O2 and NTL Broadcast are moving full-speed ahead with a planned Digital Video Broadcasting-Handheld (DVB-H)-based trial. The latest: The companies have revealed a host of channels that will be available during the trial.
Thanks to a newly signed deal, Brightpoint subsidiary Brightpoint North America is adding LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A. wireless handsets to its portfolio.
Handango, VeriSign, Sony Pictures Digital, Nintendo, IGN Entertainment, Verizon Wireless, Reaxion Corporation, Mobile Media Company, Nephin Games, Stratex Networks, InfoSpace, Fiberlink Communications, Webroot Software, Kyocera Wireless and Telecard Ltd.
Network gear maker Cisco Systems recorded a 16 percent up-tick in net income and a 10 percent increase in revenue. The fiscal third-quarter surpassed analysts' expectations.
Microsoft maintained its position as the leading PDA operating system (OS) supplier, as it accounted for 46 percent of worldwide shipments in the second quarter of 2005. In the battle for the second position, Research In Motion (RIM) extended its lead over Palm OS with 23.2 percent of the market. Palm OS PDA shipments declined 40.
42% Survey respondents who said they would not go on vacation without a cell phone compared with 24 percent who said they wouldn't go on vacation without a camera, according to a Harris Interactive survey on behalf of Macromedia. 127K Subscribers to Iridium satellite service as of June 30, representing a 20-percent increase over total subs a year ago.
Wireless technology is finding its way into every aspect of modern life, and apparently that also includes a place everyone must go: the bathroom. Case in point is a trio of unique new inventions that help people use their wireless phones to … ahem, do their business. Malcolm Kimberley's new gadget sure is flush with wireless possibilities for the swinger set.
Driving a hard bargain to get the best value is in Philadelphia Chief Information Officer Dianah Neff's blood. She is an inveterate "antiquer" – that is, she likes to hunt down old furniture, glass and other collectibles in what spare time she has. That search has honed her eye for intrinsic value.
In a world where major disasters come in natural and manmade forms, emergencies are translating into opportunities for wireless mesh network technology. With its ability to turn each user into an access point, the peer-to-peer scheme is answering the call for a growing number of public safety systems, as police and fire officials look for ways to ensure their vital communications stay up and ru
Patent disputes are an all too familiar part of the wireless industry. Qualcomm is currently embroiled in a dispute with Broadcom over technology licensing. InterDigital is fighting with Nokia over royalties for its 2.5G and 3G technologies. And NTP and Research In Motion (RIM) have been entrenched in a legal battle for years that could ultimately stop RIM from selling its popular BlackBerry de
Repurposed and repackaged. That has been the mobile strategy so far for entertainment companies that want to leverage the growing popularity of high-tech mobile devices without expending a lot of effort and money. Big Hollywood studios have enhanced their properties by licensing the rights to their blockbuster movies and extending high-profile brands into mobile games, ringtones and wallpapers.
Besides Lucent, a number of other companies also made significant IMS announcements this week during Supercomm in Chicago.
The IEEE task group studying the next Wi-Fi standard, 802.11n, failed to approve the standard’s direction in its regular meeting in late May. That was a setback in the standardization process, probably delaying the standard and technology for some months, but it also raised larger questions about companies that are designing products today.The same question could be applied to any developing technology – how does a company plan for these setbacks and what is the nature of the risk?
Nokia today says it plans to release the source code for the underlying engine running its new mobile Web browser to the open source community worldwide.
Independent music publisher INgrooves is using Bango’s technology to provide a mobile storefront for independent music labels and artistsROK debuted FreeBe TV, an on-demand offering that brings television to consumers outside the home