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Wireless Jobs Are Scarce, Despite Robust Industry

Hemera Technologies/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- It turns out that wireless could mean jobless.

Consumers might be lining up to buy smartphones, tablet computers, and applications, but employment in the wireless industry keeps shrinking. The Wall Street Journal reports there are now 20,000 fewer jobs than two years ago.

It's the result of consolidation, outsourcing, and skyrocketing productivity.

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