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posted in November 2008
If combined, a Panasonic-Sanyo company would rival Japan's Hitachi, which has some $110 billion in annual sales.
An audit by KPMG revealed that it does not believe BCE "would meet the solvency tests" stipulated in the deal.
In preparation, Nokia said it would port its Qt cross-application framework to Symbian in a move to attract developers of other platforms.
The multimillion-dollar arbitration involves Samsung's sale of 2G products and 3G patent licensing.
WeFi's free software download enables users to connect to 10 million Wi-Fi access points around the world.
Eleutian Technology, based in rural Wyoming, is poised to do big business teaching English to Korean and Chinese students over the Internet.
Keith Cowan, who has been serving as Sprint's president of strategy and corporate development, takes his place temporarily.
The company's Release 7 enhances the current boradband infrastructure that has been developed by Qualcomm.
Growth was driven by new undersea cable links, the launch of many global WiMax networks, and new fiber-to-the-premises services.
The lab will work on a range of technologies, many of them sensor-based, which will include film, music, games, Web, and TV.
With the prepaid wireless plans, users with unlocked GSM handsets can call internationally at no additional charge.
The Yahoo service will be available on most of T-Mobile's new phones, including handsets made by Motorola, Nokia, Research In Motion, Samsung, and Sony Ericsson.
During the 2008 season, the site presented video in standard-definition TV quality at 1.2 Mbps in 16-by-9 widescreen format.
The demonstration will launch the airline's beta test of its Gogo in-flight Internet service.
The sixth largest cell phone provider has 6.2 million subscribers and uses the same CDMA infrastructure utilized by Verizon and Alltel, making an acquisition relatively easy.
Article One Partners is encouraging people to contribute their knowledge of "prior art" of important intellectual property.
Harvard Law School professor Charles Nesson is defending Joel Tenenbaum, a Boston University graduate student who has been charged with illegally downloading songs.
The man behind Beyond Search's Overflight tool believes one simple aggregated site will appeal to users who don't have the inclination or time to plod through blogs.
Skyhook's software WPS detects Wi-Fi access points and then compares them against a database of geo-located points.
Compared with Google's fledgling Android operating system, Symbian's 10 years of solid development will let it capture more U.S. handsets, Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo says.
The world's No. 1 handset maker said it now estimates that fourth-quarter mobile device volumes will be about 330 million devices -- down slightly from its earlier estimates.
MediaFLO and Firethorn technologies are the short-term strategies for the company while it develops its LTE infrastructure and its Snapdragon platform for wireless.
The law, scheduled to take effect in December 2009, prohibits payments made through credit cards, electronic funds transfers, and checks related to online wagers.
In these troubled economic times, IT employment is holding up well and continues to outperform the general employment market.
A Massachusetts driver charged with killing a man while texting on his cell phone has been sentenced to 2-1/2 years in jail in a precedent-setting case.
However, CEO Vittorio Colao said his company is still pursuing growth opportunities in total communications specifically mobile data, enterprise and broadband.
Despite NFL lobbying, Congressman Barney Frank argues the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act will burden the financial services industry.
Kayak fills a gap between desktop PCs and Internet-capable devices, and is expected to feature keyboard and mouse compatibility.
The company and its partners have been testing a mobile WiMax deployment in Portland, Ore., and are preparing to go live with that network early next year.
The purchase follows by a few days AT&T's acquisition of Wayport, which widens AT&T's Wi-Fi hotspot population to nearly 20,000 in the United States.
Members of Obama's Transition Economic Advisory Board include the leaders of Xerox, Time Warner, and Google.
Samsung led the shipments hit parade with a 22.4% share of the cell phone market, while LG Electronics finished in third place with a 20.5% share.
FairPoint said $168 million cash on hand and ongoing cash flow should provide enough financing to complete the systems cutover in northern New England.
The alliance is aimed at business users and would deliver Microsoft software over Telstra's advanced networks, with the first joint products scheduled for mid-2009.
Recruitment of the attorney-technocrat is consistent with Obama's stated goal of having technology play a key role in his administration.
Eugene Johnson has indicated his desire to retire after the company successfully completes the systems transition of its newly acquired northern New England business.
Egenera says it will conserve financial resources by using its hardware vendor partners to market its virtualization products and services.
Conditions include commitments by Sprint Nextel to phase out its federal high-cost universal service support and improve emergency 911 calls.
While the move was promoted by Google, Microsoft, and Motorola and hailed by consumer groups, opponents warn that problems still lurk with the technology.
Both firms share the same CDMA infrastructure and are committed to move to Long-Term Evolution in future years.
The company said it expects to release mobile products that take advantage of Long-Term Evolution wireless networks as early as next year.
The planned Election Day vote on the universal service fund and major revisions to intercarrier compensation was postponed at the behest of Congress members and telecom execs.
The ruling could boost wireless magnate Craig McCaw's plan to deliver online mobile video and data virtually anywhere using a combination of cellular-satellite technology.