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Location, Privacy a Two-Lane Street

June 26, 2011 9:46 pm | by Andrew Berg | Comments

Franken hopes to make it harder for OEMs, carriers and application developers to share their customers' information with third parties, while also curtailing the practice of stalking by technological means.


4G Makes High Performance Location Integral to the Mobile User Experience

June 23, 2011 1:23 pm | by Martin Feuerstein, Polaris Wireless | Comments

High-performance location is more than just about accuracy; it also encompasses advances in the location's time-to-fix, consistency, reliability and battery efficiency.


Why Interactive Retail is a MUST for Today's Tech-Savvy Shopper

June 22, 2011 1:33 pm | by Chris Krywulak, iQmetrix | Comments

Technology has changed consumers' view of in-store shopping. Online shopping and mobile access to information via smartphones allow consumers to determine – prior to setting foot in a store – the product they want, at the price they want, from a store with the biggest variety.


Five Key Factors for Successfully Managing Mobile Traffic

June 21, 2011 4:29 pm | by Merav Bahat, Flash Networks | Comments

The massive increase in mobile data usage, driven by video traffic, 3.5G dongles and smartphones, has created a huge network load that just keeps growing.


The Complexities, Compromises of Battery Life

June 19, 2011 9:36 pm | by Andrew Berg | Comments

Certainly applications running on multi-tasking platforms are a big part of the problem, but the mystery of battery longevity is a much more complex issue than just the software a smartphone is juggling.


Review: 5 eBook Readers for Less than $175

June 16, 2011 8:11 am | by Peter Svensson, AP Technology Writer | Comments

When's ground-breaking Kindle e-book reader came out in 2007, it cost $399. Now, some e-readers can be had for just north of $100.


Fiber Where You Can, Copper Where You Must - But Ethernet Everywhere

June 15, 2011 2:44 pm | by Vijay Raman, Overture Networks | Comments

Driven by mobile user demands for "anytime, anywhere" connectivity, it is apparent that ubiquitous Ethernet is no longer the wave of the future – it is the reality of today.


AT & T and T-Mobile: Picking Through the Innovation Minefield

June 15, 2011 10:36 am | by Dan McBride, Stoke | Comments

In a popularity contest, T-Mobile wins hands down. It consistently scores higher than AT&T for customer service and satisfaction and it's a moot point whether that culture and competence can be transferred to the larger organization.


Wireless Companies Prime Targets for Non-Practicing Entities

June 13, 2011 6:51 pm | by Joel Kauth | Comments

Non-practicing entities (NPE) or "patent trolls", whose demands can be remarkably costly for big businesses and can literally bankrupt smaller innovators.


Can Wi-Fi Deliver a Cellular Experience?

June 13, 2011 6:39 pm | by Steve Shaw, Kineto Wireless | Comments

With an estimated 200 million access points deployed in homes, offices and public locations worldwide, Wi-Fi is the in-building wireless technology of choice.


What Happens When the Enterprise Loosens Its Tie?

June 13, 2011 9:13 am | by Andrew Berg | Comments

Enterprise mobility these days is anything but business as usual. IT departments are increasingly supporting smartphones and tablets. Much to the chagrin of CIOs and IT departments...


Review: HTC Flyer Tablet Mates with Slippery Pen

June 9, 2011 7:57 am | by Peter Svensson, AP Technology Writer | Comments

A new tablet computer that takes aim at one of the deficiencies of the iPad: that it's difficult to write on it with a stylus or pen.


NFC: Approaching the Technology from an 'Open' Perspective

June 6, 2011 1:48 pm | by Jeremy Belostock, Nokia | Comments

Currently NFC is seen as one of the most exciting areas in our industry in terms of revenue generation: Projections show up to 700 million NFC-enabled mobile phones will be sold by 2013.


How Can Mobile Operators Win with Mobile Video?

June 6, 2011 1:23 pm | by Randy Fuller, Tekelec | Comments

The surge in streaming mobile videos from over-the-top players such as YouTube and Netflix will increase global data traffic more than seven times the current rate by the end of 2011.


VoLTE: Taking Carriers Beyond Voice

June 6, 2011 12:43 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | Comments

When operators add voice capabilities to their LTE networks, they're not just installing voice over LTE (VoLTE) technology to their IMS infrastructure.



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