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: 10,962 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: 15,329 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: 14,085 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: 9,672 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: 18,863 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: 9,551 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: 18,441 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: 6,179 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: 16,067 Replies: 1
Windows Live Messenger, the successor to MSN Messenger, allows ussers to make a phone call from virtualy any PC to virtually any phone in the world, targetting SKype's position as in the Internet's big bear in VOIP services. The phone function (result of a partnership between Microsoft...
Jan. 28, 2006 02:15 PM EST Reads: 19,127 Replies: 2
Access your GMail messages from your mobile at http://m.gmail.com. The Series 60 application lets you use most of your existing Yahoo account features, such as email (which supports push), instant messaging, and uploading photos. This really is amazing software and I would recommend y...
Jan. 27, 2006 02:00 PM EST Reads: 31,940 Replies: 6
Sybase, Inc. , a leading provider of enterprise infrastructure and wireless software, today reported financial results for the 2005 fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2005.
Jan. 26, 2006 06:15 PM EST Reads: 6,754 Replies: 1
Blackberry developer RIM was rejected by the U.S. Supreme Court in its attempt to get a lawsuit dismissed on the grounds that it delivers its service outside of the U.S. from a main transmitter in Canada. The company is being sued by a small company in northern Virginia that claims to ...
Jan. 23, 2006 01:00 AM EST Reads: 9,869 Replies: 1
Broadcom Corporation announced the availability of its new 'Intensi-fi' family of wireless LAN chipsets, the first solutions designed to comply with the IEEE 802.11n draft specification.
Jan. 21, 2006 07:00 AM EST Reads: 11,307
A first draft of the new WiFi standard developed by the Enhanced Wireless Consortium, known as 802.11n, has been approved by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Task Group dealing with wireless standards.
Jan. 21, 2006 02:00 AM EST Reads: 9,557
WorkSpace CRM is built using the powerful combination of salesforce.com?s AppExchange and Sendia's Wireless WorkSpace, which together give salesforce.com customers wireless access to AppExchange applications directly from a handheld device such as a RIM BlackBerry, Palm Treo or Windows...
Jan. 18, 2006 10:15 AM EST Reads: 10,229 Replies: 1
iAnywhere and salesforce.com today announced 'iAnywhere Sales Anywhere' for salesforce.com's AppExchange. Now both Fortune 100 companies and small businesses can, in just a few minutes, give their users access to Salesforce on handheld devices.
Jan. 17, 2006 03:00 PM EST Reads: 12,411
Ebay has become on of the largest brands to launch a direct consumer mobile strategy in launching its mobile site. Simply text 'EBAY MOBILE' to 87222. The SMS text message we send you will cost £0.10 (Vodafone users are charged £0.12). When you receive the SMS, just select the URL in t...
Jan. 13, 2006 11:15 AM EST Reads: 17,109 Replies: 1
CMP Media today announced that it has acquired MediaLive International's Technology Media Group, including a premier portfolio of events, conferences and publications. This acquisition, the sixth in the past five months, further expands CMP Media's brand portfolio and its ability to p...
Jan. 11, 2006 02:00 PM EST Reads: 4,806 Replies: 2
Kyocera Corporation, along with its subsidiary, Kyocera Wireless Corp., and Nokia Corporation, along with its subsidiary Nokia Inc., today announced that they have entered into a patent license agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, Kyocera is licensed under Nokia's essential pat...
Jan. 10, 2006 08:45 AM EST Reads: 7,036 Replies: 1
The first Treo smartphone to run the Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 operating system was unveiled at the last day of CES 2006 in Las Vegas yesterday.
Jan. 8, 2006 12:30 PM EST Reads: 18,404 Replies: 4
'As enterprises continue to grow their frontline deployments, mobile management and security solutions are key requirements for ensuring the success of these applications,' said Terry Stepien, president of iAnywhere. 'Our continued leadership in the MDM market combined with our expert...
Jan. 5, 2006 08:45 PM EST Reads: 10,068 Replies: 2
Ultrawideband (UWB) is a burgeoning wireless communication technology that enables high-bandwidth, short-range wireless communications. By joining the respective UWB standards bodies, iAnywhere will help to define standards that merge the benefits of the high data rate transfer capabil...
Jan. 5, 2006 04:00 PM EST Reads: 11,436 Replies: 2
Samsung Electronics, Co., Ltd., (Samsung) today unveiled an uncompromising product portfolio for 2006, led by the most diverse and advanced slim phone line up for North America and Europe. Samsung's six new slim phones average slightly less than half-inch thick and deliver unprecedente...
Jan. 4, 2006 05:00 PM EST Reads: 9,613 Replies: 1
Nokia , the global leader in mobility, today announced three new Bluetooth Headsets; the tiny and stylish Nokia Bluetooth Headset BH-800, the powerful Nokia Bluetooth Headset BH-900 and the sleek Nokia Bluetooth Headset BH-200.
Jan. 4, 2006 12:30 PM EST Reads: 18,495 Replies: 2
A recently published round-up of useful Symbian applications that are all open source confirms that, while tracking down open source applications for Symbian isn't a cakewalk, there are rich pickings for those who persevere.
Jan. 4, 2006 09:15 AM EST Reads: 30,538 Replies: 3
'We've been diligently planning for months to effectively and efficiently manage the addition of Cingular to our wireless family,' said David Edmondson, RadioShack's president and chief executive officer, as he today announced the immediate availability of Cingular Wireless products an...
Jan. 2, 2006 11:00 AM EST Reads: 9,928
Samsung will supply Vodafone with new mobile phones that use Qualcomm chips and take advantage of HSDPA, a next-step technology developed for use over networks based on WCDMA, the world's most popular third-generation (3G) mobile standard.
Dec. 31, 2005 06:45 AM EST Reads: 10,698
Mobileplay, a new first-of-its-kind service, has just the thing to dress up your holiday purchase or gift of a PDA, BlackBerry or smartphone: free games, news, weather, blogs, astrology forecasts and more that you can share with your friends and colleagues.
Dec. 26, 2005 09:15 PM EST Reads: 9,072 Replies: 1
Nokia and the Eclipse Foundation today announced that Nokia has joined the Eclipse Foundation as a Strategic Developer and Board member. Nokia will support the work of the Eclipse open source community by contributing software and developers to a proposed new Eclipse project.
Dec. 26, 2005 08:45 PM EST Reads: 20,774 Replies: 2
Openwave Systems Inc. , the leading provider of open software products and services for the communications industry, today announced a strategic reseller agreement with Thumbspeed Inc., a leading developer and publisher of mobile applications, to enable Openwave to offer Thumbspeed's i...
Dec. 26, 2005 03:00 PM EST Reads: 22,174 Replies: 1
Cyril Houri, founder and CEO of Mexens Technology, announced today the hard launch of Navizon, the world's first software based, peer produced, wireless positioning network. Navizon is a software system which can be loaded onto a mobile device to provide its users with geographical po...
Dec. 26, 2005 03:00 PM EST Reads: 17,715 Replies: 1
It is amazing what is in 38K of Midlet, and it is good to see Google pushing the envelope on mobile like this. As per my comments previously on this page, there already exists MGMaps which provides a J2ME interface to Google Maps but it is not as slick as this. Check this out from Goog...
Dec. 23, 2005 09:15 AM EST Reads: 43,759 Replies: 11
iAnywhere, a subsidiary of Sybase released version 5.4 of its XTNDConnect PC mobile device-to-desktop synchronization software. Version 5.4 adds support for Windows Mobile 5.0 devices as well as the latest Sony Ericsson models, including the W800i Walkman phone and K750i device.
Dec. 19, 2005 04:00 PM EST Reads: 13,821 Replies: 3
Global IP Sound today announced that it has filed suit against Sonorit AB and its subsidiaries Sonorit ApS and Camino Networks Inc, alleging that the company has violated GIPS' trade secrets and has engaged in acts of unfair competition.
Dec. 15, 2005 03:30 AM EST Reads: 12,747 Replies: 2
The IrSimple SDK and related product updates will enable device manufacturers to update their designs to the latest IrDA standards with minimum effort while retaining backwards-compatibility with the IrDA's point-and-shoot profile for object exchange. The company's proven SDK model pr...
Dec. 13, 2005 03:00 PM EST Reads: 10,719 Replies: 1
According to Reuters reports, within the next few days Yahoo! will enable free PC-to-PC voice calling between Yahoo! users, using VoIP-based technology developed by a team from Dialpad, which Yahoo! acquired last year.
Dec. 10, 2005 09:00 AM EST Reads: 17,830 Replies: 1
France Télécom and ZTE Corp. have said they formed a partnership to work on a variety of telecommunications and IT projects.The companies will initially focus on using the Linux operating system for 3G (third-generation) smart phones with a particular focus on the user interface.Franc...
Dec. 8, 2005 09:45 AM EST Reads: 7,346 Replies: 3
Motorola and Skype have announced the first Skype-certified Bluetooth headset solution in America: the Motorola Wireless Internet Calling Kit. Available at 3,500 RadioShack stores nationwide, the Motorola Wireless Internet Calling Kit enables Skype users to experience the freedom of wi...
Dec. 1, 2005 06:00 AM EST Reads: 15,745
Nokia today announced its plans to expand its mobile device production in Dongguan, China. This expansion will provide more capacity and flexibility to meet the growing market demand worldwide, especially China and Asia.
Dec. 1, 2005 04:00 AM EST Reads: 19,654