First News Briefs for April 3, 2013
Openmind launched Dinamotxt, a tablet text messaging app available to all Android tablet users. This free app allows SMS/text messages to be sent and received from any Android tablet using users’ existing mobile number and plan.
Broadcom Corporation, a provider of semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, and SK Telecom today announced a 5G WiFi hotspot router. By integrating Broadcom's BCM4708 and BCM4360 into its newest platform, SK Telecom will ensure connectivity to its customers by offloading data traffic to an IP network via a fast and robust 5G WiFi connection.
PlayPhone, Inc. today announced that mobile product veteran Bhaskar Roy has joined the company as chief product officer. Roy will take primary responsibility for innovation and evolution on the platform underlying the PlayPhone Social Gaming Network. His appointment is effective immediately.
Forty years to the day after he helped launch the age of portable mobile telecommunications, the Marconi Society has announced that Martin Cooper is the recipient of the 2013 Marconi Prize, considered the pinnacle honor in the field of communication and information science.