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  • First LTE phone from Verizon expected mid-2011

    Posted March 11, 2010 - 3:48 pm

    Verizon Wireless plans to launch its first LTE-based wireless phone in mid-2011, three to six months after the carrier rolls out its new LTE network, according to a report.
  • Virgin Media to trial fiber broadband over telegraph poles

    Posted March 11, 2010 - 11:10 am

    Virgin Media will use telegraph poles to extend the reach of FTTH (fiber-to-the-home) in a test in the U.K. village of Woolhampton, it said on Thursday.
  • Motorola to put Bing search on Android phones

    Posted March 11, 2010 - 12:10 am

    Motorola will start loading Microsoft's search and map services onto its Android smartphones in China, bringing more non-Google services to the phones amid a row between Google and China.
  • RIM silent on data outages in North America, UK

    Posted March 10, 2010 - 4:53 pm

    Some BlackBerry users in North America and the United Kingdom said they experienced data outages earlier this week on Wi-Fi-equipped BlackBerries when not connected to Wi-Fi.
  • Cisco exec touts new core router's 100G Ethernet, energy efficiency

    Posted March 10, 2010 - 4:52 pm

    Cisco's new CRS-3 core router, which the company has boasted will "forever change the Internet," will come with 100Gbps Ethernet interfaces and 322Tbps multichassis interconnect capability at first customer shipment.
  • Cisco, Microsoft certifications increase high-tech salaries

    Posted March 10, 2010 - 4:32 pm

    IT professionals with certain IT certifications could make bank compared to counterparts, according to a study of 17,000 high-tech workers conducted by Dice Learning.
  • Former FCC chair says more fiber will help wireless crunch

    Posted March 10, 2010 - 3:40 pm

    Laying more fiber is one way to make more efficient use of wireless spectrum, former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin said on Wednesday.
  • 10 big IT management moves in 2009

    Posted March 10, 2010 - 12:41 pm

    Delivering advanced management and automation capabilities is no longer just for BMC, CA, HP and IBM. Vendors such as Cisco, EMC, Microsoft and VMware are staking claims and striving to win customer favor.
  • FCC Drives Need for National Broadband Plan

    Posted March 9, 2010 - 10:49 pm

    The FCC is in overdrive selling Congress, industry providers, and American citizens on the need to address the growing crisis faced by the United States. Today, the FCC unveiled more details of its National Broadband Plan, which will be officially presented to Congress next week.
  • Excel vulnerabilities revealed on 'slower' Patch Tuesday

    Posted March 9, 2010 - 10:13 pm

    Coming off a record-making Patch Tuesday in February, Microsoft announces a lighter load of bulletins and advisories targeting client operating systems, Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer.
  • 3G buildouts push up mobile network investment

    Posted March 9, 2010 - 9:40 pm

    Mobile networks may not be getting upgraded as fast as some subscribers would like, but carrier spending on infrastructure is expected to rebound slightly this year after falling in 2009.
  • Data issue hits BlackBerry devices for second day

    Posted March 9, 2010 - 8:40 pm

    Some BlackBerry users are complaining of an inability to use data services for the second day in a row.
  • FCC to propose national digital literacy corps

    Posted March 9, 2010 - 7:10 pm

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will propose a National Digital Literacy Corps to help U.S. residents get online as part of a national broadband plan due out next week.
  • Windows XP's built-in Wi-Fi Security Hole

    Posted March 9, 2010 - 6:16 pm

    Ever look for a Wi-Fi connection and see the "Free Public Wifi" SSID? It won't be a good connection, but it's also not an attempt to break into your laptop. It's an invitation for someone else to break into that user's laptop.
  • Android native development kit updated

    Posted March 9, 2010 - 6:02 pm

    OpenGL ES 2.0 added to package enabling developers to build performance-critical parts of an app in native code.
  • New routers let companies exploit 3G cellular data networks

    Posted March 9, 2010 - 5:51 pm

    Machine to machine (M2M) communications via 3G cellular data links is expanding in the enterprise. Sixnet offers a battery of new products to make it simple and cost-effective to network kiosks, remote offices, point-of-sale equipment and digital signage.
  • Verizon-AT&T LTE battle heats up

    Posted March 9, 2010 - 5:43 pm

    The simmering marketing battle between Verizon Wireless and AT&T over whose LTE network is first and best promises to explode in the coming months, analysts say.
  • Google Fiber Draws Another Bid

    Posted March 9, 2010 - 3:22 pm

    Sarasota has entered the Google Fiber race for super-high-speed Internet by renaming City Island "Google Island."
  • FCC suggests using wireless for free broadband

    Posted March 9, 2010 - 2:40 pm

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is considering ways that wireless technologies can be used to deliver free or low-cost broadband services, as part of its National Broadband Plan.
  • Cisco unveils next Internet core router

    Posted March 9, 2010 - 1:40 pm

    Cisco Systems on Tuesday introduced its next-generation Internet core router, the CRS-3, with about three times the capacity of its current platform.
  • Panda discovers malware on HTC Magic phone

    Posted March 9, 2010 - 11:40 am

    A Panda Security employee discovered three malware programs on a recently purchased HTC Magic phone when it was plugged it into a Windows computer.
  • T-Mobile BlackBerry Users to Get Google Default Search

    Posted March 9, 2010 - 10:55 am

    Good news for BlackBerry smartphone users in the United States on T-Mobile, at least if you're a fan of search giant Google: The wireless carrier will soon swap out the Yahoo default search option within the BlackBerry Browser for Google's industry-leading search engine, according to and other reports.
  • Salesmanship helps Pepsi bottler win over users to unified communications

    Posted March 9, 2010 - 10:13 am

    Unified communications technologies haven't caught on as expected, and even though IT managers report some solid productivity benefits, rolling out such new technologies can take some salesmanship at the IT level with end users.
  • Intel sees 2012 deployment for mobile WiMax Release 2

    Posted March 9, 2010 - 6:10 am

    Chip giant Intel, a major backer of the movement to provide mobile WiMax wireless broadband to Internet users around the world, expects the next major release of the technology to be deployed starting in 2012, an executive said Tuesday.
  • WiMax hitches a ride on 1000 taxis in Taipei

    Posted March 9, 2010 - 5:10 am

    People in the Taiwanese capital of Taipei will on Tuesday be able to surf the Internet, watch Web TV, play online games and more in 1000 taxis that have been equipped with Mobile WiMax wireless broadband service.
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