I'm the 'tech chair' of SYS-CON's 10th annual SOA and WebServices conference that will take place on June 5-6 in New York City. Last week I've invited Joel Spolsky to make a keynote speech at this event. Guess what, Joel has accepted my invitation! If you have a chance to attend this t...
Mar. 30, 2006 11:30 AM EST Reads: 27,608 Replies: 3
Metalink, a provider of wireless and wireline broadband communication silicon solutions, announced, for the first time, advanced Wi-Fi technology was used to demonstrate the delivery of multiple simultaneous high-definition television (HDTV) streams anywhere in the home, with full qual...
Mar. 29, 2006 11:30 AM EST Reads: 12,299 Replies: 1
WiFi sharing receives a boost with a new software and service that enable anyone to create wireless communities and share a broadband connection. The software comes coupled with a web service which uses a web 2.0 application that enables remote management of multiple hotspot locations ...
Mar. 29, 2006 11:00 AM EST Reads: 11,731 Replies: 1
The patent applications, filed by Google employees Wesley Chan, Shioupyn Shen and former Google product management director Georges Harik, propose lowering the cost of wireless access by offsetting the costs via advertisements on the service.
Mar. 28, 2006 02:00 PM EST Reads: 24,083 Replies: 1
Arch Rock, a startup founded in mid-2005 to provide Internet-enabled wireless sensor network technology,announced that it secured a $5 million Series A investment from New Enterprise Associates, Shasta Ventures and Intel Capital.
Mar. 28, 2006 11:15 AM EST Reads: 12,300 Replies: 1
TravelNet Technologies announced that they will be supplying additional technology to support Project Chapleau which is a collaborative effort between Bell Canada and Nortel to evaluate the effect of broadband access technology on rural and remote communities in Canada.
Mar. 27, 2006 01:45 PM EST Reads: 10,960 Replies: 1
Paragon Wireless, a broadband wireless equipment company, announced that it will enable manufacturers to deliver high-performance VoWLAN residential gateway solutions as a member of the Texas Instruments DSP Third Party Network.
Mar. 27, 2006 01:45 PM EST Reads: 12,182 Replies: 1
SMC Networks,provider of LAN, broadband and wireless products has announced the launch of SMC Enhanced Data Rate Wireless Bluetooth USB Adapter in India which offers higher bandwidth (3Mb) as compared to Bluetooth v1.2 or v1.1.
Mar. 27, 2006 01:45 PM EST Reads: 11,186 Replies: 1
Nortel and Sierra Wireless announced that they have achieved the industry's first over-the-air test calls using EV-DO Revision A wireless technology and pre-commercial wireless data devices.
Mar. 27, 2006 09:45 AM EST Reads: 10,228 Replies: 1
Hewlett-Packard India introduced under the range of HP Pavilion Media Center PCs the new HP Pavilion m7382IN model enabled with a Wireless LAN powered by the Intel Pentium D dual core processor.
Mar. 26, 2006 03:15 PM EST Reads: 10,791 Replies: 1
CTIA WIRELESS 2006 is scheduled to take place from April 5-7 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Wireless technologies from more than 90 companies will be on display in the seven international pavilions representing Canada, China, Finland, Ireland, Korea, Taiwan and the United Kingdom.
Mar. 26, 2006 09:15 AM EST Reads: 31,906 Replies: 1
The Tira Jump Product Suite enables mobile content developers and publishers to control, adapt, optimize and deploy mobile applications - from simple puzzles to complex multiplayer, multilevel, highly networked games and applications - across more than 500 different handsets, in a var...
Mar. 24, 2006 12:15 PM EST Reads: 12,677 Replies: 1
EnGenius Technologies announced the first 'Extreme-Range' wireless networking products for service carriers, businesses, and consumers. The new 'Extreme-Range' EnGenius wireless products may provide up to 10 times the coverage of standard wireless data equipment available today for an ...
Mar. 22, 2006 09:15 AM EST Reads: 13,294 Replies: 3
Sprint Nextel said Monday that its local telephone division is partnering with the Las Vegas suburb of Henderson to test a wireless broadband network, the first such test with a traditional local phone company. The Wi-Fi system covers two square miles of Henderson and will be used prim...
Mar. 21, 2006 04:15 PM EST Reads: 12,078 Replies: 1
Oxford Media, a secure digital communication and technology company, announced that Hooman Honary has been appointed to lead Oxford Media's planned WiMAX wireless initiative into the underserved secondary markets throughout the United States. Mr. Honary is largely considered one the na...
Mar. 21, 2006 03:45 PM EST Reads: 13,162 Replies: 1
In a strong bid to provide process and manufacturing engineers with significantly greater process management control and functionality between geographically-divergent plants and processing points, Moore Industries takes a progressive step in linking distributed I/O systems and multipl...
Mar. 21, 2006 03:45 PM EST Reads: 10,398 Replies: 2
Telsima Corportaion has launched StarMAX, its carrier-grade WIMAX solution for Wireless Broadband Access. The StarMAX portfolio supports active subscriber mobility management, indoor Non Line-of-Sight (NLOS) subscriber station antenna gains, integrated P2P microwave backhaul with commo...
Mar. 21, 2006 10:00 AM EST Reads: 13,746 Replies: 1
Ruckus Wireless plans to announce Tuesday that Oklahama-based Pioneer Telephone Cooperative is its first commercial customer for its smart Wi-Fi technology that allows IPTV service providers to stream their signals through their customers' homes using Wi-Fi.
Mar. 21, 2006 06:00 AM EST Reads: 11,427 Replies: 1
VeriSign, Inc. announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire m-Qube, a mobile channel enabler that helps companies develop, deliver and bill for mobile content, applications and messaging services. The acquisition of m-Qube complements the recently acquired 3united and Kon...
Mar. 21, 2006 05:00 AM EST Reads: 10,211 Replies: 1
Adobe Systems and LG Electronics announced the signing of licensing agreements for Macromedia Flash technology. The agreements cover Flash Lite and Flash Player SDK (Software Development Kit), helping ensure that LG Electronics can deliver Flash technology-enabled user interfaces, con...
Mar. 20, 2006 04:45 PM EST Reads: 14,746 Replies: 2
Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices announced availability of the new Gigaset SE567 and SE568 residential ADSL2+ wireless gateways featuring IntelliSteer smart antenna technology. The patented beam steering technology typically doubles signal strength over conventional antenn...
Mar. 20, 2006 04:15 PM EST Reads: 12,725 Replies: 1
Symbian announced that Symbian OS, the market-leading open mobile operating system for advanced mobile phones, is being used in the NTT DoCoMo FOMA D702i and NM850iG, two new phones launched today on the FOMA network.
Mar. 17, 2006 02:00 PM EST Reads: 11,230 Replies: 1
In announcing that RIM 'took one for the team' in settling with NTP over long-disputed patents, did the company in effect negotiate with business terrorists? There are a lot of numbers being thrown around in this case, but one clear question emerges: what sort of precedent has this set...
Mar. 4, 2006 08:45 PM EST Reads: 22,357 Replies: 1
It's amazing how popular Sudoku has become in the last few months. You'll find one in nearly every daily magazine here in Austria. When I started to jump on this train (yes, I solve at least one Sudoku a day), I thought it would be amazing if we could have a version written completely ...
Feb. 27, 2006 03:00 PM EST Reads: 23,380 Replies: 2
Introducing an intriguing mobile version of a combination of, Ajit Jaokar continues his insightful contributions to the fast-emerging new 'Mobile Web 2.0' category of ideas and applications.
Feb. 23, 2006 04:45 PM EST Reads: 71,016 Replies: 6
Linux developer Trolltech has announced that its Qtopia software for Linux-based embedded products is the application development platform for Accton Technology's range of Wi-Fi enabled devices.
Feb. 23, 2006 09:15 AM EST Reads: 6,421 Replies: 1
CSR has announced that its BlueCore silicon has been chosen by TCL Mobile Communication Co. Ltd., one of China's largest mobile phone manufacturers, for its latest handset, the TCLe787. TCL's new Linux-based smartphone, currently on sale in China, supports a number of business function...
Feb. 21, 2006 11:00 PM EST Reads: 7,644 Replies: 1
The global mobile phone market is enjoying explosive growth. With annual unit sales in the hundreds of millions, Gartner analysts estimate that by 2009 the worldwide installed based will top 2.6 billion mobile handsets. For the Linux and Open Source segment of the IT industry, such num...
Feb. 21, 2006 01:15 PM EST Reads: 25,719 Replies: 2
J2EE applications of late have become weight conscious. The combined burden of EJBs and coarse-grained component design has given the term test driven design a new meaning: technology driven design! Fortunately a host of lightweight solutions are emerging, such as PicoContainer, Spring...
Feb. 14, 2006 08:30 AM EST Reads: 61,727 Replies: 6
BlackBerry Owners can now use both 'Google Talk' and 'Google Local' for their BlackBerry device. Google Talk for the BlackBerry is a version of the Instant Messaging application for the BlackBerry and it enables users to send / receive instant text messages with other Google Talk comm...
Feb. 13, 2006 01:00 PM EST Reads: 27,629 Replies: 1
In December's column, we installed the Asterisk PBX and configured two IP phones as extensions. This month, we'll connect our PBX to the telephone network for incoming and outgoing calls and set up the Digital Receptionist to route our incoming calls.
Feb. 9, 2006 08:30 AM EST Reads: 24,794 Replies: 1
Dexterra Inc., a mobile business software developer, announced a $12 million round of funding led by its new investor, Mesirow Financial. Existing investors include Motorola Ventures, Intel Capital, Canaan Partners and Sigma Partners.
Feb. 8, 2006 12:30 PM EST Reads: 11,008 Replies: 1
McAfee has partnered with Sony Ericsson to provide mobile security solutions on the new P990i and M600i. McAfee VirusScan Mobile and McAfee Firewall Mobile will be included with the Sony Ericsson smartphones - both of which offer Internet access, e-mail, and video conferencing.
Feb. 7, 2006 02:15 PM EST Reads: 15,388 Replies: 1
Mobile phone users can now see the cost of their telephone call on their handsets while they're on a call, with a new service released today by How Much Software, a London-based technology development and marketing business.
Feb. 7, 2006 01:00 PM EST Reads: 14,122 Replies: 1
'Estimates show that there are approximately 650 million business e-mail users around the globe, and the demand for true mobile e-mail is growing rapidly,' says Jan Wäreby, Corporate Executive Vice President, Head of Sales and Marketing, Sony Ericsson. 'While there are some standalone ...
Feb. 7, 2006 11:45 AM EST Reads: 9,712 Replies: 4
With the RFID Anywhere Appliance Edition, engineers can build RFID readers that are both intelligent and easily managed, thereby significantly reducing the cost of ownership. Through remote management, reader configurations can be quickly and automatically restored, drastically reduci...
Feb. 3, 2006 03:00 PM EST Reads: 18,996 Replies: 2
Orbis Integrated Solutions, a business consulting and technology integration firm which focuses on Investigative Solutions and Data Management Solutions, has announced the successful completion of the RIM BlackBerry 7520 wireless investigative solution. The wireless application also ob...
Feb. 3, 2006 12:15 PM EST Reads: 9,640 Replies: 1
Canadian firm Research in Motion, maker of the popular handheld phone device that is BlackBerry, has been rocked by a 4 year old lawsuit that has resurfaced. It is potentially so grave that industry watchers are openly questioning the firms survival propsects. Gartner, for example, has...
Feb. 2, 2006 09:30 AM EST Reads: 18,519 Replies: 3
FSMLabs,announced that RTLinuxPro is being used in several advanced wireless communication system products -- including two described here by Harris and BBN. Projects at these companies address the challenges of ad hoc networking, mobility, and software defined radios that can select f...
Feb. 2, 2006 01:45 AM EST Reads: 6,218 Replies: 1
The OSS through JavaT Initiative announced the availability of a Web Services integration profile for its Trouble Ticket API (JSR 91). In 2005, the Initiative unveiled its Web Services strategy and published design guidelines for the development of the Web Services profiles of all OSS/...
Jan. 29, 2006 02:00 PM EST Reads: 16,127 Replies: 1