UK: Orange to sell iPhone

Orange mobile business said Monday that it has reached an agreement to sell Apple Inc.'s iPhone in the U.K. later this year, bringing to an end a two year exclusive contract held by rival Telefonica SA's O2 mobile network. Although an exact date for the launch was not released, a Orange spokesman said the iPhone would be available on its network by Christmas. The network will sell both the original iPhone 3G model and the latest...

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Dow Jones Index names Nokia as world’s most sustainable technology company

Nokia is the world's most sustainable technology company according to the 2009 -10 edition of the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes that went live today. Already rated for several years as the leader within the Europe and Communications categories, this year Nokia was also chosen as "World Technology Supersector Leader" making it number one across the entire global technology sector. The Dow Jones Indexes are globally...

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Rogers Upgrades Mobile Broadband Download Speed to 21Mbps

Direct from the press release: Rogers is excited to announce the launch of our new, super-charged HSPA+ wireless network with maximum download speeds of up to 21 Megabits per second (Mbps)*, faster than ever before. Rogers is the first carrier in North America to offer customers the world’s fastest mobile internet speed with the new HSPA+ Rocket Mobile Internet Stick, now available for pre-order through rogers.com. Pre-order today,...

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LG-GW620 – New Android-powered smartphone from LG

LG Electronics (LG),  reinforced its aggressive strategy in smartphones by announcing the first Android mobile device which will give LG a broader and more dominant position in this expanding market. The announcement of LG’s first Android-powered smartphones comes only a week after the world’s third largest mobile phone company announced that it would be introducing three new Windows Mobile smartphones in the next few weeks. These...

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Nokia acquires Plum

Nokia and Plum today announced that Nokia has acquired certain assets of Plum Ventures, Inc, a privately held company which employed approximately 10 people with main offices in Boston, Massachusetts. Plum will complement Nokia's Social Location services. The acquired Plum assets will become part of Nokia's Services unit. About Plum Ventures Plum develops and operates a cloud-based social media sharing and messaging service for...

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Nokia 7705 Twist puts a new twist on messaging

Verizon Wireless and Nokia introduce the Nokia 7705 Twist, a fun phone with a unique square shape that swivels open to reveal a full QWERTY keypad. The phone's shortcut buttons provide quick access to messaging, the 3.0 megapixel camera, Web browsing, V CAST Music with Rhapsody®, voice commands, and speakerphone options. The Contact Light Ring, located in the lower right corner, can be customized to identify a message or a call from...

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