Amazon's tablet made a splashy entrance and even managed to eat into the iPad's wide lead. But could the e-tail giant do the same with a smartphone?
After five years of the iPhone, naysayers just look silly.
The smartphone developer could be selling its handset business in a rumored company separation.
One of these telecoms has several significant advantages.
The market rebounds on talk of more Fed stimulus, a stronger European banking union.
The 'phone company' era ends as the carrier ditches its voice plans in favor of a new sharing model that encourages subscribers to hook up tablets, laptops and more.
The company's grand foray into 4G territory came with a hiccup, as the new iPad isn't compatible with Australia's 4G networks.
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