...
How-To Geek

Camper, the Perfect Android Basecamp App | Android.AppStorm
By Rita El Khoury
Many companies and individuals use Basecamp to organize their tasks and projects, assign them to different people, communicate between each other and keep track of ideas and deadlines. However, unfortunately, Basecamp has long been ...

Growth in Google's Android Pays Off for InvenSense Inc. (NYSE ...
By David Zeiler
InvenSense Inc. is reaping the rewards of exploding growth in Google Android devices. InvenSense makes tiny motion sensors for Google Android devices. Money Morning - Only The News You Can Profit From.
Money Morning

NetZero 4G Mobile Low-Cost Broadband Goes Live | PadGadget
By Lory
... has just launched a new 4G mobile broadband service for as low as $9.95 per month. Now, owners of an iPad can take advantage of the company's contract-free Internet service in more than 80 cities in eight different states across the U.S. by using a mobile Broadband hotspot device without even [...] ... By using NetZero's hotspot, there is no need to buy Apple's new iPadWi-Fi + 4G model. The Wi-Fi only model becomes a data-streaming tablet with this device. If you don't think ...

NetZero Is Alive and Offering Free 4G Data Now
By Casey Chan
The NetZero 4G Hotspot is $100 and connects up to 8 devices while the NetZero 4G stick is $50 and meant to be plugged into laptops. The 4G isn't 4G LTE either, so there's that. But the question is, are these things worth it? Here are NetZero's ...

GroupMe - Android Apps on Google Play
(5348); Updated: March 6, 2012; Current Version: 3.3; Requires Android: 2.1 and up; Category: Social ... Amanda on March 13, 2012 (Samsung Exhibit 2 4G with version 3.3) ... Ankan on March 11, 2012 (Motorola Droid with version 3.3) ...

PlayStation Store and games now available on ... - Android Central
Read these related Android Central stories. O2 UK launches Sony Xperia S · Three UK announces availability of Sony Xperia S · First Sony Xperia S software ...

Android.Stiniter | Symantec
Remove Android.Stiniter - Symantec Security Response provides comprehensive internet protection expertise to guard against complex threats, information ...

Android Malware Pairs Man-in-the-Middle With Remote-Controlled ...
Based on the Android malware that we've seen so far, one of the principal motivations to develop and spread malware on Android is to gain financial profit.

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