Reuters – Pope Benedict will text message thousands of young Catholics on their mobile phones during World Youth Day in Sydney in July, hoping going digital will help him connect better with a younger audience.
Archive for May 6th, 2008
Investor’s Business Daily – Researchers have proposed combining cell phones with handheld scanners to enable doctors and medical staff in remote regions to conduct ultrasounds and other medical imaging. Roughly 75% of the world’s population lives in areas without such costly, high-tech medical equipment. Researchers have proposed integrating scanners into mobile phones. The scanners would [...]
Reuters – Sprint Nextel Corp and Clearwire Corp are close to announcing a $12 billion joint venture with major cable operators for high speed wireless Internet access for mobile phones and laptops, a source familiar with the talks said on Tuesday.
Reuters – Sprint Nextel and Clearwire Corp are close to announcing a $12 billion joint venture for ultra-fast wireless Internet access for mobile phones and laptop computers, The Wall Street Journal reported on its Web site on Tuesday.
AFP – India’s top mobile phone Bharti Airtel denied on Tuesday a media report that it had made a 19-billion-dollar offer to take control of South Africa’s flagship MTN telecom operator.
NewsFactor – Apple’s iPhone got new competition Tuesday as HTC unveiled the 3G Touch Diamond. The new smartphone will be HTC’s flagship model as it vies to grab market share from touchscreen competitors.
BusinessWeek Online – Coupons are making a comeback. In the face of rising food prices and a slowing economy, consumers are clipping coupons once again. Only, they don’t need scissors and a local newspaper so much as a computer, printer, and maybe a mobile phone.
Reuters – Telecoms companies Vodafone and Telecom Italia will both sell Apple Inc’s iPhone in Italy, in an apparent break from previous exclusive carrier deals.
PC World – High Tech Computer announced the HTC Touch Diamond on Tuesday, a smartphone running Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional…
USATODAY.com – A few years ago, organizations from Disney to 7-Eleven to the local pinochle club were jumping into the cellphone business, leveraging their brands to appeal to niches untapped by the big carriers.