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Mobile Phone Network Operators React to WiFi Threat

Mobile phone network operators are responding to the competitive threat of free WiFi, progressively adding new technologies to their networks to improve the wireless coverage they offer, according to new research. Small cellular base stations designed for use in residential or corporate environments...

Demand for WiFi Equipment, Components Growing

Promising applications are powering the market for WiFi chips and related equipment, raising the expectation among analysts and other observers that the market will grow to US$3 billion during the next three years, according to new research. "Propelled by emerging WiFi applications such as wireless ...

New Players Emerge in Semiconductor Market

Significant growth at Chelmsford, Mass.-based Hittite Microwave has pushed the company into the top 10 suppliers of Gallium Arsenide chips for the electronics industry, as Sony, NEC and Eudyna Devices all slipped in the rankings, a new report shows. Mitsubishi Electric and Toshiba, meantime, gained ...

Asia – New Hotbed for Consumer Automotive Electronics

The automotive electronics market in China and other Asian countries is booming, as consumers there demand everything from vehicle entertainment to on-board navigation systems. In China alone, the domestic market for vehicle entertainment and navigation systems will be worth at least US$4 billion by...

Mass Market for WiMax Still Years Away

The mass market for WiMax technology faces a number of challenges, but will probably reach its potential within five years. "Now that the certification of WiMax equipment has started and coverage areas have begun to expand beyond basic trials, WiMax equipment suppliers and chip makers face a much le...

Broadband Market Divide Emerges, Defined by Regulations

Broadband Internet access is no longer a novelty for consumers -- it is decidedly mainstream both in the U.S. and in Western Europe. Still, there are widespread disparities in the quality of service for many consumers. A new report, released by the Boston-based IT consulting firm, Strategy Analytics...

Wireless Broadband for the Home Fueling Gaming, MP3 Sales

Broadband networks for the home are fueling the growth of sales of wireless devices, and will continue to do so for the next five years. Research from the Boston-based IT consultancy, Strategy Analytics, indicates that homeowners worldwide are going to purchase nearly 950 million wireless home devi...

Industry Welcomes EPA’s Plan for PC Monitor Disposal

The Environmental Protection Agency last week approved a new framework to regulate the disposal of old computer monitors with cathode ray tubes and aged TVs loaded with mercury, a move that is being applauded by the computer industry. "CEA agrees with the EPA's statement that a CRT not recycled is a...

Bluetooth to Proliferate in Vehicles

Carmakers are rapidly incorporating wireless Bluetooth technology into their new vehicles, moving at such a pace that nearly a third of all new cars will feature the equipment within five years. That's a dramatic increase, up from 3 percent last year. "Automotive pricing, promotion, and product pos...

‘Image Spam’ and VoIP Scam Attacks on Rise

So-called "image spam" is on the rise once again -- as clever hackers try to sneak by spam screening software that tests messages for spam based on keywords. After declining steadily throughout 2005 -- from about 12 percent of all spam at the beginning of the year, down to about 5 percent in Novembe...

Interest in Touch-Screen Technology for Mobile Phones Growing

Touch-screen technology for mobile phones is generating considerable interest from consumers, and it is starting to grow significantly. By the end of 2007, momentum will be very strong for the technology, and by 2012, 40 percent of all mobile phones will likely utilize touch-screen technology. "The ...

Intel’s Sale of Processor Unit to Have a ‘Minor’ Impact

The US$600 million deal disclosed by Intel to sell its mobile phone microprocessor unit to Marvell Technology Group may only have a "minor" impact on the computer chip industry. Intel was never able to grow its presence beyond mere applications processors for Personal Digital Assistants. Handset o...

Jury Still Out on Early Stage 802.11n Tech

Critics are cautious about early versions of 802.11n technology developed for WiFi applications, saying these so-called "souped-up" wireless fidelity networks have poor range, uneven throughput, and have difficulty interfacing with existing WiFi networks. Wireless manufacturers, including Netgear, L...

iPod Growth Driving Demand for Flash Memory

It used to be that every few years, the business media would report on the latest "slump" in sales of flash memory semiconductors. This was a decades-long trend -- demand would "hot up," as the Brits say, when new PC sales soared, and drop as they dropped. The chipmakers' fortunes no longer parallel...

Third-Generation Wireless Technology Generates Massive Global Growth

Endlessly hyped for years, 3G, or third generation, mobile phone technology is today truly taking off. A new research report, by Boston-based Strategy Analytics, demonstrates that more than 100 million people around the globe are now using WCDMA and CDMA2000 1x EV-DO 3G technology on their mobile ph...

Military Applications to Drive Wireless Innovations

Military and high power electronic applications are driving the development of new wireless technologies, especially those using Gallium Nitride devices. The growth rate of the market for these GaN devices -- used in the infrastructure of wireless telephony -- is expected to be at an annual rate of ...

Municipal WiFi Networks May Provide Broadband to Millions

A new study indicates that public, wireless broadband networks -- WiFi networks -- planned by both big and small cities may provide Internet access to as many as six million homes within five years. The report, by the Boston-based consulting firm Strategy Analytics, indicates that even though there ...

Report: Spam Accounts for Most E-Mail Traffic

Nearly every e-mail consumers receive -- some 86 percent -- is considered spam, either malicious or simply "unwanted content" today, a new study provided to TechNewsWorld demonstrates. "Of the 25 billion messages we processed in May, an astounding 86 percent were malicious or spam," said Andrew Loch...

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IPTV: A ‘Multi-Billion Dollar’ Industry? Or Mere Hype?

A lot of major technology industry players -- from Microsoft to Alcatel -- are investing heavily in Internet Protocol Television (IPTV), with the belief that the medium is ready to truly emerge as a competitor to cable. A new study, out this week, by a think tank in Washington, D.C., adds to the atm...

Mobile Phone Converging With ‘Flash,’ Other Apps

New applications keep converging with cell phone technology -- and the latest, hottest combination seems to be "Flash-enabled" phones. Research by the Boston-based consultancy, Strategy Analytics, forecasts that there are 38 million flash-enabled mobile phone handsets today, but that number is goin...

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