NEW YORK (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp.'s ability to convert occasional players of online video games into regular gamers is key to growth for the next-generation Xbox 360 console, a company executive said on Tuesday.
Video sharing site YouTube looks set to expand from the web onto mobile phones, with speculation that a deal with telecoms firm Verizon is close to agreement.
The company which sued the maker of the BlackBerry for patent infringement launched a similar case against handheld computer firm Palm yesterday. Palm said today that it will defend itself vigorously.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc. is to begin delivering graphical ads to mobile phones as part of a test of how it can extend corporate brand marketing on the Web into the wireless market, the company said on Monday.
Vodafone is to push for fewer mobile platforms, a shift which it says could benefit consumers, developers, operators and manufacturers alike.
The security problems that hit the headlines are those in web browsers and operating systems, but application security is in many cases a bigger risk.
Nvidia is buying PortalPlayer, Apple's supplier of the MP3 decoder and controller chip that goes inside your iPod.
Preview The first iPod Shuffle was something of a surprise. Apple had already said it didn't think too much of Flash-based, low-capacity players, though that's just what the Shuffle was. It didn't even have a screen, unlike so many of its rivals, forcing many an observer to wonder who'd buy the thing. People did though, and the compact player proved remarkably popular...
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc. aims to close the gap between the classic way people get e-mail -- sitting at a computer -- and the slow-as-molasses reality of receiving e-mail on cell phones, the company said on Thursday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Cingular Wireless estimated on Thursday that over half of U.S. cell phone users want to listen to portable digital music, as the service provider launched options aimed at courting the demand.
Nokia is taking on Microsoft in many of its key markets, and is apparently also adopting the Microsoft approach that, if a product is sub-standard the first time, it will succeed on the third reworking.
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