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posted in July 2007
The rules, which are expected to be published within a few weeks, immediately drew praise from some quarters and scorn from others.
Montgomery County officials are concerned that the cable company's arbitration policy limits consumer action including class action litigation against Comcast.
The company reported a net loss of 336 million Euros ($460.3 million) in its second quarter, including a 3.6% drop in revenue.
The prospect of spectrum becoming available for wireless services already has attracted a lot of attention from major companies.
In spite of the professed enthusiasm by the surveyed IT managers for 802.11n, the survey found big gaps in their understanding of the technology.
The transaction illustrates the latest trend of major mobile phone service providers trying to grow their subscriber rolls.
Net income was up 4.5% to $1.7 billion while revenue rose 6.3% to $23.3 billion.
Despite its best efforts, eBay has been plagued by con artists attempting to sell a variety of counterfeit goods on its site.
The former CEO was convicted of illegally acquiring stock profits while at the helm of the telecommunications company.
VMware and Cisco say they will work to extend the benefits of virtualization to remote offices and end-user desktops.
Verizon teamed up with Corning to build nanoStructures as rugged as copper cable but with all of the bandwidth benefits of fiber.
Brown, who has an extensive telecommunications background, is seen as a possible successor to Motorola's chairman and chief executive Ed Zander.
The company shifts its views as FCC commissioners prepare for a vote next week to set ground rules for the auction.
Everex is offering its full-featured PC in Wal-Mart stores for $298, which isn't much more than a proposed $350 consumer laptop.
Vodafone chairman Arun Sarin argued the ECS proposal would have put the company's dividend policy in jeopardy.
Sycamore, which develops fixed-line and mobile network products, said the research center is based in Shanghai's Caohejing Hi-Tech Park.
Nokia has been acquiring companies recently in an effort to develop services that it can provide to users of its mobile phones.
AT&T said it activated 146,000 iPhone subscribers.
Broadcom, which won patent litigation against Qualcomm, is pushing for the import ban to be upheld.
The initial deployments of the laptop will feature AMD Geode LX processors.
The streaming service is available on AT&T's high-speed 3G UMTS/HSDPA network at different prices starting at $4.99 a month.
Google CEO Eric Schmidt said his company will commit $4.6 billion to the auction if certain "open" measures are included in the plan.
Verizon Wireless has agreed to pay Broadcom as much as $6 per handset and could end up paying as much as $200 million.
The positive results are likely to spur an attempt -- opposed by Verizon -- to change the company's equity ownership.
Sales from Motorola's mobile devices unit plunged 40%, causing analysts to predict the company will lose market share in the area.
Some subscribers complained that it's taking too long to port their old phone numbers to a new service, while others are suspicious that competing VoIP companies will fade out just like SunRocket did.
HP and the MIT Libraries jointly started the DSpace community in 2002 by creating open source software for accessing, managing, and preserving scholarly works in digital archives.
SunRocket's subscribers have found several alternate VoIP service providers happy to sign them up.
The company isn't answering its office phones, and a voice on its 800 number says, "We are no longer taking customer service or sales calls. Goodbye."
The social mapping service automatically updates the location of other subscribers in a user's private network, with the location information displayed on a map on users' cell phones.
The company says it has tripled the geographic availability of its nationwide fiber optic network while at the same time quadrupling the broadband capacity for existing customers.
The Verizon Integrated Optical Service integrates dense wave division multiplexing, synchronous optical networking, and Ethernet.
While some of the likes (music playing) were expected, there were some dislikes (Google Maps) that were a surprise, according to User Centric.
Megasoft said its North American business lagged its global business, and the BCGI acquisition will help it develop its North American business.
The municipality of Paraty will operate on-site equipment at the project's government centers and supply logistical support for new networks.
Efficient Capital Structures' chairman ramps up his campaign for Vodafone to sell its 45% stake in Verizon.
The deployment of WiMax and low-cost, unlimited-usage mobile data packages could cause wireless data to become a commodity, research firm Analysys says.
"Openness" means a service provider won't be able to dictate which devices and services can be used on the network in the way cellular carriers currently do with their networks.
Leapstone's Communications Convergence Engine product suite enables fixed and mobile network service providers to enhance their offerings.
Microsoft and the OpenDocument Format Alliance hail their successes for open software standards, which have been adopted in the region.
The head of a boutique design and marketing firm surprised his employees by giving them iPhones, but it still may not be for every enterprise.
The EarthLink offerings are expected to have a competitive impact on similar services provided by Verizon and AT&T.
The five-year research and deployment agreement calls for development of new advanced features and applications for voice and multimedia services.
As underwriters review the numbers, the virtualization software company released version 2.5 of its Lab Manager product.
The Apple cell phone is expected to run on Edge networks in Europe, just as it does on AT&T's Edge network in the United States.
Amsterdam-based Getronics, an IT services firm, said exploratory acquisition talks "may or may not lead to a transaction."
High temperatures in the plant where the welder worked were said to have contributed to the explosion.
The Pew organization noted that 31% of rural Americans have home broadband links, compared to 49% of suburban residents and 52% of urban Americans.
The sentencing closes lengthy investigation and court proceedings that involved several former executives of Enterasys, which was spun off from the once-highflying Cabletron Systems.
Investors jumped on the news that two U.S. buyout companies could rejoin the Canadian competition for a deal now worth an estimated $51 billion.
Autonomy is buying the e-mail archiving firm for $375 million.
Previously, the Massachusetts ITD stood by the Open Document Foundation's office format.
The Google Health Advisory Council aims to help the search engine firm better serve users seeking health-related information.
Linspire said the translators would improve the ability of OpenOffice.org users to interoperate with Office Open XML, which is Microsoft Office 2007's default format.