Posts tagged “Telecommunications and Wireless”

Updated May 15, 2010

Premium Lock Apple CEO personally demanded return of iPhone left by NCSU grad at a bar

Court document says Gizmodo paid California man $5,000 for the device, cracked it open and posted images of it despite a phone call from Apple CEO Jobs who demanded the website editors return the gadget. Gizmodo promised to pay the iPhone seller an additional $3,500 bonus if Apple formally unveiled the device by July, statement says.

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Updated May 14, 2010

Premium Lock '4G': Are you ready for business in the fast lane of the wireless Web?

4g Local Tech Wire will present an in-depth panel discussion about opportunities and obstacles about true wireless broadband. The Triangle is site for some of the first 4G deployments. Is your business ready to capitalize?

May 12, 2010

Premium Lock Tekelec names exec from new acquisition as chief marketing officer

Tekelec Susie Kim Riley, the founder of data management firm Camiant, was chief technology officer at the Massachusetts-based firm, which Tekelec acquired last week.

May 11, 2010

Premium Lock Wall Street is expecting strong quarterly performance from Cisco

Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expect Cisco to earn 39 cents per share, on sales of $10.2 billion. Cisco has said it expects about $10 billion to $10.3 billion in sales. On Monday, Jefferies & Co. analyst William Choi said the company is likely to exceed both its own and the market's expectations

Another towering quarter for Cisco gear? Another towering quarter for Cisco gear?

May 10, 2010

Premium Lock Cisco shares jump after analysts project rosy earnings

Cisco Meanwhile, Polycom, a videoconferencing rival, names a former Cisco executive as its CEO. Cisco announces earnings Wednesday.

May 10, 2010

Premium Lock Tired of cables? New Wi-Fi effort targets faster speeds

WiGig Wi-Fi Alliance, Wireless Gigabit Alliance partner in effort to boost wireless data speeds.

Updated May 10, 2010

Premium Lock Nonprofits plan to pursue more mobile fundraising

Philanthrophy Journal However, a new survey shows many nonprofits are stymied by marketing and promotion efforts.

Updated May 9, 2010

Premium Lock Palm gives HP an edge in smartphones, tablets

Analysis: Hewlett-Packard is taking the long-term view with its purchase of handset maker Palm, with plans for a strong mobile applications business as the fundamental motive. HP’s goal is to use the Palm WebOS, app store and platform development capabilities to turn Palm from a struggling phone maker into a multiplatform vendor of mobile capabilities.

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Updated May 7, 2010

Premium Lock FCC vs. Internet providers: Plan imposes net regulation

FCC After losing court case regarding “net neutrality,” the FCC's new approach would change the way it defines broadband. Republicans say plan "crosses a regulatory Rubicon." Phone, cable companies voice opposition.

Updated May 7, 2010

Premium Lock ‘Net neutrality’ – What does the term in broadband debate really mean?

Internet access debate The concept of preventing Internet service providers from blocking or hindering some data traffic is at core of FCC-industry debate.

May 7, 2010

Premium Lock FCC broadband reclassification – An agency out of control

CEI Opinion: Analysts at Competitive Enterprise Institute call FCC commissioner’s initiative an ‘unwarranted, unjustified power grab’ and something that will ‘distort’ the marketplace.

May 7, 2010

Premium Lock Prosecutors oppose release of iPhone case affidavit

Gizmodo Judge is asked to unseal the document that led to a raid on the home of a blogger who wrote about the missing iPhone prototype that was left at a bar by an NCSU graduate.

Updated May 6, 2010

Premium Lock Tekelec makes two deals, but stock plunges 20% in heavy trading

Shares tumble after a revenue and profit forecast that doesn’t meet analysts’ expectations. Tekelec did top Street expectations for quarterly profits. It also is acquiring two network software firms in deals worth some $165 million.

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May 6, 2010

Premium Lock Tekelec’s CEO on revenue: ‘Order outlook has come down’

Frank Plastina with Tekelec gear In conference call with analysts, Frank Plastina discusses why Tekelec’s revenue forecasts slip below Street expectations. Tekelec’s shares gave up 20 percent of their value Thursday.

May 6, 2010

Premium Lock News organizations want access to iPhone case affidavit

Apple Judge is asked to unseal the document that led to a raid on the home of a blogger who wrote about the missing iPhone prototype that was left at a bar by an NCSU graduate.

May 6, 2010

Premium Lock Earnings update: A grim quarter for Dex One, Aviat, Alcatel-Lucent

Earnings update Income plunges at Cary-based Dex One; Aviat reports big drop in revenue; Alcatel-Lucent reports $665 million loss.

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