Nokia launches new mid-range sports phone|
The world's largest handset maker, Nokia, unveiled a new mobile phone model on Wednesday, aimed at sports fans and strengthening its mid-range offering.
The new 5500 phones are scheduled to hit the shelves in the third quarter and are expected to retail for about 300 euros ($380) before taxes and subsidies, Nokia said.
The phone includes a sports mode which can be used to monitor distances walked or calories burned during a workout.
IBM Offers Inventory-Reducing Analytics|
IBM on Monday unveiled retail software that analyzes daily point-of-sale and other data to help cut inventory levels.
Nortel, Symantec team on app security
Symantec plans to announce Monday a deal to put its intrusion prevention system software on Nortel Network's application switching hardware.
Experts Offer Advice to Prevent ID Theft
Consumer advocates have some advice for the 26.5 million veterans whose personal information was stolen from the home of a Veterans Affairs employee: Don't panic.
Jitterbit Offers Open-Source Integration
Startup Jitterbit Inc. has launched out of beta its open source client and server for integrating applications.
Free Agent: Run Multiple Virtual PCs for Free
Though you can never have too much speed, modern PCs are more than equal to the task of running basic productivity programs and Web browsers in a
Linux-based graphical user interface. If your PC has untapped RAM, disk space, and CPU horsepower, here's a great way to put that horsepower to work: Install a virtual operating system.
Microsoft adds traffic reports to online maps
Microsoft Corp. launched on Tuesday a new version of its Windows Live Local online mapping service with real-time traffic reports and features to make it easier to share maps and information.
Google to shut down Orkut communities
Google Inc. said Wednesday that it has agreed to shut down some communities on its popular Orkut social networking site because the Brazilian government says they advocate violence and human rights violations.
Microsoft CEO says Vista shipment on track
The release of Microsoft Corp.'s Windows Vista is still on track for shipment in January, its chief executive said on Thursday, as speculation about delays in the much-expected new operating system persist.
Apple countersues rival over patent
Apple Computer Inc. has countersued Creative Technology Ltd., a smaller media player rival that sued the iPod maker for patent infringement and filed a trade complaint seeking to halt iPod sales.
Cable & Wireless misses forecast after difficult year
Cable & Wireless, the alternative telecoms group, missed consensus forecasts for its full year results but raised its dividend by 18 per cent saying that there was improved visibility in the medium term outlook.