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  • News: Softbank announces 110 Mbps network, may handle iPhones

    Softbank, Japan's third-largest mobile carrier and exclusive purveyor of the Apple iPhone in the country, said Thursday it would launch in November a new data network allowing downloads of up to 110 Mbps (megabits per second), faster than many wired connections provide today.

  • News: Nokia lays off 3,500 employees

    Nokia is planning to lay off an additional 3,500 employees, as the company continues to restructure after announcing its decision to focus on Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system.

  • News: Apple to axe iPod shuffle, classic

    Apple plans to get streamline the iPod range by killing off the iPod classic and iPod shuffle, a report claims.

  • News: Amazon Kindle Fire First Impressions: Solid but Limited

    The wraps are finally off Amazon's Kindle Fire tablet. Its splashy entry into the tablet firestorm was hard to miss--Amazon made quite a statement with its $199 price--and yet I'm underwhelmed. Although reporters were not allowed to touch the Kindle Fire during the demonstrations following Amazon's New York launch event, I spent considerable time observing the tablet in action, and grilling Amazon executives about different features. My gut reaction to what I saw today: This is not the Amazon tablet we've all been looking for.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Number one, with an icon

    Deciphering Apple's intentions is even more challenging than figuring out the Kremlin's, though there's definitely some similarity. Elsewhere, the Thunderbolt Display is ripped to shreds, iTunes movies surface around the world, and is it finally time to bid adieu to some venerable Apple products? The remainders for Wednesday, September 28, 2011 promised themselves they wouldn't cry.

  • News: How to Craft a Mobile-Application Strategy

    More IT organizations are bypassing the desktop when building new applications, especially for external customers. Here's what you need to know to create a strategy for mobile-application development.

  • News: Catching Up With Mobile Security Threats

    The tools for combatting mobile security threats to corporate data are evolving to address the concerns of wary CIOs.

  • News: Windows Phone 7.5 "Mango": Top New Business Features

    ]On Tuesday, Microsoft announced that U.S. wireless carriers have started rolling out its latest mobile OS, Windows Phone 7.5 (WP7.5), formerly known as "Mango," to Windows Phone customers. All users can expect to get the new software by the end of October.

  • News: The Week in iOS Accessories: Feeling remote

    Your iPhone or iPad is surely useful to you, but let's face it: Apple's mobile products are also just plain fun. In researching this week's roundup of accessories, we've spotted tanks, wall-climbing cars, and a few new speaker systems tailed specifically for iOS devices. And if you're still looking for something useful, we've got you covered there, as well.

  • News: Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet vs. Competition: Spec Showdown

    Amazon compromised on several hardware features of its Kindle Fire to deliver the most affordable mainstream 7-inch media tablet. Arriving on November 15 for $199, the Kindle Fire will enter a crowded market dominated by Apple's iPad.

  • News: iPhone 5: Voice recognition will be included-analyst

    Apple will unveil one new iPhone next week at Cupertino, Piper Jaffray reckons, and it will support voice recognition.

  • News: Amazon Announces $199 Tablet, New Kindle E-Readers

    After months of hype, Amazon today announced the Kindle Fire, a 7-inch tablet with a $199 price tag. Amazon also refreshed its line of e-readers with a $149 Kindle Touch 3G, a $99 Kindle Touch without 3G, and a non-Touch $79 Kindle.

  • News: Zenprise offers iPad app for secure SharePoint access

    Positioned as a data loss prevention tool, the app and server software focus on enforcing SharePoint content policies on iOS devices

  • News: Telecom Bill Cramming Impacts IT's Bottom Line

    Unauthorized charges on enterprise telecom bills are getting more sophisticated and harder to detect.

  • News: Mango Arrives with a Wi-Fi Tethering Surprise

    It's here. Windows Phone 7.5 "Mango" started rolling out to devices today, and it brought a few surprises along for the ride.

  • News: Microsoft signs Android licensing deal with Samsung

    Microsoft has signed a cross-license patent agreement with Samsung Electronics that grants Microsoft royalties from Samsung's Android-based smartphones and tablets, Microsoft said in a statement on Wednesday.

  • News: Visa launches Android person-to-person payments app

    Visa Europe introduced an Android application on Wednesday that lets users send money to other Visa cardholders over their mobile phone, with security measures in place to alert users of possible fraud.

  • News: Intel drops MeeGo mobile OS, backs Tizen against Android

    Linux Foundation and Limo Foundation are rebooting their efforts to compete with Apple and the Android camp by merging MeeGo and Limo into a new operating system called Tizen, with the backing of Intel and Samsung.

  • News: 28% of UK drivers admit to texting while driving

    More than a quarter (28 percent) of drivers admit to texting while at the wheel says Brake.

  • News: 3 may run out of capacity before end of 2012

    UK mobile network 3 has warned it may run out of capacity as early as the end of next year unless the government auction of the 800MHz and 2.6GHz radio spectrums goes ahead.



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