Recording Industry, Japanese Gov’t Work To Break Your Mobile Phone If You Listen To Unauthorized Music

Recording Industry, Japanese Gov’t Work To Break Your Mobile Phone If You Listen To Unauthorized Music

You would think that the entertainment industry might look back at its rather long history of failed attempts to stop technological innovation from interfering with their business models and realize the sheer futility of trying to stop people from doing what they want to do, and could have learned that embracing what technology allows is[…]

Report: 43% of consumers will buy a smartphone next

Report: 43% of consumers will buy a smartphone next

CHICAGO–During the opening session at 4G World, an event sponsored by Yankee Group/Trendsmedia, Yankee Group senior research fellow Phil Marshall implored the industry to not underestimate the power of the mobile Internet and not to assume that the same business models and distribution channels that have worked in the past will continue to be profitable. Specifically,[…]

Nokia clarifies: N900 can be customized

Nokia clarifies: N900 can be customized

Nokia said that it will provide carrier customization for its Linux-based smartphone, the N900, noting that reports to the contrary were inaccurate. Two days ago a Reuters report, quoting a Nokia executive, suggested that the handset maker would not alter the phone’s Maemo software to suit the needs of operators. In a post today on[…]

Meraki Announces Cash For Wireless LAN Clunkers Trade-In Program

Meraki Announces Cash For Wireless LAN Clunkers Trade-In Program

Customers who act by September 30, 2009 can receive $150 for each aging 802.11b/g access point traded in when they upgrade to a Meraki 802.11n wireless LAN SAN FRANCISCO — September 9, 2009 – Meraki, the cloud-based wireless networking company, launched its Cash for Wireless LAN Clunkers promotion to assist organizations with aging 802.11b/g networks[…]