BOSTON -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global handset shipments grew 16 percent annually to reach 400 million units in the fourth quarter of 2010. Apple again outgrew its major rivals, while Nokia and LG slipped back due to tougher competition. Alex Spektor, Senior Analyst at Strategy Analytics, said, “Global handset shipments grew 16 percent annually to reach 400 million units in Q4 2010.
SAN MATEO, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- Despite lingering concerns about the U.S. economic recovery, Americans worry more about having their online privacy violated (25%) than declaring bankruptcy (23%) or losing their job (22%). Coinciding with Data Privacy Day today, new survey research by Opera Software in the United States, Japan and Russia examines what people worry about online.
Mouser Is First to Stock the new Honeywell WLS Series Wireless Limit Switches and Panel-Mount MonitorsJanuary 28, 2011 6:46 am | Comments
! Mouser Electronics, Inc. announced it is stocking new product from Honeywell Sensing & Control. The WLS Series Wireless Limitless Switch from Honeywell is a heavy duty version from the Limitless™ Series product line, offering greater durability when used in rough applications. The Limitless™ Series combines the best of MICRO SWITCH™ Heavy Duty limit switches with the latest commercial off-the-shelf wireless technology.
PORTLAND, Ore. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- CompanionLink® Software announces two-way sync and backup between PC and Google®. The software allows people to sync contacts, calendar and tasks from the PC to any Google, Gmail™, or Google Apps account. Google also provides wireless sync with most popular smartphone and tablet platforms, including Apple® iPhone® and iPad®, Android™, BlackBerry®, Palm® webOS, and Windows® Phone devices.
SAN RAMON, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- The ZigBee® Alliance, a global ecosystem of companies creating wireless solutions for use in energy management, commercial and consumer applications, and the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) today announced their collaboration on ZigBee Smart Energy™ standard development.
SUNNYVALE, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- Ruckus Wireless™ today announced that its ZoneFlex Mobile Internet Smart Wi-Fi System was named a finalist in the GSMA Global Mobile Awards program in the category of Best Mobile Broadband Technology. The winners of the Global Mobile Awards will be announced February 15, 2011, at the Mobile World Congress event, taking place in Barcelona, Spain.
PORTLAND, Ore. -- (BUSINESS WIRE)--CompanionLink® Software, Inc. today published a white paper, “Switching from BlackBerry to Android,” that reviews migration strategies, third-party apps and Q&As that address common concerns for business people making the switch from BlackBerry® to Android™-based smartphones.
ON Semiconductor and Cypress Semiconductor Corporation today announced that a definitive agreement has been signed for ON Semiconductor to acquire the CMOS Image Sensor Business Unit (ISBU) from Cypress in an all cash transaction for approximately $31.4 million. The transaction is expected to close by the end of the first quarter of 2011, subject to customary closing conditions.
LightSquared’s Statement on the FCC’s Conditional Waiver of the Ancillary Terrestrial Component (ATC) Integrated Service RuleJanuary 27, 2011 6:01 am | Comments
RESTON, Va. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- LightSquared, the nation’s first wholesale-only integrated wireless broadband and satellite network, issues the following statement on the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Conditional Waiver of the Ancillary Terrestrial Component (ATC) Integrated Service Rule: LightSquared is pleased with the Federal Communication Commission’s grant of its request to allow its wholesale customers to provide either dual-mode or terrestrial-only devices as part of an integrated satellite-terrestrial broadband service.
CARLSBAD, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- Callaway Golf Company today revealed its next generation golf GPS device, the Callaway upro mx. A successor to the company's acclaimed original upro device, which earned a Best of What's New Award from Popular Science, the Callaway upro mx sets a new standard for innovation in the category with a host of intuitive technological advancements.
SINGAPORE -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Rising mobile penetration and proliferation of mobile broadband continues to boost wireless service revenue. ABI Research estimates global wireless service revenue at more than $159 billion for 3Q 2010, of which data services account for nearly one third. Mobile Internet revenue is estimated at about $100 billion for 2010, a 20% increase from the previous year and almost three times more than revenue earned five years ago.
NORWOOD, Mass. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) is providing its highly integrated iCoupler® digital isolation solution to Siemens Aerospace for its PowerSCOE™ system, a sophisticated satellite power protection system that will shut down kilowatts of power within the satellite within microseconds in the case of an anomaly.
PIM Under Attack: CommScope’s Andrew Solutions Launches Five-Prong Campaign to Help Improve Mobile NetworksJanuary 26, 2011 6:20 am | Comments
HICKORY, N.C. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Passive intermodulation (PIM) continues to be one of the top causes of quality and performance issues faced by wireless operators in their networks. In 2011, CommScope’s Andrew Solutions is targeting PIM in an all-out assault. PIM is the result of two or more wireless signals mixing together to create additional, undesired frequencies that cause interference or degrade transmission of desired signals in wireless networks.
Kindle Singles — Compelling Ideas Expressed at Their Natural Length — Now Available in the Kindle StoreJanuary 26, 2011 6:20 am | Comments
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Before the advent of digital reading, writers often had to choose between making their work short enough for a magazine article or long enough to deliver the "heft" required for book marketing and distribution. Three months ago, Amazon made a call to serious writers, thinkers, scientists, business leaders, historians, politicians and publishers to join Kindle in making a new kind of content available to readers—Kindle Singles.
WASHINGTON, /PRNewswire/ -- Ford is aggressively accelerating its commitment to wirelessly connected intelligent vehicles – known as vehicle-to-vehicle communications – becoming the first automaker to build prototype vehicles for demonstrations across the U.S., doubling its intelligent vehicle investment in 2011 and dedicating even more scientists to developing this technology.