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The Telecom Digest for Aug 9, 2015
|I don't oppose all wars. What I am opposed to is a dumb war. What I am opposed to is a rash war. What I am opposed to is the cynical attempt by Richard Perle and Paul Wolfowitz and other armchair, weekend warriors in this administration to shove their own ideological agendas down our throats, irrespective of the costs in lives lost and in hardships borne.|
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|Date: Sat, 8 Aug 2015 23:27:11 -0400 From: Monty Solomon <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com. Subject: T-Mobile blows away profit expectations as customer growth surges Message-ID: <D45A7B8F-A3AA-412E-9EFB-5D7A721B820D@roscom.com> The carrier continues its torrid pace of subscriber growth amid stiff competition in the wireless business. T-Mobile has shown it can win over customers at an impressive rate. Now it needs to prove it can consistently make money doing so. http://www.cnet.com/news/t-mobile-blows-away-profit-expectations-as-customer-growth-surges/ -or- http://goo.gl/1kJKYx|
|Date: Thu, 6 Aug 2015 17:33:56 -0400 From: Monty Solomon <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com. Subject: Mobile phone security moves in slow motion Message-ID: <1F7D1283-CD2E-4BB4-B8E3-4FEA744964B6@roscom.com> Mobile phone security moves in slow motion Apple Inc. is likely to release a new iPhone sometime next month, and according to one rumor, the company's ordered 90 million of them for sale during the holiday season. How many of those new iPhone owners will be defectors from Google Inc.'s Android operating system? Perhaps quite a few, after reports of a major security flaw affecting millions of Android devices. Security researchers say that the so-called "Stagefright" bug is a truly dangerous threat. Most affected Android phones are defenseless, and many could stay that way for weeks. http://goo.gl/a8TZuM|
|Date: Sat, 8 Aug 2015 23:22:49 -0400 From: Monty Solomon <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com. Subject: Verizon kills off service contracts, smartphone subsidies Message-ID: <007ABFE9-C66E-42E6-BBA4-8F4784957FA6@roscom.com> Verizon kills off service contracts, smartphone subsidies In a radical shift, the company will only offer new plans that require customers to pay for their own smartphones. Also, device access fees and buckets of data remain. http://www.cnet.com/news/verizon-kills-off-service-contracts-smartphone-subsidies -or- http://goo.gl/hps4vP|
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