Nokia's App Store Will Require Credit Cards
The company couldn't get carrier billing in the United States but thinks the social networking and location-based aspects of its Ovi Store will help it gain widespread adoption.
Lenovo, RIM Launch 'Constant Connect'
The product uses Bluetooth to wirelessly sync corporate e-mails and other information between a BlackBerry and laptop, even if the computer is turned off.
The Mystery Of SIP Trunking
If SIP trunks can deliver service that's equivalent to PRIs at lower cost, they're a winner. But that's a big "if."
Cablevision Launches Mobile Portal
The mobile Web site may help the cable provider fend off increased competition from the telecoms, but it lacks the ability for users to program DVRs on the go.
Spam Is Killing The Planet
McAfee says that the energy required to send, route, and filter spam e-mail each year could power 2.4 million homes and release as much greenhouse gas as 3.1 million cars.
Apple Shows Off iPhone 3.0 Beta 3
The latest build of the iPhone 3.0 software fleshes out the push-notification system and gives developers more control with the Spotlight feature.
Salesforce Intros Free Mobile CRM App
The free application is a slimmed-down version of the company's existing mobile program, which gives mobile workers access on the go to customer data.
bMighty News Flash: Monday April 6, 2009
Today's top tech news for small and midsize businesses: Sun doomed without IBM? YouTube losing big, Federal Stimulus for IT, online ad rates decline, AdWords trademark ruling, Ubuntu for Amazon cloud, Mac clones, XP incentive for Win7, Android tablet, Panasonic reorg, Microsemi PoE, Netgear ReadyNAS, Koobface fighters, fraud v. personal safety, Facebook's Haystack, Chrome EULA kerfuffle, RatePoint SMB reviews. . .
Yahoo Rolls Out Mobile Apps
It's unclear how big a role the mobile division will play under CEO Carol Bartz as it has been difficult to monetize so far.
bMighty News Flash: Wednesday April 1, 2009
Today's top tech news for small and midsize businesses: April Fools' day pranks, SBA confirmation hearings, small business employment, broadband usage metering, Facebook CFO bails, IT spending predictions, SGI bought for cheap, Twitter book, Microsoft SMB server, Android netbooks, BlackBerry app store, WiMax Wi-Fi access points, Yahoo mobile, Conficker, Zoho chat, DynaSis SaaS, WebVisibile ad services, Wikia search dies, Twitter auto follow no more, LotusLive Engage. . .