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posted in August 2008
Verizon and T-Mobile may do well to sidestep network glitches if Google wants its phone to outsell Apple's, a wireless spectrum expert suggests.
The multiyear contract to provide its text products to Nokia calls for a 100% increase in first year revenue over the existing contract, the company says.
The Olin-Boston Engineering project expects to have a working prototype of its "RoboTuna" by the end of the year.
Users have complained that the French wireless provider's capping of network speeds violates the company's service agreement.
The company has been looking for a new chief executive ever since chief executive Patricia Russo and chairman Serge Tchuruk resigned their posts last month.
Privately-held PostPath, which develops and provides e-mail and calendaring software, will enhance Cisco's WebEx product line, the company said.
The researchers' algorithm lets computers use multiple approaches to examine data, much like the way humans size up the world.
The dual strategy of targeting developing countries with low-cost mobile phones and instituting price cuts for its mid-tier devices helped propel its momentum, Gartner said.
A global survey of owners found their iPhones operated with very slow speeds, especially in metro areas like San Francisco.
The former Sprint landline operator will confront its declining customer base by dropping 1,000 company and contract positions.
The acquisition, which includes ATI-AMD integrated Xilleon DTV processors, will let Broadcom flesh out its growing DTV product line.
Wright was also the driving force behind MCI's e-mail service -- MCI Mail -- which was popular in the 1990s.
U.S. HSPA business has been paced by AT&T, which recently moved to deploy HSPA across America in preparation for the recent rollout of Apple's iPhone 3G.
The microphones at issue have generally produced little or no complaints because their signals have traditionally been programmed to avoid TV channels.
John Cipolla will replace Rob Shaddock, who had been named to head consumer products in April and who is now leaving the company.
A new Pew Research Center report suggests 37% of next-generation smartphone users are continually scanning headlines.
No injuries were reported in the two most recent incidents, though a paper and a straw mat were scorched.
Users of Nokia Maps can download guides from the popular travel book company to their mobile devices and PCs.
Apple tallied a score of 85 in the PC segment, compared with 75 and 73 for Dell and HP, respectively.
Wireless technology HSPA+ will end up competing with LTE and mobile WiMax, but CDMA EV-DO will continue to grow, ABI Research said.
Health care was a main issue between the regional Bell, the Communications Workers of America, and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
Nuance's takeover proposal was made just hours after Zi reported deteriorating financial conditions in its second quarter.
The average waiting period this year is 4.4 minutes, a 34% increase over the previous year's 3.3 minute wait, says a J. D. Power and Associates survey.
Users also will be able to program their computers to accept only pre-authorized calls, thereby blocking unwanted calls.
InterSystems, a longtime occupant in the building at One Memorial Drive in the shadow of MIT, maintains that it, and not Microsoft, has rights to a coveted space.
However, an In-Stat consumer survey found 54% of respondents favor purchasing physical disks when they buy movies or TV shows.
The images, which have a full 3-D appearance, also react to their surrounding environments and can produce shadows and highlights.
The big box electronics retailer said it will begin selling the hot Apple device in its retail outlets after Labor Day.
Level 3 Communications said it has migrated the government agency from IPv4 to IPv6 as part of the government's wholesale move to the new Internet Protocol.
Rhode Island, the smallest state, has the fastest median download speed with 6.8 Mbps, while Alaska, the largest, has the slowest at 0.8 Mbps, says a CWA survey.
Around 93% of the Communications Workers of America membership voted to authorize a strike, strengthening the union's negotiating hand.
Like Apple's deal with its iPhone developers, T-Mobile would share revenue with the developers, an industry Web site claims.
The deal provides 11% pay raises over a three-year period to some 65,000 members of the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
A group ended its effort to launch a paid mobile TV service, while others are moving forward with a free service for handheld devices.
To utilize the feature, users simply search for directions and destinations on a public transportation system and click on a transit tab.
An unofficial T-Mobile user site says the company will launch the high-speed service in 27 major cities.