Electronics News Byte: AT&T Mobile Boss Says HTC First Fire Sale Worked ? R.I.P Facebook Phone

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AT&T?s mobile boss has reportedly confirmed that the carrier?s fire sale on the HTC First was a success, and that the phone is now sold out. AT&T sold fewer than 15,000 units during the phone?s first month of availability, and the First was promptly put on sale for just $0.99 in an effort to clear out inventory. According to AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph de la Vega, the carrier has now burned through its First inventory According to a report from the Korea Times, electronics giant Samsung plans to close its desktop business in order to focus on tablets and all-in-one laptops. Samsung is making its tablet computers look more like its hit Galaxy phones in the hope that the success of the smartphones can boost tablet sales.

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