Google is always experimenting with elements of technologies that look like long-term investments in the future (i.e. Robots Cars and Wind Farms) but recently, they have been assembling the pieces of infrastructure that could enable them to become a … [Read more...] about Will Google be Your Next Telecom Carrier?
One week ago, Nokia, still the world's largest cellphone maker, announced that they are teaming up with Microsoft to offer the world a new choice in the smartphone market. Google VP Vic Gundotra announced his judgment via Twitter, saying "Two … [Read more...] about The Smartphone Market Gets a Little More Crowded
For cell phone users in Manhattan or the bay area, this report may come as no surprise. AT&T has had highly publicized problems in these highly populated areas with dropped calls for iPhone users. What is really surprising is that AT&T … [Read more...] about AT&T Ranks Last in Consumer Reports Study of Wireless Carriers
More than just a fond dream of the wireless carriers, 4G wireless data is becoming a reality. Sprint has been building their network for the last year or so based on a technology called "WiMAX", which is an extension of the WiFi standard. They have … [Read more...] about Wireless Data May Replace Wired for the Enterprise
On Wednesday, October 6, Cisco Systems unveiled its new videoconferencing product for the home, named Umi. Although this product is consumer-focused it represents the first attempt by a major hardware provider to bring videoconferencing to the mass … [Read more...] about New Home Video Conferencing from Cisco
Verizon Wireless is giving rebates to customers who were billed for internet access that they never intended. The refunds of $2 to $6 will be paid to approximately 15 million customers. The customers in question did not have data plans on their … [Read more...] about Verizon Wireless to issue 15 million refunds