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2009-10-14 14:50:00

Studies into the potential link between the use of cell phones and cancer differ broadly in terms of quality, and may include some bias among those showing minimal risk, said South Korean scientists on Tuesday. Although no conclusive proof has been found that mobile phone use causes cancer, the best studies do suggest some association, according to researchers led by Dr. Seung-Kwon Myung of South Korea's National Cancer Center. Myung and his colleagues conducted a meta-analysis of 23...

2009-09-10 10:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Two months after launching, MobiDigger, Inc. is proud to announce the company's first major milestone: 20,000 users. Currently experiencing a 4,000% growth rate, projections show MobiDigger reaching one half million users by the end of 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090910/SF73021LOGO) This surge attests to the public's need for a safe and private text messaging system, independent from mobile carriers, and MobiDigger...

2009-09-09 05:00:00

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Saturation in the Latin American mobile services markets has encouraged participants in some regions to seek alternative sources of revenue. Some countries in the region have already exceeded 100 percent mobile penetration in terms of the number of lines. Understanding customer needs and developing innovative, converged services is crucial to take the market to the next level. The main markets in the region already provide 3G services, and...

2009-08-26 02:52:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Telegent Systems, the company that makes television mobile, today provided further commentary on the recently published In-Stat report that estimates a worldwide user base of 54 million 'free-to-air' analog mobile TV consumers in 2009, signaling the long-awaited arrival of mobile TV in the global mass market. Telegent believes the free-to-air mobile TV model, which has proven to be extremely popular with consumers in analog markets, can be...

2009-08-04 10:49:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellufun, the community known as "The World's Mobile Playground," announced today that the company raced past 2 million registered mobile users. The company has posted more than 150,000 new monthly registrations over the past several months and expects even greater registration growth between now and year's end. New mobile operator partners, new avatars, virtual goods, innovative games, and friend features contributed to the substantial increase in...

2009-06-17 07:01:00

ARMONK, N.Y., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it plans to shift $100 million investment over the next five years into a major Research effort which aims to advance mobile services and capabilities for businesses and consumers worldwide. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) IBM is investing to create technology in its labs that bring simple, easy-to-use services to the millions of people who have bypassed using the personal...

2009-06-01 09:49:00

IBM to build green data centres, targets 20% energy savings for the company BANGALORE, India, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it has entered into an IT services agreement with MTS India, the mobile telephony services brand of Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited (SSTL), a joint venture company between Sistema (LSE: SSA) of Russia and Shyam Group of India. As part of the agreement, IBM will design and build two green data centres -- one each in Chennai and...

2009-05-06 15:35:00

For the first time ever, the number of U.S. households with cell phone service alone exceeds those with only traditional landline phone services. The high-tech shift is being driven, in part, by slowing economic conditions. A survey conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that 20 percent of households had only cell phones during the last six months of 2008, a 3-percentage point increase over the first half of the year.  The move represents the...

2009-04-08 13:00:00

First 30 Minutes Free to New Subscribers STOCKHOLM, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Rebtel, the people's global communications company, today slashed in half its rates to Nigeria so Nigerians living abroad can call their loved ones at home for just 9.9 cents per minute. "It's the best of all the networks I have ever tried," said Daniel Mejabi, an English teacher at Lanzhou Jiatong University, in Beijing. Added Harmony Home, a Nigerian entrepreneur in New York City: "I love Rebtel. It's genuine,...

2009-04-06 06:00:00

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Governors Highway Safety Association and Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently agreed that cell phone use while driving is dangerous, but said it would be difficult to enforce a ban. Instead of using ineffective legislation to address the issue, Pennsylvania-based Trinity-Noble (www.trinitynoble.com) announced today that its state-of-art technology, Guardian Angel, is the only current workable solution to this growing problem. The...

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The History of Mobile Phone Technology
2014-07-14 13:56:38

Smartphones and feature phones are as common now as traditional landline phones were for decades. These handheld devices are so popular that many homes now only use mobile phones, increasingly pushing landline devices into the obsolete category. But while the popularity of mobile connectivity is vast today, it is still a very young technology when compared to its landline counterparts, which have been in existence since the mid-1800s. To be clear, the history of the mobile phone focuses on...

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