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T-Mobile CEO: Cable and wireless, a match made in heaven

T-Mobile CEO: Cable and wireless, a match made in heaven
News from CNET:

T-Mobile CEO John Legere says the US mobile market needs to think more creatively about mergers. CNET

US regulators aren’t a fan of wireless companies buying other wireless companies or cable companies buying other cable companies. But what about a cable company coming together with a wireless company?

That’s a marriage they just may accept, according to T-Mobile CEO John Legere, who was talking about industry consolidation on his company’s first-quarter conference call Tuesday. He alluded to a potential tie-up between T-Mobile and a cable company.

Combining T-Mobile with a cable company could offer benefits to consumers. The combination would be a viable alternative to AT&T and Verizon, which both offer wireless services as well as broadband. Cable companies such as Comcast have built extensive Wi-Fi networks that could be used to add more capacity to wireless networks or provide better coverage indoors. This could lead to faster wireless networks capable of handling more data in more places, all for a reduced price.

“I’ve always said it’s not a matter of if, but when. Now I’m going to add who,” he said.

Legere’s comments come just days after

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Rubix On makes wireless charging easier with the power of magnets
News from Gizmag:

Wireless charging is a convenient technology, allowing users to charge their smart devices without worrying about cables. But it’s still young, and has some problems – specifically the fact that users need to line up the device with the charger correctly to get it to work. This can sometimes end up not being much easier than plugging in. That’s why the team at Rubix is developing its On wireless charger and case, which promises to make wireless charging easier thanks to magnets.

The devices use the popular Qi wireless charging standard, making it compatible with many wireless charging devices right off the bat, including the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. With those devices, users simply place their phone on the On Charger, which is powered by a 5,000 mAh battery. For users with built-in Qi charging technology, they will get a magnet-free charging experience, as the extra grip comes from the On Case.

The case, which is required for

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