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2011-06-14 09:14:00

Game Featured on www.NSTeens.org, a Site From the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children That Teaches Online Safety to Kids Ages 8 to 12 ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new game is now available for kids between the ages of 8 and 12 that is not only fun but also teaches them how to stay safer while on the Internet. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) and Sprint (NYSE: S) announced today that in...

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2011-06-10 06:00:00

Motorola Mobility produced its first high-speed wireless phone, the Photon 4G, which will be on sale this summer through Sprint Nextel and be based on the carrier's new WiMax technology. WiMax technology by Sprint has been hyped up to be faster than any current devices. Motorola initially held off on production of WiMax phones since top U.S. services Verizon Wireless and AT&T Inc. moved to rival high-speed technologies, reports Reuters. However, when Verizon began selling the Apple iPhone...

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2011-05-17 10:35:00

Customer satisfaction among the Big 4 national wireless carriers has Sprint Nextel Corp. and Verizon Wireless with the happiest subscribers, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). However, AT&T and T-Mobile USA, the other two big carriers, saw their customer satisfaction numbers drop. This comes at a time when AT&T has a deal with T-Mobile for $39 billion that is set to close next year. The merger could make AT&T and T-Mobile customers even less happy, as...

2011-05-09 17:04:00

RESTON, Va., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NII Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: NIHD) today announced the webcast details for its financial analyst and investor meeting to be held in Lima, Peru on May 12, 2011. NII Holdings' senior management team, as well as top teams from each of its market operations, will participate in a discussion about the company's current business operations and the opportunities for future growth, including a review of the company's technology. The live webcast of the...

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2011-04-29 08:13:10

After reviewing the practices of four major U.S. wireless carriers, two lawmakers are looking to extend privacy codes to third-party application developers. Currently, the Associated Press (AP) reports that the nation's four largest carriers say that permission is obtained from their customers before it is used to physically locate the subscriber so that they can provide services such as driving directions, family-finder applications and other location-based services. Permission is also...

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2011-04-28 13:55:00

Sprint Nextel's reported first-quarter revenue that beat out expectations for the company. However, the company lost more wireless subscribers than expected in the first quarter as it faced new competition from Verizon Wireless, which launched the Apple Inc. iPhone in February. Chief Executive Dan Hesse told analysts on a conference call that Sprint's new $10 monthly fee for smartphone users did not stop customers from upgrading their devices. "Even after the $10 charge, our pricing is...

2011-04-21 08:00:00

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. and RESTON, Va., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Motorola Mobility, Inc. (NYSE: MMI) and NII Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: NIHD) today announced they have agreed to extend a supplier agreement in which Motorola will supply iDEN handsets to NII Holdings through 2014. The continuation of this agreement reflects both companies' commitment to iDEN technology as a leading platform for Push to Talk services. For the past 14 years, NII Holdings and Motorola have partnered to...

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2011-04-16 07:07:22

The chief executive of Sprint Nextel Corp criticized rival AT&T Inc's proposed $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA on Friday, contending that a combination of the two companies would hurt innovation and set back the US wireless industry. Dan Hesse, the CEO of No. 3 US mobile operator Sprint Nextel, lashed out against the deal, which is now going through a round of regulatory scrutiny. Speaking at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, Hesse said a duopoly consisting of a combined...

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2011-04-08 06:00:00

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 on Thursday to adopt "data roaming" rules to generate more competition in wireless broadband, as a growing number of Americans turn to smartphones and other popular mobile devices to access the Internet. The new rules would require major wireless carriers to open their data networks to smaller, regional operators in areas where they lack their own infrastructure. The large carriers will be required to offer network access at reasonable...

2011-04-07 05:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrepreneur magazine will host the first of 2011's FREE seminar series in Houston, helping small-business owners transform the power of Internet marketing into more customers and sales. The Online Marketing and Social Media Crash Course, sponsored by Deluxe and Sprint, provides an opportunity for entrepreneurs to develop valuable customer connections using social media as well as network with their local small-business community. Starting...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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