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Mobile Phone Network Operators React to WiFi Threat

Mobile phone network operators are responding to the competitive threat of free WiFi, progressively adding new technologies to their networks to improve the wireless coverage they offer, according to new research. Small cellular base stations designed for use in residential or corporate environments...

Restless IT Workers Looking for New Jobs

America's professional IT class is quite restless. About 60 percent of employees engaged in information technology work are looking for a new job as summer comes to a close. They are seeking new opportunities to stimulate their creativity, according to a new survey by the Computing Technology Indus...

Demand for WiFi Equipment, Components Growing

Promising applications are powering the market for WiFi chips and related equipment, raising the expectation among analysts and other observers that the market will grow to US$3 billion during the next three years, according to new research. "Propelled by emerging WiFi applications such as wireless ...

New Players Emerge in Semiconductor Market

Significant growth at Chelmsford, Mass.-based Hittite Microwave has pushed the company into the top 10 suppliers of Gallium Arsenide chips for the electronics industry, as Sony, NEC and Eudyna Devices all slipped in the rankings, a new report shows. Mitsubishi Electric and Toshiba, meantime, gained ...

Asia – New Hotbed for Consumer Automotive Electronics

The automotive electronics market in China and other Asian countries is booming, as consumers there demand everything from vehicle entertainment to on-board navigation systems. In China alone, the domestic market for vehicle entertainment and navigation systems will be worth at least US$4 billion by...

Net Neutrality Debate Grows More Vocal

The debate over net neutrality is getting a bit belligerent online. A senior executive at cable company Comcast is challenging the CEO of eBay, Meg Whitman, to a debate on the topic. A copy of a recent e-mail between David Cohen, executive vice president of Comcast, and Whitman has surfaced on the ...

Mass Market for WiMax Still Years Away

The mass market for WiMax technology faces a number of challenges, but will probably reach its potential within five years. "Now that the certification of WiMax equipment has started and coverage areas have begun to expand beyond basic trials, WiMax equipment suppliers and chip makers face a much le...

Promising MVNO Market Fails to Meet Expectations

The once promising mobile virtual network operator market -- composed of major consumer brands like Disney, which repackaged the services of local cellular phone companies for its clientele -- is failing to live up to expectations and making a minimal impact on the mobile market. The niche, which on...

DOPA Threatens Venture Capital for US Social Networking Sites

The moves by the federal government to regulate social networking sites -- like MySpace.com and others -- may cause venture investors to look overseas, and lead to a drop in early stage investments among such sites in the U.S. The House of Representatives last month passed a bill, called the Deleti...

Broadband Market Divide Emerges, Defined by Regulations

Broadband Internet access is no longer a novelty for consumers -- it is decidedly mainstream both in the U.S. and in Western Europe. Still, there are widespread disparities in the quality of service for many consumers. A new report, released by the Boston-based IT consulting firm, Strategy Analytics...

Wireless Broadband for the Home Fueling Gaming, MP3 Sales

Broadband networks for the home are fueling the growth of sales of wireless devices, and will continue to do so for the next five years. Research from the Boston-based IT consultancy, Strategy Analytics, indicates that homeowners worldwide are going to purchase nearly 950 million wireless home devi...

Industry Welcomes EPA’s Plan for PC Monitor Disposal

The Environmental Protection Agency last week approved a new framework to regulate the disposal of old computer monitors with cathode ray tubes and aged TVs loaded with mercury, a move that is being applauded by the computer industry. "CEA agrees with the EPA's statement that a CRT not recycled is a...

Mobile Phone Shipments Soaring With 26 Percent Growth Year-to-Year

Mobile phone shipments grew a vigorous 26 percent year-to-year, reaching an unprecedented 235 million units shipped during the second quarter of 2006. Nokia and Motorola accounted for a massive 55 percent combined market share during the quarter, according to a research report from Strategy Analytic...

Survey: Organizations Not Doing Enough to Secure Data

A new survey conducted by Insight Advantage and sponsored by IT security company Workshare, based in San Francisco, shows that organizations are not doing enough to prevent IT data breaches and the loss of "sensitive" data. The survey is based on interviews with 359 executives responsible for securi...

Bluetooth to Proliferate in Vehicles

Carmakers are rapidly incorporating wireless Bluetooth technology into their new vehicles, moving at such a pace that nearly a third of all new cars will feature the equipment within five years. That's a dramatic increase, up from 3 percent last year. "Automotive pricing, promotion, and product pos...

Investors Renew Interest in Tech Shares

Investors are grabbing shares in technology companies, as excellent economic reports keep coming from the U.S. government indicating that the federal budget deficit is down dramatically and tax collections have increased by 25 percent during this fiscal year. Infosys Technologies last week said it a...

‘Image Spam’ and VoIP Scam Attacks on Rise

So-called "image spam" is on the rise once again -- as clever hackers try to sneak by spam screening software that tests messages for spam based on keywords. After declining steadily throughout 2005 -- from about 12 percent of all spam at the beginning of the year, down to about 5 percent in Novembe...

Interest in Touch-Screen Technology for Mobile Phones Growing

Touch-screen technology for mobile phones is generating considerable interest from consumers, and it is starting to grow significantly. By the end of 2007, momentum will be very strong for the technology, and by 2012, 40 percent of all mobile phones will likely utilize touch-screen technology. "The ...

Threats From Hackers ‘Converging,’ Researchers Say

Threats from hackers are converging -- not just coming in on e-mail, or over the Web, or via Instant Messaging (IM), but through all three media, simultaneously, heightening the threat level that computer users are facing. This week, MessageLabs released its "Q2 2006 Intelligence Report," detailing ...

Intel’s Sale of Processor Unit to Have a ‘Minor’ Impact

The US$600 million deal disclosed by Intel to sell its mobile phone microprocessor unit to Marvell Technology Group may only have a "minor" impact on the computer chip industry. Intel was never able to grow its presence beyond mere applications processors for Personal Digital Assistants. Handset o...

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