Archive for December 4th, 2007

Nokia predicts 10 per cent global mobile market growth in 2008 (Canadian Press)

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Canadian Press – HELSINKI, Finland – Nokia Corp. said Tuesday it expects the global market for mobile devices to grow 10 per cent next year, and the company plans to provide its handset owners with more music as part of efforts to enhance its Internet services.

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Wi-Fi Hotspot Finder for Smartphones

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Accessing the Internet from a smartphone via a high-speed Wi-Fi connection is one of the best things technology has to offer for a mobile person. Wi-Fi access allows, for instance, low-cost or free Web surfing, Skype phone calls, e-mail, music downloads, and photo uploads. It maybe easy to find a hotspot at home, but finding […]

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Saints on cellphones spark controversy in Italy (Reuters)

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Reuters – If you are a Catholic looking for a saint in heaven to protect you, you no longer have to carry a small "holy card." You can get the image sent to your cellphone.

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Nokia predicts 10 per cent global mobile telecom growth in 2008 (Canadian Press)

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Canadian Press – HELSINKI, Finland – Cellphone maker Nokia Corp. said Tuesday it expects the global market for mobile devices to grow 10 per cent in 2008 to more than 1.2 billion, and that its market share will increase.

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Nokia sees 20 percent margin from phones (Reuters)

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Reuters – Nokia (NOK1V.HE) said on Tuesday it expects to reach an operating profit margin of around 20 percent over the next one to two years from its cellphone and services business.

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Motorola technology chief leaves (Reuters)

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Reuters – Mobile phone maker Motorola Inc , which announced last week that Chief Executive Ed Zander will step down, said on Monday its chief technology officer, Padmasree Warrior, had left the company to pursue other opportunities.

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Qualcomm, Nortel Team On Dual-Mode Phone Service (TechWeb)

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TechWeb – The companies are working toward a technology to launch next year that allows mobile phones to seamlessly switch calls between cellular and Wi-Fi networks.

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AT&T to end dwindling pay phone business (Reuters)

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Reuters – Top U.S. phone company AT&T Inc said on Monday it plans to end its dwindling pay phone business by the end of 2008, as more consumers use mobile phones.

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Google to bid for wireless spectrum (AP)

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AP – Google Inc. confirmed its plans to bid for a prized piece of the airwaves in an upcoming government auction, further underscoring the Internet search leader’s determination to shake up the wireless market and plumb more profits from mobile phones.

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Questions Abound With Verizon's Open Network Announcement (TechWeb)

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TechWeb – Until details such as per-message use fees and CDMA access are answered, reaction is muted.

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