NEC To Cut 20,000 Jobs Worldwide
The company pinned its financial troubles on the economic recession that caused a slowdown in spending among businesses and consumers.
T-Mobile Confirms G1 Successors
T-Mobile will release more G series smartphones this year, but it will face a crowded field as Motorola, Samsung, and Sony Ericsson will have Android-powered handsets as well.
8 Mobile Technologies To Watch
Many of the improvements expected to make an impact in the next two years will soon be integrated into smartphones, research firm Gartner reports.
Opera Finalizes Browser For Android
The release version of Opera Mini for Android includes the ability to save files on an SD card, resources for video playback, and other improvements.
Apple Gets iPhone Patent
The company gains legal muscle against Palm and other rivals launching similar multitouch technology devices.
Global CIO: Cut Steve Jobs Some Slack
If Apple's guiding force wants to take a leave of absence or keep details of his health private, we must realize that some are given special status.
Sprint To Lay Off 8,000 Workers
The cost-cutting measure comes as the third-largest U.S. carrier continues to lose subscribers, but the upcoming Palm Pre could lead to a turnaround.
13 Mac Productivity Tools, From Merlin Mann And Friends
Productivity maven Merlin Man, author of the blog 43 Folders, gives a video tour of his Mac desktop in his uniquely entertaining and informative style, talking about the tools that help him work. After watching this video, I spent hours and hours fiddling with the tools Merlin recommends, which I'm sure will save me
Netbooks Knock Microsoft On Its Heels
Microsoft's first ever layoff tosses more dismal job numbers onto the financial crisis heap, but it's not just the recession that's putting the screws to Redmond -- it's those pesky little netbooks.
Sprint Picks Up Palm Treo Pro
The carrier accidentally reveals it will soon offer the Palm Treo Pro, but the Windows Mobile smartphone may get overshadowed by the upcoming Palm Pre.
Apple Drops Hints About Netbooks, iPhone Nano
Apple's top brass let slip some tantalizing clues about the company's plans for an "iPhone Nano," netbook, and Apple TV during the their quarterly earnings conference call on Wednesday. Or did they? With Apple, it's always hard to tell.
HTC Updates Touch Cruise
The Windows Mobile smartphone will feature robust location-based services, enabling users to geotag photos as well as get turn-by-turn directions.
Obama May Get Super-Duper-Top-Secret Blackberry
Rumor has it that the new President is about to get a special Blackberry with advanced encryption features that will let him stay in contact on the road -- just like every junior sales manager in America.
RIM To Bring S60 E-Mail Support
Nokia dropped support for BlackBerry servers last year, but Research In Motion is said to be readying a way for S60 handsets to get push corporate e-mail, contact information, and calendars.
Wikileaks Owes Steve Jobs An Apology
I have a great deal of respect for the journalistic principles that Wikileaks espouses, but the site has done itself and journalism a disservice: It has published images that purport to show part of Apple CEO Steve Jobs' medical file, one of which is acknowledged to be fake and the other of which is deemed suspect.