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2009-05-05 06:39:35

An unexpected flood of prepaid customers brings hope for the struggling Sprint Nextel Corp., who has been long suffering in widening financial loss, the Associated Press reported.  This newly established customer type has compensated for the drastic loss in the highly valuable, annual contract-signing subscribers who have traditionally provided gainful revenue for the company.  This excited investors who responded by abruptly sending shares of the nation's third-largest wireless...

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2009-05-01 06:40:00

Sprint Nextel Corp. scored a much needed winner in its new $50 unlimited-calling plan.  The plan, which sells under the Boost brand, expects to draw hundreds of thousands of new customers, according to industry predictions, the Associated Press reported.  However, widespread difficulties with texting on the Boost network have been reported by both dealers and customers.  One particular problem commonly reported are delayed texts by hours, and in some circumstance reaching...

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2009-04-09 10:43:15

Virgin Mobile on Thursday announced it would offer an unlimited wireless calling plan for $50 per month. The company also unveiled a new plan to pay for customers' cell phone bills in the case of job loss. The new price for its "Totally Unlimited" prepaid calling plan represents a $30 price reduction from the previous $80, and shows the company's determination to rival other services such as those offered by MetroPCS Communications Inc. and Leap Wireless International Inc., both of which...

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2009-02-03 12:50:00

The dwindling value of Motorola's cell phone business was reaffirmed on Tuesday after the company posted a massive fourth-quarter loss.The telecommunications equipment maker also suspended its dividend and announced the departure of its chief financial officer.Motorola's stock fell 11 percent in the fourth quarter, losing $3.6 billion, or $1.57 per share.The Schaumburg, Ill.-based company lost 1 cent per share, excluding charges it took for goodwill impairment and an increase in its deferred...

2009-02-02 08:00:00

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., OVERLAND PARK, Kan. and IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT), Sprint (NYSE: S) and Boost Mobile have teamed up to announce the upcoming availability of Motorola Stature i9, the thinnest flip phone in the Nextel Direct Connect(R) portfolio. Motorola Stature i9 will be available from Boost at www.boostmobile.com by the end of February with Sprint getting the device shortly thereafter. Customers can sign-up to learn Sprint's exact...

2009-01-16 13:21:48

U.S. phone company Boost said it would charge $50 a month for unlimited calling, setting wireless calling prices at a new low, an industry analyst said. The package includes unlimited text messaging and Web browsing, USA Today reported Friday. Industry analyst Craig Moffett at Bernstein Research wrote the price was a new low in the wireless market, USA Today reported. The pricing could not come at a better time, given the economic weakness, said analyst Walter Piecyk at Pali Research. The...

2008-10-30 18:00:12

Sprint (NYSE:S) today reiterated its continuing commitment to the Nextel National Network and offering greater choice and flexibility to its customers. After careful review of the iDEN business, Sprint intends to retain and rejuvenate this important asset. As part of that commitment, Sprint and Motorola have extended their long-term partnership to provide enhanced network and infrastructure support, including software upgrades, and to provide the best products and services to customers....

2008-09-25 09:00:17

HORSHAM, Pa., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Motorola, Inc. announced today that it is accelerating the delivery of personalized media experiences with the introduction of a flexible multimedia set top platform. Set tops based on the new platform allow users to transfer content to and from a mobile phone, allowing them to enjoy their multimedia content at home or on the go without the need for a PC. Users are also able to create and store personalized music and video libraries. The...

2008-09-12 00:00:08

Sprint Nextel Corp., seeking to stem customer defections and boost mobile Internet use, introduced handsets from four phone makers and added software that lets people search Google from the menu screen. The phones, from Samsung Electronics Co., LG Electronics Inc., HTC Corp. and Motorola Inc., will be available in the coming months. Three models have the One Click feature, which lets users choose what functions or Web links appear on the screen. Sprint, the third- biggest U.S....

2008-09-09 15:00:12

With More Push-to-Talk (PTT) Handsets to Choose from Than Any Other Carrier, the Largest Community of PTT Users Can Get More Done Instantly with Voice, Fast Data Speeds and Instant PTT Connections Sprint Amy Schiska-Lombard, 913-794-2947 amy.k.schiska@sprint.com Logo: http://www.sprint.com Sprint (NYSE:S) today announced availability of its latest Nextel Direct Connect phone - the Motorola Renegade(TM) V950. This new handset features a slim, clamshell form factor built to Military...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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