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Aaron Pressman / Fortune:
Prepaid Wireless Customers Can't Add Apple Watch Series 3 to Their Plans   —  Millions of people who pre-pay their wireless bill every month won't be able to add the new Apple Watch to their service.  —  All four major wireless carriers—Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile …
Sep 17, 2017, 4:00 PMIn context
Aaron Pressman / Fortune:
HMD Global partners with German lens maker Zeiss to design hardware and software for Nokia-branded phones   —  The next wave of Nokia-branded smartphones will carry another well-known name, but from the photography market: Zeiss.  HMD Global, the Finnish startup that's taken over the Nokia phone brand …
Jul 6, 2017, 9:15 AMIn context
Aaron Pressman / Fortune:
Profile of AMD CEO Lisa Su, who has helped the company return to revenue growth by reducing the company's dependence on PC sales   —  From the wide windows of her fourth-floor office, Lisa Su can look across the Austin campus of Advanced Micro Devices and see the laboratory building where the company's new chips get tested.
Jul 3, 2017, 9:05 PMIn context
Aaron Pressman / Fortune:
CDC says 50.8% of US households use only cellphones, overtaking landlines as main service for the first time   —  It's official: For the first time, a majority of American homes have only wireless telephones.  —  The trend to drop landlines has been growing over the last decade alongside …
May 5, 2017, 2:55 AMIn context
Aaron Pressman / Fortune:
AT&T to acquire wireless carrier Straight Path in $1.6B deal for its spectrum, ahead of 5G push, paying almost 3x Straight Path's stock price   —  AT&T just settled the Wall Street debate over the value of high bandwidth airwave rights suitable for super-fast next generation wireless networks.
Apr 10, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Aaron Pressman / Fortune:
IDC: Fitbit sales estimated at 5.3M units in Q3, up 11% YoY, with 23% marketshare, lagging the fitness tracker market as a whole   —  Fitbit is maintaining its market share in the wearables market, but only because higher-end smartwatches have tanked.  —  A cursory look at the third quarter …
Dec 5, 2016, 4:35 PMIn context
Aaron Pressman / Fortune:
Sprint plans to give away 1M devices with 3GB/month of mobile data to US high school students in low-income households, over five years   —  Sprint said it would donate one million connected devices and free mobile accounts to underprivileged kids as part of an effort to address the digital divide.
Oct 11, 2016, 3:05 PMIn context
Aaron Pressman / Fortune:
Intel making 10 nanometer ARM-based chips could lead to deals with Apple and others but problems like high price, scheduling setbacks for 10 nm process remain   —  Intel announced on Tuesday that it had snagged a leading phone maker as one of the first customers for its new service …
Aug 17, 2016, 6:40 PMIn context
Aaron Pressman / Fortune:
T-Mobile Is Giving Customers a Year of Free Data to Play Pokemon Go   —  There are few executives in telecommunications—or most other industries for that matter—who are better masters of free publicity than T-Mobile CEO John Legere.  —  And so, with the popularity of the Nintendo smartphone game Pokemon …
Jul 14, 2016, 4:55 PMIn context
Aaron Pressman / Fortune:
Online consumer lending startup Avant lays off nearly 60 people, about 7% of its workforce, puts plans for credit card, expansion into Australia on hold   —  With the business climate for the once richly-funded wave of online lending startups worsening by the day, bad news continues to hit the sector.
May 20, 2016, 11:05 PMIn context

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