British Telecommunications PLC (BT) is in talks to sell its interests in Japan Telecom Co. including its stake in the mobile division J-Phone Communications Co. Ltd. to rival Vodafone Group PLC. The discussions also include Vodafone acquiring BT's stake in Spain's Airtel Moviles SA, BT and Vodafone confirmed Tuesday.
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Microsoft and Qwest Communications International forged a pact in which Qwest will sell MSN Internet Access and Microsoft will buy Qwest services, Microsoft said Thursday.
Ericsson, Nokia and Motorola on Thursday announced the creation of the Wireless Village initiative, a joint project established to define and promote a set of universal specifications for mobile instant messaging and presence services.
In its search for effective measures against "look-a-like" fraud where passports and other documents are illegally shared, the Dutch government is turning to biometrics. Trials involving scanning of irises of eyes and faces will start in June.
Siemens AG will terminate its relationship with 2,000 temporary workers in response to a slowing demand for mobile telephones, the company confirmed Wednesday.
German Interior minister Otto Schily is contemplating the use of spam in his battle against neo-Nazi Web sites, a government official confirmed Tuesday.
Weak security in high-speed ADSL (Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line) modems from Alcatel SA could allow hackers to shut down the device, monitor data flows, and use it for cyber attacks, computer security experts said.
Two German copyright organizations have filed suit to get royalty payments of 30 euros (US$27) per computer sold from PC maker Fujitsu Siemens Computer BV.
U.K. telecommunications equipment maker Marconi PLC is to slash 3,000 jobs, around 6 percent of its workforce, and issue an earnings warning, according to a report in the Monday edition of the Financial Times newspaper.
European Union ministers Wednesday decided against giving the European Commission the power to overturn decisions made by national telecommunication regulatory authorities (NRAs).
Fresh in the Top Five of headaches for chief information officers (CIOs) after "How do I spend my information technology (IT) budget wisely?" is "How long will I keep my job?" according to analysts at Gartner Group Inc.
Mobile phones from Nokia Corp. sold in the U.S. and Canada since as early as 1997 could be rendered useless when operators launch new cdma2000 (code division multiple access) 1x networks.
Benefiting from a software bundling deal announced in July with America Online (AOL) RealNetworks . last year widened its lead over rival Microsoft . in the media player arena, according to market researcher Jupiter Media Metrix.
In an effort to cleanse the Web of pirated products, Microsoft Corp. announced Monday that it has launched "a second global Internet sweep." Since the start of the first operation last August, nearly five million units of counterfeit Microsoft hardware and software with an estimated retail value of over US$1.7 billion were seized worldwide, according to a company statement.
The GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) mobile phone networks being launched across Europe will never be used to full capacity, as handset makers are sluggish with mobile phone development, according to market research firm Gartner Group Inc.