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The discussions played out over most of 2009 amid the hum of the third floor newsroom and in the executive suites high above Times Square, consuming what seemed like countless meetings and consultants’ recommendations.
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Smartphones and tablets will be the headliners at the 2011 CTIA Wireless show in Orlando, where the wireless industry convenes to chart its future the week of March 21. Here are three things to watch for during the week:
The iPad 2 is entering a much different world than its predecessor. And while Apple still holds a commanding market share position, it may be in for a much tougher fight this time around.
As the CTIA Wireless conference gets under way, CNBC.com ran a screen searching for some of the largest percent gainers in the wireless industry in the past year.
The mobile phone as a tool for shopping actually has the potential to bridge traditional retail and digital retail in a way that couldn’t have been otherwise possible.
Several key trends will shape the growth and trajectory of the mobile market in 2011, making this an exciting year for brands and consumers alike.
Despite the hype about mobile TV, until recently there hasn’t been the widespread adoption of handsets capable of receiving it. 2011 may finally be year mobile TV takes off.
I am rather bullish about where things are heading, and the opportunities in our grasp when we are proactive and look for new ways to solve the problems we face in our economy, education and jobs.
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With consumer adoption of smartphones and tablets on the rise, demands on wireless data networks are escalating dramatically.
Wow. Twitter is five years old. Ready for kindergarten. Which is about the intellectual caliber of most tweets, mine included.
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After this crazy market day, we could all use a laugh.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the details on Netflix making its first move to purchase and distribute original content; with CNBC's Herb Greenberg. Goldman has upgraded Netflix's price target to $300 from $210.
With the surge of growth in SXSW, though, large companies have invaded the show, looking to capitalize on that same audience, to build awareness for their new products or try to woo some of those evangelists to sing their praises when they return home. Some, though, just want to cash in on the crowd.
While its roots might be in the music industry, the annual South by Southwest has had a number of business success stories as well.
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Across the country, state officials struggling with big budget shortfalls are trying to get Amazon.com to take on a role it does not want: tax collector, the New York Times reports.