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After months of sniping and complaining between the Government and the Telstra board over regulation, CEO Sol Trujillo finally delivered some good news to the carrier's long suffering shareholders with the launch of a new $1 billion 3G network today.

Published in Networking
Thursday, 05 October 2006 17:56

Bluetooth SIG appoints regional enforcer

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has appointed Linda Ho as the new marketing director for Asia Pacific and Japan, to be responsible for enforcing the group's trademark and qualification programs.

Published in People Moves
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Nokia and Orange have announced a collaboration to create an Orange specific software package to complement Nokia's Symbian OS-based S60 cellphone software platform.

Published in Deals
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There is undoubtedly a need for a short-range wireless technology with power requirements an order of magnitude lower than Bluetooth but by going out on a limb with Wibree Nokia could end up creating a rerun of the Blu-Ray v HD-DVD debacle.

Published in Cornered!
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Wednesday, 04 October 2006 19:04

Nokia in deal with Orange on customizing handsets

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Mobile technology firm Nokia (NOK1V.HE: Quote, Profile, Research) has sealed a deal with operator Orange on customizing software for mobile phones for the France Telecom (FTE.PA: Quote, Profile, Research) unit, Nokia said on Wednesday.

Published in Market
Wednesday, 04 October 2006 18:05

Fujitsu to recall 287,000 Sony-made batteries

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese electronics maker Fujitsu Ltd. (6702.T: Quote, NEWS, Research) said on Wednesday it would recall 287,000 notebook PC batteries made by Sony Corp. (6758.T: Quote, NEWS, Research), bringing the number of Sony batteries recalled to more than 7.5 million.

Published in Market
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Wednesday, 04 October 2006 18:02

DoCoMo to add Yahoo search on mobile phones: source

TOKYO (Reuters) - NTT DoCoMo Inc. will add three new search services for its mobile phone users, including Yahoo Japan Corp., a unit of its rival Softbank Corp., a company source said Wednesday.

Published in Market
Wednesday, 04 October 2006 07:14

Wibree uses less power than Bluetooth so what?

As I sit here typing this article about Nokia's new Wibree specification on my wireless keyboard and using my wireless mouse, I'm increasingly getting a feeling of so what's the big deal?

Published in Beerfiles
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Wednesday, 04 October 2006 07:08

Vodafone to launch HSDPA on 20 October

Vodafone has announced plans to offer an HSDPA service to its 3G customers in Sydney and Melbourne from 20 October.

Published in Home Tech
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Nokia has unveiled a new low power radio wireless technology for use in short range applications similar to Bluetooth but requiring dramatically less power.

Published in Strategy
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Tuesday, 03 October 2006 17:31

Security 'hit-list' for 2007 revealed

Laptop security and mobile viruses should be top of the IT agenda next year, says the SANS Institute. ZDNet UK
Published in Market
Tuesday, 03 October 2006 17:19

Handset evolution nears the end of the line

A report suggests that mobile phone sales growth will fall dramatically as manufacturers and operators run out of new features to include.
Published in Market
Tuesday, 03 October 2006 17:05

Napster opens digital music service in Japan

NEW YORK/TOKYO (Reuters) - Napster Inc. said on Tuesday it launched an online song distribution site in Japan, challenging Apple Computer Inc. and popular music phones.

Published in Market
Tuesday, 03 October 2006 16:57

Nokia unveils new short-range wireless technology

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Mobile phone market leader Nokia (NOK1V.HE: Quote, Profile, Research) unveiled a new short-range wireless connection on Tuesday that is smaller and more energy-efficient than current Bluetooth technology and can be used in devices such as watches.

Published in Market
Seamless integration with fixed network services is the goal of many mobile operators, but available solutions all have major shortcomings. An Australian wireless location specialist claims to have come up with technology that addresses these.

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Monday, 02 October 2006 17:36

Mobile Skype hits delays

Handset problems and technical glitches mean a mobile version of Skype won't be released anytime soon.
Published in Market
Monday, 02 October 2006 17:33

Intel advances Centrino with faster wireless

3G and 802.11n are on the roadmap for the next generation of Centrino, due next year.
Published in Market
Monday, 02 October 2006 17:21

Nokia says signs license deal with Trimble

HELSINKI (Reuters) - The world's top handset maker Nokia unveiled a patent-licensing deal with navigation technology firm Trimble Navigation on Monday.

Published in Market
Monday, 02 October 2006 17:04

Screeching mobiles will give thieves ear bashing

LONDON (Reuters) - A new service that makes mobile phones emit a piercing electronic scream if stolen and automatically blocks access to sensitive data was launched in Britain on Monday.

Published in Market
Monday, 02 October 2006 09:25

BenQ quits Europe after unsustainable losses

Having bought Siemens' handset business just last year, BenQ is now closing its European operations.
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