Mobile Minutes: Wireless system, Line and WeChat, Canadians on Facebook, Microsoft OneDrive
By Staff reports
February 20, 2014
Wireless system could offer a private fast lane
In a spacious loft across the street from the Bay Bridge, Steve Perlman did something last week that would ordinarily bring a cellular network to its knees, The New York Times reports.
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Asian messaging services like Line and WeChat challenge mobile hierarchy
Asian chat services KakaoTalk, LINE and WeChat threaten to overturn the mobile order of things, usurping the role of Google Inc, Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc and telecoms carriers as gatekeeper to the consumer, per NDTV.
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10 million Canadians use Facebook on mobile every day, some 20+ times a day
Canada was one of the first countries to go completely crazy for Facebook and now the social network is saying we’re leading the charge with mobile usage, too, according to Calgary Herald.
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Microsoft OneDrive launches with Dropbox-like bonus storage and new Android app
Microsoft unveiled its replacement name for SkyDrive just a few weeks ago, and the company is now ready to fully rebrand its cloud storage service to OneDrive today, The Verge reports.
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