January 20, 2010

Daily News January 20, 2009

Kroes to uphold net neutrality in Europe

Net neutrality and free online expression will be protected by the European Commission, according to prospective digital agenda commissioner Neelie Kroes.
Google postpones Android phone launch in China
China Mobile to launche fourth round TD-SCDMA bid

KT Corp sees higher 2010 sales
Korean telco to boost capital spending; smartphones to make up 20% of mobile portfolio.

Motorola plans 5-6 smartphones in China this year

Apple officially announces January 27 event

Apple to host event January 27, tablet expected

Windows Mobile 7 megarumor: LG Apollo and HTC Obsession running flagship '720p' specs, Zune Phone Experience

Report: Mobile apps worth $4.2bn in 2009

Gartner Says Consumers Will Spend $6.2 Billion in Mobile Application Stores in 2010

Mobile Security Market to Exceed $4 Billion by 2014

Mobile broadband to outpace fixed broadband in Africa- study

QWERTY-slider Motorola Shadow will be sold as Google Nexus Twom

Deutsche Telekom Tops New ABI Research European Green Operators Matrix Ranking

What a Google Exit from China Could Mean for Android - Mobile and Wireless from eWeek
AIS opts for shared 3G service with TOT, as 2100MHz licensing delays drag on
Advanced Info to invest THB11bn in 2010
Thai operator in deal to enable users to access 3G services via state-owned TOT's spectrum.

January 19, 2010

France to Give EUR 2 Billion to Improve Internet Speed
Telecom Italia, Telefonica to decide on merger soon - report
Google denies leaving China, seeks negotiations
China tallies 120m mobile net users in 2009
Apple wants to ban Nokia import in US
Samsung Apps Now Available in Singapore, Germany, Brazil & China
Motorola plans 5-6 smartphones in China this year
Saudi Mobily Q4 net rises 35% on customers, data revenue
Bharti Airtel eyes Bangladesh mobile market leader

Bharti has big plans in Bangladesh
Jan 27th: The Apple Tablet, Where Did The Rumors Start? Will We See iPhone OS 4.0?

New York Times Ready to Charge Online Readers

Google Nexus One Is a Fine Smartphone Hurt by Iffy Voice Input

Catching up with Avie Tevanian (Q&A)

dell froot concept computer does away with keyboard, monitor
PCCW to apply for Hong Kong free-to-air TV licence
DoT wants to use winning 3G bid as base price for future sale
Motorola to expand Vinaphone’s GSM network
Viettel posts 80% increase in 2009 revenue; hopes to offer iPhone from March
Viettel hopes to offer iPhone from March; posts 80% increase in 2009 revenue

January 18, 2010

Daily News18 January, 2010

Google Cuts Nexus One Upgrade Price by $100 (and Refunds Early Adopters)

Vodafone sells 50k iPhones and launches two apps

Windows Mobile 6.6 in Feb 2010 with native capacitive touch support?

iPhone OS 4.0 Release Imminent?

Verizon’s new rate plans: $70/month unlimited calling, $90/month unlimited calling and texting

AT&T follows Verizon, offers cheaper unlimited plans

O2 UK to offer consumer fixed-line voice services from March

Kodak Files Lawsuits Against Apple, RIM Over Digital Imaging Technology Patent

Military-run Viettel to sell iPhone in Vietnam
Operator yet to establish timetable for launching coveted Apple handset.

Foreign cos can't bid for 3G in CDMA space

Motorola Droid costs US$187.75, says iSuppli

Google and Amazon launch UK Android music store

The real reason Google wants out of China
It's not about human rights, says Oxblood Ruffin

Microsoft's Ballmer: We're staying in China

Intel earnings surge 875 percent

LG Display unveils newspaper-size flexible e-paper

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 review

Google's China policy could impact Android sales

FCC bans current 700MHz devices, clears path to 4G

January 14, 2010

Daily News 14 January, 2010

Google to stop censoring in China, may pull out

TeliaSonera selects Ericsson and NSN as national LTE suppliers for Sweden, Norway
Nexus One sells 20,000 units in first week?
Nexus One Customers Complain of Lack of Customer Service
Bharti Airtel creates unit for foreign expansion
LG to sell 140m mobile phones globally in 2010, up 20%
South Korean vendor aims to become world's second largest handset maker by 2012.
Apple to launch next-generation iPhone 4G with dual-core processor in April?
Alcatel-Lucent launches Green Touch initiative
Surprise! webOS adds Bluetooth tethering
Google Building Hardware Business Around Nexus One, Webstore

January 13, 2010

Daily News13 January, 2010

India may sell just three 3G slots
Vodafone reportedly open to sale of SFR stake
Mobile operator's board pressuring execs to sell assets, French press reports.
Lenovo LePhone breaks the monotony of smartphones with its chic finish and unusual keyboard
Orange France claims 200,000 iPhones sold in December

LG: 50% of our smartphones will run Android
Telefonica's stock drops amidst Venezuela's currency devaluation
Android 2.1, Release 1
Google Removes Suspicious Mobile Apps from Android Market
New iPhone to launch by April?
Orange launches pan-African portal StarAfrica.com
Facebook looking to beef up e-commerce team
South Korean Agency Sues Nokia, Motorola Over 3G Patents
4G Mobile Consumer Service Revenue Will Exceed $70 Billion in 2014
hain points to Q2 release for Apple tablet
Suppliers have started shipping components to Apple, Reuters reports.
Japan ends 2009 with 110.62 mln mobile subs

January 11, 2010

Daily News 11 January, 2010

Windows Mobile 7 to get public debut next month
At Mobile Word Congress in Barcelona

Orange gently eases UK bankers into mobile payments with Barclaycard

T-Mobile USA to stop selling landline service

Qualcomm dual-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon due out by the end of 2010

LG Electronics and Orange join forces to offer a content and services portal for connected TV

Telenor invests additional $326m in Unitech Wireless
Norwegian telco increases its stake in India's newest mobile operator to over 60%.


Huawei and Telefonica complete 100Gbps transmission trial

Intel to show new app stores aimed at PCs, phones, TVs

Google VP says Voice will come to Apple iPhone

DOCOMO Develops 8-Band Power Amplifier for Mobile Phones

10 Google Nexus One Features You Need to Know

Nexus One Enterprise Version Could Have a Physical Keyboard, Bigger Battery
Dell Mini 3 smartphone offered by AT&T

Motorola demos LTE-equipped Android tablet

Nexus One's hardware estimated to cost $175

The Switch From iPhone To Android, And Why Your First Impression Is Wrong