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HTC pulls plug on data backup service, promises new offering

Phone maker HTC is shutting down HTCSense.com, a backup service that allows users to save contacts, messages, photos and other material in the cloud. Users are encouraged to take possession of their information by April 30th at which time the data will be deleted. “HTCSense.com is undergoing a renovation to improve the services and value… Read More

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Mobile phone back-up service Dashwire sells to HTC for $18.5M

This is giving new meaning to the term “daily deal.” In a continued flurry of activity in the M&A market, Seattle-based Dashwire today agreed to be sold to Taiwain smartphone maker HTC for up to $18.5 million. Founded by former Microsoftie Ford Davidson in 2006, Dashwire has developed a mobile phone back-up service that allows… Read More