If Sprint's director of business marketing Tom Shaughnessy had thoughts of defecting to rivals Cingular or T-Mobile, he's going to need a refresher course in the mobile phone industry.
Some critics suspect that Nokia only launched the N-Gage console-phone to drum up interest for its Series 60 platform amongst game developers. This is an expensive way of building a brand.
Southern Electric - which is running trials to supply broadband over electricity cables - is to begin a marketing push in Winchester next month to drum up more customers.
Consumers know it's bad, but they do it anyway. Copy games, that is. The solution? Let them go right ahead.
Hitachi's Global Storage Technologies company admitted today that it is not churning out enough 1in hard drives to meet demand, but pledged to ramp up production volumes as quickly as it can.
Infineon CEO Ulrich Schumacher has quit the company. No reason has been given for the abrupt departure.
Now that corporate governance is the topic of the moment, everyone is much more aware of the importance of maintaining the integrity of important business data, writes Bloor Research analyst Fran Howarth. Not only are company executives personally facing severe sanctions if the business data that they publish is erroneous, but theft of this data can also cost businesses dearly.
Intel has reaffirmed its pledge that it will not to offer a 64-bit x86 desktop processor for some time yet.
The European Commission has announced that it is targeting small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in its distribution of €2.2bn of EU research funding.
Small businesses must hurry to take advantage of tax breaks on IT equipment before the incentive is withdrawn next week, according to Microsoft.
Yahoo! is to buy Kelkoo, Europe's biggest online comparison shopping service, for €475m cash.
A new variant in the Bagle worm series - Bagle-U - is spreading quickly across the Internet this morning.
The UK Consumers' Association recently upset the Wi-Fi wireless networking world by saying that two different makers were unable to inter-operate. The incident was seen as a one-off. Not so, it now seems.
Microsoft's global head of game content Peter Moore has ruled out the possibility of the company launching a mobile games console to compete with PSP or GBA.
HP is taking action against Gateway, the rival PC maker, for alleged infringement of six patents. Gateway says it will defend itself "vigorously".
Tiscali UK is busy sorting out an admin cock-up after it sent out letters confirming the creation of payment details with the ISP.
OpinionI recently had two eye-opening experiences that made me aware of something that, to my shame, I had forgotten. In the first case, I was helping a friend perform a clean install of Windows 2000 on a used computer that he had bought. We installed Windows 2000 just fine. We then installed all the other software that you have to install along with Windows: anti-virus software, firewall, anti-spyware software, the whole works. We then started to update all of that extra software, and that's where the troubles began.
Boeing has announced how much it will charge customers for in-flight wireless Internet access once its Connexion service goes live this Spring.
Staples is stumping up £32.5m to buy Office World, the UK arm of rival office goods retailer, Swiss-based Globus Group. That's not a lot of money - it gains 59 out-of-town stores, all based outside London.
Australian magistrates have blocked the extradition of the alleged head of a software piracy syndicate to the US.
Sony has committed itself to shipping second-generation consumer-oriented Blu-Ray video recorders by the end of the year, the company said today.
Intel and Alcatel will work together to develop and market WiMAX wireless broadband equipment, the pair said today.
Intel has bought Israeli wireless networking chip maker Envara for $40m, local business site The Market has claimed.
LettersThis week's big news hit was the European Commission's decision to fine Microsoft a small fortune, or a pittance - depending on whether or not you have $51bn in the bank - and to force the galactic software superpower to un-bundle media player from its OS.
European citizens will be issued with pan-European health insurance cards from 1 June, the EC announced today. The cards could replace national health insurance cards, if member states so choose, but are more likely to be issued separately.
The Broadband Industry Group (BIG) has called for greater competition to help drive the next wave of broadband growth.
NASA's experimental scramjet aircraft - the X-43A - will tomorrow makes its second attempt to reach Mach 7 (around 5,000mph).
Allen Timpany, CEO and founder of wide area network services firm Vanco, is counting on impressive growth over the next few years. To achieve its ambitious targets, Vanco will need to maintain good relations with carriers while growing its list of sales partners.
While the size of the European Commission's record $613m fine against Microsoft for breaking European Union competition law has grabbed most of the headlines, a far bigger factor in terms of consumer protection is the fact that the case could now be held up in the courts for another four or five years...
BT is shifting around 300,000 of its BT Yahoo! Broadband punters onto a new platform over the next couple of weeks.
The registry running the top-level .tm domains is leading the charge against spam by adding the SPF protocol into all its domains' DNS records.
LettersIt is hard to imagine that anything that needs to be said about the RIAA has not been said already. Then, it goes after a new bunch of students, possibly even those whose only act was swapping files.