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TelcoTV: Focused content will help indie telcos stick out

The challenge for any telco building an IPTV business, especially a smaller independent telco that wants to compete with cable, is that they often fall into the trap of offering nothing more than

News In Brief: Verizon, Microsoft, Huawei, ZTE, KT, EMI

Operators Verizon, AT&T, Orange, Telefonica, TeliaSonera and Vodafone, and vendors Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, NSN, Nokia,

News In Brief: Pay-TV, Microsoft, Apple, Blinx, Reliance, NSN

The Asia Pacific region has 326 million pay-TV subscribers according to industry group CASBAA.

Windows 7 app turns laptops into Wi-Fi hotspots

Users can turn their laptop into a wireless access point with an new app based on an unfinished feature from Windows 7.   Wireless networking firm Nomadio has laun

Developer uses Windows 7 feature to turn laptops into WiFi hotspots

Nomadio has discovered a partly finished feature in Windows 7 that can turn a laptop into a wireless access point. Nomadio said it used the new "Virtual WiFi" feature in Windows 7 to create a free

Icahn flees the Yahoo! coop

Saying that the company's board does not need "to have an activist on the Board of Yahoo," outspoken financier Carl Icahn made it official that he has resigned from Yahoo!'s board. By resigning from

Google, MS strike search deals with Twitter

Google and Microsoft both announced a brace of social networking deals with Facebook and Twitter at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco yesterday.   Both have stru

Unofficial Windows Mobile 6.5.1 builds surface on web

Just weeks after Microsoft released Windows Mobile 6.5 to resoundingly negative reviews, a series of unofficial hacks and builds--collectively and unofficially dubbed WinMo 6.5.1--have surfaced on

Microsoft begins restoring Sidekick users' contacts

Microsoft has started restoring some of T-Mobile USA Sidekick users' contact information following a server failure that left some users without any of their personal data. However, the company said

Ballmer says Windows Mobile 7 must 'kill'

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said the software giant understands it must make significant strides with the forthcoming Windows Mobile 7 operating system, scheduled for release in 2010. Speaking last