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posted in December 2010
The social network held four of the top 10 terms searched in 2010 and recorded more site visits than any other Web property, reported Experian Hitwise.
The filing to raise investor capital has caused analysts to increase the daily-deal site's value to nearly $7 billion.
At CES next week, the carrier has scheduled a news conference to provide "sneak peek" of Android-based 4G LTE consumer devices, rather than the rumored announcement it will launch a version of the Apple iPhone.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission found the telecom made illegal payments to foreign government officials in exchange for favorable business treatment.
Move intended to ease mobile spectrum congestion in large cities.
Private equity firms Apax Partners and iGate are leading an effort to acquire the offshore IT services firm, say reports.
Andrew McLaughlin will leave his government post, where he worked on Internet policy, to launch two startups.
Younger, more affluent people were more inclined to use wireless devices to share information about November's midterm vote, finds Pew study.
The 3-2 Federal Communications Commission decision in support of an open Internet won't be the end of the story, as Congress and the courts will likely be called in to address the matter.
The competing home wireless network technologies launch a public debate about which is more energy efficient.
The communications spec for mice, keyboards, set-top boxes, and other consumer electronics will replace infrared devices with greener, smarter technology, said Zigbee Alliance.
Kleiner Perkins has reportedly led a fourth round of venture funding for the microblogging service that values the company at three times it's worth only months ago.
Google continues to dominate the market, reports ComScore's November search engine rankings.
Colorado utilities commission signs off on the $22 billion deal for the former Baby Bell wireline operation.
The $1.1 billion deal, which gives Siemens a 15% stake and a place on Atos' board, is expected to create an outsourcing powerhouse and step up competition with IBM in Europe.
The Long-Term Evolution wireless service covers about 80% of the company's existing CDMA footprint.
Dual-core chip aims to bring advanced applications to low-cost, mainstream smartphones.
Finland's Elisa will offer the multiparty, TV-quality service for the Android-based tablet PCs and smartphones.
Display ad revenue grew 2.5% during one six-month period of 2010, an indicator of the potential market for mobile marketing and advertising, according to ABI Research.
Free shipping and other offers drive a 12% gain in e-retailers' revenue over 2009, with a week yet to go in the peak buying season, reports ComScore.
The mobile subscription-based TV service will end in March and Qualcomm is reported to be shopping the spectrum used for the service to carriers.
With crucial Dec. 21 vote fast approaching, Republican and Democratic commissioners are moving toward a consensus, according to commissioner Mignon L. Clyburn.
11% of companies plan to add IT staff in the first quarter of 2011 while 3% plan to reduce headcount, resulting in an 8% overall increase from last quarter's Robert Half Technology CIO survey findings.
The reported $6 billion offer wasn't sweet enough to convince the daily deal site to sell.
With Verizon's 4G LTE network rollout stoking competition, Clearwire is considering selling spectrum or adding investors to fund its network buildout.
The cash influx comes as Google is said to be negotiating to acquire local daily deal competitor Groupon.
Apple's iTunes, social networks and cable providers are among those impinging on the open standards endorsed by the "creator" of the web.
The agency's proposal will be based on Congressman Henry Waxman's "strong and balanced framework" for regulating broadband, said FCC chairman Genachowski.
The once dominant communications equipment provider will begin trading as two companies, Motorola Solutions and Motorola Mobility.
Battle lines are drawn as Republicans react to FCC chairman Genachowski's proposal for regulating broadband Internet providers, but stops short of reclassifying broadband as a telecom service.
Deal will boost Cisco's business in building and deploying secure cloud computing infrastructures.