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posted in July 2010
Mobile phone sales were up 22% in the second quarter, but average unit price declined as did operating profit from Samsung's telecommunications unit.
Mobile phone sales increased almost 15% in the second quarter, according to IDC, with Latin America and Asia Pacific projected to drive smartphone growth.
An emphasis on mobile products, including a successful wireless kiosk program in Target stores, helped drive $53 million in profits for the second quarter.
Focus remains on the recovery of Motorola's mobile phone operations as the company preps for a split early next year.
Despite reporting a $720 million quarterly loss, the wireless provider's announcement of a net customer gain after three years of subscriber attrition drove its stock up 4%.
Day's web content management, digital asset management, and social collaboration tools will be integrated with Adobe's digital enterprise division.
Broadband speed tests, help with high cell phone bills, and complaint filing are some of the services offered.
A Gartner study of social networks influence on purchasing decisions finds they have become important shopping tools for both retailers and consumers.
Asia dominates global rankings of average connection rates, finds Akamai report.
The wireless industry group has filed suit to nullify the first in the nation legislation designed to alert consumers to radiation levels of wireless devices.
Sales were down 8% in the second quarter, while profits nearly doubled on handset maker Sony-Ericsson's success.
The solar-powered iPad lookalike, targeted to students with support for web browsing, video conferencing and word processing, is the Indian government's "answer to MIT's $100 computer."
The Advanced Enterprise Mobility Solutions Group was created by AT&T for its growing network connected devices business, which has added 3.4 devices in the last three quarters.
The Verizon Wireless unit addition of 665,000 postpaid subscribers was a bright spot amid the announcement of a $198 million loss for the quarter.
3.2 million iPhones were activated in the second quarter and AT&T reported a net wireless subscriber gain of 1.6 million.
With income plunging, Nokia looks to Symbian to save its smartphone portfolio, and itself.
Based on a 2010 Shanghai Volkswagen Touran platform, the LTE Connected Car is loaded with infotainment features from Alcatel-Lucent, Harman International Industries, QNX Software Systems and Samsung.
Cash flow and net income hit record levels in the second quarter, as more of the world's data is stored in EMC's cloud.
Harbinger Capital Partners named Nokia Siemens Networks, in a $7 billion deal, to build and operate the nationwide 4G LTE combination terrestrial-satellite network it calls LightSquared.
Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo is said to be on the way out, as the world's largest cell phone maker struggles to compete with Apple iPhone and Android smartphones.
Three wireless networking products designed for indoor, outdoor and large-scale enterprise networks seek to meet 802.11n "mainstream deployment" needs.
The Rural Cellular Association has called on the FCC to direct U.S. wireless carriers to unlock handsets and follow the model set by Japan's NTT DoCoMo.
Entertainment-oriented mobile phones help the company record a second consecutive quarterly profit.
Outback buyers can add Autonet Mobile Internet to their sport utility vehicles.
90 megahertz of prime spectrum may be available in the 2 GHz band, Big LEO band, and L-band of the Mobile Satellite Service (MSS).
Mobile users can easily discover and connect to the iPass OpenAccess Wi-Fi service with the integration of Devicescape's auto-connect product.
The system can now recognize more than 10,000 commands, up from only 100 in SYNC's first generation system.
Google's Android and Chrome OS, Intel-Nokia's MeeGo and Palm's webOS are among the Linux-based operating systems that will run 62% of non-smartphones by 2015, according to ABI Research.
Three storage integration points, Full Copy, Block Zero, and Hardware Assisted Locking, enable faster virtual machine creation and data movement.
Adding ADC's network infrastructure products will expand Tyco's enterprise broadband connectivity portfolio.
Combined, VC funds raised only $1.9 billion in the second quarter, an almost 50% decline from $3.7 billion raised in the first quarter.
The suit charges Apple and AT&T of violating antitrust regulations over their exclusive iPhone marketing deal.
Recording Industry Association of America and the man found guilty of illegally downloading music are unhappy with the reduced penalty.
After claiming victory over BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion for patent infringement, NTP has filed suit against Apple, Google, HTC Corp. LG Electronics Corp., Microsoft and Motorola.
AT&T and Alcatel Lucent have identified a software problem that dramatically slowed data speeds on iPhone 4s using HSUPA spectrum.
Attorneys in 23 states have filed a lawsuit seeking to a share of legal fees from consumer class action suits against Microsoft.
Available for BlackBerry since 2007, MicroStrategy Mobile for iPhone and iPad may bring Apple devices into a prominent role in IT shops.
Renesas will purchase Nokia's wireless modem business to develop advanced technologies for LTE and HSPA+.
Foote Partners says hiring will stay unpredictable, in spite of the 9,100 IT jobs added in June.
Funds would be on top of the $7.2 billion already committed to bring high-speed Internet to underserved areas.
Skyhook Wireless' Core Location Platform will be deployed initially on the Samsung Wave, the first handset to use Samsung's open mobile bada platform.
The transfer of Verizon assets in 14 states to Frontier will create the largest rural telecommunications company in the U.S.
FCC chairman Genachowski has been asked by members of the Commerce Committee to clarify options for developing a nationwide public safety network.
Congressman Dennis Kucinich is proposing legislation that would require SAR warning labels on cell phone and create a research program to study cell hone radiation.
Majority of smartphone owners use little mobile data and would save money with metered plans, says Nielsen.