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Leap Wireless announced on Thursday morning that its Cricket prepaid wireless carrier will begin offering the “first” prepaid iPhone option in the US on June 22. Though the devices will cost significantly higher up front than iPhones purchased “on contract” from another carrier, Cricket offers a $55 per month, no-contract plan which includes “unlimited” calls, texts, and data. Read the full story at Ars Technica

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Named one of LinkedIn’s Top 10 Voices in Technology, Shelly Palmer is Managing Partner at Palmer Advanced Media, a technology-focused strategic advisory practice that helps Fortune 500 companies and growth-stage companies with digital strategy, data science, marketing, branding, and business development. He is Fox 5 New York's on-air tech and digital media expert and a regular commentator on CNBC and CNN. @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.

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