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T-Mobile CEO John Legere has made it a point to attack industry heavyweights like AT&T and Verizon on a regular basis, often with profanity and inflammatory language. T-Mobile’s various “Uncarrier” initiatives have been designed to siphon off customers from its larger rivals, and 2014 proved to be especially fruitful, as the company was able to add 8.4 million customers. More recently, Legere has made it a point to go directly after Sprint’s third place position in the U.S. wireless market. While T-Mobile fell short of securing the third place spot during 2014, it is starting off 2015 with... Read more...
Best Buy plans to launch a buyback program aimed at helping you "future-proof" your technology. The retailer plans to launch the program during the Super Bowl this Sunday. Through the Buy Back Program, you can purchase the technology you want today, knowing that within two years (four for TVs), Best Buy will buy it back for a set price. The program will accept TVs, mobile phones, laptops, netbooks, and tablets. When you sell your old technology back to Best Buy, you'll get a gift card that you can use in store for a future purchase.  In an email to Best Buy Reward Zone members, Brian J. Dunn,... Read more...
Hoping to better target the mobile Internet market, Lenovo announced that it is planning to buy back the entire interest of Lenovo Mobile Communication Technology from a group of investors. Lenovo is putting up $200 million in cash and stock to reacquire its former mobile business sold to a group of investors in March 2008. The announcement shows just how anxious PC makers are to get in on the handheld smartphone market, especially since we're seeing more convergence between the personal computing and mobile handset industry. It also shows how important China is to the market with its 700 million... Read more...