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  • Google Maps for Android Well-Positioned for Mobile Commerce

      Don't look now, but Google's (NASDAQ:GOOG) Maps for Android application just took a step toward e-commerce potential with the company's introduction of a feature that lets Android smartphone and tablet users see where they are and what's nearby in select malls, airports and retail stores. Think of it as Google bringing its vast online mapping software tools, which to date have been used to graph both digital and real-world footage, indoors to help mobile device users ...

    Posted at December 4, 2011 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • ICANN Pledges Major Expansion in Africa as IT Grows on Continent

    The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) plans to expand into Africa as Internet use and IT investment on the continent continues to grow. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) ...

    Posted at March 14, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Google+ Connects With Gmail, Contacts for Better Socialization

    Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) Dec. 8 more closely married Google+ with its Gmail and Contacts services, tweaking the applications so that when users open an email from someone on Google+, the recipient will see the most recent post the sender shared with them. The recent post will appear to the right of the conversation thread, Mark Striebeck, an engineering director for Gmail at Google, explained in a blog post.  While this is the same feature Striebeck introduced ...

    Posted at December 9, 2011 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • T-Mobile Quietly Preparing LTE Network for BlackBerry Z10 Delivery

    NEWS ANALYSIS: Cities across the U.S. light up with new data service as T-Mobile gets ready for the launch of the BlackBerry Z10. T-Mobile has taken its first public step in launching its LTE network as ...

    Posted at March 19, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • NTSB’s Call for Cell Phone-Drive Ban: Who Will Answer?

    The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a recommendation that states pass laws to ban the use of cell phones for all drivers. The recommended ban, which the NTSB officially announced Dec. 12, has merit, especially in light of the tragic accident Aug. 5, 2010, in Gray Summit, Mo., in which the driver of a pickup truck sent 11 text messages in the 11 minutes prior to the accident that killed him and injured a number of passengers on two school ...

    Posted at December 14, 2011 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment