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India’s Telecom Minister Considers Data-Based Mobile Billing

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While mobile carriers around the world continue to charge ultra-premium rates for SMS and voice data, India considers the advantages of making all mobile data neutral. Is this the beginning of the end for wildly inflated data rates and tiered mobile internet?
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RIM Partners with GEMA and Announces Upgrades to Their Enterprise Product Lineup

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RIM has announced their partnership with the GEMA or the Global Enterprise Mobile Alliance to deliver globally managed mobile solutions. Able to handle diverse deployments including tablets, Android and iOS devices, GEMA will be able to use their expertise to handle complex multinational mobile deployments.
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Fido Launches LTE Network in 6 Canadian Cities

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Canadian Carrier Fido has launched their LTE network in 6 cities today with more to follow in the coming months. They begun the LTE services with a mobile hotspot product and also offer LTE SIMs for people who bring their existing LTE device to Fido.
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ChargeCard Announces a BlackBerry Compatible Micro USB Mobile Charging Solution

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Chargecard is an amazingly portable charging solution that also acts as a USB cable. ChargeCard is the width of a couple of credit cards and fits comfortably in wallets and tiny purses. Other changing solutions usually involve a bulky battery pack and cable while ChargeCard solves all of that with elegant design.
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Zeus Trojan Spotted on BlackBerry Devices in Europe

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BlackBerry has been fortunate enough to be relatively free of these sorts of stories for a long time, but now some relatively isolated reports of a few variants of the Zeus trojan are starting to be seen in the wild in Germany, Spain and Italy.
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Facebook for BlackBerry Should Be Built by Facebook Not RIM

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Back in 2010 we posted an article called “Facebook for BlackBerry Not Refreshing – Worst App Ever?“. The article highlights some of the elements that make Facebook for BlackBerry such a bad app. After having brought this up countless times with some of the people at RIM, the real conclusion is that perhaps Facebook should never have been made by RIM.

Because the app is built by RIM, the company has to wait on Facebook releasing APIs that support critical features such as Event Management. Ideally, RIM wouldn’t have to wait on this and would be given source code under NDA, but this isn’t the case. Considering all the bad PR around RIM and the fact that the company is downsizing to buckle down for BlackBerry 10, it doesn’t look like the OS 5-7 version of Facebook for BlackBerry is going to get up to par with the iOS version any time soon.
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