mobile phones

 

Mobile Shopping To Spike on Black Friday

You dont have to get up before dawn and line up outside your favorite big-box store anymore. A new survey shows more and more consumers plan to shop from their mobile devices this holiday season.

Nokia Undergoes 2nd Restructuring in 7 Months

Cellphone maker Nokia (NOK) this week underwent yet another management change – the second in seven months – as it tries to hold on to its No. 1 position with rivals like Apple Inc. (AAPL) creeping ever-closer. Anssi Vanjoki, head of the sales unit, will lead a new division made up of the smartphones and services operations; […]

Cellcrypt Debuts Secure Mobile-to-Office Voice Gateway

Cellcrypt has launched Cellcrypt Enterprise Gateway, which the company says enables business executives to securely call office desk phones from their cell phone. The solution is aimed at senior executives traveling to hostile countries where phone interception is widespread. In addition, mobile executives can securely access standard office telephony features – such as voice mail, […]

Samsung Wave Highlights Gadget Glut at MWC

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS — So many new gadgets have been released in the first 24 hours of this event in Barcelona that it’s hard to keep track of them all. But many believe the Samsung Wave is the head of the class. The Wave is the first Samsung phone to use the Bada, linux-based operating […]

Big 3Q Turnaround for Motorola

Motorola seems to be righting the ship after a couple of rough quarters. In its earnings call Thursday, the company unveiled quarterly net income of $12 million. That’s a huge improvement over the nearly $400 million it lost in the previous quarter. Motorola dumped 8,000 employees in a restructuring move earlier this year and chopped […]

ITU OKs Universal Phone Charger Standard

The ITU this week gave its stamp of approval to an energy-efficient universal charger for mobile phones. The new Universal Charging Solution (UCS) enables the same charger to be used for all future handsets, regardless of make and model. In addition to dramatically cutting the number of chargers produced, shipped and subsequently discarded as new […]

Mobile World Congress: Industry Plugs Universal Chargers

Mobile industry association GSMA and 17 leading mobile operators and manufacturers Tuesday announced at Mobile World Congress that they are behind a cross-industry standard for a universal charger based on micro-USB for new mobile phones by Jan. 1, 2012. The initial group includes 3 Group, AT&T, KTF, LG, mobilkom austria, Motorola, Nokia, Orange, Qualcomm, Samsung, […]

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