Daily Archives: February 17, 2009

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Sirius XM Gets A Half A Billion Bailout Loan

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Recently announced, Sirius XM is to receive a bailout loan from Liberty Media for 530 million dollars. Liberty Media is the parent company of Direct TV and expects a 15% interest rate in 3.5 years time. At the present, Sirius XM has about 20 million customers and clears...

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Nokia Partners With Skype, To Lets Users Call Over 3G

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Skype and Nokia may have partnered today, but I guarantee it will be quickly overshadowed by carrier blockage.  What do I mean?  So the partnership integrates Skype into many of Nokia’s phones going forward.  They’ll start with the Nseries and more specifically the N97.  Nokia and Skype intend to let...

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Mobile Industry To Push Universal Phone Charger

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Several of the mobile big wigs, spearheaded by the Group Special Mobile Association (GSMA), announced plans to push a new universal phone charger. The 17 member group, which includes Nokia, LG, and AT&T, among others (but not Apple), are committing to use the Micro USB standard on all their cellphones by January...