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Handheld expands to the Italian market

Handheld  today announced their expansion into the Italian market with the start of a new subsidiary, Handheld Italia Srl.

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Britain's Truphone wins backing from Roman Abramovich

Frustrated by the lack of mobile phone coverage at his home on a farm in Kent, inventor James Tagg decided he could improve matters by getting into the mobile business himself.

First, he launched Software Cellular Network, an early version of Skype, which allowed customers with poor mobile coverage to make calls over a wireless internet connection. Then, he invented a mobile phone sim card which allows users to operate different phone numbers from a single chip, before expanding the system into a cut price mobile network.

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CES 2013 AMD show range of mobile and desktop GPUs

AMD launched its latest range of mobile and desktop graphics processing units (GPUs), AMD Radeon HD 8000M Series, at the Consumer Electronics Show 2013.

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Seven telecoms companies for 4G Auction

UK Chancellor George Osborne’s hopes of raising at least £3.5 billion from the auction of super-fast 4G mobile spectrum today got a big boost as seven telecoms firms were approved as potential bidders by regulator Ofcom.

The three new entrants seeking to snap up some of the 4G airwaves are BT, China’s PCCW and niche UK operator MLL Telecom.

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PC-market slump hits AMD in 3rd Quarter

AMD has Cut Chip Orders From Globalfoundries after the global PC market has slumped.

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