To add to last month's new Google Local service enabling people to connect
to information from their mobile phones or wireless device, Google has now
launched what it's calling "search in the palm of your hand."
Google Mobile, says the search giant, "makes it easy to access online
information — over 8 billion pages and a billion images — on your
cell phone or mobile device." You can also search more than a billion images
and get the one you need on your phone with Google Image Search.
The technology works only with sites that use XHTML, rather than traditional
HTML, to create slimmed-down mobile versions of their site specially adapted
for the mobile screen.
Using Google to search on your cell phone or mobile device gives you access
to over 8 billion Web pages and 1.1 billion images, says Google. You enter a
query into the Google search box on your cell ph... (more)
(July 15, 2002) - Cingular Wireless, the second largest wireless carrier in
the nation, has begun serving the metro New York City area. Cingular's entry
into New York means the wireless carrier is now in all top 10 markets and 43
of the top 50, covering 217 million people in the U.S. Cingular has already
had a presence in the region through its Mobitex service for BlackBerry. Last
October, Cingular signed a network-sharing agreement with VoiceStream to
allow Cingular to offer service in New York City on VoiceStream's network, in
exchange for VoiceStream's use of Cingular's networ... (more)
Greenville residents now have a new choice for their television and
communications services, powered by the most advanced technology. AT&T* today
announced the launch of AT&T U-verse(SM) services in parts of Greenville and
Asheville beginning Monday, August 10.
AT&T U-verse TV, AT&T U-verse High Speed Internet and AT&T U-verse Voice are
delivered over AT&T's advanced Internet Protocol (IP) network, and offer a
new alternative to cable and an unmatched experience for customers. AT&T
U-verse brings together your TV, broadband, home phone and wireless services
-- all on one bill --... (more)
(August 26, 2002) - Narus has announced the latest release of its convergent
mobile mediation solution - MobileSight - that acts as an engine to speed the
deployment, management, and revenue capture of new segmented or personalized
mobile services for voice and data networks. MobileSight is based on Narus'
convergent mediation platform and provides key information about network,
subscriber, and service usage via interactive software modules that
seamlessly interface to mobile voice and data networks, as well as telco
business applications. Mobile operators are using MobileSight t... (more)
Sprint is introducing broadcast music into the fray of mobile, multimedia
services. The telecommunications company announced it has added Music Choice
to its Sprint PCS Vision Multimedia Services channel line up. The addition of
the multiplatform music network will provide subscribers access to a variety
of music genres and video streams.
Music Choice will be offered by Sprint as a multimedia service that customers
will be able to use to access news, music, and multimedia audio and streaming
video. The idea is to make the mobile handset act a bit like a portable music
player, equ... (more)