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The ‘Wireless Home’ Goes Mass Market in US, Europe

For millions of consumers, the wireless home is not just an ideal -- it is an actuality. According to a new research report, based on interviews with 2,000 Internet users, approximately 20 percent of broadband users in the U.S. and in Europe are now sharing their online connection with PCs, TVs and ...

France Telecom Soaring While AOL Struggles in European ISP Market

Broadband connectivity is helping France Telecom gain ground -- while AOL is slipping -- in the European Internet Service Provider (ISP) market. With 7.6 million broadband subscribers at the end of last year, France Telecom is the largest broadband service provider in Europe, and holds a tenuous lea...

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Marketing Tools Battle Budding for Mobile Phones

Which mobile marketing technology is most effective? Is it short message service, or instant dialing? Evidence is now emerging that can help advertising agencies -- and brand marketers -- determine which direct marketing technology is best for persuading consumers. It may be too early to tell whethe...

Cautious Optimism for President Bush’s ID Theft Executive Order

President Bush this week created an "ID theft prevention" task force by executive order, and Internet security executives are reacting positively, if cautiously, to the new federal initiative. "This task force should help improve coordination among federal, state and local authorities. It's a positi...

DARPA, Mobile Phone Makers Stoke Demand for Gallium Arsenide Devices

The market for gallium-arsenide technology -- spurred by the mobile phone industry and the Pentagon's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) -- could ascend to US$3 billion this year. Research by the Boston-based consultancy, Strategy Analytics, forecasts that GaAs device revenues will gr...

Noise Reduction Demands Latest Driver of Handset Design

Demand for noise reduction is the latest trend shaping the design of new mobile phones, this time leading not only to simplified phones, but to new layout and assembly methods. According to findings in the recent Strategy Analytics report, "Filter Market: BAWs Enable Modules for Multi-band Handsets,...

US Tech Economy Continues Unheralded Boom

The U.S. economy is continuing a five-year growth streak -- one largely unheralded until of late. The reason for the decided lack of enthusiasm may be, simply put, that this economic boom is a lot less widespread than the technology-based boom of the late 1990s. Last month, the Department of Labor a...

Electronics Industry Excited About New USTR Head

The consumer electronics industry is enthusiastic about President Bush's new United States Trade Representative (USTR) appointee, former Motorola executive Susan Schwab, but other industries aren't as keen on his pick. Bush elevated Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Schwab to the department's top pos...

Technology Investors Going ‘Green,’ and Clean

The green technology investment movement is gaining ground. Investors, like AOL founder Steve Case, venture capitalist John Doerr, and Microsoft's Bill Gates, among other luminaries, are pouring millions of dollars into environmentally friendly, or environmentally sound, technologies. "Green-tech co...

Broadband Powers Billion Dollar ‘Download to Own’ Trend in Europe

A new mode of movie ownership is briskly emerging -- one which someday may challenge the hegemony of the digital videodisc (DVD). During the last few weeks, Hollywood debuted two films, "King Kong," and "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," via a new media, broadband, Internet-based "download-to-ow...

Computer Pump Makes Chemotherapy ‘Kinder, Gentler,’ Doctors Say

In the art house film, "Wit," Emma Thompson plays an always-acerbic college English professor whose approach to life is challenged by the sudden onset of cancer, and the resultant treatment of chemotherapy. The chemotherapy regime is often worse than the cancer itself, what with countless visits to ...

Managed Encryption Services Coming to State Governments

The White House and the Pentagon aren't the only government agencies embracing public key infrastructure -- encryption -- for Internet security. State agencies in Illinois, and other states, like Virginia, are as well, and, in a twist, they are now farming out the management of the services to third...

Digital Divide Separates Rural, Urban Internet Users

Access to high-speed Internet can differ substantially between urban and rural dwellers, according to a new report by the Center for Rural Policy and Development. The center, based in St. Peter, Minn., says people in rural areas have a harder time getting broadband access at competitive and reasona...

Study: Nearly a Quarter Million PCs Turned Into ‘Zombies’ Daily

New research indicates that more than 200,000 computers were commandeered and turned into "zombies" each day last month, and that the amount of virus messaging on the Internet has increased by 50 percent during the last two months. Experts tell TechNewsWorld that over the last six months, CipherTrus...

Report: China Internet Use Catching Up With US

China is now the nation with the second largest number of Internet users -- with 20 million new users going online last year -- and is coming close to the U.S. in terms of total broadband users too, according to a new research report. The total number of Chinese Internet users reached almost 120 mil...

Report: Online Sales of Counterfeit Drugs Causing ‘Global Health Crisis’

New research released this week indicates that counterfeit drug sales over the Internet are threatening to cause a major, global crisis, one that may harm the health of all. The report, "Counterfeit Drugs: Towards an Irish Response to a Global Crisis," was produced for the IPA by Dublin City Univers...

Competition in Voice Market Squeezes Wireless Carriers

There are increasing signs of weakness in the U.S. wireless voice market, with the average revenue per user (ARPU) for voice services dropping 8 percent during the last year -- and data services failing to make up the gap, according to a new report. The study by Boston-based Strategy Analytics, "Wir...

Study: Technology Firms Fare Poorly in Online Customer Service

New research indicates that many brand-name computer companies perform poorly when it comes to online customer service. The study by the Ipswich, Mass.-based Customer Respect Group, an international consulting company, demonstrates that only six companies included in the report received an "excellen...

‘Google Factor’ to Drive Tech Exec Hiring in ’06

What is the most important factor that will influence executive pay and hiring in the technology industry this coming year? Is it globalization? Data management? Business process improvement? No. None of the above. It's Google. Failure of a company to factor in how Google will influence its own bott...

‘Neurotech’ Links Brain Waves With Computers

A recent study by Neurotech Reports said the market for neurotechnology products is poised to become one of the most dramatic growth areas of the 21st century. Encouraged by medical developments and discoveries that cure disease, alleviate suffering, and greatly improve quality of life, many leading...

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