Despite appointing a financial adviser to hunt for a buyer, Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein says he believes the company can survive as an independent.
Softbank Mobile weighted whether to deploy TD-LTE using freshly-acquired 2.5GHz spectrum.
Indonesia’s Wimax licensees balked at rolling out fixed-line networks and are demanding the right to build mobile systems.
Google disclosed details of government requests for information about its users.
South Korea, Hong Kong and Japan enjoyed the world’s fastest broadband in Q4 2009. The global average speed declined 1% to 1.7Mbps as more customers signed up.
Skype has 560 million users and last year accounted for 13% of all international voice minutes.
China Mobile’s profit rose just 1%, although it increased signings of 3G subs.
Verizon’s quarterly profit slumped 75%, mostly due to a healthcare cost writedown, as it also struggled to find new customers.
Lenovo said it would target the China market with its new smartphones.
Japanese giant Fujitsu said it would release its first smartphone by early 2011.
Windows 7 powered a 35% increase in Microsoft earnings, but fell short of the top range of analysts’ forecasts.
Amazon now sells more electronics and other gear than books and media.
Visa agreed to pay $2 billion for CyberSource, a specialist in payment security solutions for online merchants.
Bell Labs researchers hit 300Mbps in a lab test using two DSL lines over 400 meters.
Adobe gave up on Flash for the iPhone.
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