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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 ...

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 ...

Third-Generation Wireless Technology Generates Massive Global Growth

Endlessly hyped for years, 3G, or third generation, mobile phone technology is today truly taking off ...

Mobile Telephone Use Soaring Among European Companies, Consumers

The number of European corporations -- and individual workers -- who are relying on mobile phones continues to rise, especially among the small office and home office segment ...

Military Applications to Drive Wireless Innovations

Military and high power electronic (HPE) applications are driving the development of new wireless technologies, especially those using Gallium Nitride (GaN) devices ...

Mobile TV Demand Driving Down Chipset Prices

A new study by ABI Research indicates that an array of semiconductor developers have designed US$10 chipsets for receiving and displaying TV on mobile phones -- a price point that marks the first important benchmark for the growth of mobile phone-based TV and video applications ...

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 ...

Top Internet Casinos Promoting ‘Responsible Gaming’

Just two years ago this summer, there was international alarm that youths, some as young as 11 years old, were signing up, en masse, for online gaming accounts. However, that seedy scenario no longer prevails as the online gambling industry has embraced "effective measures" to promote "responsible gaming." ...

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Selling Online Gaming Operations Could Boost Illinois Schools

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich wants to sell the entire Illinois lottery -- including the emerging online ticket sales operation -- to fund education for Illinois residents. The plan is generating opposition from expected, and unexpected, quarters, but don't count me among the opponents -- just yet ...

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 ...

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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 atmosphere of hype, claiming that IPTV is going to be a "multi-billion dollar industry" in the "very near term."

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 ...

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Momentum for Global Internet Regulation Mounting

Is momentum for worldwide regulation of the Internet mounting? Unfortunately, the answer to that horrid question is "yes." Last November, a worldwide political pact calling for "increased international involvement" in the creation of Internet governance policies -- and inter-government cooperation -- emerged at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Tunis...

Survey: Majority of Consumers Can’t Spot Fake E-Mails

Can you discern a fake e-mail from a legitimate one? Most consumers can't, but erroneously think they can, according to a new study by Bank of America and National Cyber Security Alliance, a copy of which was provided to the E-Commerce Times ...

Navigating by Mobile Phone a Growing Trend

You may have relied on the portable iWay 350C, from Lowrance Electronics, to navigate your latest road trip. In the future, you will probably be able to use your mobile phone from Nokia or Motorola, or another wireless technology developer, for that same task ...

Mobile Music Services Overpriced, Consumers Say

Consumers are saying that mobile music services are exceptionally overpriced -- at least 85 percent higher than they actually feel comfortable paying ...

Pay-Per-Call Struggles to Prove Worth in Internet Ad Realm

Advertisers have been skeptical for years about the pay-per-click online marketing model. Finally, there may be a model that advertisers like -- one that is decidedly offline, however. It's called pay-per-call ...

Study Shows Threatening Chat Messages More Common for Women

If you're a woman, you are 25 times more likely to hear filthy come-on lines while online than if you are a man, according to a new study ...

Reducing ID Theft by Increasing E-Commerce

What's the best way to reduce the risk of ID theft? Though it sounds counter-intuitive, would you believe that using the Internet more often does just that? A new survey by Javelin Research & Strategy indicates that those who pay their bills online have a lower likelihood of having their identities compromised ...

Internet Helps Government Agencies ‘Reinvent’ Customer Service

A new report shows that government agencies are "reinventing" themselves with online customer service -- interactive, transactional applications available via the Internet ...

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