Archive for December 10th, 2007

MSN puts ads on mobile phones (InfoWorld)

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InfoWorld – Microsoft began displaying advertisements to mobile users of its MSN site in the U.S. on Monday.

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TI narrows Q4 sales, profit expectations toward high end of previous estimates (Canadian Press)

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Canadian Press – DALLAS – Texas Instruments Inc., which makes chips used in more than half the world’s cellphones, narrowed its fourth-quarter outlook Monday, saying it expects sales and profits to be toward the higher end of its previously announced expectations.

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Texas Instruments raises Q4 target, shares up (Reuters)

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Reuters – Microchip maker Texas Instruments Inc said on Monday mobile phone chip demand was a little better than anticipated, relieving investors and sending its shares up more than 6 percent, as it increased expectations for fourth-quarter revenue and earnings.

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Mobile Linux group releases first specification (InfoWorld)

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InfoWorld – While¬†Google’s Linux mobile phone platform, Android, has been stealing the spotlight, another longer-standing mobile Linux group is also moving ahead.

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Mobile Linux Group releases First Spec (PC World)

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PC World – While Google’s Linux mobile phone platform, Android, is currently in the spotlight, the Linux Phone Standards Forum also is making progress.

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Young, poor prefer cells to landlines (AP)

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AP – More than one in eight households have cell phones but lack traditional landline telephones, according to a federal study released Monday that tracks the country’s growing dependence on wireless phones.

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Microsoft starts offering U.S. ads on MSN Mobile (Reuters)

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Reuters – Microsoft Corp. began on Monday to place advertisements on its U.S. MSN Mobile page, moving into the nascent mobile phone advertising business.

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Kylie Minogue site unites fans via cell phones (Reuters)

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Reuters – Kylie Minogue fans now have a new way to indulge their obsessions — via mobile phone.

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Motorola backs fourth-quarter forecast (Reuters)

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Reuters – Mobile phone maker Motorola Inc backed its forecast for fourth-quarter earnings and revenue growth on Thursday, sending its shares up 3.6 percent.

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AT&T Wireless Network Open to Outside Devices (PC World)

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PC World – Customers of AT&T’s mobile-phone service can attach outside devices and run outside applications, the company said Thursday, following an announcement last week that Verizon Wireless would open up its network.

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