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Articles by W. David Gardner
posted in November 2009
Online spending increased significantly year-over-year to date, with Amazon the most popular cyber-storefront.
Some Android developers are frustrated with low application download volumes, poor marketplace design, and problems with Google Checkout.
Nortel's European and Taiwanese GSM and GSM-R operations will go to Kapsch CarrierCom.
It announced that "certain assets" of Joost will be acquired, but Adconion did not disclose terms of the deal.
A 10% increase in broadband availability means a 1.2 to 1.5 point increase in GDP, Federal Communications Commission Chair Julius Genachowski says.
With Sun jobs at stake, U.S. lawmakers want the European Commission to speed up its antitrust investigation.
The European Commission has withdrawn its regulatory proceeding against the mobile equipment maker.
CEO Mark Hurd says the hardware and services company detects an uptick in the economy, even as sales have declined.
The company is offering buyouts to 2,500 members of its workforce as it seeks to trim its employee headcount by nearly a third.
Nokia Siemens Networks was outbid by Ciena's $769 million offer for Nortel's Optical Networking and Carrier Ethernet units.
The acquisition will enhance its push-to-talk technology delivered over an integrated Digital Enhanced Network, Motorola says.
Videoconferencing firms BT, Polycom, Logitech, LifeSize Communications, Cisco, and Tandberg all have either made deals or are in negotiations.
Alcatel-Lucent's live call is the latest in a series of Long Term Evolution tests and trials in preparation for the launch of LTE.
As print journalism suffers from the move of ad dollars to the Web, Pierre Omidyar hopes his service will fill gaps in local Hawaiian news reporting.
Slow page loads and too much irrelevant content are among mobile phone users' complaints, survey by Qualcomm's Xiam Technologies finds.
Yahoo lost market share, but retained the number two spot on ComScore's October search engine rankings.
Uninterruptible power supply systems from APC target energy efficiencies in network closets and server rooms.
Traditionally laborious teleconferencing hardware deployments can now be provisioned by a single software upgrade.
Airvana, Intrinsyc Software International, ip.access, and Ubiquisys took part in the handset demonstration.
A group of Tandberg stockholders protested the original offer to acquire the video conferencing equipment maker.
The $1.3 billion purchase of Nortel's CDMA/LTE unit makes North America the largest region in Ericsson's global reach.
Qualcomm's $249 handheld mobile television lets users watch shows on the go.
Skyhook's Map Booster system delivers instantaneous location data to the Nokia smartphones.
The hybrid smartphone and netbook was revealed briefly by Qualcomm chief executive Paul Jacobs at an analysts meeting.
U.S. and Canadian regulatory agencies have signed off on the $900 million acquisition of Nortel's enterprise solutions unit.
Motorola says WiMax's early launch will give it a firm foothold in the 4G wireless race, but Long Term Evolution's more robust networks will help it catch up.
Google said it still supports Clearwire and will continue to help the WiMax provider by cooperating on products and strategy.
The U.S. agency's antitrust division said Oracle's purchase of Sun wouldn't harm competition in the database market.
The wireless carrier is betting on cost cuts and its stake in Clearwire, which has been rolling out high-speed WiMax network nationally.
The retailer will begin selling both the Apple iPhone 3G and the 3GS in some stores this month.
The deal closes a litigious chapter surrounding the VoIP firm.
Some carriers have complained that AT&T and Verizon charge competitors too much to backhaul their customers' voice and data traffic.
A report recommends high-speed broadband with download speeds of up to 20 Mbps by 2015, and could be a model for a nationwide broadband plan.
The chipmaker was upbeat, however, on news of its $1.3 billion patent deal with Samsung.
Major wireless carriers and handset makers reach agreement on the technical profile of voice and SMS services over Long-Term Evolution networks.
EMC's VMware is central to the partners' Virtual Computing Environment.
Former AMD chief executive Hector Ruiz, whose name has been linked to an insider trading case, has not been charged with any wrongdoing.
The report by Ernst & Young answers Tandberg stockholders who believe Cisco's $3 billion offer is too low.
An improvement in fourth quarter sales fueled by Symbian-OS-based phones is expected, says research firm.