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: 14,694 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: 12,630
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: 12,818 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: 9,671
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: 8,492 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: 14,867
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: 16,870
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: 27,644
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: 3,240 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: 4,064 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: 10,070
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: 13,251 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: 12,891 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: 11,649
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: 29,167
'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: 11,214
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: 10,221 Replies: 1
T-Mobile has chosen the Opera browser on several phones to fulfill the promise of their Web'n'Walk offering, including new T-Mobile SDA II Windows Mobile Smartphone – making this the first commercial deployment of the Opera browser for the Windows Mobile 2003 Smartphone platf...
Sep. 5, 2005 01:00 AM EDT Reads: 10,138
'We at Nokia feel especially compelled to be involved in relief efforts given our long-standing relationship with the City of New Orleans, most notably through the Nokia Sugar Bowl,' said Timothy Eckersley, senior vice president, Nokia, as Nokia made a donation of $1 million to the Ame...
Sep. 4, 2005 09:00 AM EDT Reads: 12,551
Verizon Wireless continues the urgent work of maintaining and restoring wireless service in the New Orleans and Gulf Coast regions in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The company has dispatched teams of network technicians who are making progress in strengthening communications in m...
Sep. 4, 2005 07:30 AM EDT Reads: 10,926
PCs will be configured by Intel and its partners according to Red Cross requirements to allow shelters to exchange important information with the organization?s headquarters regarding victim status, resource needs and case management. The systems, along with broadband access, will also...
Sep. 3, 2005 01:00 PM EDT Reads: 34,675 Replies: 1
The Verizon Foundation has started a 2-to-1 match for every dollar donated by Verizon employees to the American Red Cross to aid relief efforts in New Orleans and sections of Alabama, Florida and Mississippi that were devastated by Hurricane Katrina.
Sep. 3, 2005 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 37,006
Cingular Wireless yesterday announced a multi-pronged approach to raising millions of dollars to provide relief to the victims of Hurricane Katrina, and to assist its own employees who have been affected by the disaster.
Sep. 3, 2005 09:30 AM EDT Reads: 36,898
Since it went live, The Hurricane Katrina Information channel has been providing viewers with the ability to send text messages to family and friends separated by the hurricane and its aftermat. Messages are scrolled across the bottom of the television screen on DIRECTV channel 100.
Sep. 2, 2005 03:00 PM EDT Reads: 39,296 Replies: 1
The NTT DoCoMo M1000 is the first 3G phone to use Opera's Extensible Rendering Architecture (ERA. The speed of 3G and WLAN networks combined with a larger screen size lets users browse the Web with a look and feel that is remarkably close to a desktop experience, Opera says.
Aug. 31, 2005 10:00 AM EDT Reads: 14,897 Replies: 1
Microsoft today announced an acquisition that it said opens up 'infinite opportunities to enable even more relationship-centric communications experiences' for Microsoft customers in the future: it has acquired Teleo, a provider of VoIP software and services that enable the placement o...
Aug. 31, 2005 02:00 AM EDT Reads: 12,842
A Calgary-based designer and manufacturer of GPS and wireless products used in more than 50 countries, CSI Wireless has become a CTAPP sponsor by providing vehicle-tracking services that will enable CTAPP organizers and supporters to closely track the cyclists throughout their 2,400-mi...
Aug. 30, 2005 07:00 PM EDT Reads: 10,063 Replies: 3
Sprint Nextel Corporation and IWO Holdings, Inc. today announced an agreement for Sprint Nextel to acquire IWO Holdings for approximately $427 million, including the assumption of approximately $208 million of net debt.
Aug. 30, 2005 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 9,479
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has rejected an application by Apple for the iPod, based on previous filings by Microsoft. This sort of technology tussle within the PTO is not unusual, although the circumstances around this particular fight are.
Aug. 14, 2005 12:15 PM EDT Reads: 15,860 Replies: 2
T-Mobile kondigt vandaag een langdurende samenwerking aan met rockicoon Robbie Williams, die zich uit zal strekken over de komende 18 maanden. Bij de samenwerking horen exclusieve aanbiedingen van mobiele muziek, touractiviteiten en internationale reclamecampagnes om fans die een abonn...
Aug. 14, 2005 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 6,513 Replies: 1
Vodafone Germany and The Cloud have formed a strategic WLAN partnership. The Cloud plans to establish a nationwide network of 10,000 hotspots over the next four years, which will provide wireless Internet at key public access points.
Aug. 14, 2005 11:45 AM EDT Reads: 11,709 Replies: 1
Ryman's blog can be read at ryman.eclipsedevelopersjournal.com. He is the latest i-technology celebrity whose blog is syndicated on SYS-CON's branded blog-n-play community pages next to James Gosling, Marc Fleury, Ben Forta, John C. Dvorak, Alan Williamson and others.
Aug. 13, 2005 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 28,006 Replies: 1
Forget Web surfing only on advanced phones capable of running a browser; now comes Opera Mini, a small Java client capable of running on mid-tier and even low-tier phones - with the rest being taken care of by the remotely located Opera Mini server.
Aug. 11, 2005 06:00 PM EDT Reads: 16,604 Replies: 1
'The wireless industry is focused on bringing additional rich media experiences and a new generation of interactive services to the mobile consumer, and we are committed to being a leader in that arena,' said John McKinley, America Online's CTO and President, Digital Services, as AOL t...
Aug. 8, 2005 10:30 PM EDT Reads: 14,817 Replies: 1
Is the world's largest maker of infrastructure equipment interested in acquiring Nokia's wireless infrastructure technology by buying the company? Nokia is the world's second-largest provider of mobile network infrastructure after Ericsson.
Aug. 8, 2005 01:00 AM EDT Reads: 17,737 Replies: 13
According to the BusinessWeek magazine / Interbrand Global Brand Scorecard released this month, Nokia - which launched 34 new handsets in the first six months of 2005 alone - is the sixth most valuable brand on earth.
Aug. 7, 2005 04:00 PM EDT Reads: 15,022 Replies: 1
'The FCC has agreed that uniting these two great companies is in the public's interest,' commented Tim Donahue, president and CEO of Nextel, as Sprint and Nextel Communications Inc. yesterday announced that they have received Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approval for the com...
Aug. 5, 2005 03:45 AM EDT Reads: 15,958 Replies: 4
One of the 'ripe areas' for tech investment - as in, a pocket of opportunity that exist for future growth - may be in companies that are poised to take advantage of the growing convergence of services into personal digital assistants (PDAs) and smartphones, says Paul Gulden, manager of...
Aug. 4, 2005 02:30 AM EDT Reads: 11,703 Replies: 1
Digicel Group, thefastest growing mobile telecommunications company in the Caribbean, todayannounced that Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERICY) is the exclusive vendor for its GSMwireless infrastructure in Trinidad & Tobago. In June, Digicel obtainedfive blocks of GSM spectrum following a highly c...
Aug. 3, 2005 11:45 AM EDT Reads: 5,665 Replies: 1
Franklin Wireless Corporation (OTC: FKLT)(www.fklt.com), an emerging developer/manufacturer/marketer of wirelesscommunications devices and applications, announced today that the companywill debut its suite of CDMA2000 wireless modem products at BangkokInternational ICT Expo 2005. The ...
Aug. 2, 2005 01:15 PM EDT Reads: 4,536 Replies: 1