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Technology News Archive - October 03, 2008

The one-stop PhoneEvents.com and m.PhoneEvents.com sites bring together preferential and location-based EventListings(TM) with the first mobile ticketing service that is easy to use on any Web-enabled phone, including the vast majority of devices in use today that either are equipped with minibrowsers or have limited Internet usage plans.

Airspan Networks, a provider of WiMAX-based broadband wireless access networks, has launched a new suite of mobile WiMAX subscriber products. The new MiMAX next-generation devices expand the company's mobile WiMAX portfolio to provide high-capacity internet connectivity, VoIP and Wi-Fi capabilities.

Cox Business, a provider of multi-service broadband communications, has announced that it is providing expanded capacity for real-time information connections between Integris Health's eight rural hospitals and its two large medical centers in Oklahoma City.

WILTON, Conn., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Onward Search Inc.

PARIS, October 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Following a contract signed on July 27 between TeleCable and Skylogic (Eutelsat's broadband affiliate), Telecable is now initiating widespread deployment of the Tooway(TM) satellite broadband service in Asturias (a northern region of Spain).

Popular entertainment reporter and TV host Bobbie Thomas, who calls herself a "style guide" rather than a stylist, has some tips that will help anyone build a better wardrobe.

CARY, N.C., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- R.H. Donnelley , a leading print and online local search company, today announced the appointment of Sean W. Greene, 38, as senior vice president of corporate strategy and business development. Greene will continue to be based at the company's Cary, N.C.

Ipanema, a France-based developer of next-generation solutions for application traffic management and WAN optimization, has announced that Belgacom, a Belgium-based telecommunications company, will use its Autonomic Networking System to develop a new application-centric offering.

American Medical Association and Shutterfly, a provider of internet-based social expression and personal publishing service, have implemented Interwoven web solutions to increase online conversion rates, sales, and customer engagement.

EDS, an HP company (NYSE:HPQ), today announced that it has signed an agreement with Posten, one of the Nordic region's largest messaging and logistics operators, to host the company's end-user computing environment. The contract will begin in July 2009. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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