Updated September 25 at 12:30am
Telecommunications
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T-Mobile US Inc. and Sprint Corp. have received almost four times as many orders for Apple Inc.’s iPhone 7 than previous iPhone models, a sign the device may be well received and the carriers’ new unlimited data plans may be gaining popularity. more
In another blow to Samsung Electronics Co.’s new Note 7 smartphone, aviation regulators in several countries are advising against turning on or charging the device on airline flights because its batteries can catch fire and explode. more
T-Mobile US Inc. and Sprint Corp. are revamping their rate plans to appeal to consumers who want unlimited streaming and web surfing, as the industry’s battle for wireless subscribers enters a new phase. more
AT&T Inc., the only U.S. wireless carrier still charging customers when they exceed data limits, has finally bowed to industry trends and is dropping the levies in a sign that competition for new customers is growing more challenging. more
Towerstream Corp., a provider of wireless communication services, recently reported a 2.2 percent decline in revenue in the second quarter, but narrowed its loss by 46.5 percent. more
Rhode Island ranked 17th among states – and higher than any other New England state – for its 2.7 percent job growth over the last two years in advanced industries, according to a new report from the Brookings Institution released Thursday. more
Yahoo! Inc. agreed to sell its main web businesses to Verizon Communications Inc. for $4.8 billion, ending a two-decade run as an independent company that took it from a Stanford University startup at the dawn of the internet age to also-ran behind nimbler online rivals such as Google and Facebook Inc. more
A little-noticed measure passed by Congress last year allows student-loan debt collectors to auto-dial borrowers on their mobile phones -- but a feared robocall deluge may turn out to be more of a trickle. more
The Nasdaq Hearings Panel is allowing Towerstream Corp. to continue its listing as a publicly traded company on the Nasdaq Capital Market on a conditional basis, as the telecommunications company works toward maintaining qualifying levels of equity and per share value. more
BlackBerry Ltd. will no longer manufacture the BlackBerry Classic, a beloved, updated model of the original that made the company a smartphone leader before Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. dethroned it. more
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