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  • Data Flyin’ High: AT&T Rolls Out Cloud-Based Storage
    AT&T Inc. on Monday announced a storage-on-demand offer that provides enterprise customers control over the storage, distribution and retrieval of their data over the Web or via private Internet connection. The AT&T Synaptic Storage as a Service is based in the ...More
    May 18, 2009 Posted in News
  • What Do the Google Outages Mean for Cloud Services?
    Just a few days after one outage, Google Inc. suffered another on Monday morning. Google News went down for an hour and a half, affecting users in the United States, Australia, India and the United Kingdom.The service disruption on Thursday morning caused a full 5 percent ...More
    May 18, 2009 Posted in News
  • RIM: Netbook? No Way!
    Really: no way. Research in Motion Ltd. Co-CEO Jim Balsillie said netbooks are not coming to the BlackBerry maker anytime soon. RIM’s device requirements in terms of battery life and performance make for “very tight systems constraints for a netbook,” he ...More
    May 18, 2009 Posted in News
  • New York Times Joins Palm Pre Release Date Hype
    The New York Times is now on board with what we’ve thought for the past couple of weeks, saying the Palm Pre will go on sale the first week of June.In an article published Sunday, the NYT talked with a Palm spokesperson who downplayed the Pre’s super pre-release ...More
    May 18, 2009 Posted in News
  • Wal-Mart Makes Room for Palm Pre
    Wal-Mart is upgrading its electronics departments around the country and making room for the summer’s hottest smartphones, like the Palm Pre. You’ll be seeing changes in 3,500 stores nationwide, as early as today.The company is taking advantage of what it sees ...More
    May 18, 2009 Posted in News
  • T-Mobile Opens Nearly 100 ‘Limited’ Dealer Stores
    T-Mobile USA Inc. has authorized and opened nearly 100 T-Mobile limited shops since announcing the exclusive retailer model for dealers in third quarter 2008, according to a spokesperson for the company.A T-Mobile limited store is not a franchise (there are no fees or ...More
    May 15, 2009 Posted in News
  • Confirmed: Verizon to Launch Netbook This Weekend
    Verizon Wireless confirmed Thursday that it will indeed sell the HP Mini 1151NR netbook beginning May 17.As previously reported, the netbook will cost $200 after a $50 mail-in rebate and new two-year data contract. Plans are available at $40 per month with 250 megabytes of ...More
    May 15, 2009 Posted in News
  • Content-Heavy: Mobile Content Usage Spikes to 51%
    More than half – 51 percent – of mobile phone users access content via handset on a weekly basis. In fact, mobile content users spend about the same amount of time with content (39 minutes), as the average user does texting (38 minutes) or talking on their ...More
    May 15, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T Pushes Mobile Presence in Advance of Palm Pre
    With a potential Battle Royale building in the coming weeks between the Palm Pre and the newest version of the iPhone, AT&T ’s newsroom is emphasizing its position in the mobile industry.The phone giant issued a press release today touting its lead over the ...More
    May 15, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T Says Farewell BlackJack, Hello Jack
    AT&T Inc. knows when to double down: The Samsung BlackJack and BlackJack II have been the best-selling Windows Mobile devices out there. And next week, the carrier will update the franchise with the launch of the simply named “Jack.”It might have a shorter ...More
    May 15, 2009 Posted in News