Stories by Terho Uimonen

Iridium secures financing to continue operations

Troubled satellite telecommunications company Iridium LLC last week announced that it has secured a new lease on life in the form of $US5 million worth of interim financing while it seeks to transition its assets and staff to a new operating company.

Telia quadruples GSM data speed

Telia Mobile, Sweden's largest mobile phone operator, today announced an upgrade to its GSM (global system for mobile communications) network that quadruples the data transfer rate from 9.6Kbps to 38.4Kbps.

Entrust, Trintech Link Tools for Secure E-Commerce

Entrust Technologies Inc. and the Dublin-based Trintech Group PLC today announced a partnership to develop secure Internet payment methods by linking online transactions with consumers' identities.

UPDATE: Telia Quadruples GSM Data Speed

Telia Mobile AB, Sweden's largest mobile phone operator, today announced an upgrade to its GSM (global system for mobile communications) network that quadruples the data transfer rate from 9.6K-bps to 38.4K-bps.

Telia Quadruples Data Speed in GSM Network

Telia Mobile AB, Sweden's largest mobile phone operator, today announced a quadrupling of the data transfer rate from 9.6K-bps to 38.4K-bps in its GSM (global system for mobile communications) network.

Fuji, Nokia to transfer images over Bluetooth

Fuji and Nokia today announced a joint effort aimed at developing wireless technology based on the Bluetooth specification to transfer pictures between digital cameras and mobile devices.

Fuji, Nokia to Demo Image Transfers over Bluetooth

Fuji Photo Film Co. Ltd. and Nokia Corp. today announced a joint effort aimed at developing wireless technology based on the Bluetooth specification to transfer pictures between digital cameras and mobile devices.

AMD Claims Megahertz Crown with 850MHz Athlon

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. today upped the ante in the race to offer the speediest PC processor on the planet with the introduction of a 850MHz version of its high-end Athlon processor series.

Microsoft, Cap Gemini Team on Global W2K Services

With the official release date of Windows 2000 less than a week away, Microsoft Corp. today inked a global alliance with Cap Gemini SA aimed at delivering electronic business services and products based on the software giant's new corporate operating system platform.

Via to Unveil Joshua Processor on Feb. 22

Via Technologies Inc. on Feb. 22 will take the wraps off a processor code-named Joshua that will become the first alternative chip for use in Socket 370-based PC motherboards designed for Intel Corp.'s entry-level Celeron processors.

Nokia, Visa team on secure WAP transactions

Nokia and Visa International yesterday announced plans to jointly develop secure systems for payments via mobile phones.
The partnership aims to develop open specifications for payments based on the emerging WAP (wireless application protocol) technology for accessing Internet content through wireless devices, Nokia and Visa said in a statement.