Greg Levine reports: No “freedom fries” here: For all the excesses of the supposed Franco-American rift of late, at least two entities are overcoming the transatlantic gap. Microsoft and French electronics giant Alcatel inked a deal to market their Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) solution to global broadband purveyors around the world. The Yank software […]
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And so, courtesy of Gizmodo, I bring you photos from Paris Hilton’s T-Mobile Sidekick II. Ahh … the simple pleasure of browsing someone’s personal information on the world wide web. With no effort you will be able to search the Internet using Google, Yahoo! or practically any search tool and find the complete contents of […]
Anton Shilov reports: Motorola, a leading maker of mobile phones, and Skype, a leading Internet telephony company, said this week at 3GSM World Congress that Motorola would launch a lineup of products that are dubbed “Skype Ready,” including cell phones and handsets. The two companies will explore opportunities broadly across both companies, leveraging Motorola’s […]
James Dao reports: If Mayor John F. Street has his way, by next year this 135-square-mile metropolis will become one gigantic wireless hot spot, offering every neighborhood high-speed access to the Web at below-market prices in what would be the largest experiment in municipal Internet service in the country. City officials envision a seamless […]
The NY Times reports: Those who have been looking forward to Kirstie Alley’s comedic role in “Fat Actress,” the new seven-episode reality-based series about her experiences as a woman who doesn’t meet Hollywood’s age and weight requirements, will have two viewing options when the first episode is shown next month. Showtime Networks announced yesterday […]