Sprint Announces 28% Increase In LTE Speed Over Seven Months

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Sprint has today announced that its average download speeds are now 28-percent faster than seven months ago. Sprint makes this statement based on an interpretation it has made of data obtained via Ookla. Adding to that, Sprint also now asserts that the Ookla data highlights that Sprint is the number one carrier in fifteen cities when it comes to fastest average download speeds. Some of the cities listed as examples include Atlanta, Denver, Indianapolis, Salt Lake City and Seattle.

Along with the announcement, Sprint has also provided the image below which looks to highlight the improvement reflected in this announcement. The data in the image is relative to the period between Decem…
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News: Group of Chinese developers launch antitrust complaint over App Store policies

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A group of Chinese developers has filed a complaint against Apple alleging that the company has violated antitrust regulations in that country, Reuters reports. The group consisting of 28 developers is being represented by the Beijing-Based law firm Dare & Sure, and is accusing Apple of charging excessive fees and arbitrarily removing apps from the Chinese App Store without explanation. According to Lin Wei, an attorney at the firm, “During… …
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US district judge dismisses US Chamber of Commerce’s lawsuit against City of Seattle, over law that would give Uber and Lyft drivers the right to unionize (Greg Bensinger/Wall Street Journal)

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Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
US district judge dismisses US Chamber of Commerce’s lawsuit against City of Seattle, over law that would give Uber and Lyft drivers the right to unionize  —  Judge dismisses a challenge to a law that enables ride-hailing drivers to unionize  —  A federal judge on Tuesday dealt a setback …


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Fleksy Keyboard Development Taken Over by Developer Thingthing as iOS App Improvements Planned

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When Pinterest acquired keyboard app maker Fleksy last summer, development was paused on the company’s well-known iOS and Android keyboard apps as the team was integrated into Pinterest’s projects. The companies said that Fleksy would continue to exist with minimal updates, but otherwise not much news has come out about the keyboard app, until today.

Now, Barcelona-based keyboard startup Thingthing [iOS App Store Direct Link] announced in a blog post this morning that it will take over development of the Fleksy keyboard, while the original Fleksy team continues to work at Pinterest (via TechCrunch). Thingthing said that thanks to the deal, the company is “closer than ev…
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