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posted in October 2009
A 2Q profit of $19.7 million, however, may help the networking company break even for the year.
The move boosts the Symbian platform, which includes a mobile operating system, user interfaces, middleware, and various mobile applications.
To counter losses, the carrier is betting on Android handsets and a plan to roll out WiMax through Clearwire.
The handset maker is looking to its Google Android-based smartphones, like the Verizon Droid, to regain market share.
Its next-generation network backbone facilities will deliver 100 Gbps speeds and will be implemented next year.
BlackBerry owners using the service are automatically alerted when they are in range of a Boingo Wi-Fi hotspot.
The Verizon Wireless network is positioned to handle heavy smartphone usage, but it's Apple's call, says Verizon chief.
The company's developers will work with Symbian, Android, and Chrome to optimize open source software with Qualcomm technology.
Mobile packet core technology from WiChorus promises to smooth the way toward Long-Term Evolution.
The move opens up a vehicle for comments, but how and to what degree the Internet should be free or regulated remains to be decided.
The suit claims the iPhone infringes on 10 Nokia patents involving wireless data, speech coding, security, and encryption.
Amazon, EMI, Apple, and Universal took part in the agreement, which could have ramifications for U.S. regulatory action.
The first five years of Long-Term Evolution deployment will focus on PC data cards, says a market research firm.
Under a restructuring plan, the company will continue to pursue intellectual property litigation against, among others, IBM and Novell.
New teleconferencing products may help up the ante in the wake of a $3 billion acquisition bid by Cisco.
The deal ends litigation in which iPCS sought to block or retard Sprint's WiMax and iDEN networks.
The wireless enterprise offerings, an access point and integrated services controller, are aimed at remote IT departments.
Prosecutors allege trades were made based on insider information about Akamai Technologies, AMD, Google, IBM, Polycom, and Sun Microsystems.
The appointments of a new mobile phones chief and CFO follow a surprise third quarter loss of $836 million.
A $676 million financing deal, announced after a string of quarterly losses, will help promote its Satio and Aino phones.
September's ComScore data shows Google continuing its dominance of the U.S. search market, and Yahoo slipping.
It held its global lead in the handset market, but problems in the Nokia Siemens Networks unit hurt the company's latest earnings report.
Zennstrom and Friis say they still own the software that enables the VoIP service to operate.
The purchase will beef up IT services operations in China of Perot Systems and Dell, which is acquiring Perot.
Starent Networks provides multimedia core platforms for mobile carriers shifting from 2.5G and 3G network technologies to 4G networks.
A plan to put fiber optic technology in public libraries may be a candidate for federal stimulus funding.
Venture capital has been drying up as IPOs and mergers have slowed dramatically along with the recession.
Arthur Levinson's exit from the board comes as the Federal Trade Commission continues its review of the interlocking relationships between Apple and Google.
At the CTIA wireless industry conference, Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs made a pitch for femtocell networks to help ease data bottlenecks.
The software giant's idea incubators will continue to explore social, realtime, and media-rich applications and services.
The Apple iPhone topped the Blackberry and other devices in J.D. Power's study of smartphone satisfaction.
Informal estimates have placed the value of Nortel's Optical Networking and Carrier Ethernet businesses at $800 million.
Mobile broadband and an 'open Internet' are priorities of the Federal Communications Commission, says chairman Julius Genachowski at CTIA meeting.
Joseph Nacchio, ex-CEO of Qwest, and two former Adelphia Communications executives lost appeals court bids this week.
Networks provider Ciena says negotiations with Nortel cover "substantially all" optical networking and carrier Ethernet assets.
The deal is expected to help Emerson offer total infrastructure management solutions to its data center customers.
If the healthcare industry can overcome challenges in unlocking data in electronic medical records, those databases could become their most valuable assets.
The deal will bring satellite broadband to rural areas, significantly improving users' speeds.
The $3 billion acquisition is a major building block in Cisco's pledge to broaden the firm's focus from routers and switches into other areas.