News In Brief: Intel, Twitter, NSN, Alca-Lu, Sequans
Intel is using device management software from Red Bend Software in its next generation smartphone platform, codenamed Moorestown. Red Bend’s vDirect Mobile will be used to configure applications and network settings, handle new subscriber provisioning, and to issue software and firmware over-the-air.
Twitter aims to grow the number of websites that can access its feeds by dropping the need to deploy the firm’s own APIs. Sites including Amazon, Bing, eBay, the New York Times, Yahoo! and YouTube have all signed up to use the @anywhere framework.
US cable carrier NewWave Communications will deploy Nokia Siemens Network’s optical transport platform to offer triple-play services. The platform uses dense wavelength division multiplexing techniques to increase the available bandwidth.
Alcatel-Lucent has announced plans to use the Intel Xenon processor 5600 series in a variety of future products, while reaffirming its support for advanced telecommunications computing architecture (ATCA)
Sequans has announced its first TD-LTE chip, the SQN3010, which will soon be ready for sampling by key customers. First off the ranks to test the chip will be China Mobile.
Nokia Siemens Networks has again denied it is helping the Iranian government, to censor and repress its people after 2003 Nobel peace laureate Shirin Ebadi accused it of doing so in an interview on French radio on Tuesday, AFP reports. The equipment supplier last year denied supplying web filtering equipment to Iran.