Technology News Archive - October 20, 2008

Comcast Media Center (CMC) and itaas Inc., a leading provider of software tools and services critical for robust and reliable delivery of next generation television, today announced a joint marketing agreement that will advance application development and time to market for cable's enhanced and tru2way(TM) services.

Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) announced today that it is collaborating with Intel to bring HSPA mobile data solutions to Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs). Ericsson is thereby extending its 3G mobile broadband technology from notebooks to a range of pocketable devices with various purposes.

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/89fa27/australia_isp_in) has announced the addition of the "Australia - ISP Internet & Broadband - Statistics" report to their offering.

TOKYO, Oct. 20, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Internet Initiative Japan, Inc., (IIJ) (Nasdaq:IIJI) (TSE1:3774), one of Japan's leading Internet access and comprehensive network solutions providers, today announced that IIJ has been providing network infrastructure to kabu.com Securities Co., Ltd.

SanDisk(R) (NASDAQ:SNDK) announced today that it has entered into a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Toshiba Corporation to sell approximately 30 percent of the current manufacturing capacity of the parties' joint ventures to Toshiba.

Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that Toshiba and SanDisk(R) (NASDAQ:SNDK) have signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding on the reallocation of wafer output and equipment ownership and funding at their two joint ventures producing NAND flash memory on 300 millimeter (mm) wafers at Toshiba's Yokkaichi Operations in Japan, in response to a proposal from SanDisk.

Continuing to lead the storage networking industry with innovative testing technologies for emerging protocols, Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR) today announced delivery of the world's first complete Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) 10 Gigabit Ethernet protocol testing tool suite.

HP's EDS division has won a five-year $95m contract from medical device company ConvaTec to provide IT infrastructure and communications network services.

ESPOO, Finland, October 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Qt Software today announced the porting of Qt to S60 on Symbian OS(TM), the world's leading, open smartphone platform.