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Yahoo Rakes in Another Jackpot from Alibaba's IPO

September 19, 2014 10:04 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | Comments

The latest windfall will be delivered with Alibaba's record-setting IPO completed late Thursday, which is expected raise up to $25 billion for the e-commerce company and its early backers. Alibaba's shares will begin trading for the first time on Friday on the New York Stock Exchange.

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FirstNews Briefs: AT&T, IBM, Qorvo, BigMarker, EXFO

September 19, 2014 9:47 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Comments

AT&T and IBM are extending AT&T NetBond services to the SoftLayer platform. This extension of the IBM and AT&T alliance will allow businesses to create hybrid-computing solutions. AT&T Virtual Private Network (VPN) customers can use AT&T NetBond to connect their IT infrastructure to SoftLayer's cloud services. The service allows customers to benefit from secure connections.

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Qualcomm Releases AR SDK for Gear VR, Epson, BDG

September 18, 2014 5:42 pm | by Ben Munson | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO – Qualcomm released an SDK for its Vuforia augmented reality (AR) platform. The Vuforia SDK for Digital Eyewear is designed specifically to work with Samsung’s Oculus-powered Gear VR, the Epson Moverio BT-200, and the ODG R-7.

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Oracle CEO Ellison Resigns

September 18, 2014 4:29 pm | by Associated Press | Comments

Ellison will reclaim the title of chairman at Oracle and is also taking the role of chief technology officer. Oracle says Ellison wants to focus on product engineering, technology development and strategy. Jeff Henley, Oracle's chairman since January 2004, is now its vice chairman.

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Facebook Using LTE Broadcast to Streamline App Updates

September 18, 2014 3:14 pm | by Ben Munson | Comments

Jay Parikh, vice president of infrastructure at Facebook, said that in terms of helping support the frequent updates to Facebook’s mobile platform, Parikh saw LTE Broadcast as uniquely equipped to handle the massive amounts of data transmission that goes along with that process.

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Qualcomm Outs General Availability of LTE Broadcast SDK

September 18, 2014 3:06 pm | by Ben Munson | Comments

During his keynote at Qualcomm’s annual Uplinq developer conference, CEO Steve Mollenkopf said network operators are using the LTE Broadcast SDK in combination with Qualcomm’s middleware in order to build applications. He added that 30-plus developers are working with the SDK today.

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Apple Pulls HealthKit Apps Over iOS 8 Bug

September 18, 2014 1:56 pm | by Andrew Berg | Comments

Apps like MyFitnessPal and CARROT Fit, which had released updates that would work with HealthKit, were forced to pull those apps. Apple said that it expects new versions of those apps that will connect with HealthKit to be available by the end of the month. 

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Alibaba Sets Sights on Global Market, Major Players

September 18, 2014 11:06 am | by Mae Anderson, AP Technology Writer | Comments

As Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba readies what could be the biggest initial public offering ever on the New York Stock Exchange, it is quietly hinting at plans to expand into the U.S. The company controls nearly 80 percent of all e-commerce in China, and founder and chairman Jack Ma has ambitions that go beyond the country's borders.

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Verizon Expands XLTE to 22 New Markets

September 18, 2014 10:45 am | by Andrew Berg | Comments

Verizon today announced that it is expanding XLTE to 22 new markets. After substantially completing its nationwide LTE buildout on 700 MHz, Verizon began supplementing that with an AWS LTE deployment. The carrier is promising XLTE will deliver double the LTE bandwidth and faster peak speeds.

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BlackBerry Offering BBM Money to iOS, Android Users in Indonesia

September 18, 2014 10:06 am | by Ben Munson | Comments

BlackBerry today announced it will begin offering BBM Money, its secure mobile payments platform, to Android and iOS users in Indonesia. The expansion comes after the service was initially launched in early 2013 for BlackBerry users. BBM Money allows users to make secure payments at participating retailers and online.

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Apple Creates Privacy Website Ahead of iPhone Launch

September 18, 2014 10:06 am | by Andrew Berg | Comments

"We don’t build a profile based on your email content or web browsing habits to sell to advertisers," Cook Wrote. "We don’t “monetize” the information you store on your iPhone or in iCloud. And we don’t read your email or your messages to get information to market to you. Our software and services are designed to make our devices better. Plain and simple."

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FirstNews Briefs: Syniverse, Mavenir, Tintag, Handheld Group

September 18, 2014 9:25 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Comments

Mavenir Systems, a provider of software-based networking solutions for mobile 4G LTE networks, today announced two Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) Centres of Excellence in Bangalore, India and Shanghai, China to support the development of NFV, Voice over LTE (VoLTE), VoWi-Fi and Rich Communications Services (RCS) deployments in the Asia Pacific region.

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Review: iOS Offers Whole New Features Set

September 18, 2014 9:03 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | Comments

Many iPhone owners also have iPads and Mac computers, and family members are likely to have Apple devices, too. With the new iOS 8 software for iPhones and iPads, those devices start to act like one. Apps on those devices start to unite, too.

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FirstNews Briefs: AT&T, Trend Micro, Vdopia, ADVA Optical Networking

September 17, 2014 10:35 am | by Wireless Week Staff | Comments

AT&T today introduced a new on-demand service that will enable companies to order, add, or change services on their own in near real time. The capability , called AT&T Network on Demand – is a software-defined networking solution that is being deployed as part of the company’s User Defined Network Cloud (UDNC) strategy.

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AT&T Interested in South-of-the-Border Opportunities

September 17, 2014 9:57 am | by Andrew Berg | Comments

"If we weren’t looking at Mexico and Latin America more broadly, what opportunities there were to further shareholder returns down there and begin to diversify our revenue sources, I think we would be asleep at the wheel," Stankey said, "and we’re not historically known to do that. So, yeah, we are intrigued by it."

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