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2009-02-17 04:11:00

GENEVA, Switzerland, February 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Nokia and ST-Ericsson announced they are cooperating to provide the Symbian Foundation with a reference platform based on ST-Ericsson's U8500 single chip. The chip, which combines ST-Ericsson's well-proven application processor and state-of-the-art HSPA (High-Speed Packet Access) Release 7 modem, will enable the wide adoption, across the industry, of feature-rich, multimedia 3G Smartphones. Demonstrating its emphasis on execution...

2009-02-17 03:13:00

ESPOO, Finland and SAN DIEGO, California, February 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nokia (NYSE: NOK) and Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM) today announced that the two companies are planning to work together to develop advanced UMTS mobile devices, initially for North America. The companies intend for the devices to be based on S60 software on Symbian OS, the world's most used software for smartphones, and leverage Qualcomm's advanced Mobile Station Modem(TM) (MSM(TM)) MSM7xxx-series and...

2009-02-16 14:16:27

U.S. software giant Microsoft said LG Electronics had committed 50 smart phone models to using Microsoft mobile phone operating systems. The agreement has the potential to increase Microsoft's share of the fastest-growing segment of the mobile phone market. About 12 percent of all mobile phones sold are smartphones, a percentage that is expected to reach 20 percent in the next three years, The New York Times reported Monday. Microsoft currently commands 90 percent of the operating systems...

2009-02-16 07:58:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Bend Software, the market leader in Mobile Software Management (MSM), today announced that the company is exhibiting at GSMA Mobile World Congress and demonstrating how its market-leading firmware over-the-air (FOTA) updating solution works on the Nokia N78 and Sony Ericsson C902 mobile phones as well as the Google Android platform. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080828/REDBENDLOGO ) In addition, Red Bend will showcase FOTA on the...

2009-02-16 05:09:00

BARCELONA, February 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nokia (NYSE: NOK) today unveiled two new additions to its Eseries range, the Nokia E75 and Nokia E55, which are the first to ship with the company's new email user interface. Both devices also come standard with Nokia Messaging that, when added to the company's corporate email clients, gives people the most efficient solution for accessing the world's consumer and corporate email on the go. In today's climate, the costs and benefits of...

2009-02-16 05:00:00

BARCELONA, February 16 /PRNewswire/ -- - GSMA Mobile World Congress Barcelona Finland-based ICT and automation solution provider Sesca has introduced a smartphone application stack called Sesca Ample which is based on open source application development framework Qt. Sesca Ample offers a groundbreaking mobile phone operating system featuring best-of-class user experience and state-of-the-art applications. Sesca Ample includes advanced touch screen and highly customized...

2009-02-16 01:00:00

GENEVA, February 16 /PRNewswire/ -- ST-Ericsson today announced it will demonstrate the world's first Symmetric Multi Processing (SMP)-enabled mobile platform running on Symbian OS(TM) at a private event, at Mobile World Congress, Barcelona. The technological breakthrough is the first of its kind and is based on the ARM(R) Cortex(TM)-A9 multicore processor, which represents a significant leap from previous generations of baseband/application processor architectures by providing...

2009-02-12 09:00:00

BARCELONA, Spain and STUTTGART, Germany, February 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Picture is available via EPA (European Pressphoto Agency) and can be downloaded free of charge at: http://www.presseportal.de/pm/74445 Symbian specialist Liquid Air Lab today launched adtronic, the first purely ad-enabled mobile application store. The application store is available today and can be freely downloaded for NOKIA Smartphones from http://www.adtronic.mobi. Leading Developers like Indiagames,...

2009-02-12 06:41:00

LONDON, February 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Ahead of the 2009 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, the Symbian Foundation's development continues apace. The organisation's leadership team is in place and is engaging with its rapidly growing ecosystem of developers, hardware manufacturers and other partners. The foundation has also ramped up its recruitment drive. Joined by many of our existing partners, the Symbian Foundation will be on stand 8A77 in the Fira Hall 8 from February...

2009-02-12 07:00:00

Smartphone App Store Releases Top Ten Apps of 2008 LAS COLINAS, Texas, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Handango Inc., the leading provider of multi-platform smartphone content globally, today announced its 2008 Handango Yardstick, a proprietary global trend index offering unique insight into the smartphone content industry. For the first time, Handango is releasing 'Handango's Top Ten' list identifying the top ten downloaded applications across all operating platforms and devices and sold through...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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