Influx of iPhones, iPads and other mobile devices bringing new usage patterns, radio behaviors
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Fourteen US and Canadian banks have signed up for the launch later this year of a multi-platform digital wallet that can be used for e-commerce, m-commerce and mobile contactless transactions and includes mobile payment, NFC and coupon capabilities.
Financially results for RIM are good though many wonder if devices for pre-3G world will make sense in the new 4G (and iPad/Android) world. Fourth quarter shipments were below forecast for RIM so it may have started.
Nice interview of Ward Nash on state of WiFi and thinclient. The thinclient notebook is on its way as well it appears.
Thin clients were once as chained to the corporate desktop as full-blown PCs. But that's changing now as wireless LANs and 3G cellular networks become more common.
New handheld from Motorola packs a punch.
Cisco Systems Wednesday said it plans to acquire privately-held WLAN vendor Airespace in a $450 million deal. Airespace is one of a number of start-ups to espouse a "thin" WLAN architecture, which centralizes network intelligence on a WLAN switch paired with stripped-down access points instead of building the intelligence into stand-alone access points. Cisco has been a vocal proponent of the latter architecture.