Qualcomm reports 56% drop in net profit; Eight mobile technologies Gartner believes will evolve in the near term

> ­IntelliNet Technologies has announced the development of an integrated femtocell gateway which combines a femtocell access point controller with a security gateway in an AdvancedTCA platform. Article

> Qualcomm reported a 56 percent drop in net profit for its fiscal first quarter. Article (WSJ sub. req.)

> Amazon is expected to unveil a new version of its Kindle e-book reader in less than two weeks. Article

> T-Mobile today launched the new Shadow, an updated smartphone featuring a more rounded and compact design and unlimited nationwide calling over WiFi networks. Article

> Informa Telecoms and Media forecasts that more than 190 million subscribers will be FMC users by 2013. Article

> Clearwire Corporation and its WiMAX-based wireless broadband technology still has a good window of opportunity to change the landscape for Internet services in the U.S., according to a recently updated report from Sidecut Reports. Release

> The marketing research firm Gartner has identified eight mobile technologies it believes will evolve significantly over the next 12 to 24 months. Article

> Alcatel-Lucent CEO Ben Verwaayen defended keeping the company's loss-making WCDMA unit, saying the company's customers valued the business, and that it was important to keep it for LTE technology development. Article

And Finally... A new survey of WiFi users shows that people access WiFi on their smartphones more often than their laptops. Article


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