Reuters – A U.S. appeals court sided with Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia (NOK1V.HE) on Wednesday, upholding a lower court’s finding that a Golden Bridge Technology cellphone patent was invalid.
Archive for May 21st, 2008
Reuters – Advertising on mobile phones has enormous potential to become a significant platform for marketers, but any breakthrough is years away and major operators must work together to succeed, executives said.
PC World – Will Sprint follows its competitors lead and restrict mobile broadband subscribers to 5 gigabytes of monthly combined upstream and downstream data usage?
NewsFactor – A report pegs the much-awaited announcement of the 3G version of Apple’s iPhone for June 9. According to technology blog Gizmodo, a source “very, very close” to the launch has confirmed that the second-generation iPhone will be announced during the keynote address of the Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco on that date.
If you always have desired a Walkman phone, but wanted a flip model, your wait is over. The Sony Ericsson W380i flip phone has a color screen and a numeric keypad inside its cover and a small screen outside. A small screen outside can show which song is playing or which radio station is tuned [...]
AFP – French researchers said on Wednesday they had invented a hydrogen fuel cell as a backup power source for mobile phones, thus easing dependence on an electricity supply to charge the gadget.
BusinessWeek Online – Consumer grievances against wireless companies are taking on a new dimension. For more than a decade, mobile-phone customers have griped vociferously about what they consider unfair billing and inadequate wireless voice calling. But the advent of mobile data services — from texting to gaming to social networking to Web surfing — has [...]
PC World – Free Wi-Fi from AT&T now extends to their mobile broadband subscribers using laptops and 3G network adapters.
NewsFactor – Apple’s 3G iPhone will be available immediately after CEO Steve Jobs announces it at the WorldWide Developers Conference on June 9, a confidential source has told the popular Web site Gizmodo.
Reuters – The world’s top handset maker Nokia Oyj expects the role of the Linux operating system in its product portfolio to increase as the role of its Internet-focused devices grows, company officials said.