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posted in April 2009
The partnership will let drivers remotely connect with Hertz employees to locate and unlock vehicles, as well as to provide tracking and driving time.
Users of BlackBerry, Nokia, and HTC smartphones are far less likely than iPhone users to download applications to their devices.
Lagging behind T-Mobile's G1 handset, Motorola vows it will have an Android phone in stores in time for the fourth-quarter holiday season.
The fate of the partnership may be decided at an all-hands meeting at AOL's ancestral headquarters in mid-July.
The company has been struggling under the shadow of AT&T and Verizon.
State funding and MIT connections fueled more than $500 million in investments in Boston-area mobile and wireless startups last year.
The company also reported gains in its FiOS fiber-based network offerings and its strategic business services unit.
Broadcom's bonanza could help it fulfill its unsolicited bid to take over Fibre Channel storage networking company Emulex.
IBM is expected to demonstrate a brace of social networking technologies at the nine-day event.
Some EarthLink-hosted Web sites were knocked offline and others lost e-mail service Wednesday as the ISP reeled from a power outage in California.
Frustrated customers say service hasn't been as fast or reliable as advertised, and when they seek to cancel their service they're pressured to pay early-termination fees.
Neither speed nor alcohol appeared to be a factor in the car accident, police said.
Its long-running intellectual property battles with Broadcom may be nearing a resolution, wireless technology provider Qualcomm said.
The biggest cuts will be for text messages, with mobile handset users paying a maximum price of 11 euro cents.
WeFi and Fring team up to entice consumers with Symbian and Windows Mobile handsets.
The handset maker is teaming up with USC on projects designed to bring sounds, haptics, and even smell to its products.
Dog owners can text message or call into the American Kennel Club service to receive the location of their dogs.
Startups only got $3 billion in 549 deals in the first quarter -- a drop of 61% from the same quarter a year ago, according to the latest Money Tree survey.
Nokia is a relative optimist, predicting this week that handset shipments will drop about 10%, while one market research firm thinks the number will likely be more.
The company has scheduled a Web conference to let developers discuss details on LTE specifications as well as answer questions and gather feedback.
Wireless Systems, which employs about 1,150, will be merged into Harris' RF Communications division in Rochester, N.Y.
"Community" and "teens" categories draw the most attention.
The online auction company returns to its roots, while disposing of nonstrategic units.
BPL Internet service, a competitor to cable and DSL broadband, provides broadband service to some 670 households in Manassas, Va.
The upcoming surge of worldwide installations of LTE is likely to double backhaul profits over the next 30 months, according to an ABI Research report.
Western Union and others are enticed by the Obama administration's loosening of restrictions and plans to expand links between the two countries.
In addition to its support of virtual data centers, the new architecture supports thousands of VMware and other virtual machines in a single federated storage infrastructure.
The move is part of a broader effort to improve relations with Cuba on the eve of Summit of the Americas meeting scheduled to be held in Trinidad later in the week.
Nacchio was convicted of unloading Qwest stock with inside knowledge that the company's business was deteriorating.
The path to Long Term Evolution, or LTE, infrastructure is being run by companies like Verizon Wireless, TeliaSonera, KDDI, and NTT DoCoMo.
The two sides are also trying to hammer out agreements related to the status of worker positions being lost because of the shift of subscribers from landlines to wireless.
High-tech interests continue to push for aid back home, with energy, broadband, and IT health care programs expected to benefit.
Verizon Communications CEO Ivan Seidenberg suggests state and local public-safety agencies could work with local network providers to create the robust interoperable system.
CEO McAdam's remarks triggered speculation among CTIA Wireless show attendees about which operating systems would survive.
The stance of T-Mobile's parent company, which has the exclusive right to market the iPhone in Germany, differs from other iPhone service providers in the U.S. and U.K.
Live news and information meet up with improved delivery systems in the sky.
Located in suburban Boston, the Verizon Wireless LTE Innovation Center will test products and services designed for Verizon's 4G network.
The Clear Spot Personal Hotspot device connects to a USB modem and provides up to eight Wi-Fi access points.