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October 10, 2018
Apple plans to give away original content for free to device owners as part of new digital TV strategy

Apple is planning to mix free original content with subscription “channels” to existing digital video services on its “TV” application.

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October 10, 2018
Snapchat unveils new original shows to lure back users

New York (CNN Business)Snapchat is hoping its new original content will help bring back former users and appeal to existing ones.

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October 04, 2018
Huawei makes a Beeline for Russian 5G

Holographic calls have become the hot 5G use-case so Huawei teamed up with Beeline to do one in Russia.

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October 03, 2018
Smartphone-only internet users grow from 12% in 2016 to 20% this year

A growing number of U.S. households are exclusively accessing the internet via smartphones, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.

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October 03, 2018
Hopper Announces US $100 Million in Series D Funding Led by OMERS Ventures

Travel booking app will accelerate international expansion and further AI efforts

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September 27, 2018
Only one in four businesses are ready for digital era – Vodafone

Despite dawn breaking on the digital economy, Vodafone claims only 24% of businesses globally could reasonably call themselves cyber ready, but those who are should prepare themselves for a cash bo...

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September 25, 2018
Canadian Employees Using Company-Issued Devices for Fun

Almost two thirds of the instant messages sent during work hours are not related to work.

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September 14, 2018
Digital World and Physical Networks Join Forces to Speed Up Intent-Driven Network Innovation

With increasing user demand for emerging services such as 4K/8K, ultra HD video, and VR, the data traffic on the entire communication network is increasing 10 times every five years. The emergence ...

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September 09, 2018
Mobile Device Failures Are Literally Making Your Workers Sick

Device Malfunctions Are Costing Billions Of Dollars Each Year In Employee Sick Leave

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August 14, 2018
Apple is delaying group FaceTime calls, one of the most-anticipated features in the next iOS

The latest beta of iOS 12 doesn’t include one of the banner features Apple promised for the iPhone and iPad earlier this summer: Group FaceTime.

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August 09, 2018
Samsung’s Galaxy Note9 drops with big price tag but lots of carrier deals

Samsung sprung its new Galaxy Note9 today with a big 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display and a massive $1,000 price tag to match.

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August 07, 2018
AT&T’s CFO promises 5G will grow wireless revenues

AT&T’s CFO said that the carrier’s move to 5G network technology will create opportunities for the company to generate new revenues. The statements are noteworthy considering AT&T has raise...

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August 06, 2018
China Smartphone Units Drop by 6% YoY while Average Selling Prices Grow by 15% in 2Q18, IDC Reports

BEIJING, Aug 7th, 2018 – According to preliminary data of the IDC Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, the Chinese smartphone market shipped 105 million units during the second quarter of 2018, resultin...

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August 01, 2018
Huawei displaces Apple in global smartphone chart

In a falling global market, China-based Huawei boosted smartphone shipments 41 per cent in Q2 to give it a 15.5 per cent market share, pushing it well ahead of Apple as the world’s second-largest s...

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August 01, 2018
Watershed moment: should mobile operators be worried we talk less?

A new report from Ofcom claims users in the UK spoke 2.5 billion minutes less on their mobile phones, down by 1.7% in 2017, the first such decline in history.

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July 31, 2018
Workplace 2020

It is largely agreed that the rise of the new generation of connected workers, empowered by collaborative and mobile solutions, will radically alter the shape of the future workforce and workplace....

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July 30, 2018
Canada's gig economy 'growing at a phenomenal rate': BMO

The growth of the gig economy is leaving Canadians with more flexibility than ever before, but at a cost to their financial security, according to a new study.

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July 25, 2018
Vodafone blames accountants and currency for revenue slump

Vodafone has pointed the finger at new accounting rules and fluctuating FX as the reason for a 4.9% decline in revenues over the last three months.

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July 14, 2018
Your phone's unlimited data plan isn't really unlimited — this is what you really get

Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint all offer “unlimited” data plans that suggest you can use as much high-speed data as you want each month.

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July 13, 2018
As cellphone bills rise, Americans aren’t buying new phones

New research from NPD Connected Intelligence shows that Americans on average are holding on to their smartphones for 32 months, which is a significant increase from the 25 months that the firm reco...

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July 02, 2018
Confirmed: Comcast’s Xfinity Mobile to slow video streams, hotspot connection speed

Comcast’s Xfinity Mobile announced it will begin throttling all of its users’ video streams to 480p resolution and its unlimited customers’ personal hotspot speeds to 600 Kbps. The operator added t...

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June 29, 2018
Analyst: Increase in AT&T 'Administrative Fee' Expected to Bring in $800M

AT&T stands to make hundreds of millions from an increased fee on its wireless bills, an industry analyst reported this week.

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June 29, 2018
AT&T, Sprint Boost Customer Fees

The administrative increases will bring in hundreds of millions of dollars in additional revenue for the companies

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June 28, 2018
Why IT departments are at a crisis point

IT departments are at a crisis point when it comes to digital transformation and application development, reveals OutSystems’ fifth annual research report on the state of application development an...

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June 27, 2018
Almost half of millennials say they would rather give up shampooing for a week than stop using their phones

A survey conducted by an app-based phone service Visible asked 1,180 millennials a series of “Would you rather?” questions, to find out what they would be willing to give up for their smartphones.

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June 19, 2018
Verizon to grow wireless service revenues for first time in 4 years

Things are finally starting to look up for Verizon, at least according to some Wall Street analysts. Specifically, the analysts at Deutsche Bank Research forecast that in the second quarter the nat...

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June 19, 2018
Ericsson Mobility Report June 2018

2018 is the year of the first 5G commercial launches and large-scale deployments of the cellular Internet of Things (IoT).

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June 15, 2018
The end of roaming in Europe: Progress report, one year on

In accordance with the European Regulation, Europeans have been able to “roam like at home” since 15 June 2017, i.e. to use their mobile phones under the same conditions as they do at home when tra...

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June 01, 2018
Ottawa should beware the unintended consequences of taxing workplace health plans

A decision to tax health benefits would ripple through the whole tax system, affecting everything from child benefits to old age security

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May 30, 2018
Worldwide Smartphone Volumes Will Remain Down in 2018 Before Returning to Growth in 2019 and Beyond, According to IDC

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. May 30, 2018 – After declining 0.3% in 2017, the worldwide smartphone market is expected to contract again in 2018 before returning to growth in 2019 and beyond. According to the ...

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May 28, 2018
The gig economy is coming for your office job — here's how it works for companies doing it already

LONDON — The gig economy will be mainstream in the office within the next five years and life for employees is set to “fundamentally change,” a CEO who works with 30% of the Fortune 100 told Busine...

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May 24, 2018
A Majority of Canadians are OK with Sharing their Personal Data – According to a New Global Research Study

Millennials are overwhelmingly comfortable with data-sharing

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May 22, 2018
When repaying debt, mobile phones come before cars

NEW YORK—U.S. consumers are more devoted to their mobile phones than their automobiles.

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May 21, 2018
The reality of augmented reality: strong growth in unexpected places

It’s been a slow burn, but the concept of adding digitally generated text and imagery onto a digital field of view (on a smartphone screen, on or through smart glasses) is finally starting to pop u...

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May 16, 2018
‘I Lost It’: The Boss Who Banned Phones, and What Came Next

Employers limit cellphone use to regain attentiveness. Workers use watches and laptops instead.

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May 09, 2018
mobilityView invited as a VIP to Elite Vodafone Event In Luxembourg

mobilityView is starting to get the attention of some large global subject matter experts.

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May 08, 2018
Canada's wireless prices justified even if high by world standards, think tank says

Canada’s telecom industry is now competitive enough that there’s no need for regulatory attempts to force down consumer prices, study says.

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April 29, 2018
How much data does music streaming use? (2018 edition)

This is quite possibly a necessary practice, due to a mix of using different codecs and various audio bitrates, where larger numbers can sometimes erroneously be associated with better quality.

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April 23, 2018
Streaming approaches half of all music industry revenues

It might not be anywhere as near as data intensive as video, but the growing influence of music streaming is another part of the network congestion question which needs to be factored in.

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April 19, 2018
Netflix launches 30-second preview videos on mobile

Netflix is introducing its own take on Snapchat and Instagram stories after it began to roll out 30-second preview videos for mobile viewers.

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April 17, 2018
In wireless, BOGOs and ETF buyouts quietly disappearing

The U.S. wireless industry in recent years has been awash in promotions that seemed too good to be true.

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March 30, 2018
mobilityView’s MCM platform (Mobile Cost Management) can control mobile voice, data and SMS consumption of every smartphone in the companies fleet

mobilityView’s MCM platform (Mobile Cost Management) can control mobile voice, data and SMS consumption of every smartphone in the companies fleet, differentiate business and personal usage and hel...

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March 30, 2018
mobilityView Media Tour in the Dominican Republic

mobilityView’s media tour in the Dominican Republic with Thom Damstra – CEO - to present our MCM platform (Mobile Cost Management) with which B2B customers can save up to 70% of the cost of their m...

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March 29, 2018
IT leaders plan to ‘consumerize’ employee access to cloud services

The proliferation of cloud applications and use of a disparate range of devices within businesses has led to nearly two-thirds (64%) of IT leaders admitting that their security teams are considerin...

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March 15, 2018
Why You Shouldn't Buy Samsung's Galaxy S9

Do not buy the Galaxy S9. Despite some genuinely smart upgrades, new data shows there is an irrefutable reason why no-one should buy Samsung’s new smartphone when it launches…

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March 12, 2018
Blog: 5G business case still far from clear

Since the 3GPP released the 5G New Radio (NR) specification for non-standalone (NSA) operation in late December 2017, the mobile industry experienced a flood of 5G announcements by vendors and oper...

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March 09, 2018
Facebook Signs Exclusive Deal to Stream 25 MLB Games

Facebook Inc. reached a deal with Major League Baseball for exclusive rights to stream 25 afternoon games on the social network in the U.S.

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March 09, 2018
Ofcom probe into alleged network throttling by Vodafone and Three

Ofcom to examine alleged breaches of net neutrality over Three’s tethering rules and Vodafone’s Video Pass.

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March 08, 2018
Finnish average mobile data use reaches 26 GB in H2

Finnish communications regulator Ficora said that in the second half of 2017, average consumption of data on the mobile network was almost 26 GB per Finn. For mobile subscriptions, usage averaged o...

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March 08, 2018
The Latest on BYOD in Business

Bring your own device (BYOD) solutions have become commonplace within the enterprise, and there are no signs of things slowing down anytime soon. Despite common concerns about internal governance, ...

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March 01, 2018
Enterprise AR apps call for strong use cases, requirements

Developers, hone your AR app pitches with these tips on building use cases and requirements. Get ready, because augmented tools are ready for enterprise prime time.

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February 07, 2018
Canadian Trade Commission selects mobilityView to Join Its Accelerator Program

Last week, the Canadian Trade Commissioners Service formally selected mobilityView for its very successful Canadian Technology Accelerators program. This program is designed to help high potential ...

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January 23, 2018
With huge 1.2M customer gains, Verizon shrugs off lack of video service bundled with wireless

Although all of its major competitors are pushing bundles of video services with their respective wireless offerings, Verizon’s management argued the company is doing just fine without such subscri...

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January 23, 2018
Deutsche Tel scale scuppered Orange merger talks

Deutsche Telekom (DT) and Orange held discussions about a possible merger in 2017, but talks eventually fizzled out after the two companies were unable to come to an agreement.

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January 15, 2018
Blog: AR finds a home in enterprise

You would be forgiven for envisioning a floating Pidgey or a wandering Pikachu at the mere mention of augmented reality (AR), given 2016’s gaming phenomenon Pokemon Go is still arguably the technol...

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January 13, 2018
US shoppers abandon PC makers in hour of need

Global sales fall for 13th straight quarter.

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January 03, 2018
‘Alarming’ unlimited data usage: 31.4 GB per month and rising

According to two new reports, the embrace of unlimited data pricing plans in the United States and elsewhere is pushing dramatic increases in the amount of data traveling over operator networks. In...

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January 01, 2018
THE TAX COST OF NOT KEEPING A VEHICLE KILOMETRE LOG BOOK

Without a log book for mileage to track business versus personal use, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) could deny many tax deductions and claims you have for vehicle usage and result in you paying h...

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December 05, 2017
Phablets will become the most popular smartphone type by 2019

Phablets — smartphones with a screen size between 5.5 and 7 inches — are on track to lead the global smartphone market in terms of shipments by 2019, according to a forecast by IDC.

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December 04, 2017
San Diego sees diminishing tax revenues due to cord-cutting trend

San Diego, the eighth most populous city in the United States, is the largest to report that the small but accelerating cord-cutting trend has had a noticeable effect on tax revenues.

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November 29, 2017
Smartphone shipments will fall to phablets by 2019: IDC

Phablets, which have screens between 5.5 and 7 inches, are projected to outpace total market growth to reach one billion shipped units through 2021.

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November 29, 2017
HD streaming takes up 38% of wireless traffic, says study

As consumers turn to their mobile phones to access OTT video content, the growing availability of high definition (HD) quality content is taking a more prominent role in overall mobile video traffic.

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November 27, 2017
Pokémon GO caused hundreds of deaths, increased crashes

Pokémon GO killed at least two people and spiked rates of car accidents and injuries, according to a study of the game’s impact on just one United States city.

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October 24, 2017
Average smartphone prices reach record high – GfK

Market tracker GfK has released its latest global smartphone numbers and they reveal that prices are increasing at a significant rate.

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October 13, 2017
Sprint launches new iPhone campaign amid surprisingly quiet market

Sprint launched a series of new lease offers for the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus in an aggressive move to woo customers in a surprisingly quiet market.

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October 10, 2017
Gartner Says Worldwide PC Shipments Declined 3.6 Percent in Third Quarter of 2017

Traditional Promotions, Such as Back-to-School Sales, No Longer an Effective Growth Driver.

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September 26, 2017
It Just Got More Expensive to Build an iPhone

Apple Inc.’s latest smartphones, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, have more expensive parts, but the company will still make significant profits because it raised prices for the devices, according t...

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September 25, 2017
How Major League Baseball is using Apple’s ARKit to increase fan engagement

Last week, I slipped away from Disrupt for a couple of hours to watch a Giants game at nearby AT&T park — or, more precisely, watch a Giants game through an iPad. It was a small gathering hoste...

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September 25, 2017
Google and Levi’s ‘connected’ jacket that lets you answer calls, use maps and more is going on sale

Over a year after Google showed off its “connected” jean jacket designed for bike commuters at last year’s Google I/O developer conference, the company today is unveiling the final product, which ...

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September 22, 2017
Mobile business devices enjoy 'buoyant' Q2, but outlook remains volatile: Strategy Analytics

Samsung gained significant ground against Apple in the battle of business-centric mobile devices during a “buoyant” second quarter of 2017, according to fresh data from Strategy Analytics.

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September 14, 2017
Enterprise appetites for cloud-based financial apps on the rise, Gartner research suggests

Research into corporate appetites for cloud-based financial apps suggest demand is growing faster than expected, claims Gartner.

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August 25, 2017
Vodafone won't pay employee expenses for cups of coffee

Travelling far and wide in the UK? Feed yourself out of your own pocket, says telco.

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August 22, 2017
Verizon jumps on video throttling bandwagon

Verizon Wireless will begin throttling video streams delivered over its mobile network, arguing there is “no visible difference in quality on a smartphone or tablet when video is shown at higher re...

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August 18, 2017
Samsung leads US, LatAm smartphone markets

Samsung topped smartphone shipments in the US and Latin America (LatAm) in Q2, fending off Apple in the former and achieving a record high market share in the latter, Counterpoint Research announced.

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August 17, 2017
50.4% of Consumers Use Their Personal Smartphones to Conduct Business, Finds Strategy Analytics

By Analyzing Combinations of Mobile Applications, a Profile of Business Users Can Be Formulated For Business-to-Business Opportunities

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July 20, 2017
‘Revenge of the cable business’: Rogers CEO insists future is bright

Rogers CEO Joe Natale believes changes in video consumption and advancements in digital homes will reinvigorate the cable business.

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July 09, 2017
Rogers, Bell hike overage fees at time when customers thirst for wireless data

Each additional GB now costs between $10 and $20 more a month.

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July 05, 2017
Rogers increases data overage rate by $20 per gigabyte

In a move that could cause a domino effect, Canada’s largest carrier has increased its data overage fees. According to an updated version of its website, Rogers is increasing its data overage fees ...

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June 23, 2017
YouTube has 1.5 billion logged-in monthly users watching a ton of mobile video

This year at VidCon, YouTube shared some new metrics that really drive home how much it’s dominating mobile video usage and how quickly its service is gaining viewers on TVs.

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June 13, 2017
Ericsson: North Americans to use 26 GB per month by 2022, up from 6.9 GB in 2017

It’s fairly well-known that mobile data traffic is skyrocketing and that mobile video traffic now accounts for more than half of all mobile data traffic.

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May 11, 2017
The Rise Of The Mobile Web And App Domination

According to Pew Research Center, “In 2020… there will be a widespread belief that the World Wide Web is less important and useful than in the past and apps are the dominant factor in people’s lives.”

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December 08, 2016
Devil's in the data when it comes to writing off your cellphone bill as an employment expense

If you’re hoping for a shiny, new Apple iPhone 7 this holiday season, you’re not alone. But if you’re planning to write off your cellphone plan as a business expense, you might want to read this.

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November 29, 2016
Gartner Survey Shows That Mobile Device Adoption in the Workplace Is Not Yet Mature

Desktop PCs Are Still the Most Popular Corporate Device in Businesses

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August 13, 2015
Intuit Forecast: 7.6 Million People in On-Demand Economy by 2020

QuickBooks Survey Reveals New Era of Entrepreneurship

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