Archive for August 1st, 2008

Apple Pulls, Then Returns iPhone-PC Tethering App To Store (TechWeb)

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TechWeb – InformationWeek – The application makes it possible for people to use the high-speed Internet connections on the mobile phones to provide wireless access to the Web on a mobile PC.

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Congress Moves To Ban In-Flight Cell Phone Calls (TechWeb)

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TechWeb – InformationWeek – The Hang Up Act, which will be voted on by the House of Representatives, would permanently ban mobile phone calls during flights.

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Apple Pulls App To Make iPhone a Roving Hotspot (NewsFactor)

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NewsFactor – A new application enabling Apple’s iPhone to share EDGE or 3G Internet connections with other wireless devices briefly appeared in Apple’s App Store, only to be pulled minutes later.

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India's 3G Spectrum Policy Allows Foreign Bids (PC World)

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PC World – New Indian guidelines for the auction of 3G spectrum permit foreign bidders.

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NEC posts biggest fall in 21 yrs on profit slump (Reuters)

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Reuters – Shares of NEC Corp (6701.T) tumbled 16.5 percent on Friday, suffering their biggest one-day fall in 21 years after the electronics maker posted a sharp fall in profit on sluggish sales of network equipment and mobile phones.

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