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December 4, 2012
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What Can You Learn from an Accelerator?
Imagine what it would be like to take a fresh look at your small business, to think and act like it was a startup all over again. What would you change? What could you do better? What time- and money-wasting bad habits could you stop? Click here to read Boomtown: Think Like a Startup

  Business & Industry Watch 
  • Sprint said to take a pass on MetroPCS bid
    Sprint Nextel will focus on closing its $20.1 billion merger with Softbank rather than involve itself with MetroPCS Communications' planned merger with T-Mobile USA, according to a published report that notes investors pushed up MetroPCS shares on Monday in anticipation of Sprint making a bid for the prepaid carrier. Sprint does not want to complicate the government's review of its Softbank deal, the report says, quoting unnamed sources. Sprint did not provide comment. Reuters (12/3) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Video Upload 
  • Sony debuts video player for UHDTV
    Sony has introduced an ultra-high-definition video player to go with its 84-inch UHDTV set, stocked with 10 feature films in 4K format, such as "The Bridge on the River Kwai." The company may provide additional movies on Blu-ray discs for those who buy the $25,000 big-screen TV, according to Phil Molyneux of Sony Electronics. Associated Press (12/3) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Technology Trends 
  • AT&T CMIO: Telehealth is the new house call
    Health care solutions such as remote monitoring may be revolutionizing the way physicians interact with their patients, but they also have the potential to rekindle a more traditional doctor-patient relationship, according to Dr. Geeta Nayyark, the chief medical information officer for AT&T. Nayyark equates telehealth to house calls of old. (12/3) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Savvis bolsters Symphony cloud line with storage solution
    Savvis has added a new storage solution to its suite of enterprise cloud products. The CenturyLink subsidiary's Symphony Cloud Storage product offers unlimited capacity on a pay-as-you-go basis and is built on the EMC Atmos platform -- which supports integration with EMC networking components and APIs. Channel Partners (12/3) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  IP Download 
  • IDC: Growth is ahead for networking market despite Q3 revenue dip
    Revenue in worldwide router and switch markets declined in the third quarter, but video traffic and mobile device use will keep networking technology on a strong growth pace, IDC says. "10GbE, along with the emerging 40GbE Ethernet switch segments, are the ones to watch as growth in virtualized applications and converged infrastructure will continue to drive the need for advanced networks in data center build-outs," IDC's Rohit Mehra said in a statement. eWeek (12/3) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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