China Approves 3G Licenses
The rollout could lead to big business for the likes of Alcatel-Lucent and Motorola, but questions remain about which companies will get 3G contracts.
Visa Releases Banking Android App
The application lets G1 users get account alerts and discount offers, and it has integration with Google Maps to find nearby stores and ATMs.
Mobile Firefox Coming To Symbian
Code-named Fennec, the browser will use the same technology as the desktop version, including its HTML rendering engine called Gekko.
Delta Adds Wi-Fi To U.S. Flights
Wi-Fi service has been introduced in fits and starts in recent years, and most U.S. domestic airlines are now launching the service.
Who's Doing UC Now?
This survey paints a picture of UC as a leading-edge technology that, during a normal business cycle, would be well-positioned to continue growing and attracting more attention. Whether the usual rules still apply, however, is another question.
iPhone, G1 Touch Screens Won't Catch On
Capacitive touch technology may allow for pinching and zooming, but costs, legacy apps, and cultural factors mean conventional touch screens may win in the end.
AT&T Testing Femtocells
The wireless carrier will deploy femtocells in test markets in early 2009, and wants the mini-cell phone towers to boost data connections as well as voice.
Unified Communications In Hot Demand
Nearly one-third of end users interviewed in the Market Tools study expressed strong interest in getting UC, much more than their IT managers thought.
MySpace Brings Video To Cell Phones
The social network will give users of certain cell phones on-the-go access to videos from TMZ, National Geographic, The Onion, and other content providers.
Alltel Readying Mobile Wallets
The wireless carrier has teamed with mFoundry to let customers potentially use their handsets for mobile banking, mobile payments, and other financial services.
Nokia Upgrades Maps, Messaging
With beefed-up messaging and mapping services, Nokia continues its strategy to be more than just a cell phone manufacturer.
Alcatel-Lucent's Big Plans
Alcatel-Lucent recently announced a sweeping set of enhancements across many of its switch and unified communications product lines. ALU, better known in the service provider arena, wants to send the message that it can compete with the likes of Cisco, Hewlett-Packard, and 3Com as a total solution provider for voice and data services rather than a point product vendor. Is a single source necessary or the best option?