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SmartBrief keeps your finger on the pulse of everything technology -- consumer electronics, mobile, IT, software services, security and semiconductors, as well as education and digital entertainment. We also cover the worlds of cable, telecommunications, broadcasting and satellite communications.

Jimmy Fallon finds success where Conan O'Brien failed


  • Media Life

Jimmy Fallon is winning the late-night ratings war, with ratings in the 18-to-49 demographic that are more than double those of his two broadcast rivals, David Letterman and Jimmy Kimmel. Fallon's suc… Read More

Sprint intros $60 unlimited plan to curb sub losses


  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The
  • Computerworld

Sprint on Thursday unveiled its second price cut this week, introducing an unlimited single-line talk, text and data plan for new and current subscribers priced at $60 a month, a $20 reduction from it… Read More

Sources: Chip suppliers brace for as many as 100M new iPhones


  • DigiTimes

Suppliers of semiconductors for the expected new iPhone models are getting their inventories ready for the production of an estimated 80 million to 90 million handsets this year, industry sources say.… Read More