NewsFactor – Verizon Wireless has filed a legal response to a complaint before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia in which AT&T claims that its wireless rival’s “There’s a Map for that” ad campaign has been distorting facts about AT&T’s wireless coverage. The dueling lawsuits demonstrate that the smartphone battle lines […]
Archive for November 17th, 2009
NewsFactor – Social networks such as Facebook and MySpace have invaded families’ living rooms, corporate offices, and mobile phones. Now they are making their mark on the New American Oxford English Dictionary.
Reuters – A employee of mobile phone operator T-Mobile is facing prosecution after selling personal details of thousands of British customers to rival companies in an alleged major breach of data protection laws.
AFP – European nations have closed down over 50 Internet websites after a crackdown on mobile phone ringtone scams often targeting youngsters.
Reuters – Celebrities beware: YouTube is making it even easier for anyone with a camera phone to turn your behavior — be it mundane or sensational — into news.
AP – Rogue employees at a major mobile phone company illegally sold millions of customer records to rival firms, Britain’s information watchdog said Tuesday.
PC World – Microsoft is making its Windows Marketplace for Mobile available to phones running older versions of its mobile software, although not all of the apps may be available to all Windows Mobile users.
PC World – The Motorola Droid is doing more than just bashing the iPhone — it’s also smashing the ceiling when it comes to mainstream Android appeal. A full 250,000 people snatched up Droids during the phone’s first week in stores, some newly released data suggests. That’s four times the number of launch-week sales estimated […]
For years, Nokia has regarded the possibility to watch live TV on a mobile phone an important feature. The company has invested plenty of money and resources in the development of international standard for broadcasting digital television signal to low-power devices. The standard, DVB-H (Digital Video Broadcast-Handheld), has been around for a few years. Nokia […]
An advanced smartphone may cost up to 500-700 dollars or euros, but it can actually save a lot of money for its owner. First, high-end smartphones come with Wi-Fi connectivity, allowing direct Internet access via hotspots. You don’t have to pay your mobile network provider for Web and email access. Second, if you occasionally need […]