Profile of Elena MalykhinaTechnology Journalist
Member Since: 12/17/2013
News & Commentary Posts: 974
Elena Malykhina began her career at The Wall Street Journal, and her writing has appeared in various news media outlets, including Scientific American, Newsday, and the Associated Press. For several years, she was the online editor at Brandweek and later Adweek, where she followed the world of advertising. Having earned the nickname of "gadget girl," she is excited to be writing about technology again for InformationWeek, where she worked in the past as an associate editor covering the mobile and wireless space. She now writes about the federal government and NASA’s space missions on occasion.
Articles by Elena Malykhina
posted in November 2006
About a quarter of all companies have to comply with an average of six to eight regulations, and larger financial services firms are subject to a dozen or more, all with overlapping requirements, says the Yankee Group.
Next month YouTube, the popular video-sharing site recently acquired by Google, is going mobile on Verizon Wireless cell phones that use its Vcast service for on-demand video clips. YouTube will benefit from the deal by monetizing its free content, but Verizon Wireless will need to lower the price it charges for its video service if it wants more subscribers to tune in.
Seven Networks and Alltel Wireless extend wireless push e-mail to cell phones that use Brew, an application development platform developed by Qualcomm for enhanced cell phone services.
More than 300 cities have or plan to have Wi-Fi networks. But the business models and even the technology still are being ironed out.
The phone is powered by Microsoft's Windows Mobile 5.0 operating system, comes with "direct push" e-mail technology, and can browse the Internet.
The deal gives Motorola wireless messaging, data access, and security products that it can incorporate into its smartphones for business users.
Sony Ericsson is making an acquisition to beef up support for "push" wireless e-mail and multimedia apps, while Vodafone is partnering with Microsoft to create new applications and content compatible with Windows Mobile.
Customers don't need to panic since any outcome is months or years away, say experts.
The Red Browser virus and snoopware are among the reasons vendors are doling out more security features for smartphones and Windows Mobile-based devices.