New Survey Questions SMB Interest In Netbooks and Cloud Computing
The results of a new Spiceworks survey shows that while more than half of small and midsize companies are using some form of cloud computing, they're still showing caution about fully embracing the technology. And only 13% of SMBs say they plan to buy netbooks. All this as the Great Recession forces SMBs to hold on to computers longer and cut key projects.
Verizon Tops Call Quality Study
Increasing demands on mobile networks due to data usage for texting and e-mailing will force wireless providers to adjust in order to maintain users, study says.
Sirius XM Launches iPhone Dock
The XM SkyDock uses the iPhone OS 3 hardware control capabilities to turn a motorist's Apple iPhone or iPod Touch into a satellite radio.
Nokia Dials Up Mobile Payments
Consumers will be able to use their cell phones to send money to other people, pay for products, recharge prepaid SIM cards, and pay utility bills.
Disaster Recovery And How To Avoid It
Data recovery services make a good living getting data off apparently useless hard disks, CDs, and tape. It's good to know the service is available -- but it's even better never to need it.
Clearwire Notches 2Q Loss
The wireless firm is in the early stages of deploying WiMax and has ambitious plans to aggressively roll it out in the coming months.
FairPoint Grilled By Regulators
Vermont is considering revoking FairPoint's license to run the landline and Internet assets it acquired from Verizon, given the volume of customer complaints.
iPhone App Deposits Bank Checks
Qualified USAA customers can use the iPhone camera to take pictures of their checks and make deposits into their accounts over the air.
Pre-Paid Phone Service Gains Slowing
MetroPCS Communications and Leap Wireless International report dismal 2Q results as Sprint Nextel's Boost Mobile and T-Mobile step up the competition.
Comcast Profits Up Sharply
The nation's biggest cable TV provider cited its "all-digital" strategy, wideband deployment, and launch of a wireless service as factors.
WiMax Versus WiMax In Texas Towns
The battle is likely a harbinger of the wireless future in which different high speed wireless technologies will compete against each other on a wide scale.
Clearwire Outlines WiMax Rollout Plans
The firm wants to cover 120 million people by the end of 2010, but it's facing increased competition from companies rolling out networks based on Long Term Evolution.
FCC Probes Google Voice Blockage
The agency sent letters Friday to AT&T, Apple, and Google over why the calling app was blocked from the App Store and the iPhone.