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Briefly: Samsung's LeBron Twitter issue, EE offers 4G in France

updated 06:22 am EDT, Thu March 13, 2014

LeBron James reveals phone issue in Samsung Twitter mistake

Despite Samsung recently enjoying success with marketing on Twitter as part of the Oscars, the company has suffered a social media misstep. Brand ambassador and Basketball star LeBron James posted a message claiming his phone, a Galaxy Note, "just erased everything it had in it and rebooted," and though Apple Insider notes the tweet was subsequently deleted, it was not removed before a contingent of the star's near-12 million followers retweeted the message. The Twitter account has since claimed data has been restored on the device, but did not detail if there was any intervention by Samsung.

LeBron James Twitter posting
LeBron James Twitter posting



EE starts offering 4G connections in France, Spain, more to follow

British carrier EE, also known as Everything Everywhere, is allowing its customers access to 4G data while abroad. The carrier is offering roaming bundles to its subscribers traveling in France and Spain, reports Engadget, with add-ons starting from £3 ($5) for 100MB. EE claims it will be adding "all major travel destinations" to the roster throughout 2014, including the US, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands by this Summer.



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