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HTC One Can't Save The Company Just Yet
2013-04-08 06:23:18

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The smartphone wars may be a mostly two horse race at this point, but one other manufacturer, HTC, hasn´t yet given up the fight. Not only have they been able to land an exclusive with Facebook – building the HTC First phone, the first phone with Facebook Home – they´ve also built an Android superphone which many gadget reviewers have ranked higher than any phone from Samsung or Apple. Unfortunately,...

Cisco Acquires Mobile Cell Service Ubiquisys For $310M
2013-04-04 12:07:29

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Cisco announced yesterday that they had picked up UK-based femtocell makers Ubiquisys for $310 million. According to the Wall Street Journal, this sum will be partly paid in cash and partly in incentives to retain the 130-member team who will keep their offices in the UK. This deal is expected to close in Cisco´s fourth quarter of fiscal 2013. Femtocells are small antennas which help boost mobile service coverage...

Viacom Threatened $1 Billion Penalty For Dropped Networks, Claims Cablevision
2013-03-09 08:15:28

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Cablevision has revealed more information about its lawsuit against Viacom, including claims the mass media company had threatened to hit the cable TV provider with massive fines if they refused to carry lesser-watched networks, various media outlets reported this week. As reported by the Wall Street Journal, the New York-based cable provider wanted to carry Viacom´s “core networks” — which included...

Twitter Accounts Compromised By Hackers
2013-02-02 06:20:32

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Cyberattacks targeting popular microblogging website Twitter have compromised the accounts of approximately 250,000 users, officials from the San Francisco-based company announced on Friday. According to the Wall Street Journal, Twitter revealed that the “sophisticated” attempts to gain unauthorized access to the accounts could have allowed hackers to gain access to a limited amount of data, including user names, email...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.