Google and Motorola Mobility Holdings announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Google will acquire Motorola Mobility for $40.00 per share in cash, or a total of about $12.5 billion, a premium of 63% to the closing price of Motorola Mobility shares on Friday, August 12, 2011.
One Source Networks, together with Sonus Networks, announce their collaboration to present ‘VoIP for a Global, Mobile Workforce,’ webinar taking place Wednesday, August 24th at 1:00PM EST. The webinar will focus on the realities of today’s IP-based voice solutions and examine the key enablers of the VoIP movement for the enterprise market.
Altair Semiconductor, a leading developer of ultra-low power, small footprint and high performance 4G LTE chipsets , announced today that its TD-LTE chipset, integrated in a commercial USB dongle, achieved download speeds of more than 100Mbps in a live over-the-air demonstration. This achievement means the promise of LTE – that the user experience will be enhanced significantly by providing fast download times and data-intensive applications – is now a reality.
Payfone and Fortumo announced that Fortumo has selected Payfone to power the direct billing option for its in-app purchasing SDK. This direct billing mobile payment method offers better reliability and higher security as well as better payouts for developers. Through the partnership, Fortumo’s clients will be able to provide consumers with the ability to make safe and secure mobile payments in real-time from any device, such as PC, smartphone, tablet or Wi-Fi.
Kaltman Creations will now be offering a new line of products with the name RF Sensitive Solutions. It features affordable, easy to use test and measurement equipment for RF sensitivity and related concerns as well as RF shielding products. The new division addresses consumer concerns about the effects of short and long-term RF and EMF exposure and how it may alter the overall health of people.
Capital Electro-Circuits is proud to announce its recent certification to international quality standard ISO 9001:2008 by Perry Johnson Registrars for manufacturing Printed Circuits Boards (PCBs). We received Certificate No. C2011-01931 August 4, 2011. ISO stands for International Organization for Standardization.
Asian technology vendors Sumitomo Electric, Hitachi, Shenzhen GongJin and Ralink have recently joined the Home Gateway Initiative (HGI), the world’s leading organisation for publishing requirements for key components of the digital home. The digital home building blocks for which HGI publishes requirements include home gateways, software infrastructure and applications, and home network devices that connect consumers to services.
IT Europa announced that it will be staging the fifth annual European ISV Convention on 1 March 2012 in Berlin. The event will bring together leading Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) with hardware, software and service organisations to explore and address the issues affecting the development of the IT Industry in Europe and to develop and strengthen partnerships aimed at supporting solution-based sales.
UK-based millimetre waveband and wireless Point-to-Point specialists, Sub10 Systems, confirmed it had reached an agreement with HUBER+SUHNER, to take over production and sales of its SENCITYLink 100, 160, 320 Mbps product line. HUBER+SUHNER’s sales will not be materially affected by this deal.
Digi International announced that its ConnectPort X5 R is now certified to use the Iridium satellite network for global, two-way, low-latency data communications. The gateway is a compact, ruggedized tracking and telematics device that incorporates cellular, satellite, global positioning system (GPS), Wi-Fi and vehicle area network (VAN) wireless technology in a single enclosure allowing for the greatest possible connectivity flexibility.
TTI’s Big Job campaign featuring a series of four webisodes chronicling the company’s quest for a new spokesperson, has received a Bronze Telly Award. Shaefer Advertising Co. a full-service, integrated strategic marketing services firm is TTI’s agency of record and produced the “Big Job" webisodes campaign.
The company is launching its mobileDNA service as part of a package to help marketers that do not yet have a mobile strategy to get campaigns up and running in a matter of days. The service has been built around 2ergo’s proprietary database of 10m opt-in UK cross-network mobile phone users, further enriched with information from users’ mobile behaviour and transactions over the last 12 months and profiling information such as age, interests and location.
ADTRAN announced that it has acquired Bluesocket, a privately held company in Burlington, Mass. Bluesocket is the first and only provider of wireless network solutions with virtual control. This acquisition was effective August 4, 2011, and includes all intellectual properties, technologies and the established customer base of Bluesocket.
Axel Technologies is pleased to announce that our Fuugo TV software has been shortlisted at the ConnectedWorld.TV Awards at IBC2011. Fuugo is the next generation TV application for mobile and handheld devices redefining TV by integrating broadcast TV, mobile TV, Internet TV and video with social media into one single application.