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Displaying items by tag: Mobility

Wednesday, 08 November 2006 16:15

Microsoft sees gamers online as key to growth

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.

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Wednesday, 08 November 2006 16:08

Nokia to roll out TV phone in coming weeks

HELSINKI (Reuters) - The world's top cell phone maker Nokia (NOK1V.HE: Quote, Profile, Research) will start global sales of its new N92 model in Asia in coming weeks, breaking into the potentially lucrative market for phones which receive television broadcasts.

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Wednesday, 08 November 2006 14:36

YouTube to go mobile with Verizon?

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.

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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.

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Wednesday, 08 November 2006 10:21

Kodak to conquer cameraphone photo printing market?

With 1 in 7 pictures taken on a cameraphone being printed at last, especially as cameraphones reach 2 megapixels and beyond, Kodak wants to capture the lion’s share of this lucrative market. Will a new Kodak photo printer being exclusively sold through cellphone stores propel them to even greater cameraphone photo printing success?
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Tuesday, 07 November 2006 14:09

Yahoo in image advertising test on mobile phones

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.

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Tuesday, 07 November 2006 14:06

Palm hit by patent suit

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Patent holding company NTP Inc. said on Monday it filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Palm Inc.(PALM.O: Quote, Profile, Research), maker of the Treo mobile phone, in a U.S. court, sending Palm shares down more than 7 percent.

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Tuesday, 07 November 2006 14:01

Vodafone vows to spike mobile platforms

Vodafone is to push for fewer mobile platforms, a shift which it says could benefit consumers, developers, operators and manufacturers alike.

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Tuesday, 07 November 2006 13:51

Software bad across the board

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.

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Tuesday, 07 November 2006 13:47

Motorola speeds open source momentum with Apache

The biggest obstacle in Java's path to becoming the dominant software architecture for mobile phones has been its fragmentation - both in terms of technical features and the various licensing schemes adopted by its early exponents.
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Tuesday, 07 November 2006 13:33

Nvidia buys iPod chip supplier

Nvidia is buying PortalPlayer, Apple's supplier of the MP3 decoder and controller chip that goes inside your iPod.

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Vodafone says it will concentrate on three core terminal platforms: Windows Mobil, Symbian/S60 and Linux to cut costs, and has announced a software development agreement with Microsoft for Windows Mobile.

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Tuesday, 07 November 2006 08:31

Sold for $450k: Norwood's $23m of Bluetooth R&D

Cash-strapped bluetooth technology developer, Norwood Systems (ASX: NSA), has sold its EnterpriseMobility wireless telephony technology - in which it claims to have invested $23m in R&D - to Jtech Australia, subsidiary of a US company, for $450,000.

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According to market research company, In-Stat, the ZigBee standard will become the dominant wireless mesh networking technology because of "the clarity of the ZigBee standard, the organisational strength of the ZigBee Alliance and the involvement of several of the world's largest semiconductor companies."

Tuesday, 07 November 2006 00:46

Runcom to add WiMAX support to Windows mobiles

Israeli company, Runcom Technologies, has signed a collaboration agreement with Microsoft with the goal of giving mobile devices using the Windows Mobile 5.0 operating system 'plug and play' access to future WiMAX networks.

Monday, 06 November 2006 13:53

Apple iPod Shuffle 2G

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...

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Monday, 06 November 2006 04:47

Nokia opens Palo Alto research centre

Nokia has opened a research facility in Palo Alto, California and forged a three-year agreement with Stanford University for joint research projects on collaborative mobile computing and applications.

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Saturday, 04 November 2006 02:08

Google takes aim at fast e-mail for cell phones

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.

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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.

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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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