Mobile Minutes: Galaxy S6’s strong start; Panasonic’s airline Wi-Fi; Line app on Apple Watch; Google’s shopping woes
Apple Watch may be winning the hype battle, but Samsung’s Galaxy S6 is off to a strong start
Despite the enthusiasm around the big release of Apple’s newest device, which is now available to try on in stores and for pre-order online, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are quietly racking up huge sales, according to analyst estimates.
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Panasonic eyes doubling of airline Wi-Fi installation to meet demand
Panasonic Avionics says it will need to double the rate at which it installs Wi-Fi systems on aircraft to catch up with skyrocketing demand from airlines to keep passengers connected above the clouds.
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Apple Watches to include Line messaging app
Line Corp., the Japanese unit of South Korean Internet portal operator Naver Corp., said Tuesday that people who use line on iPhones will be able to link their accounts to the Apple Watch, enabling them to view and send messages on the watch.
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Europe charges Google with market abuse in online shopping
Europe has launched a legal battle against Google, accusing the search engine giant of abusing its dominant position to hurt competitors. The European Commission said Google is promoting its own shopping comparison services over rival products.
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