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posted in December 2009
The proposal for widespread adoption of Electronic Medical Records standards could accelerate the disbursement of $19 billion in federal stimulus funds.
Social network marketing, poor weather, and free shipping offers helped push online shopping to a 5% gain during the 2009 holiday season.
The HTC handset, expected to be unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show next week, may represent a unified platform for the Google Android smartphone.
O2, the United Kingdom's exclusive iPhone provider, has apologized to users for dropped calls and poor reception.
The capability will be part of Ford's HD Radio, which also offers digital radio reception and Internet radio over Bluetooth.
Coupons and other incentives helped push online retail to record-breaking levels over the holiday shopping season, said comScore.
Industry vet Len Lauer will take the top executive position at an unnamed firm, according to Qualcomm.
Although there's no hard evidence linking mobile phones and cancer, elected officials in California and Maine are pushing for warnings.
An appeals court orders the software giant to pay a law firm that had opposed it in antitrust litigation.
Positive earnings bolster the network switching, routing, and security firm ahead of its acquisition by HP.
Developers will find Verizon's 700-MHz Long Term Evolution network friendly to classes of applications never before available on wireless networks, the company says.
The 802.11n Wi-Fi solutions provider primarily serves the enterprise wireless market.
The specifications will help developers design products and services that will run on Verizon's Long Term Evolution network.
Shipments of smartphones, netbooks, cellular modems, and other mobile devices will grow from 1.2 billion in 2009 to 2.25 billion in 2014.
Screen display technology extends LCD devices by capturing gesture information and could one day replace Webcams.
A tight supply of broadband spectrum and the use of set-top boxes for Internet connections are just two of the matters the commission is working to address.
The lab will carry out pure research in networking, and will be responsible for transitioning new technologies to the Department of Defense.
Hiring for permanent IT positions is flat, but bright spots are seen for IT contractors specializing in security, BI, and SAP.
At issue is whether text messages sent on an employee's government-owned device can remain private.
A branded handset could help the search company develop a more software developer-friendly infrastructure.
The $2.9 billion deal calls for Starent's operation, which provides multimedia core platforms for mobile carriers, to be merged into Cisco.
Consumers want to see news, entertainment, and sports shows on their smartphones and mobile devices.
The Government Accountability Office wants the Federal Communications Commission to enforce consumer protection rules.
The standalone company's stock value dropped on its first day of trading on its new AOL symbol.
Consumers seeking low-cost cell phone plans are no longer restricted to low-tech phones, says a survey.
The company said 3% of its smartphone users are consuming 40% of its data traffic and compromising its networks.
Cisco will accellerate its move into video while also branching aggressively into collaboration and virtualization, said CEO John Chambers.
A comScore survey found that 28% of online shoppers were influenced by info on Facebook or Twitter in making holiday purchases.
The firms will team to offer enterprise-class virtual private data center and multi-tiered security and quality-of-service capabilities.
Legislation introduced by four U.S. senators seeks to limit early termination fees leveled by wireless carriers.
Now the U.S. Justice Department will step up its review of Cisco's pending acquisition of the Norwegian videoconferencing firm.
Technologies exist that can be used and improved to regulate Internet gambling, proponents tell a House Financial Services Committee.
Verizon topped the latest Consumer Reports survey of mobile phone users.
The company is giving Tandberg shareholders until Thursday to approve its $3.4 billion offer to acquire the Norwegian videoconferencing company.
A 3% increase in IT staffing is forecast for early 2010, with traditional jobs in networking, security, and application development most in demand.
The deal will boost Broadcom's data center and cloud computing portfolio.