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  • Nokia vs Apple: Guide to smartphone patent lawsuits

    Nokia has filed a lawsuit against Apple in the US, claiming that Apple?s iPhone and iPad 3G infringe on five Nokia patents. This is just the latest dispute in an increasingly litigious smartphone market.

  • Will Cisco drop WiMax focus after Starent acquistion?

    Cisco's $2.9 billion (£1.78 billion) acquisition of Starent Networks indicates that the networking giant is back-pedalling from its WiMax focus and shifting it to LTE as the 4G underpinning of next generation mobile data networks.

  • WiMax in 2010: Too little, too late?

    By the end of 2010, users in more than 80 US cities may be able to ditch their cable modems, T1 setups and DSL lines - and the Wi-Fi routers that go with them - in favour of WiMax broadband wireless technology.

  • Nortel - what's your WiMax story?

    Nortel has decided to stop making WiMax equipment, but the company says it's still committed to WiMax. How can this be, we asked the company's new head of WiMax.

  • Cutting through the confusion that is wireless roaming

    With so many different kinds of companies involved, making sense of who does what in the wireless business can be tough work. We may be free of cable spaghetti, but it's swapped for relationship and roaming spaghetti, says Devicescape CEO Dave Fraser.

  • The PC desktop moves into the network

    Virtual PCs and virtualised applications could give us any time, any place, any device computing, or so their supporters claim - and you don't even have to run them yourself.

  • The war of indoor wireless

    There's more than one way to converge indoor and outdoor phones. The Wi-Fi warriors will have to fight femtocells.

  • Nortel boss aims for relevance and focus

    CEO Mike Zafirovski on his first year at Nortel, and where he wants to take the company next.

  • Software-defined radio: revolution in the air?

    In future the same radio systems will handle cellular, Wi-Fi and other standards on one chip.

  • What's coming at 3GSM?

    Faster data, voice convergence and all the rest will be at the world's biggest mobile show next week.

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