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  • News: Mobile phone FAQs

    Buying a mobile phone can often be a headache. We've answered a few of frequently asked questions to help aid your purchase.

  • News: Mobile phone glossary

    A glossary of terms for mobile phones and smartphones.

  • News: Perth hospital signs with BT for communications, IT services

    The new Fiona Stanley Hospital in Perth, Western Australia, will put communications and sustainability at the forefront of its IT agenda, thanks to an agreement with international services firm, Serco, for facilities management and support services. Serco will partner with BT for the project. Under the contract, BT will install and manage the hospital’s communications infrastructure and run a range of IT services.

  • News: Google wants judge to dismiss four charges in Oracle suit

    Google is hoping to head off some of the complaints Oracle has made against it by asking a California judge for permission to file summary judgment on four issues.

  • News: Ofcom: Smartphones have harder time with weak signals

    Smartphones might not be as good as old-fashioned phone handsets at receiving a mobile signal in areas with indifferent coverage, initial research by telecom regulator Ofcom has suggested.

  • News: 27,000 South Koreans Sue Over iPhone Privacy Violations

    The flap over iPhone location tracking led to some grandstanding in Congress and a few lawsuits by users in the United States over privacy concerns, but now nearly 27,000 South Koreans are suing Apple for privacy violations.

  • News: NYC developers to hack new photo apps

    Hoping to spark some entrepreneurial creativity in the Big Apple, online tools provider Aviary has organized a New York City event for developers to hack together new photo-based applications.

  • News: Judge bounces Google's complaint over Android code viewing

    A U.S. trade judge has rejected Google's move to block the testimony of a Microsoft expert witness in the latter's 10-month dispute with Motorola over patents allegedly used by Android.

  • News: Nokia signs deal to get more apps for Windows Phone, Symbian

    Nokia said Wednesday that it has entered into an agreement with Polar Mobile to launch more than 300 mobile applications for Nokia smartphones, including upcoming models based on Windows Phone, over the next 12 months.

  • News: McAfee Mobile Security to be pre-loaded on Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini smartphones

    McAfee has joined forces with Sony Ericsson to offer its Mobile Security software pre-loaded on Sony Ericsson's Xperia Mini and Xperia Mini Pro smartphones.

  • News: Mozilla releases Firefox 6

    Mozilla has made the next versions of its desktop and mobile browser, Firefox, available to web users.

  • News: 'iPhone 5' component images leaked online

    Photographs of what are claimed to be the camera lens and earphone audio jack of the iPhone 5 have surfaced on the web.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Magically delicious

    Apple retail stores may be in for an LTE surprise, the architects behind the Apple campus "spaceship" are revealed, and Starbucks is handing out apps with its frappes. The remainders for Tuesday, August 16, 2011 have been whipped and made to order.

  • News: Minecraft Pocket Edition Hits Android App Store

    So, Minecraft. Or more specifically, Minecraft in your pocket: the long awaited (since it was announced at the end of May, at least) Minecraft Pocket Edition is now up for grabs -- provided you've got $6.99 to spare, and you're one of the folks who picked up Sony's Xperia Play.

  • News: Samsung tablet ban lifted in all EU countries but Germany

    Samsung is again free to sell its Android-based Galaxy Tab 10.1 in all European Union countries except for Germany, after a court in Düsseldorf changed its injunction enacted last week.

  • News: FCC Investigates BART Over Cellphone Shutdown

    The Bay Area Rapid Transit agency closed four San Francisco subway stations on Monday during protests sparked by cellular signal shutdowns. The demonstrations were against BART's decision last week to temporarily suspend cellphone service at several stations in order to disrupt plans for a protest after a fatal shooting by the transit police in July.

  • News: Motorola workers likely thrilled by Google's buy

    A survey of employees at Google and Motorola finds higher level of job satisfaction at Google. Page gets high marks, Motorola's Jha much lower.

  • News: NBN CIO: The IT leadership strategy of Australias new telco

    NBN Co has a head start that would leave many telcos green with envy. Armed with $27 billion in government funding, and at least $9 billion from debt markets, the two-yearold National Broadband Network wholesaler has the resources and backing that could catapult it ahead many of its decadesold equivalents. That’s not to say the challenge before the organisation isn’t any less daunting; within the decade NBN Co is set to change broadband in Australia. The monopoly wholesaler is bound by carefully worded legislation to provide equal access to many of those it will compete with on a shiny fibre-to-the-home network, and satellite and wireless offshoots. Best of all, the company is starting with a clean slate.

  • News: Mobile Advertising: The Next Generation

    You're in the market for a new car, and at a bus stop you see an ad for one of the models you’ve been considering, inviting you to scan a QR (Quick Response) code with your smartphone. Your phone then downloads and launches an app that projects a 3D image of the car that you can manipulate to view from different angles, along with balloons that highlight salient features.

  • News: Motorola Purchase Changes Nothing and Everything for Android

    Google shook the mobile and tech industries on Monday morning with the news that it has agreed to purchase Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion. The move is seen primarily as a play to acquire Motorola's formidable patent catalog, but it may not be enough to protect Android against ongoing patent litigation which raises some question about what the underlying strategy might really be.



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