Given the numerous advantages of the cellular-enabled POS terminal, its remarkable growth in recent years is unsurprising. What is surprising then, is the notion that this type of device could already be set tomake way for alternative technologies. However, an increase in the use of consumer electronics as payment devices hasalreadyled some to suggest that ...
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Comcast is aggressively positioning its Xfinity platform to reduce churn and engage its customers in ways similar to Netflix and Hulu. Elemental Technologies and thePlatform recently announced they were the technology providers for Comcast’s Xfinity TV application.
Ericsson, the market leader in telecommunications network equipment, announced second quarter financial results last week.
I have no idea what the world record for layoff costs actually is, but Telefonica’s bill of 2.7 billion euro (yes, that’s US$3.8 billion) for 6,500 positions – averaging 415,000 euro per employee – must come pretty close. The Spanish unemployment rate is above 20% (close to 45% for people ...
Spotify's long-awaited launch in the US, the world’s largest music market, has taken place today. The price points appear to be pretty much what had been anticipated - $4.99 for a desktop-only subscription, and $9.99 for the premium(desktop + mobile) variant. Also the free, ad-supported version - which gotSpotify's PR ball rolling ...
US network operator AT&T has thrown its support behind an additional pair of media tablets as carriers look to break out of the smartphone stigma.
AT&T and HP announced Tuesday that AT&T will be the exclusive mobile network operator provider of the upcoming HP TouchPad 4G. The HSPA+ model will beavailable through HP commercial channels ...
ACMA Rural 2.3GHz spectrum auction
A thought occurred to me whilst attending the recent SIMposium event in Berlin at the end of June. Given that there is a new standard being investigated/explored for an even smaller SIM card; how small can they get before they disappear altogether?
The new proposal, put forward by Apple for investigation by ETSI, the ...
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