In my view, GoogleTalk is far better positioned to take over the zero-cost telephony market than eBay ... How strange to think that companies like Cingular, Verizon, and Sprint may very soon simply be made irrelevant by commercial realizations like this of the experimental Network Voic...
Oct. 22, 2005 11:15 AM EDT Reads: 63,283 Replies: 1
'We are thrilled to welcome Mobile Innovation to Macromedia, and we believe this will add tremendous value to our mobile business,' said Steve Miller, vice president of Macromedia EMEA, as his company announced the completion of its acquisition of Mobile Innovation, a leading user inte...
Oct. 21, 2005 07:30 AM EDT Reads: 17,617
Socket has enhanced its data collection product offering by enabling Research in Motion¹s (RIM) BlackBerry 7290 and 7100 series devices to support Socket¹s bar code scanning solutions. The Socket Cordless Hand Scanner (CHS) Series 7 connects to BlackBerry devices using Bluetooth® wirel...
Oct. 18, 2005 03:00 PM EDT Reads: 15,850 Replies: 2
QUALCOMM Incorporated , a leading developer and innovator of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) and other advanced wireless technologies, today announced a new chipset that enables lower-cost WCDMA handsets with more integrated multimedia features and reduced power consumption. The ...
Oct. 17, 2005 10:00 PM EDT Reads: 4,554 Replies: 1
Virgin Mobile USA, Visage Mobile and Covad, will present scenarios combining their strengths with Patni Computer Systems telecom capabilities at Siebel CustomerWorld 2005.
Oct. 12, 2005 05:45 PM EDT Reads: 13,357 Replies: 3
Apple today introduced the new iPod(R), featuring a gorgeous 2.5-inch color screen which can display album artwork and photos, and play stunning video including music videos, video Podcasts, home movies and television shows. The new iPod holds up to 15,000 songs, 25,000 photos or over ...
Oct. 12, 2005 05:30 PM EDT Reads: 5,139 Replies: 1
Twenty seven Wi-Fi industry leaders have announced a coalition to accelerate the IEEE 802.11n standard development process and promote a technology specification for next-generation wireless local area networking (WLAN) products.
Oct. 12, 2005 03:15 PM EDT Reads: 10,418
Nokia announced today the addition of three new models to its portfolio of business-optimized devices - the Nokia E60, Nokia E61 and Nokia E70, the first of the new Nokia Eseries, which will be available in the first quarter of 2006 worldwide.
Oct. 12, 2005 02:30 PM EDT Reads: 11,657
Will Swedish giant Ericsson AB buy Marconi Corp PLC, the UK telecommunications equipment maker? The Financial Mail newspaper says so, in an unsourced report.
Oct. 10, 2005 04:45 AM EDT Reads: 10,929
'Unwiring San Francisco is a way for Google to support our local Bay Area community. It is also an opportunity to make San Francisco a test-ground for new location-based applications and services that enable people to find relevant information exactly when and where they need it,' said...
Oct. 3, 2005 01:15 PM EDT Reads: 28,446
Verizon Wireless and Lenovo have announced plans to integrate wireless technology using Verizon Wireless' EV-D) network in upcoming versions of ThinkPad notebooks, beginning with the new ThinkPad Z60m.
Sep. 29, 2005 01:15 PM EDT Reads: 10,480
The W in Treo 700w could well stand for 'Watch Out, BlackBerry!' as Palm, Microsoft, and Verizon Wireless team up today to announce a BlackBerry-killing fusion of the much-loved Treo smartphone and the Windows Mobile 5.0 operating system - replacing Palm's own OS, that has powered the ...
Sep. 26, 2005 01:00 AM EDT Reads: 13,012 Replies: 1
In the aftermath of Hurricane Rita, Verizon Wireless crews are preparing to deploy into the hardest hit areas of the Texas Gulf Coast and Southwestern Louisiana to restore service where it has been disrupted by the storm.
Sep. 25, 2005 02:30 PM EDT Reads: 9,128
'Standards-based wireless broadband connectivity can help enable technologies that can facilitate better education, healthcare, agricultural productivity and incomes while improving small businesses and eGovernment access and technologies that support entire families,' said Sean Malone...
Sep. 25, 2005 01:45 PM EDT Reads: 11,491
It was confirmed today that Palm is going to release its first Treo running not the Palm OS, but Windows Mobile 5.0 - and today too Windows Mobile is at the very heart of Derek Ferguson's SYS-CON interactive webinar. You can register right away, the webinar starts at 3PM today.
Sep. 23, 2005 11:30 AM EDT Reads: 14,330
Cingular Wireless has mobilized its emergency operations team as Hurricane Rita approaches. Cingular conducts ongoing readiness drills throughout the year and has a rigorous emergency preparedness and response process in place for these types of natural disasters.
Sep. 23, 2005 07:30 AM EDT Reads: 13,303
Walt Disney Co. has been testing a WiMax network near its Burbank, Calif., headquarters and has also been active in setting WiMax standards so different equipment makers can build WiMax gear that works together.
Sep. 22, 2005 04:45 AM EDT Reads: 10,123
Is Google going to move beyond its core Internet search service and enter the ultra-competitive world of ISPs and telco giants? An FAQ page at the Google site suggests so. But currently only two sites close to the Google Headquarters are equipped with Google WiFi access points for the ...
Sep. 22, 2005 03:30 AM EDT Reads: 34,296
Location-based Services (LBS) are back in the news, as Smarter Agent was picked out by industry experts as one the technologies that will potentially change the marketplace in the coming year. The service obtains a user's location from technology built into cell phones and instantly re...
Sep. 22, 2005 02:15 AM EDT Reads: 9,204
Emerging regions like the Middle East, Africa and the Greater China region are where Nokia expects to see continued growth in the market for mobile handsets, and it has now sold one billion of them since the company started mass production of mobile phones in the 90s.
Sep. 22, 2005 01:45 AM EDT Reads: 9,245
Sprint and RealNetworks today announced the launch of Rhapsody Radio on the Sprint PCS Vision Multimedia Service - providing Sprint customers nationwide with high-quality streaming radio stations from Real's award-winning Rhapsody online music service, streaming podcasts, 'Beats N Brea...
Sep. 20, 2005 08:45 AM EDT Reads: 13,960
Verizon Wireless and Dell are teaming up to give customers the speed and breadth of the Verizon Wireless EV-DO network together with the latest mobile computing technology from Dell, as the convergence of computing and communications devices continues.
Sep. 20, 2005 05:45 AM EDT Reads: 8,946
A number of viruses have emerged for mobile handsets and it is possible to create malicious code that makes these devices unusable. A malware incident may result in increased customer support traffic, terminal downtime, a negative customer experience, and slow service adoption. 'Mobile...
Sep. 19, 2005 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 8,303 Replies: 1
With its sliding keyboard and advanced data capabilities, combined with the power and flexibility of the new Windows Mobile 5.0 software platform, Sprint's new PCS Vision Smart Device (PPC-6700) was launched yesterday to allow mobile users to fully take advantage of the speed of the Na...
Sep. 17, 2005 03:30 AM EDT Reads: 14,728 Replies: 1
TeleCommunication Systems (TCS) yesterday announced that it is providing wireless communications support for the Joint Communications Support Element (JCSE) in their ongoing relief efforts surrounding Hurricane Katrina.
Sep. 15, 2005 05:30 AM EDT Reads: 12,668
ZIM Corporation, an international mobile services company specializing in bulk and premium SMS applications, and QuoteMedia, Inc., a leading provider of market data provisions and financial applications, announced the launch of the first mobile phone text messaging service to deliver f...
Sep. 14, 2005 10:45 PM EDT Reads: 12,891 Replies: 1
Research published today by European analyst firm, Quocirca, points to a significant development in the European business email market and underscores concerns that many European IT decision makers now have doubts about their ability to fully mobilize their workforce utilizing their cu...
Sep. 13, 2005 04:45 AM EDT Reads: 9,703
Opera Software today announced that the Opera browser is included on the Hitachi W32H for KDDI's 3G network in Japan. The release of this new, BREW-based mobile phone coincides with the one-year anniversary of Opera Software's agreement with KDDI. It is the fifth mobile phone with Oper...
Sep. 12, 2005 03:00 AM EDT Reads: 8,525 Replies: 1
Tokyo-based ACCESS Co., Ltd., and PalmSource, Inc., yesterday announced they have signed a definitive agreement for ACCESS to acquire PalmSource in an all-cash transaction valued at USD $18.50 per share of PalmSource common stock, or approximately $324.3 million.
Sep. 11, 2005 10:30 AM EDT Reads: 14,954
In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Verizon Wireless is urging anyone experiencing intermittent communications with friends and family that remain in the Gulf Coast area to try 'texting' them instead, reminding them of the technical advantages, when networks are under pressure, of reachi...
Sep. 10, 2005 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 16,946
NextPhase Wireless has announced that it will donate 50% of the monthly subscription fees from new wireless broadband installations throughout September to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.
Sep. 9, 2005 04:00 AM EDT Reads: 27,760
Mobile TV is set to become a breakthrough mass-market mobile data service, judging by feedback from pioneering services offered by major global operators such as Orange, Vodafone, and SK Telecom, finds a new report from the subscription research service Unstrung Insider (http://www.uns...
Sep. 8, 2005 01:45 PM EDT Reads: 3,266 Replies: 1
Nokia and Czech mobile operator Eurotel Praha, have signed an agreement for the supply of WCDMA 3G network including the Nokia High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) solution, continuing Nokia's long-term role in the development of Eurotel's mobile network. The deal is Nokia's first...
Sep. 8, 2005 01:15 PM EDT Reads: 4,093 Replies: 1
Motorola's press machine says it 100% succinctly, in one single sentence: 'The much anticipated music phone has arrived!' Steve Jobs adds: 'I think this is instantly going to become the highest-volume, most-popular iPod in the world ? and therefore the most popular portable music playe...
Sep. 8, 2005 05:15 AM EDT Reads: 10,094
ARM announced that ARM Jazelle technology will be deployed in a new line of FOMA handsets by Japan's premier mobile communications company, NTT DoCoMo, Inc. Jazelle technology will enable the creation of innovative new consumer applications.
Sep. 8, 2005 01:00 AM EDT Reads: 13,295 Replies: 1
Apple and Moto have announced the Rokr, the long-awaited 'iPhone,' in an announcement by Steve Jobs at Moscone Center in San Francisco. The announcement builds on recent Moto momentum, and enables Apple to inject itself into the mobile phone market, which is much larger than the digita...
Sep. 7, 2005 04:00 PM EDT Reads: 12,925 Replies: 1
Nokia announced today that it is accepting applications for its Forum Nokia PRO Awards. The awards are for developers 'who exemplify best practices and who have made significant contributions to driving innovation in the mobility industry,' the company says.
Sep. 7, 2005 02:30 AM EDT Reads: 11,683
Cingular Wireless reports that cell phone coverage continues to improve in those areas hit hard by Hurricane Katrina.
Sep. 6, 2005 02:30 AM EDT Reads: 29,238
'Macromedia expertise with client software and HP expertise in IT and network infrastructure provide an end-to-end solution that enables service providers to streamline the creation and delivery of multimedia, content-rich services to millions of wireless, mobile, and broadband custome...
Sep. 6, 2005 01:00 AM EDT Reads: 11,269
Picsel Technologies, a leading provider of solutions that enable intuitive interaction with rich content on small screen devices, today announced a ground breaking partnership with Leadtone Wireless, China's leading wireless email technology leader - to pursue joint wireless email busi...
Sep. 5, 2005 04:00 PM EDT Reads: 10,259 Replies: 1