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Posts from Date:   2009-6

So There Are Mobile Standards After All

by Phillip Redman  |  June 30, 2009

In an industry not known for agreeing on a standard, ten of the largest mobile phone manufacturers have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the European Commission to standardize on mobile phone chargers by 2010.  Nokia, Apple. Research In Motion and others agreed to provide chargers based on the Micro-USB connectors.  Many are already […]

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President Loves BlackBerry, Looks To Repeal Cellular Tax

by Phillip Redman  |  June 18, 2009

In a move that all companies should be happy about, President Obama, via a statement posted on its Website by IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman, has asked Congress to repeal a law that currently taxes personal use of corporate paid cellular phone usage.  If you think that sentence is confusing, you should take a look at […]

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