IQor joins CTIA's Reverse Logistics Council | Staymobile opens new Ohio locations | UBreakiFix adds Phone Medic as franchisee
May 17, 2018
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IQor joins CTIA's Reverse Logistics Council
Global managed services provider iQor has joined CTIA's Reverse Logistics & Service Quality Leadership Council, which has 47 member companies. "The explosive growth in the internet of things, plus the 5G technology revolution on the horizon, will only make them more indispensable. Consumers need to know their devices will be restored to top performance and back in their hands right away [if they fail]," iQor's Larry Worden said.
Financial News (UK) (tiered subscription model) (5/10),  Business Wire/News release (5/8) 
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Injured Gadgets now carries iPhone and Galaxy Devices
From parts, to accessories, to tools, and now devices. Injured Gadgets has expanded it's offering to popular devices for iPhones and Galaxies. Create an account and browse our inventory for iPhone 6, 6s, 7, and 8 devices along with the most popular Samsung Galaxy S6, S7, S8, and Note's!
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Staymobile opens new Ohio locations
Staymobile opens new Ohio locations
Staymobile recently celebrated the grand opening of stores in Cincinnati and Toledo, Ohio. Staymobile has over 40 locations and more than 600 authorized service centers in the US.
PR Newswire/News Release (5/15) 
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UBreakiFix adds Phone Medic as franchisee
Kansas City-area device repair company Phone Medic has joined uBreakiFix and will rebrand its eight stores as uBreakiFix locations. Meanwhile, uBreakiFix, which has over 400 locations nationwide, recently opened its second Sarasota, Fla., store.
The Business Journals (tiered subscription model)/Kansas City, Mo. (5/8),  GlobeNewswire/News Release (5/16) 
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Motorola design patent for foldable phone approved
Motorola design patent for foldable phone approved
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Motorola was awarded a patent from the World Intellectual Property Organization for a phone that can fold into a tablet. Samsung, Apple and Huawei are also reportedly working on foldable phone designs.
CNET (5/11) 
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Republic Wireless to launch LTE and Wi-Fi walkie-talkies
Republic Wireless will launch a line of LTE, Wi-Fi-enabled walkie-talkies dubbed Relay. The Relay will go on sale for $99 for one, $149 for a pair or $199 for three and will require a $6.99 subscription service to unlock full functionality.
The Verge (5/14) 
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Google embraces notch design
Google's Android P beta for developers includes three notch designs, all with the goal of providing edge-to-edge screens while still including room for electronics. An internal survey of more than a thousand Google employees showed that over time, users stopped realizing the notch was even part of the smartphone.
CNET (5/14) 
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8 tips for avoiding money-management mistakes
Small businesses can easily get into difficulties through poor money management, Louis Mosca writes. He addresses eight of the worst mistakes, such as using credit cards to pay bills and failing to safeguard cash.
Forbes (5/15) 
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Blog comments section can be a powerful marketing tool
Marketers should encourage prospects to comment on blog posts to drive traffic and to develop relationships by being responsive, using a personal voice and rewarding those who are most engaged, Jayson DeMers writes. Get involved in lively debates and comment on the blogs created by key industry influencers to build your reputation, he advises.
Forbes (5/14) 
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Simple Snap for the S9|S9+ Now Available
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