A court order in Germany dictates that the iPhone be sold unlocked and not tied to a two-year contract. The order is a result of a complaint by Vodafone Deutschland regarding T-Mobile's exclusive marketing of the iPhone--which Vodafone says is against the law.
So, an unlocked version of the iPhone is being sold for $1,465 by Deutsche Telecom's T-Mobile. The locked version is a mere $585. The catch? T-Mobile is the only EDGE network provider, compatible with iPhone features.
This fight isn't finished. T-Mobil is expected to seek damages if it wins its appeal. Don't you love a good fight?
In a Strategy Analytics survey, 40% of Americans said they were not at all interested in fully autonomous driving. It's hard to picture those opposing gun control abdicating the freedom of turning their own steering wheel.
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