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The social network held four of the top 10 terms searched in 2010 and recorded more site visits than any other Web property, reported Experian Hitwise.
The filing to raise investor capital has caused analysts to increase the daily-deal site's value to nearly $7 billion.
At CES next week, the carrier has scheduled a news conference to provide "sneak peek" of Android-based 4G LTE consumer devices, rather than the rumored announcement it will launch a version of the Apple iPhone.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission found the telecom made illegal payments to foreign government officials in exchange for favorable business treatment.
Move intended to ease mobile spectrum congestion in large cities.
Private equity firms Apax Partners and iGate are leading an effort to acquire the offshore IT services firm, say reports.
Andrew McLaughlin will leave his government post, where he worked on Internet policy, to launch two startups.
Younger, more affluent people were more inclined to use wireless devices to share information about November's midterm vote, finds Pew study.
The 3-2 Federal Communications Commission decision in support of an open Internet won't be the end of the story, as Congress and the courts will likely be called in to address the matter.
The competing home wireless network technologies launch a public debate about which is more energy efficient.
The communications spec for mice, keyboards, set-top boxes, and other consumer electronics will replace infrared devices with greener, smarter technology, said Zigbee Alliance.
Kleiner Perkins has reportedly led a fourth round of venture funding for the microblogging service that values the company at three times it's worth only months ago.
Google continues to dominate the market, reports ComScore's November search engine rankings.
Colorado utilities commission signs off on the $22 billion deal for the former Baby Bell wireline operation.
The $1.1 billion deal, which gives Siemens a 15% stake and a place on Atos' board, is expected to create an outsourcing powerhouse and step up competition with IBM in Europe.
The Long-Term Evolution wireless service covers about 80% of the company's existing CDMA footprint.
Dual-core chip aims to bring advanced applications to low-cost, mainstream smartphones.
Finland's Elisa will offer the multiparty, TV-quality service for the Android-based tablet PCs and smartphones.
Display ad revenue grew 2.5% during one six-month period of 2010, an indicator of the potential market for mobile marketing and advertising, according to ABI Research.
Free shipping and other offers drive a 12% gain in e-retailers' revenue over 2009, with a week yet to go in the peak buying season, reports ComScore.
The mobile subscription-based TV service will end in March and Qualcomm is reported to be shopping the spectrum used for the service to carriers.
With crucial Dec. 21 vote fast approaching, Republican and Democratic commissioners are moving toward a consensus, according to commissioner Mignon L. Clyburn.
11% of companies plan to add IT staff in the first quarter of 2011 while 3% plan to reduce headcount, resulting in an 8% overall increase from last quarter's Robert Half Technology CIO survey findings.
The reported $6 billion offer wasn't sweet enough to convince the daily deal site to sell.
With Verizon's 4G LTE network rollout stoking competition, Clearwire is considering selling spectrum or adding investors to fund its network buildout.
The cash influx comes as Google is said to be negotiating to acquire local daily deal competitor Groupon.
Apple's iTunes, social networks and cable providers are among those impinging on the open standards endorsed by the "creator" of the web.
The agency's proposal will be based on Congressman Henry Waxman's "strong and balanced framework" for regulating broadband, said FCC chairman Genachowski.
The once dominant communications equipment provider will begin trading as two companies, Motorola Solutions and Motorola Mobility.
Battle lines are drawn as Republicans react to FCC chairman Genachowski's proposal for regulating broadband Internet providers, but stops short of reclassifying broadband as a telecom service.
Deal will boost Cisco's business in building and deploying secure cloud computing infrastructures.
To avert a "spectrum crisis," the federal agency has proposed incentive auctions to reallocate valuable airwave space from TV broadcast to mobile broadband use.
Online shopping gains broke records and put the retail sector on track to reach a predicted 11% growth over 2009.
Dustup over Netflix transmission charges emerges as the FCC prepares to rule on net neutrality.
The firms will converge their data center connectivity products for linking servers, storage solutions, fabric switches, and related software.
ComScore prediction follows report that online retail sales jumped 13% over the first 26 days of November.
The delay of the early-December meeting sparks speculation the agency is mobilizing for a vote on the controversial issue of overseeing Internet access.
Rare computer sells to Italian businessman Marco Boglione.
The Genus handset, targeted toward outdoor enthusiasts, public safety, and business users, connects to AT&T's cellular network and the TerreStar-1 satellite.
Some cyber retailers, like Amazon and RadioShack, will kick off bargains as early as Monday, while others will start on Thanksgiving.
The $75 million cash deal for the system-on-a-chip developer is expected to boost Broadcom's home networking business.
Firefox for Android OS also in the works, according to "The State of Mozilla" report.
Wireless association aims for 2012 deployment for machine-to-machine apps and services like near field communication.
Division head Ron Garriques will leave the company; wireless device marketing will be spread across its main business groups.
Up to five devices can connect to the Novatel Wireless MiFi 2372 mobile hotspot on AT&T's HSPA 7.2 Network.
With company breakup looming, Mobility unit will keep developing devices based on Google's cell platform while iDEN business tackles declining revenue.
The Internet providers said the Federal Communications Commission should drop its campaign to regulate wireless data traffic and allow providers to police themselves.
Christie's will auction off an Apple I, which is expected to fetch between $161,000 and $242,400.
Android, iPhone, and white-box devices drove the third consecutive double-digit increase in phone sales, said Gartner.
The virtualized infrastructure includes EMC Symmetrix VMAX, Windows Server R2 and Microsoft Hyper-V and can scale to support 1,024 virtual machines.
Commerce Department study expected to influence debate around the National Broadband Plan, which aims to increase high-speed wireless for rural, minority, and low-income Americans.
While the companies aren't commenting on the record, AOL has hired advisors to examine various ways a deal might work, reports the Wall Street Journal.
Apple iOS developers can use the cloud-based Enterprise App Service Environment for iPad, iPhone and other mobile apps.
Princeton computer science and public affairs professor Edward Felten is expected to focus on security and privacy.
The mobile chipmaker reported a strong fourth quarter and anticipation for strong results in the next fiscal year.
Flash-based Connect 8 allows live audio and video broadcast streams during Web conference.
Key system software maker is the subject of a bidding war between Gores and Marlin Equity Partners.
Apple, RIM, HTC and Motorola have been unaffected by component shortages, but Nokia has struggled with supplies of AMOLED and semiconductor components for low-cost handsets, according to ABI Research.
Chief executive Immelt announces EV order, which could boost car battery developer A123 Systems, in which GE is a major stockholder.
Sen. Rockefeller hails Verizon decision to deploy in West Virginia, where Charleston leads rollout schedule.
Third-quarter financials boasted the mobile unit's first profit in three years, spurred by sales of its smartphones.
The Harvard students depicted in “The Social Network” are reportedly involved in settlement talks with Facebook.
The printer manufacturer also announced the retirement of its longtime CEO and unveiled a software development kit for its all-in-one inkjets.
Mobile broadband deployment growing in North America and Japan, says LTE infrastructure provider.
Chairman Julius Genachowski says 300 additional megahertz of spectrum is needed by 2014 to keep pace with mobile usage.
While reporting the mobile company's rosy 3Q financials, CEO Stephen Elop said Nokia's two mobile operating systems would be linked via the Qt framework.
The USB-LTE 7110 can deliver real-time multimedia apps, according to Motorola, which also introduced a WiMax Access point and base station.
Designed for 4G LTE and WiMax deployments, the Tsunami GX800 delivers low latency capable of handling voice and video backhaul in carrier, enterprise and video surveillance.
Chief software architect took over five years ago, but R&D in Bay State never quite meshed with Redmond.
Storage appliances, ranging from 64GB to 256GB in capacity, target small and medium size businesses and creative professionals.
Wireless carriers will be required to alert consumers when they are about rack up additional charges, if the proposal is adopted.
Billed as a "big data" appliance, the system supports data loading performance of 10 terabytes an hour and is the foundation of EMC's new Data Computing Products Division.
ComScore reports that more U.S. mobile phone users blog or use social networks than in other regions, while European users lead in texting and Japanese users are online most.
The plug-in will allow users to launch telepresence-quality Vidyo conferencing within an Adobe Connect session.
Cisco, Juniper Networks, Alcatel-Lucent, Amdocs and Ericsson were selected to participate in the centers, which will employ a "speed dating" approach to bring commercial products and services quickly to market.
Microsoft will still give "premium partner" AT&T top billing at next week's mobile operating system launch.
The Wi-Fi Alliance reports that more than 1,100 products have been certified since the launch of its Wi-Fi Certified 802.11n testing program.
A T-Mobile Clearwire combination is rumored with the resignation of Sprint CEO Dan Hesse and two others likely to ease antitrust concerns.
In advance of the Windows 7 Phone launch, the carrier will introduce new unlimited talk and text options or unlimited talk and text with metered data use on Oct. 3.
VoIP firm trying to increase revenue-generating opportunities in advance of its IPO.
Long-term evolution service plans priced at $55 or $60 a month, which includes voice calls, texting, and unlimited 4G web.
The agency's final round of Recovery Act broadband funds have been earmarked for "middle mile" projects, which connect broad regional areas.
ConnectX-2 offers 40 Gb/s InfiniBand and 10 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity and supports Dell's open approach to data centers.
Google's Android OS has been the focus of new platform work, though the company will continue to support Symbian phones.
The pC960x hardware and software LTE development platform, created to accelerate time to market for small form factor LTE products, has been optimized to deploy LTE femtocells.
Providing users easier access to "dark" fiber networks and a new funding index formula to help keep pace with inflation are among the changes to the Universal Service Fund program.
Airline partnering with ViaSat to begin placing high-capacity satellite broadband on its aircraft within two years.
The Federal Communications Commission aims to show that it can successfully walk the fine line between helping consumers and not stifling business innovation.
Harris Interactive poll finds that people with e-book devices are not only reading more than other Americans, but also more than they did before they owned the technology.
Decision to promote the champion of Verizon's move into CDMA and LTE wireless clarifies the firm's succession plans when current CEO Ivan Seidenberg retires.
Combined, Microsoft and Yahoo captured 28.5% of total U.S. searches in August, while Google slipped 0.4% to a still dominant 65.4%.
Verizon Wireless is expected to offer a CDMA version of Microsoft Windows Phone 7 early next year.
After suing IBM and Novell in a failed attempt to gain control over Unix, SCO Group will now sell its Unix assets following bankruptcy court approval.
A Congressional hearing examining "competition in the evolving digital marketplace" provided a forum for supporters and critics of the search provider.
Aloqa, which notifies cell phone users of nearby places, events, and bargains, will be integrated into the Motoblur service.
Skyhook Wireless claims the search company attempted to block its wireless location technology from being installed on handsets, including those made by Motorola.
Lithium ion battery maker A123 Systems has opened an almost 300,000 square foot plant to produce the company's prismatic cells and systems.
VidyoCast offers TV networks and stations software and hardware to achieve SD/HD quality video transport that Vidyo claims deliver savings equal to one-tenth the cost of satellite transmission.
Elop will tackle the challenge of stemming Nokia's slipping revenue and share against iPhone and Android devices in the worldwide mobile handset market.
Though many predict LTE will eventually dominate the U.S. wireless market, ABI Research has issued a bullish prediction for worldwide adoption of the high-speed mobile networking technology.