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Wireless Web RIoT: Qualcomm spins off Gimbal beacons into standalone company
May 2, 2014 – So hot is the market for beacons in retail environments that Qualcomm has spun off its own platform into a standalone business unit based around its Gimbal technology.   The... Read the rest

Wireless Watch: Qualcomm seeks to set standards for new wave of IoT
May 1, 2014 – Gimbal beacons spun off into standalone company.  So hot is the market for beacons in retail environments that Qualcomm has spun off its own platform into a standalone business unit... Read the rest

Wireless Watch: I/O: no hardware or stunts, as Google reworks its web platforms
May 16, 2013 – Gadget watchers were disappointed by the opening day of Google’s annual I/O conference, but that was a good thing. There was no hardware, and no major stunts like the Google... Read the rest

Maravedis-Rethink: Metrocell backhaul will drive total wireless backhaul market to US$10 billion by 2018
May 1, 2013 – New backhaul report analyzes wireless backhaul from an intermodal perspective.   The macrocell wireless backhaul market will begin to decline in 2017, but metrocell backhaul, expected to grow to US$4.7... Read the rest

Maravedis-Rethink: The end of the traditional RAN: Shakeout looms
Apr 8, 2013 – New networks offer to reduce the cost of delivering data by 75%. The RAN industry is poised for a serious shakeout in the next few years as the RAN investment... Read the rest

Maravedis-Rethink: Maravedis-Rethink Research Notes
Mar 12, 2013 – The RAN service covers issues affecting the radio access network - trends including macro cells, small cells, Cloud-RAN and carrier WiFi. The service provides in-depth RAN vendor profiles & SWOT... Read the rest

Maravedis-Rethink : MOSA: Mobile Operator Strategy Analysis
Jan 1, 2013 – MOSA is an exclusive online service profiling leading 4G Mobile Operators including SWOT analysis, deployment plans, and key areas of growth.    Developed from the ground up, MOSA is comprised... Read the rest

MIT Technology Review: Can HP’s webOS Rise from the Ashes?
Dec 10, 2012 – Forget Android and iOS—a team of enthusiasts plans to bring HP’s much-admired webOS back from the scrap heap. By day, Matthew Zakutny works as a project manager at a trenchless... Read the rest

Research Reports from Rethink: The Telcos Strike Back: Pay TV in Europe 2012-2017
Oct 1, 2012 – European pay TV added 10 million new pay TV homes last year and will reach 152 million by 2017. Telcos took IPTV from 20 million to 25 million in the... Read the rest

Gartner Says Windows 8 Is a Big Gamble Microsoft Must Make to Stay Relevant in World Where Mobile Devices with New Experiences Are Becoming the Norm
Sep 24, 2012 – Analysts to Debate the Future for Windows 8 at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2012, October 21-25. Microsoft is taking a big gamble over the next few months with Windows and Office, the... Read the rest

Obama Administration Launches Sweeping Shift to Mobile
May 23, 2012 – New Directive to Make Federal Services Available on Mobile Devices, Spur “App Economy” and Entrepreneurship. Today, the Obama Administration is launching a new initiative to accelerate efforts to make new... Read the rest

Gartner Says Communications Service Providers Must Adopt Multidevice Data Plans to Take Advantage of Expanding Cellular Connectivity
May 3, 2012 – Multidevice Data Rate Plans Will Disrupt the U.S. Mobile Services Market. As the number of devices with cellular modems increases, consumers and small businesses in the U.S. will demand matching multidevice... Read the rest

Laird Technologies to Attend ESC Silicon Valley 2012 Trade Show: Telematics and Wireless M2M Solutions Product Portfolio and Capabilities on Display
Mar 26, 2012 – St. Louis, Missouri, USA – March 21, 2012 – Laird Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the design and supply of customized performance-critical components and systems for advanced electronics and... Read the rest

IEEE ICC 2012 to Feature “Paperless+” Wireless Networking Event from June 10-15 in Ottawa
Mar 11, 2012 – Attendees to Receive Blackberry Playbook 16GB Containing Event Program, Proceedings, News & Papers Highlighting Nearly 1,500 Presentations as Part of Registration Package. The IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), the... Read the rest

PC Mag: HP's WebOS Purge Continues with Sacking of 275 Staffers
Feb 28, 2012 – Hewlett-Packard's whittling down of its webOS portfolio continued Tuesday with the firing of 275 of the remaining 600 employees working in the business unit acquired with its $1.2 billion acquisition... Read the rest

Shared Spectrum Company Awarded Patents for Key Dynamic Spectrum Access Technologies
Jan 31, 2012 – Shared Spectrum Company (SSC), the leading innovator of dynamic spectrum access (DSA) and cognitive radio technology, has recently been awarded four new patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office... Read the rest

The Register: webOS daddy Jon Rubinstein exits HP; Enough is enough: 'I'm gonna go for a swim, have a little lunch...'
Jan 28, 2012 – Jon Rubinstein, late of NeXT, FirePower, Apple, and Palm, has resigned from his position at HP, where he endured the mismanagement and eventual overboarding of Palm's webOS mobile operating system.... Read the rest

HP to Commit webOS to Open Source by Fall 2012
Jan 25, 2012 – HP has begun executing its plan to deliver an open webOS by committing to a schedule for making the platform’s source code available under an open source license. The company... Read the rest

Data Central: webOS goes open source
Dec 9, 2011 – HP has announced that it will contribute the webOS software to the open source community. For those unfamiliar with the concept of open source software – or who are current... Read the rest

US Patent Assigned to Laird Technologies Telematics & Wireless M2M Inventors
Nov 22, 2011 – U.S. Patent 8045592 Issued for Multiple Antenna Multiplexers, Demultiplexers and Antenna Assemblies. Laird Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the design and supply of customized performance-critical components and systems for... Read the rest

Faultline: Quantenna ups the ante with first move in next gen 802.11ac WiFi wars
Nov 17, 2011 – The world’s major WiFi chip makers go green at the mention of the name Quantenna. Not only has it already upset the established WiFi order of things by adopting the... Read the rest

Wireless Watch: Wi-Fi takes its place at the heart of carriers’ data strategies, looking beyond offload
Nov 16, 2011 – The enthusiasm with which mobile operators have embraced data offload to Wi-Fi, as a way to ease the strain on their creaking 3G networks, often obscures the fact that what... Read the rest

Wireless Watch: Oracle may be the surprise winner from HTML5’s victory over Flash
Nov 9, 2011 – The victory of HTML5 as the dominant mobile platform became inevitable last year or even earlier, but still looked as though it would be a gradual process. However, its progress... Read the rest

Laird Technologies Presents Paper on V2V (DSRC) Antenna Integration at ISAP 2011 Conference
Nov 3, 2011 – Discussion Focuses on V2V (DSRC) Implementation to Existing Automotive Wireless Systems Architecture. Laird Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the design and supply of customized performance-critical components and systems for... Read the rest

Canalys: Smart phones and pads fuel wireless LAN growth
Sep 6, 2011 – Canalys has announced that the total enterprise wireless LAN market, including access points and controllers, was worth $757 million in Q2 2011, with 1.6 million units shipped. This is a... Read the rest

iSuppli: OEMs to Spend More on Semiconductors for Wireless than for Computers in 2011
Aug 11, 2011 – In another sign of the technology industry’s fundamental shift away from PCs and toward mobile communications, the wireless segment is expected to overtake computers to become the world’s leading application... Read the rest

iSuppli: Automakers Drive Development of In-Vehicle Wireless Charging
Jun 8, 2011 – Global automakers including General Motors, Volkswagen and Audi are putting their horsepower behind wireless in-vehicle charging, a technology that allows motorists to recharge the batteries of their mobile devices while... Read the rest

Ovum Comment: Small-screen devices drive mobile broadband market to revenues of $223bn
Apr 28, 2011 – The global mobile broadband market will hit revenues of $223 billion in 2015, driven by continued strong demand for Internet access on small-screen devices such as smartphones, predicts Ovum. Global... Read the rest

Rethink Wireless: Sony Ericsson opens exclusive channel in Android Market
Apr 14, 2011 – Any dreams Google may have had of a homogeneous Android Market akin to Apple's storefront have long dissolved. It faces challenges for the Android apps crown, notably from Amazon and... Read the rest

Rethink Wireless: Intel creates Chinese R&D center to reinvent MeeGo
Apr 14, 2011 – MeeGo, the Intel/Nokia cloud-oriented mobile OS, was widely dismissed when Nokia adopted WP7, but Intel has not given up on the platform and has announced a new Chinese development venture... Read the rest

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