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posted in September 2008
The Symbian S60-powered smartphone dubbed "Tube" is expected to include Nokia's music player, DVB-H mobile TV support, and various GPS applications.
Led by the GSM Association, the group plans to spend more than $1 billion promoting a Mobile Broadband service mark to signify the alternative to Wi-Fi and WiMax in a range of notebook PCs.
Apple also may be looking to expand into more Chinese markets by unlocking the iPhones for other wireless standards beyond GSM.
The no-contract service will feature a $10 daily pass, a $25-a-month home plan, and a $30-a-month on-the-go plan.
The thumb-sized-device will be available in the fourth quarter in each of the three WiMax bands around the world -- 2.3 GHz, 2.5 GHz, and 3.5 GHz.
Ever since the Nextel acquisition, plans to reallocate the 800-MHz spectrum have been bandied about so it doesn't interfere with bands used by public safety agencies.
The latest chapter centers on whether a trial judge had unfairly blocked financial expert Daniel Fischel from testifying on Nacchio's behalf.
The patents are related to chips used in phones with high-speed Web links.
The 700-MHz D Block of spectrum, which is used by police and firefighters, was originally priced at $1.3 billion.
In its second quarter financial report, announced July 23, Unisys reported a loss of $14 million on sales of $1.34 billion.
Larry Page and others want Washington to open unused portions of the spectrum, so cell phones can operate without the additional infrastructure charges.
The mesh network provides secure wireless Internet service for 20,000 U.S. troops serving at Joint Base Balad, the largest U.S. military base in the region.
Circuit City also reported Monday that it expects its second-quarter results to be slightly better than its previous forecast.
Some 48% of survey respondents said their chief challenge in Tier 1 production environments is to isolate problems of root cause within virtualized systems.
Both men played leading roles in the dot-com crash in which millions of investors lost vast sums of money.
The grim meltdown may have a bright side for some financial workers as top-notch IT pros laid off when the tech bubble broke eight years ago were quickly hired.
Computer entrepreneurs fared well on the magazine's annual list of the superrich.
If the new Payments System Protection Act becomes law, it will be a boon to the estimated 23 million Americans who play poker over the Web.
With titles like "Guitar Hero," a Pew Internet survey refutes some common confusion about games -- that most are violent and teens tend to play alone.
In the two weeks before the storms, sat-phone provider Iridium shipped 5,000 phones to its service providers, and the majority of those went to the Gulf states.
Online-powered storage and applications were generally favored by nearly 77% of people between the ages of 18 and 29, according to a new Pew Internet survey sample.
Monier, Cuil's VP of product, has resigned but will remain as a consultant at the search startup, which claims to search an index three times the size of Google's.
Sensing units placed at three points in the shoe -- heel, midsole, and toe -- could determine when soles are worn down and should be replaced, a Patent Office application reveals.
The study predicts that download speeds of 11.25 Mbps and upload speeds of 5 Mbps will be necessary for good Internet experiences in a few years.
The EU's telecoms commissioner has proposed cutting rates for roaming texts -- messages sent across national borders.
Sen. Herb Kohl asked the top four U.S. wireless providers to explain why they raised text message prices almost simultaneously last year.
A marriage of the AeA and ITAA would bring together the largest number of tech companies in the U.S. in a single trade organization.
The younger generations -- 16- to 27-year-olds -- are pushing new technology adoption such as HDTV, mobile content, and messaging, Motorola surveys found.
The latest team-up with Nokia S60 devices shows ActiveSync gaining ground in the enterprise.
Initially, 16 satellites will orbit near the equator to deliver connectivity to emerging markets in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East.
In becoming the first U.S. city to turn off analog TV signals, Wilmington, N.C., is serving as a testing ground for the national switch to digital TV coming in February.
More than half the professionals surveyed believe global business spending on telecom, media, and technology will improve or stay consistent over the next 6 to 12 months.
The company has attracted much attention because its founders -- Janus Friis and Niklas Zennstrom -- pioneered much of the P2P universe.
Sycamore said its revenue in the fourth quarter was $15.1 million -- down from $38 million in the fourth quarter in the previous year
The agency is expected to take up at its Sept. 25 meeting Martin's proposal that the entire D block be eligible for sale for $750 million.
Similar to last year, "Give 1 Get 1" lets consumers purchase two XO laptops and keep one while giving the other to a needy child somewhere in the world.
The acquisition could enable wireless and wireline users of VoIP services like Skype to consolidate and grow their social networking applications.
Traffic growth is fueled by consumer demand for video, delivered via Web browsers, peer-to-peer services, or streaming protocols, one research firm found.
The network is available in high-traffic areas on Long Island, N.Y., at no additional charge to customers of Cablevision's Optimum broadband service.
Previously, the California Department of Fire and Forestry Protection had pointed to lines operated by SDG&E and Cox as linked to three fires in the county last October.
The robotics pioneer is leaving his posts at MIT and iRobot to start Heartland Robotics, with the goal of using robots to improve worker productivity.
In the skills category, network administration of LANs and WANs was the technical skill in highest demand, followed closely by Windows Server 2000/2003 administration.
Newly appointed executive Ben Verwaayen said he plans to spend the next few months talking with customers before zeroing in on some technologies.
The program offers users of some Nokia phones with a year's worth of free music from major music labels.
New CEO Ben Verwaayen and Philippe Camus will preside over a company whose core was once the manufacturing heart of the old AT&T.