IT investor confidence in technology is gaining strength. This week, vendors as diverse as Google, Business Objects, and VMware led the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index to break the 2,800 mark for the first time since January 2001, the second week in a row the market has hit a six-year milestone.
Samsung Electronics achieved higher sales and profits in the July-to-September quarter as cell phone sales hit a record high and the company enjoyed strong demand for its semiconductor and flat-panel display products.
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Motorola. took a 50 percent stake in UIQ, a move that is likely a reaction to stepped up competition from the iPhone.
Taking a cue from mobile operators in Japan, Singaporean operator Starhub Mobile is dipping its toes into the waters of contactless payment, with plans to allow some subscribers to use their cell phones to pay for bus rides, subway trips, and purchases at convenience stores.
UIQ Technology, the company behind one of the two user interfaces for the Symbian mobile OS, will continue expanding after Motorola takes a 50 percent stake in the company.
Symbian is adding a new graphics architecture as well as enhanced networking capabilities to its mobile OS, the company's CEO said on Tuesday.
EQO Communications will soon release a faster version of its mobile VoIP application for phones running the Symbian OS, the company's CEO said Tuesday.
As an impressive roster of technology industry celebrities gather at this week's Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, all eyes are on emerging opportunities for Internet companies.
Apple on Wednesday confirmed rumors that it will release a mobile software development kit (SDK) for developers in February so that third parties can create applications for the iPhone and the iPod touch.