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Articles by W. David Gardner
posted in January 2009
More than 3 million Americans are still awaiting $40 coupons for boxes that will convert the new digital broadcasts to analog.
The decision raises questions about the long-term viability of mobile WiMax as it gears up for full-fledged competition with LTE.
The state has an ambitious goal of dragging Hawaii out of the country's cellar -- it was recently ranked 49th in broadband speeds among the country's 50 states.
The MediaFLO problem would be tacked onto the negative losses the company already cited in its financial report Wednesday.
House Republicans marshaled sufficient opposition to legislation to postpone the switch to digital TV to June.
However, subsidies cost the telecom some $450 million in profits in the quarter.
Streaming video delivery services will be available for premium video, audio, and content publishers as well as for gaming companies, advertisers, and hosting providers.
The company's wireless tail continues to wag the company dog to higher sales, profits.
The move pushes the deadline to June 12, giving federal agencies more time to prepare the public for the move from analog to digital television broadcasting.
The MoneyTree survey reports that the fourth-quarter plunge in VC investments was enough to pull down investment figures for the entire year.
All three parties will be forced to engage in some fence mending because RIM's and Certicom's products are intertwined.
Weak handset sales in the last quarter of 2008 are proving to be a grim harbinger of even slower sales in 2009 says a new report.
Michael J. Copps will likely step aside when a permanent chairman is named to head the Federal Communications Commission.
One in five Americans doesn't have broadband "for reasons that won't be addressed by price cuts or a fiber node in a neighborhood," according to a Pew Internet survey.
The combined company will become the largest in the legal information management industry.
Despite the downturn, the Symbian OS is likely to be an important weapon as Nokia plans to license the software royalty-free through an independent foundation.
Other telecommunications equipment companies, including Alcatel-Lucent, Nortel Networks, Nokia Siemens Networks, and Motorola, haven't fared as well.
The application includes speech behavior taught during clinical stuttering therapy sessions.
Waiting in the wings may be IBM, Qualcomm, Microsoft, EMC, and Sony as potentially having interest in acquiring Certicom.
Officials and volunteers in North Carolina manned help phone lines to talk consumers through installation processes and, in some cases, made house calls to assist consumers.
Hawaii has an estimated 20,000 consumers with old analog TV sets.
Originally planned for Feb. 17, the switch to a digital television signal broadcast has been plagued by a series of problems.
The new chairman is expected to be Julius Genachowski, who's slated to take over the reins of the agency after President-elect Barack Obama is sworn on Tuesday.
The wireless network was planned to link public-safety agencies across the state from the tip of Long Island to Niagara Falls.
User group says its more than 4,000 Nortel stakeholders have rallied around the company.
The software combines a database Wi-Fi Positioning System with cell phone towers and public Wi-Fi access points to create quick and accurate positioning results.
The Amazon case differs from typical online sales tax regulation, which requires companies to levy sales taxes in only the states in which they have physical operations.
The action had been expected ever since Nortel hired bankruptcy lawyers last month.
The enhanced photo-sharing services businesses will expand to personalized content management and social networking apps, prompting user buy-in, one analyst firm predicts.
Genachowski mirrors Obama's support for providing more robust broadband access to Americans and for net neutrality.
The contract with vendor M/A-COM took a sharp turn for the worse last August, when the state encountered three rounds of failed testing.
National Safety Council cites a study that found that drivers' use of cell phones contributes to 6% of vehicle crashes -- or 636,000 crashes -- leading to 12,000 serious injuries and 2,600 annual deaths.
A potentially competing service, the Open Mobile Video Coalition, is gearing up to begin broadcasting to wireless mobile devices this year.
Several of the domain names are related to her potential run for California governor, including megwhitmanforgovernor.com and whitmanforgovernor.com.
The supply of converter boxes, which typically cost between $50 and $80, hasn't kept up with the demand for $40 coupons the government has been sending to consumers.
A breakdown in negotiations with Google may have cemented the Windows Live pact, but the wireless carrier is getting a search engine that has been steadily dropping in consumer usage.
A large number of those surveyed said they didn't even have much knowledge of many of the features on their phones.
The blocking software helps with enforcement since drivers typically can continue to text even after receiving a citation.
The program lets content owners and CDNs bypass traditional backbone-peering processes by depositing their content directly into temporary data centers.
The Motorola wi4 WiMa CPEi 775 will be available only to carriers initially and will not be offered for retail markets.
A growing number are increasingly eating and working while on their computers, ushering in the era of the "deskfast."
The move could pre-empt another prominent Republican woman -- Carly Fiorina, former CEO of Hewlett-Packard -- from seeking the position.
FCC commissioners are scrambling to help more than 8 million households still unprepared for the changeover from analog to digital TV.
The issue adds another wrinkle to the coming switch to DTV, which has been shaping up as a major telecommunications and broadcasting event on Feb. 17.