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Articles by W. David Gardner
posted in May 2008
To improve information sharing among intelligence agencies, the CIA turned to technologies emanating from Web 2.0, such as blogs, Wikipedia -- and Facebook.
The memorandum of understanding is expected to spur the growth of two-way interactive cable TV services.
Apple has inked deals or is close to signing deals with service providers to sell the iPhone in Norway, Sweden, Latin America, and Singapore.
A ruling earlier this month threatens to block the $52 billion takeover of BCE by the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan and a group of U.S. buyout firms.
The Indian consumer electronics provider is interested in acquiring Motorola's troubled handset business.
Arun Sarin decided to go out on a high note as Vodafone predicted its revenue for the year ahead would be between $78.8 billion and $79.2 billion.
An executive at Australia's Telstra said the carrier already has been testing new iPhones operating at speeds capable of 42 Mbps.
Page sees slivers of unused wireless spectrum filling a role similar to Wi-Fi -- free and available widely across the United States.
The company's nearly completed national HSPA broadband infrastructure will be ready for a 3G iPhone.
The Quebec Court of Appeal ruled Wednesday that the $52 billion buyout plan -- the largest buyout plan ever -- isn't fair to bondholders.
IBM's survey predicts nearly 1 billion mobile users will access the wireless Internet by 2011, representing $80 billion in Web services revenue.
Rich Nottenburg is the latest to leave Motorola as the exodus of top executives continues at the struggling company.
MetroFi once had big plans for Portland, Ore., as it intended to cover the city's 134 square miles with an ambitious ad-supported deployment.
The banks that were going to finance the deal have changed the terms, which could scuttle the takeover or force major revisions.
Apple has signed iPhone deals that show it is willing to deviate from its insistence on having only one service provider sell its cell phone in each country.
WiMax has passed key speed and mobility hurdles and is on track to be launched later this year.
New WebSphere and Lotus Connections software for the smartphone allow users to build Web sites as well as messaging and calendaring applications.
The decision to snub Google's Android and its friends intensifies the debate over exactly which firm will have the more "open" cell phone service.
The ISP plans to shut down its massive Philadelphia network deployment on June 12, but it's still negotiating its exit with So. Calif. city officials.
IPCS, which maintains it has the exclusive right to sell Sprint Nextel products in 81 markets, is asking for a permanent injunction pending contact renegotiations.
CEO Benjamin Wolff reports gains in subscribers and revenues in its first quarter but also greater losses on the way to its national wireless rollout.
The 20,000-square-foot Apple Store opening Thursday in the Prudential Center will be one of the company's largest retail outlets.
The latest handset features Wi-Fi, QWERTY keyboard, Intel XScale 624 MHz processor, microSD external card slots, and can sync with Apple's iTunes.
Sprint Nextel has 52.8 million subscribers left, and the company predicted the subscriber losses will continue in the current quarter.
Service providers are helping drive GPS handset sales by including community and social networking functionality in their handheld devices, says ABI Research.
Cablevision joins T-Mobile and Verizon in announcing plans to upgrade the area with advanced wireless networks.
The consumer electronics retailer said it will allow billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn to review its books.
Investor Carl Icahn put his wallet where his mouth is and increased his stake in the company from 6.4% to 7.6%.
Earlier this week, T-Mobile said it plans to deploy the new high speed network across 20 to 25 of the major U.S. cities it currently serves.
Google, Comcast, Time Warner, Intel, and others are investing $3.2 billion to resuscitate the Sprint-Clearwire WiMax partnership.
The deal is a blow to Sprint Nextel, which had been supplying the service to Qwest customers after the company sold off its own wireless service a few years ago.
A wave of suitors, possible partners, and investors have been talking with the struggling Sprint, the third largest U.S. cell phone provider.
ABI Research says that shipments of the units, which soup up cellular phone coverage, will grow from just 100,000 to tens of millions in the next two years.
Such a deal would leapfrog rivals AT&T and Verizon Wireless to create the largest cell phone service provider in the U.S.
Independent tests have found iPhone users make way more errors than users of handsets with tactile QWERTY keyboards.
The company has been struggling for years to regain traction after being hit with the collapse of the dot-com bubble.
T-Mobile is expected to announce formal plans to deploy a high-speed 3G cellular network across the United States any day now.
Sprint and MobileAccess are building a universal communications system to deliver wireless voice and data services throughout the M Resort's 2 million-square-foot facility.
Navizon's VirtualGPS is a popular iPhone add-on, but what will happen to the company if Apple adds a GPS chip to the smartphone?
Fortune magazine reports that AT&T is planning to cut $200 from the price of the low-end iPhone.