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posted in July 2009
Joel Tenenbaum could face up to $4.5 million in penalties if the RIAA prevails and he is found guilty of illegally downloading 30 songs.
The communications equipment supplier's stock rose on news of its first profit in more than two years.
The mobile phone maker is placing a big bet on its commitment to release handsets based on Google’s Android platform in time for the holiday season.
The recording industry is squaring off against a Boston student charged with illegally downloading music over the Internet.
The file sharing firm is claiming harassment from entertainment companies suing to stop it from facilitating sharing of copyrighted material online.
RIM and Nortel pensioners group continue to complain about the deal; now the value of LTE intellectual property is at issue.
AT&T has charged that Verizon's claims of having "America's Most Reliable Wireless Network" are misleading.
The search giant is taking a $717 million loss on the $1 billion it paid in 2005 for the share.
Serviced by Boingo Wireless, free Wi-Fi service will be immediately available to existing Verizon FiOS Internet customers.
Plans for adding the BlackBerry Storm, Motorola Android phones, and eventually the Palm Pre should continue to shore up the carrier.
Smartphone maker Research In Motion is planning to challenge the sale of the wireless carrier service to the Canadian government.
The use of mobile handsets for accessing the Web has increased 73% since late 2007.
The mobile chipmaker reported a $737 million third-quarter profit and raised its revenue forecast for 2009.
Along with earnings, the company also disclosed more information about its $2.1 billion acquisition of deduplication specialist Data Domain.
In its second quarter results announced Wednesday, LG said its company-wide operating profit rose 32%.
Deals are for data center switches and routers that work to move and manage data across networks.
The Blackberry maker says it is prepared to offer more than what Nokia Siemens Networks bid for Nortel's wireless business, including CDMA and LTE assets.
Network Services segment has been particularly strong, accounting for about half of the major outsourcing deals in 2009, research shows.
A gambling trade group is pushing Congress to once again legalize online poker.
Very High Speed DSL 2 doubles its fastest downstream and upstream broadband speeds, company says.
Yahoo's CEO Carol Bartz has said any search deal would require a partner with "boatloads of money." Both companies announce quarterly results this week.
Nortel's Enterprise Solutions unit provides communications and telephone gear to businesses and carriers throughout the world.
Menlo Park police said Hipp collapsed while riding his bike on Sand Hill Road, the thoroughfare famous for its concentration of venture capitalists.
While 86% of study respondents support a ban on texting while driving, the incidence of drivers sending SMS messages increased by 40% in the past year.
Objective is to expand access to more Americans and aid in job creation by promoting wireless and broadband technologies.
Research In Motion to receive a perpetual and fully paid license on all Visto patents.
Legislation aims to stop organized-crime members from using smuggled cell phones to conduct criminal activities from prison.
A historic series of lectures delivered by physicist Richard Feynman and now owned by Gates are hosted by Microsoft Research.
Adults are flocking to the Web to find job leads, investment information and bargains, and to track down government benefits, says Pew study.
Developers are experimenting with template-based mobile applications that are sold at the same price, have the same look and feel, but whose content is swapped out in different locations.
Proposed legislation seeks to halt the use of illegal cell phones in prisons but is countered by public interest agency officials.
Julius Genachowski also appointed Austin Schlick to his former position as general counsel of the FCC.
Passengers will be able to surf the Internet and use most traditional messaging options such as e-mail, instant messaging, and Twitter while in flight.
Digital Sky Technologies has invested $100 million in the social networking site, purchasing common stock from current and former Facebook employees.
A leaner GM emerges from bankruptcy hopeful to forge a deal with eBay that will enable auto dealerships to use the auction site to boost sales.
Mobile banking is taking off thanks to the widespread adoption of smartphones and access to 3G networks, says report.
The Boston motorman was sending text messages when his trolley crashed, injuring 49 people and causing $9 million in damage.
In recent months, the company has been targeting rival Cisco by marketing new lines of networking products including routers and switches.
Fewer jobs were lost in bellwether IT job segments in June than in May.
The firm moved a step closer to acquiring Nortel's CDMA and LTE assets as the Federal Trade Commission approved the deal.
While the Asia-Pacific region will account for nearly half the global broadband market share, the U.S. will also see a boost from the Obama Administration's stimulus package.
A federal jury ruled last month that Jammie Thomas-Rasset had illegally downloaded 24 songs. She was fined $1.92 million.
Chairman of Senate Judiciary Committee's antitrust subcommittee seeks opportunities for smaller carriers and software firms to compete in the wireless market.
The partnership will boost data throughput on the 3G technology by up to 60%, close to Long-Term Evolution channel bandwidth performance.
The first major commercial online service gave many consumers their initial exposure to e-mail and Internet connectivity.
PacketVideo's CORE multimedia, pvPlayer, has been incorporated into more than 90 DoCoMo handset models.
Growth of the wide-area technology slowed in the economic meltdown, but analysts predict the deployment of WiMax equipment will take off again by year end.
Online retailers, led by Amazon and Overstock, are resisting state legislators' efforts to raise revenue with online sales taxes.
Skyhook Wireless' Wi-Fi position app is already a standard feature on tens of millions of Apple iPhones and iPod Touch devices.
Sending a megabyte of data in Europe will cost one-half the previous data price. Cell phone and texting rates are also being cut.