Technology News Archive - October 16, 2008

AdMob, the world's largest mobile advertising marketplace, today highlighted the rapid and global growth of mobile Web and application usage over the past year in their September 2008 AdMob Mobile Metrics Report.

HP (NYSE:HPQ) and Home Dialysis Plus, Ltd. (HD+), a developer of devices and products for kidney dialysis, today announced a licensing agreement to enable dialysis patients to more easily integrate dialysis into their daily lives.

NTT DOCOMO, INC., Renesas Technology Corp., Fujitsu Limited, and Sharp Corporation today announced that they plan to jointly develop the SH-Mobile G4 single-chip LSI device, and a platform incorporating it, to support the HSUPA(1)/HSDPA(2)/W-CDMA and GSM/GPRS/EDGE (2G) mobile telephony standards.

LONDON, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Channels.com launched a series of enhancements that will provide dramatic improvements in the availability of Web video podcasts & video RSS feeds to non-English speaking Web users.

LOS COLINAS, Texas, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Handango Inc., the leading retailer of smartphone apps globally, announced today it will be the first retailer to offer both paid and free apps for the first Android smartphone device anticipated to launch on October 22.

ESPOO, Finland, October 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nokia Corporation Interim report October 16, 2008 at 13.00 (CET +1) The complete press release with tables is available at http://www.nokia.com/results/results2008Q3e.pdf.

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4e8415/asiapacific_telec) has announced the addition of the "Asia-Pacific Telecommunications Sectors : A Company and Industry Analysis (August 2008)" report to their offering.

VendorRate (www.vendorrate.com), the only Web-based business information service that offers quick, confidential performance ratings and comparisons of technology vendors, announced today that Informix was the top rated vendor for customer satisfaction in the third quarter of 2008.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]