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The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for May 28, 2014

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get some the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the player at the top of ...

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66% of ex-NTT DoCoMo users reportedly choose iPhone

One of the rather unsung points TUAW posted after the Apple Event on Tuesday is that Apple had inked a deal for Japan's leading mobile carrier -- NTT DoCoMo -- to carry the iPhone for the first time. While that doesn't sound like a big deal, it stands to help out NTT DoCoMo a lot. The company has ...

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NTT DoCoMo gets new iPhones on September 20

NTT DoCoMo, the largest mobile carrier in Japan, will be carrying the iPhone 5s and 5c starting on September 20. The company had been an iPhone holdout, as it likes to load phones with a variety of "home-built" apps. Apparently the company has finally decided to knuckle under to Apple's pressure. ...

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NTT DoCoMo CFO thinks It would make good business sense to carry the iPhone

NTT DoCoMo is Japan's largest mobile carrier, with about 60 million subscribers. But it remains a holdout on the iPhone, primarily due to the fact that the carrier likes to pre-load applications and services on phones -- something Apple specifically forbids. A SankeiBiz interview with DoCoMo CFO K...

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NTT DoCoMo changes its tune, now open to carrying iPhone

It would appear that Japanese mobile carrier NTT DoCoMo is performing an about-face with regard to supporting the iPhone on its network. Following reports late last year that it had seen record defections of customers to other carriers, the company's president now says it is open to carrying Ap...

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NTT DoCoMo subscribers on the decline without iPhone

It's difficult to imagine, but Japan's leading cellular carrier still doesn't offer the iPhone. In fact, NTT DoCoMo is seeing its subscriber base shrink by record numbers as its competitors, Softbank and KDDI, continue to grow. Both have been offering the iPhone for some time. NTT DoCoMo saw ...

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