Vonage brings mobile app to Apple Watch; U.S. online retail sales will reach $334B this year, says Forrester

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> Vonage is addressing the popular wearables market by bringing the Vonage Mobile App to Apple Watch. Release

> Revenues from U.S. online retail sales will reach $334 billion this year and $480 billion by 2019, according to Forrester's five-year eCommerce forecast. Article

> Businesses can use 9 techniques to speed up their office's Wi-Fi speeds. Article

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> Just hours after Comcast and Time Warner Cable officially confirmed that their marriage was off came word that Charter Communications is preparing to make its next bid for TWC. Article

> Despite ever-more-conclusive evidence that syndication sales to SVOD platforms is having a dramatic, ongoing negative effect on linear channels, Turner announced a sweeping program rights deal with Hulu. Article

Online Video News
> As Meerkat and Periscope users enthusiastically begin live streaming the important moments in their lives, sports broadcasters and premium networks are preparing to release the hounds on any potential copyright violators. Article

Wireless News
> Verizon Wireless is bringing back lower promotional pricing for its More Everything shared data plans. The carrier is offering a 10 GB plan for $80 per month, down from $100, and it re-introduced a 15 GB plan for $100 per month. Article

> Declining smartphone prices will spark demand and result in smartphones being the leading consumer electronics category in 2015, according to global research firm GfK. Article

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