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Content tagged with Mobile posted in October 2003
Ericsson Posts Narrower 3Q Loss
News  |  10/30/2003  | 
Company officials say the two-year slump that has affected makers of wireless phone networks appears to be ending.
California Firefighters Battle Blazes Using Aging Computer Infrastructure
News  |  10/30/2003  | 
The California Department of Forestry is relying on some systems that go back to the 1980s, along with more modern technology, to battle the most expensive fires in state history.
On The Horizon: Who Really Won In The Cable Decision?
Commentary  |  10/24/2003  | 
It does make a lot of difference what kind of service it's called
Sprint Posts $498 Million 3Q Loss
News  |  10/23/2003  | 
The earnings decline was due to a $1.2 billion drop in the value of wireless spectrum that had been used to offer high-speed Internet service.
Time Warner's 3Q Earnings Rise Despite AOL Struggles
News  |  10/22/2003  | 
The company's profits were sharply higher, although its online division continued to lose subscribers and revenue.
More Clientless VPN Market Consolidation
News  |  10/21/2003  | 
Symantec's acquisition of SafeWeb for $25 million is the latest in a series of deals in the growing SSL VPN market.
SBC Reports 3Q Earnings Decline
News  |  10/21/2003  | 
It blamed the 29% drop on the loss of customers to rivals who are allowed to lease its local phone lines.
Judge: Internet Phone Regulation Could Slow Net's Expansion
News  |  10/17/2003  | 
U.S. District Court Judge Michael Davis says he barred Minnesota regulators from requiring a small company that uses Voice-over-Internet-Protocol technology to provide phone service because it might stunt the development of the Internet.
Dell Adds Wi-Fi To New PDA
News  |  10/15/2003  | 
Three models feature Microsoft software and Intel processors.
Report: AOL To Launch Low-Priced Service
News  |  10/14/2003  | 
The bare-bones offering reportedly will cost $9.95 per month and will carry the Netacape brand name.
Carrier-Grade Linux Upgrade Gets Support From Distributors
News  |  10/14/2003  | 
The vendors, including SuSE Linux and Turbolinux, say they'll support CGL version 2, which provides guidelines for improving the operating system's clustering and security features.
Ready When You Are
News  |  10/13/2003  | 
The economics of moving to Gigabit Ethernet get more attractive
Disney And HP Expand Their Alliance
News  |  10/9/2003  | 
The longtime partners disclosed a 10-year alliance to refine consumer-entertainment technologies.
IBM Expands Utility-Computing Offerings
News  |  10/8/2003  | 
New blade servers and management software will automate data-center processes.
ICANN Hears Litany Of Problems Caused By Site Finder
News  |  10/7/2003  | 
The concerns expressed indicate that VeriSign could have trouble reintroducing the modifications it made weeks ago to the Internet's architecture.
Appeals Court Reverses FCC Cable-Modem Decision
News  |  10/7/2003  | 
A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said cable-based broadband is a "telecommunications service," which would make it subject to the same rules phone companies must adhere to.
Sun, Manugistics Say Software Will Be Cheaper To Install
News  |  10/6/2003  | 
As part of Sun's bid to cut software prices, the pair say they've integrated a supply-chain stack designed to be simpler to configure and install.
AT&T Makes Bandwidth Play
News  |  10/6/2003  | 
California Moves To Regulate Voice-Over-IP Providers
News  |  10/2/2003  | 
The state's telecom division has informed providers that they must apply for telephone-operator licenses.
Cisco Agrees To Stay Huawei Lawsuit, Pending Settlement
News  |  10/1/2003  | 
The Chinese vendor will abide by a preliminary injunction barring it from distributing routers and switching products that copy Cisco's equipment.
Verizon Offers Buyout To Its 74,000 Management Employees
News  |  10/1/2003  | 
The offer is part of a bid by the carrier to slash costs after a contract with unionized workers didn't yield major cost savings it sought.

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