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Cell Phone Makers Find Success With Ultra-Slim Clamshell Design

Motorola, Nokia and other handset developers are generating plenty of kudos for the designs of sleek, new clamshell mobile phones, but there is less innovation, and more marketing flash, there than meets the eye, experts tell TechNewsWorld ...

More E-Mail, IM Attacks, Fewer Viruses Last Month

Research from two separate messaging consultancies indicates that e-mail and instant messaging attacks continued apace in the month of March, but the number of viruses detected surprisingly declined ...

Many ‘Addicted’ to Cell Phone Use

Are you addicted to using your mobile phone? Many people are these days. A recent AOL-Pew Research Center Mobile Lifestyle Survey revealed that 52 percent of American adults surveyed keep their cell phone turned on all the time while 40 percent of those between the ages of 18 and 29 are saying that they are increasingly likely to drop their landline once and for all...

Study: Mobile Phone Carriers’ Profit Margins Surging

Profit margins for American and Canadian mobile phone carriers are soaring -- having reached the highest point this decade during the fourth quarter of last year ...

Cell Phone Services Vendors Banking on Mobile Gaming Apps

His name is Jack Bauer. He's a federal agent, and he has almost no time left to complete his urgent assignment for the President of the United States. So, he's going to have to kill you if you don't cooperate ...

Firms Must Learn to Manage Multiple Messaging Formats

Call it messaging, multiplied. As the number of modes of delivering messages increases to include e-mail, IM, VoIP, text messaging and voicemail, so do the volumes and different types of messages that companies must manage ...

Machine-to-Machine Communications Still Mired in Hype

The hype surrounding machine-to-machine communications -- known by the acronym M2M -- is surpassed only by the expense of network transport and the "exorbitant process" of integrating M2M modules into the machines they will monitor ...

OPINION

Time to Stop Blaming People for the Dot-Com Bust

Former Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB) banker Frank Quattrone -- who became a poster boy for all of the excesses of the dot-com era on Wall Street -- recently had his conviction for obstruction of justice overturned by a U.S. Appeals Court in New York City ...

Cable Regulations May Be Ripe for Renovation

Is it time to completely replace cable regulation -- rules as dated as black and white televisions? That's the argument being made by economists before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ...

ANALYSIS

Blog Battles: ‘Netroots’ Campaigning Making Politicians Sweat

Back in 1996, I was fortunate enough to be one of the first journalists to cover a national political convention online. This was the Democrat National Convention (DNC) in Chicago -- where Bill Clinton was nominated for President for a second time. I covered the event for HotWired.com, a site published by Wired magazine. In those days, not so long ago, really, we were excited to be reporting about politics, in real-time, on the Internet...

Study: Domain Sales Volume Increased by 68 Percent Last Year

As the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers is making news this week with the debut of new industry- and country-specific Top Level Domain extensions, the overall market for domain names continues to burgeon dramatically, pointing to continual, solid growth in the global Internet economy ...

Developers Eye Growing ‘Hands Free’ Mobile Technology Market

As states and other government jurisdictions continue to enact -- and enforce -- restrictions on the use of cell phones while driving, consumers are suddenly demanding more, easy ways to access their mobile phones and improve their safety ...

DTV Deadline Driving Growth of Pay-Per-View Content

Unlimited, uncensored access to video featuring Howard Stern may or may not be the epitome of the new era of digital television. Nevertheless the pay television service "Howard TV" and similar offerings are emerging rapidly as the government's deadline requiring conversion from analog to digital TV broadcasting approaches ...

ANALYSIS

Online Advertising Beginning to Fulfill Its Promise

For more than a decade, marketers have promised that the Internet was going to be a key way that consumers would experience their brands -- someday ...

Mobile Phone Makers Engage in Technological Arms Race

A new chip material -- silicon-on-sapphire -- is starting to make an impact on the way mobile phone handsets are produced, helping to fuel a technological "arms race" in the mobile industry, recent research suggests ...

Child Pornography a Growing Global Problem

Child pornography on the Internet is a growing problem for countries around the world, new research suggests ...

ANALYSIS

IT Security Issues Pose Major Risk for E-Healthcare

You're likely to visit the doctor when you have an infection, but what if the e-health records in her office were infected themselves -- with viruses, worms and other malware? That could be detrimental to your health, and depending on the severity of the computer problems, could even change the course of your life. That's not the prognosis you want to hear when you're ill...

ANALYSIS

Silicon Prairie May Be Fertile Ground for Emerging Homeland Security Biz

Silicon Valley -- the sprawling suburbs of San Francisco and San Jose -- first emerged during the 1960s as a prime location for the Pentagon to conduct research and development work during the Cold War. Will the Silicon Prairie -- the stretch of land between Chicago and downstate Champaign-Urbana -- serve the same function for the War on Terror? ...

Aging Workforce a Concern for US Tech Firms

The aging workforce is becoming a significant concern for technology employers in the U.S., where a third of employees will be aged 50 or older in just four years. Ten years ago, the story was the "graying of Japan," where aging workers were expected to be less productive in their golden years as well ...

Police Cameras Spark Privacy Debate, Citizens Seek to Block Photos

Police in Chicago -- and elsewhere in the state of Illinois -- are dramatically expanding the deployment of stealth cameras to catch alleged speeders. The cameras may be a massive invasion of privacy, however, according to some legal experts who are calling for precautions to be taken with the surveillance data ...

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