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Today (January 28, 2011), Telit Wireless Solutions and Motorola Solutions signed an agreement for Telit to acquire Motorola’s M2M modules business. This is the latest in a string of mergers and acquisitions activity in the M2M module market over the past several years that include the purchase of Wavecom by Sierra Wireless in February 2009 ...

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As various rumors surrounding the Sony “PSP2” are bandied about the Internet (not to mention news around the upcoming Nintendo 3DS launch, or potential products from Panasonic (Jungle) or Razr (Switchblade)) one could be forgiven if he or she were to get caught up in the hype and temporarily lose sight of mobile’s threat to ...

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There is no shortage of rumors about a supposed next-generation iPad product from Apple Inc. Yesterday, the company announced that its CEO, Steve Jobs, will take a medical leave from his daily duties and today the company will announce its most recent financial results (including the third full quarter of iPad shipments).
Neither of these ...

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In a parallel to the classic “man bites dog” twist on what makes newsworthy headlines, separate reports suggest Apple is working with content publishers to shift the development of no-cost web apps – a free view of news and information – towards a subscription-only model through its iTunes e-commerce platform. The updated iTunes subscription model ...

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Verizon's network based on CDMA technology is not as fast from a pure technology standpoint as HSPA 7.2 networks - like AT&T's. Based on utilization, average speeds will vary but on average AT&T's HSPA network is faster than Verizon's 3G CDMA network.

AT&T is using this difference to differentiate itself from ...

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Some of the buzz on release of the iPhone on Verizon's 3G network is the impact it will have on its network. Will Verizon experience the same network overutilization issues as AT&T when the iPhone was released on their network? The simple answer is not likelyand the simple reason is Verizon has learned from ...

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During its developer conference at International CES 2011, AT&T joined T-Mobile US in marketing hijinks by rebranding its HSPA+ network as “4G”. Going into the last quarter of 2010, T-Mobile had previously launched a marketing campaign claiming its latest UMTS network, based on the HSPA+ protocol, was faster than the deployed 4G technologies and therefore ...

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​Atheros has announced various new 802.11n and Bluetooth 4.0 products in various formats. Atheros coming up with acombination solutionis not surprising. They had previous combination solutions on a single board to provide integrated solutions.What is different about this solution is that they are launching a 802.11n and Bluetooth 4.0 combination ...

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As an avid consumer of technology and an analyst in said field, I often find myself on the bleeding edge of the adoption curve (which as a consumer has its ups and downs) and as CES quickly approaches I started to reflect on my interactions with newer technologies over the past year.
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