Technology News Archive - October 17, 2008
Avise Partners announces today that it has just finalized the selection of 50 of the most promising European high-tech companies to present at the Euro Tech Showcase, Nov 18-19, San Francisco Bay (www.EuroTechShowcase.com).
Intel has acquired NetEffect for $8m to expand its Ethernet product portfolio after NetEffect filed in August for bankruptcy protection with assets of less than $1m and debts of between $10m and $50m. Austin, Texas-based NetEffect was founded in 1998 as Banderacom.
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6a4da2/networking_equipme) has announced the addition of the "Networking Equipment in Spain" report to their offering.
Ericsson has won a contract from Turkish carrier Kuzey Kibris Turkcell to provide a WCDMA/HSPA network in northern Cyprus. Datamonitor estimates the value of the contract to be approximately $36m over three years.
AT&T has won a five-year $223m contract from the County of Los Angeles to provide converged communications services throughout the county.
LAKE FOREST, Calif., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Comarco, Inc. today announced that it has been awarded a follow-on contract by Lenovo for its next-generation ChargeSource(R) universal power adapter.
Electronics company Luxpro has filed a lawsuit in the US Court of Arkansas against Apple, alleging unfair competition practices and attempted monopolization of the MP3 player market.
IBM has won a six-year contract from India-based telecommunications company Bharti Airtel to provide managed services for its platinum customers. Datamonitor estimates the value of the deal to be $60m.
The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a much-anticipated engineering report late Wednesday that endorsed the viability of making unused bands of wireless spectrum, known as â€œwhite spacesâ€œ, available to wireless devices.
Men and women differ in Internet behavior, such as frequency of Web surfing, online community membership and reading habits, U.S. researchers said.
- A woman chauffeur.
- A woman who operates an automobile.