GPS services available in cars, over the phone and in handheld devices are used by only 17 percent of adults in the U.S., despite recent technology improvements and falling prices, according to an independent survey released Wednesday.
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Fujitsu Computer Systems Corp. Tuesday announced a 1.56-lb. miniconvertible computer that will sell with a price tag of US$999 when it goes on sale in September.
Sanjay Kumar, the former CEO of software maker CA, will report to federal prison Tuesday to begin serving a 12-year term for accounting fraud, his attorney confirmed.
New York taxi drivers have promised to strike sometime in September if GPS technology is installed in 13,000 cabs as planned.
Research In Motion announced the new BlackBerry 8820 on Tuesday, saying it's the first dual-mode BlackBerry to provide wireless voice and data access over both cellular and wi-fi wireless networks.
Hewlett-Packard Co.'s iPaq 510 Voice Messenger, a dual-mode smart phone <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9011058">announced</a> in February, is now shipping, the company said Monday.
CA Inc. announced Spectrum 8.1 Monday, the newest version of its network fault management software.
CAs former head of worldwide sales, New Zealander Stephen Richards, was ordered in federal court to pay US$29.7 million in restitution to stockholders for his part in a major fraud scheme at the software company.
Nortel Networks announced plans to help small and medium-size businesses move to voice over IP and unified communications by combining Nortel applications with IBM System i servers.
Cisco Systems launched three separate groups of integrated mobility technologies and services targeted primarily at retail, health care and oil and gas businesses.
Motorola has announced the next-generation RAZR phone, called RAZR2. It is a slimmer second-generation device, reduced in size by two millimetres from the original RAZR.
The Wi-Fi Alliance will begin interoperability testing in June to certify products that meet the faster 802.11n Draft 2.0 standard for wireless LANs.
American shoppers will be able to buy Skype hardware and pre-paid voice-over-IP calling cards in about half of Wal-Mart's stores nationwide starting this week.
US patent law reformers lauded a crucial decision by the US Supreme Court on Monday. A near-unanimous decision found Microsoft is not liable for using patented AT&T technology in versions of the Windows operating system running on computers outside of the US.
CA's CEO John Swainson announced a new vision for management software tools on Sunday at CA World, while describing his company as making critical strides compared with its last global user conference 18 months ago.
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