Stories by Terho Uimonen

Ericsson Joins SyncML Initiative

Mobile phone and network equipment supplier L.M. Ericsson Telephone Co. has joined an industry initiative aimed at developing a unified specification for remote data synchronization, the company said in a statement earlier this week.

Ericsson tracks down counterfeiters at show

LM Ericsson used the CeBIT show, which closed its doors today, to hunt down manufacturers of what the mobile phone maker alleged were pirated accessories for its products.

Telia Eyes Overseas Expansion as IPO Nears

Buoyed by the Swedish government's recent decision to speed up preparations for a flotation of its shares, Telia AB yesterday outlined plans for future expansion in the international telecommunications arena as the carrier posted a mixed bag of results for fiscal 1999.

Ericsson Brings Ads to Mobile Net Phones

Advertisers will soon be able to target their pitches at users of Internet-enabled mobile phones, courtesy of mobile phone and network equipment vendor L.M. Ericsson Telephone Co.

Via to Follow Up Joshua with Samuel, Matthew

Via Technologies Inc. used the CeBIT show here as the European launch pad for its new Cyrix III processor, formerly code named Joshua, and gave further details about its product road map for the coming year.

Nokia positions itself for mobile internet

Predicting that 2000 will be the year of the mobile internet, Nokia executives today took the wraps off three new data-enabled mobile phone devices targeted mainly at corporate users.

Fujitsu Siemens Intros Posse of Servers

Fujitsu Siemens Computers BV used the CeBIT show here to unveil a range of new servers, and executives touted synergies resulting from last year's merger for the rollout of the broad range of new products.

Intel Previews Itanium, Willamette Systems

Intel Corp. today previewed here at CeBIT systems running powerful forthcoming processors, including a Willamette prototype chip running slightly faster than 1.5GHz.

Nokia touts scalability of Unix-based WAP Server

Nokia on Monday announced a new Unix-based version of its WAP Server software, which will allow for thousands rather than hundreds of users to simultaneously access corporate data via wireless devices.

Nokia Aims New WAP Phones at Corporate Users

Predicting that 2000 will be the year of the mobile Internet, Nokia Corp. executives today took the wraps off three new data-enabled mobile phone devices targeted mainly at corporate users.

Microsoft to Show Pocket IE, Discuss Pocket PC

Following Palm Computing Inc.'s release of the first Palm units with color screens, the market for palm-sized devices will heat up further this week when Microsoft Corp. here at the CeBIT show will debut browser software for the upcoming Pocket PC family of devices.

Seagate Unveils LTO Ultrium Tape Drive

Seagate Technology Inc. yesterday announced that it will use the CeBIT exhibition, which kicks off here on Feb. 24, to unveil its first tape drive based on the Ultrium format of the LTO (linera tape-open) technology.