Source: The Guardian
Hutchison 3G, poised to become the UK's newest mobile phone company, has delayed the launch of its service until the end of this year - and managing d
irector Colin Tucker has ruled out big subsidies for Europe's first 3G offer that could have helped it grab customers during the crucial Christmas season.
There is a very good writer named Steve Stroh who specializes in wireless technology, and almost a year ago, he wrote an article that really disturbed me. Steve predicted the extinction of 802.11 WiFi wireless networking because of RF interference from a new kind of light bulb. This new lighting source uses RF energy to excite a gas that then glows brightly, which sounds a heck of a lot like a neon lamp, except this light, which comes from a company called Fusion Lighting, is supposed to be vastly more energy efficient than neon.
This is a good article about J2ME and security challenges for mobile commerce applications. The authors examine J2ME in comparison to WAP and native languages and evaluated its strengths and weaknesses with security and XML. The conclusion is that J2ME has the best security (but it ain't 100%) and is well positioned to adapt to the current Internet evolution towards XML and Web services. It’s a very good overview of J2ME, especially in reference to security.
Some 128 bidders, including television broadcasters and money manager Mario Gabelli, have qualified to participate in the June 19 auction of 758 wireless licenses covering rural areas, the Federal Communications Commission said on Monday.
Korea Network Information Center (KRNIC) has announced plans for a new type of Internet access platform for mobile phone users.
Called the wireless number connection method to content (WINC), the new platform will promote wireless Internet services and be closely tied to user-friendly operating systems, allowing mobile users to log on to Web sites using simple numbers.