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Leading up to the CES 2010 show Ford has been in the news repeatedly with a range of planned extensions on its SYNC solution:



  • In-car Wi-Fi based on a cellular USB modem on SYNC 2.0


  • Mobile Applications Sync store and open APIs for trusted developer partners

  • iTunes Music tagging for later purchase on a ...

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In advance of the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Intel has announced the 2010 silicon line-up for its Atom family of processors and related system architectures. Intel and VIA Technologies x86-based processors have powered nearly all of first generation netbook computers. By 2011, ABI Research estimates that nearly 200 million cumulative netbook ...

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Move over touch screen displays. Theres a potential new way of interacting with the digital world that could make waves over the next two years. Its called Sixth Sense, and is developed by MIT students.


The terms Internet of Objects and Augmented Reality have been buzz-words for a while. Pranav Mistry, a graduate student at ...

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Last week, Alcatel-Lucent made a bold move announcing they would help bridge the gap between MNOs and application developers with the introduction of their Application Exposure Suite.The suite is essentially an application aggregation play offering developers a one-stop shop to as many MNOs as A-L can sign on. Its bold for two reasons:

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Ever since ABI released its revised forecasts for femtocell shipments a few weeks back there have been a spate of negative reports and articles on femtocells. Unfortunately our predictions were taken out of context, conveniently leaving out the part where we said we still believe in this market its just taking longer than expected.



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Clearwire just received more in debt financing in addition to the $1.56B they just got from Sprint Nextel, Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Intel, Eagle River Holdings, and Bright House Networks for a recent total of $2.8B in funding. This is on top of the funding of $3.2B from Intel, Google, Comcast, Time ...

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Over the weekend, TRAI, Indias telecommunications authority set the maximum fee that operators can charge for the implementation of mobile number portability. Number portability allows consumers to take their number with them when they switch operators; reducing exit barriers to change service provider. The fee has been capped at Rs. 19 (US$ 0.40); allowing ...

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Rich, connected Internet experiences are typical on smartphones. However, smartphones represent a small part of the mobile handset market today. Samsung is looking to address this gap by announcing a new mobile platform for application developers to extend these experiences to the balance of handset users.



Bada Korean for ocean is Samsungs new mobile development ...

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Gosh, it is nice to be substantiated... On the10 November 2009, I blogged on Emerging Markets being an invaluable, almost essential, engine of growth for an aspiring or successful wireless carrier. The blog was a write up of comments I had made in a CNBC Asia TV interview that addressed SingTel's and Starhub's ...

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Starhub commenced operations in 2000 and since that time, it has matured into a slick triple play operation with internet access, mobile phone services and cable TV content which can be subscribed purchased as a bundle. Indeed these bundles have been very attractive. 54% of Starhub customers are either double or triple play hubbers.


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