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Mobile Phone Vendors Pay Heed to High Style

Consumers focus more on style of the mobile phone, rather than technical functionality, when making purchase decisions, experts tell TechNewsWorld. A report from Boston-based Strategy Analytics, the global consulting company, analyzes the reasons for U.S. and Western Europe wireless device purchases...

New Chips Let Users Capture, Transfer Video Between Devices

New wireless video processing chipsets that let consumers capture, store and transfer video between various display devices in the home -- TVs or PCs -- debuted at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week. The chips were developed by ViXS Systems, a Toronto-based developer of video proce...

New USB Phone Adapter Allows Skype Calling on Landline Phones

Consumers will no longer have to fiddle with headphones and a microphone to make free Internet telephone calls, experts tell TechNewsWorld. Skype, the global Internet communications company, this week introduced a new USB phone adapter that allows regular consumers to use their existing corded or co...

Newcomer Bets ‘Wiki’ Open-Source Movement Can Help Win Senate Election

A computer entrepreneur from Utah is launching a campaign to unseat incumbent Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) next year -- in what may be the most heavily Internet-reliant campaign to date, using blogs, chats and the "Wiki" open-source model. Peter Ashdown is the founder of Xmission, Utah's oldest Interne...

Survey Shows WiFi Not Just a Business Tool Anymore

A new survey sponsored by the WiFi Alliance shows that 65 percent of respondents indicate wireless fidelity (WiFi) technology helps them stay in touch with friends and family via tools such as instant messaging and e-mail -- not just business associates or customers. About 1,000 Americans from all ...

Web Access, Electronic Apps Driving New Car Purchases

A new study released this month at the Frankfurt Motor Show demonstrates that Internet access -- and other high-end digital applications -- will soon drive consumer purchases of automobiles. A copy of the study by Boston-based Strategy Analytics entitled "Frankfurt Motor Show 2005 Introduces Entert...

Millions of Holiday Greetings Sent Via Text Messaging This Year

A new survey from America Online's Tegic Communications division shows that a "surprising number of people" in America and Europe are sending Christmas and Hanukkah greetings by text messaging this year, rather than through conventional, paper cards via the mail. The survey is based on data from the...

Study: Data Loss, Network Vulnerabilities Top Security Issues

A new survey indicates that "catastrophic data loss" and network vulnerabilities are the security issues of greatest concern for computer industry leaders today. A copy of the survey, conducted by Milpitas, Calif.-based Phoenix Technologies Ltd., was provided to TechNewsWorld. The opinions were gath...

Tech Economy Continues to Rebound, New Index Indicates

The U.S. technology economy continues to rebound from the recession of 2001-2003, according to a new Forrester/ITAA U.S. Tech Sector Index. The new "quarterly benchmark" is the most comprehensive measure of the tech economy available and is based on 11 measures of IT demand, supply, and the strength...

Bill Proposes Market-Oriented Telecom Regulation System

A new teleommunications reform bill which would create a market-oriented regulatory system -- treating Internet telephony the same as conventional phone service -- is moving through Congress, experts tell the E-Commerce Times. The bill is sponsored by Senator Jim DeMint (R-S.C.). According to a stat...

Consumer Demand for Broadband Access Fuels Growth of VSATs

A new research report by the Boston-based consultancy Strategy Analytics indicates that consumer demand for access to broadband services is powering growth in the market for VSATs -- very small aperture terminals. A copy of the findings was provided to TechNewsWorld. The VSAT industry has undergone ...

Appeals Court Rules Against Holder of Machine Vision Patents

A federal appeals court has invalidated patents for bar codes and machine vision in a case that could have significant implications for the technology industry, experts told TechNewsWorld. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit -- the appeals court for patent cases, based in Washington, D...

Wave of New Multimedia Apps in Store for Mobile Phones

An industry forecast released this month by Wellesley, Mass.-based Mobile Ecosystem, a wireless industry consultancy, indicates that wireless carriers in 2006 will be launching a new "wave" of multimedia and entertainment applications on new, 3G networks. A copy of the forecast by analyst and founde...

State-Run Venture Funds Picking Up Slack for Private VCs

State-run venture capital funds are increasingly financing early stage technology companies, picking up some of the slack left by private venture capitalists in the wake of the stock market bubble's burst, experts tell the E-Commerce Times. Thirty-six states have venture funds, and the largest is Ma...

Report Critical of FCC’s ‘A La Carte’ Cable Proposal

Research by the consultancy A.T. Kearney's telecom practice indicates that the Federal Communications Commission's proposal for "a la carte" pricing of cable TV programming may have an adverse impact on the development of Internet TV and Internet Telephony. Sweeping changes in telecom regulation cou...

Study: Key Mobile Phone Tech Suppliers’ Revenues to Plummet

A new study released this week by Boston-based Strategy Analytics offers an ominous warning -- companies focused on supplying light-emitting diodes (LEDs) for liquid crystal displays (LCD) and keypad backlighting functions will see their revenues plummet an astounding 41 percent in the next three ye...

New Technology Reduces Need for Cell Phone Towers

Seoul, South Korea-based wireless carrier SK Telecom is planning early next year to deploy new technology that reduces the need for cell phone towers -- so-called "antennae diversity" technology, which may soon also be installed throughout the U.S. and Europe, experts tell TechNewsWorld. The technol...

Companies Face Increasing Difficulties With Wireless Transition

Results of two new studies -- based on surveys of senior level executives -- indicate that mobile telephony and computing are growing challenges for the corporate enterprise and that companies are struggling to keep up. The remote and mobile workforce is exploding, according to the research, a summa...

Experts Question RIM’s Proposed ‘Work-Around’ for Blackberry

Experts are raising uncomfortable questions about Research in Motion's proposal to maintain the viability of its Blackberry wireless network through a technological "work-around" if the U.S. District Court in Richmond, Va. issues an order to shutter its services in the U.S. The work-around -- as cur...

Sober Virus Largest Ever On Internet, Report Says

A new briefing released yesterday by Postini, the messaging security company, based in San Carlos, Calif., indicates that the recently discovered "Sober" virus is the largest viral attack on the Internet ever recorded, twice as big as any other virus on record. "We typically quarantine about 50 mil...

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