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U.S. Cellular discounts its Galaxy smartphones, adds new devices to its prepaid lineup

U.S. Cellular discounts its Galaxy smartphones, adds new devices to its prepaid lineup

Anndrew Vacca 1

U.S.Cellular today announced its latest promotion, which features the carrier’s entire line of Galaxy S devices discounted up to $100 off their regular prices. The Galaxy S Aviator, the regional carrier’s flagship 4G device, is now available for $99 after mail-in rebate, though you’ll have to live in an area covered by U.S. Cellular’s LTE network to take advantage of the discount. The...

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt selling 2.4 million shares, worth nearly $1.5 billion

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt selling 2.4 million shares, worth nearly $1.5 billion

Phil Nickinson 4

When I need cash, I go to the bank. (Or, more accurately, to a shoebox under the loose floorboard in my pantry. Shhhhh.) When the chairman of Google wants cash, he sells stock. According to an overnight SEC filing, Eric Schmidt -- as part of a prearranged trading plan -- is selling some 2.4 million shares of Class A Google stock.  That's somewhere around $1.44 billion dollars worth,...

SwiftKey passes 5 million-installs milestone, celebrates with an update and a sale

SwiftKey passes 5 million-installs milestone, celebrates with an update and a sale

Jerry Hildenbrand 24

SwiftKey, the Android keyboard replacement that can just about read minds, has passed a pretty significant milestone -- 5,000,000 downloads.  Just as impressive, over 1,000,000 users have personalized their install using SwiftKey's service to scan your mail and social media posts to learn how you type.  The folks at TouchType aren't just awesome developers though, they like to share the...