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posted in August 2009
Champion Broadband has partnered with Monrovia, California to apply for $2.7 million to improve broadband penetration.
The file sharing site is determined to keep its site in operation, and is being aided by both open and anonymous supporters.
The decision paves the way for SCO to continue its claim that IBM and others used SCO Unix code in Linux operating system software.
CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the social networking site plans to increase its staff by as much as 50% this year.
The Booklet 3G, powered by the Intel Atom processor, represents a return to the PC world for the mobile handset maker.
The federal agency wants to develop accurate and uniform definitions for broadband to help in its development of a national broadband plan.
The airline has tested Row 44 satellite Wi-Fi service with laptops, iPhones and other smartphones.
Students in online courses learn more than those in traditional college classrooms, according to researchers.
RIM's appeal to the Canadian government to stop the $1.13 billion acquisition appears to be falling on deaf ears.
The LTE tests will take place on KDDI's network in 2010. Commercial launch scheduled for late 2012.
Funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act have been earmarked for the expansion of broadband penetration.
Apple iPhones sales jumped 365% in the second quarter, according to a market researcher.
About 39% of those polled believe the economy will recover by next year while 43% said they expect a recovery after 2010.
The former Regional Bell is notifying customers that they need to select a new cell phone provider.
Data from the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is easily converted into Google Transit Feed Specification (GTFS) for use on the Apple iPhone and other smartphones.
In its last quarter, AT&T subsidized Apple's iPhone to the tune of $720 million.
Labor union members working on the telecom's core wireline services will receive wage and pension increases and health care benefits.
An International Trade Commission decision on patent infringement was issued late Friday. InterDigital plans to appeal.
The wireless carrier trialed streaming video and file uploads and downloads over its 700 MHz spectrum in Boston and Seattle.
Earlier this month, Google CEO Eric Schmidt resigned from Apple's board. The FTC has been examining the relationships between the two firms for months.
AT&T, Comcast, and Verizon Communications aren't expected to participate in the first round of government funding.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper says he won't block Ericsson's $1.13 billion purchase of Nortel's LTE and CDMA unit.
LTE is expected to deliver speeds and throughput to mobile handsets 15 to 100 times faster than existing wireless services.
Intense pressure to deliver positive ROI more quickly has affected IT budgets, strategies, and priorities, according to an AT&T study.
The wireless firm is in the early stages of deploying WiMax and has ambitious plans to aggressively roll it out in the coming months.
Huawei will provide equipment for Clearwire's nationwide WiMax network, which it's deploying on an increasingly accelerated schedule.
Vermont is considering revoking FairPoint's license to run the landline and Internet assets it acquired from Verizon, given the volume of customer complaints.
The Linux Mobile operating system pitches for a stake against Apple's iPhone, Google's Android, and RIM's BlackBerrys.
The prepaid wireless service said its popular $50 unlimited plan and sales of higher priced handsets drove second-quarter profits of $16.8 million.
Ericsson purchased Nortel's prized CDMA/LTE unit last month; the transaction is under government review.
The joint promotional Web site lets shoppers search for cars and learn whether they qualify for the "Cash for Clunkers" incentive.
The e-commerce giant, owned in part by Yahoo and Cisco, will launch a multi-million dollar promotional campaign to attract U.S. business.
MetroPCS Communications and Leap Wireless International report dismal 2Q results as Sprint Nextel's Boost Mobile and T-Mobile step up the competition.
A historical association is turning 200-year-old handwritten texts into digital tweets for John Quincy Adams.
The company will be able to offer satellite-based broadband service on planes throughout North America.
The nation's biggest cable TV provider cited its "all-digital" strategy, wideband deployment, and launch of a wireless service as factors.
The search giant is unloading its radio advertising and automation assets to WideOrbit.
The startup has been working with developers to encourage the creation of iPhone and Mac OS X applications for enterprise IT.
The battle is likely a harbinger of the wireless future in which different high speed wireless technologies will compete against each other on a wide scale.
A research firm predicts 23% growth in smartphone shipments between 2008 and 2009 and identifies GPS and Wi-Fi as most-desired features.
A federal review began in spring and has found various connections including the service of Al Gore on both boards of directors.
Employers have been posting online ads at a rate of more than 3 million per month for six months without a decline.
Business decision makers don't understand the potential value of private clouds, said 76% of surveyed IT executives.
Apple announced the departure of Google CEO Eric Schmidt on Monday, citing potential conflicts of interest.