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April 19, 2012
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  • Study: AT&T trumps rivals for fastest 4G download speeds
    AT&T's Long-Term Evolution network has the fastest average 4G download speeds of any service, according to a survey of top providers by PCWorld. The survey tracked wireless-access speeds in 13 metropolitan areas to determine that AT&T LTE averaged 9.12 megabits per second for downloads, about 20% faster than its closest rival, Verizon. PCWorld (4/16) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Industry Update 
  • HP announces a BYOD platform for enterprises
    Hewlett-Packard has announced a platform to provide security support to enterprises looking to allow workers to use their own mobile devices to access corporate data. HP's Enterprise Mobility solution includes the HP Enterprise Mobile App Store, which will enable employees to download mobile versions of their company's business applications. eWeek (4/18) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Cogito wins contract to develop remote psychological-diagnostic tool
    The developer of a psychological-sensing system is incorporating so-called Social Signal Processing technology into a telehealth solution designed to detect mental-health issues in soldiers and returning veterans. Cogito recently received a contract from the University of Southern California's Institute for Creative Technologies to develop the system, which remotely analyzes speech and social behavior for signs of depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and other psychological disorders common to U.S. service members. Healthcare IT News (4/18) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Trends & Research 
  • Cellular use is expected to grow as smart grid expands
    Smart-grid projects for water, gas and power are increasingly looking to cellular-service providers for their communications. Pike Research predicts that 73 million cellular machine-to-machine communication nodes will be shipped from now through 2020 for smart-grid infrastructure. Revenue from such sales is expected to exceed $1 billion by 2020, according to Pike. (4/16) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Report finds tablet users are online banking's fastest adopters
    Owners of tablet computers are turning to remote banking solutions at twice the rate of the general population, according to a report from Javelin Strategy & Research. Commentators say the trend should be a sign to the banking community that it needs to work to engage tablet users with mobile-banking products and easy-to-use applications. (4/19) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  AT&T Emerging Device News 
  • $200 discount for Connected World Conference, June 11 to 13
    AT&T is offering a $200 discount off a full conference pass to the 2012 Connected World Conference in St. Charles, Ill., June 11 to 13. Enter the promo code ATTDC when you register. The 2012 Connected World Conference sets the stage for what's next in M2M and connected devices and will feature leaders from around the industry including Glenn Lurie, president of AT&T Emerging Devices. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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