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 Elena Malykhina

Profile of Elena Malykhina

Technology Journalist
News & Commentary Posts: 936
Elena Malykhina began her career at The Wall Street Journal, and her writing has appeared in various news media outlets, including Scientific American, Newsday, and the Associated Press. For several years, she was the online editor at Brandweek and later Adweek, where she followed the world of advertising. Having earned the nickname of "gadget girl," she is excited to be writing about technology again for InformationWeek, where she worked in the past as an associate editor covering the mobile and wireless space. She now writes about the federal government and NASA’s space missions on occasion.
Articles by Elena Malykhina
posted in August 2006

Getting Smart About Smart Phones

8/29/2006
With the number of enterprise mobile data users expected to grow to 269 million by 2010, as forecasted by research firm Yankee Group, businesspeople will need reliable and functional mobile devices that can serve up everything they need while traveling. For this reason, smart phones are growing in popularity because they offer a choice of mobile operating systems and a range of applications they can support. Read on and take a poll to tell us which smart phones are most popular at your company.

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Small, Cheap Boosters Beef Up Cell Phone Coverage

8/23/2006
Inexpensive base stations, called "femtocells," could be deployed indoors to boost cell coverage and eliminate dropped signals inside buildings. Femtocells could also be used to offer additional services like Voice over IP and IPTV, according to a study.

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Taming The Wireless E-Mail Beast

8/18/2006
E-mail is said to be the No. 1 application used by office workers everywhere. But e-mail can also be the No. 1 headache for IT administrators, considering that large companies receive millions of e-mail messages a week, a topic that my colleague Paul McDougall and I explore in our upcoming "E-Mail Beast" feature. Now with wireless e-mail on the rise, companies have twice as many headaches. The good news is technology vendors are coming up with tools to make wireless e-mail more manageable.

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Sprint Nextel Adopts WiMax

8/8/2006
Sprint Nextel is working with Intel, Motorola, and Samsung to develop a nationwide network infrastructure, along with chipsets for computing, portable multimedia, interactive, and consumer electronic devices.

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