19th August 2012 Archive
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Biz travellers to China will be happy
Chinese telecoms kit peddler ZTE has unveiled what it claims are the world’s first USB modem and portable hotspot devices to support both versions of LTE, FDD and TDD, in a move which could be welcomed by international business travellers keen on sniffing out the fastest local networks. LTE is by no means standard around the …
Networks 19 Aug 22:00
BIS Shrapnel tags the cost of caring for copper
Property researcher BIS Shrapnel has shone a torch into one of the dark corners of the NBN debate: the cost of maintaining Australia’s copper network. The company’s nearly-$AU20,000 report into infrastructure maintenance in Australia, Maintenance in Australia, 2012-2027, tags the annual cost of telecommunications network …
Networks 19 Aug 23:07
How can we bring the iPhone to China's largest 3G carrier, Siri?
China Mobile has made a defensive move against Apple’s plans to launch a Chinese version of Siri by courting its own speech recognition investment. The carrier is poised to make a strategic investment or acquire local voice recognition technology firm Anhui USTC iFlytek. The iFlytek technology is widely used in Android …
Networks 19 Aug 23:20
- IT bloke publishes comprehensive maps of CALL CENTRE menu HELL
- Analysis Who is the mystery sixth member of LulzSec?
- Comment Congress: It's not the Glass that's scary - It's the GOOGLE
- Analysis Hey, Teflon Ballmer. Look, isn't it time? You know, time to quit?
- Murdoch Facebook gloat: You're like my $580m, 'CRAPPY' MySpace