April 5th, 2000 – DataPlay, Inc., today announced the development of an affordable miniature optical media about the size of a quarter, called a DataPlay disc, and a micro-optical engine that is expected to be incorporated into a variety of consumer electronic devices
Forget PDAs, Get a PWA; eMobee Brings New Meaning to
SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 4, 2000–eMobee, the leading
m-commerce company bringing convenience of wireless e-commerce and
go-anywhere personal organization to millions of mobile phones with 2301,
the world’s first Personal Wireless Assistant (PWA), is quickly carving a
niche for itself among Internet-ready mobile phones users. 2301
(http://www.2301.com), a FREE Personal Wireless Assistant, makes existing
addressbooks remotely accessible from any Internet-ready mobile phone.
Founded in October 1999 by David Liu in San Francisco, Calif., the company
places great emphasis in making shopping from mobile phones simple and
relevant to the end-user. “By offering helpful
applications that encourage use, we facilitate access to shopping services
from e-tailers and retailers effortlessly, from any Internet-ready mobile
phone,” said Liu. “Using 2301’s “One-Click-Connect” feature, anyone will be
able not only to place a call or email a contact within seconds, but they
will also be able to reach many of our e-commerce partners.”
Hitachi to Unveil New 37-Inch Plasma Display Monitor
Hitachi America, Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT – news), today introduced the CMP307, an XGA-
Compatible 37-Inch Color Plasma Display monitor (PDP).
Nokia And Cisco Sign IP Networking Pact
Nokia Networks, the infrastructure division of Nokia, and Cisco Systems,
agreed Tuesday to work together on enhancing connectivity between mobile and
Internet Protocol backbone networks, the companies said. In the deal, Nokia
will market and sell interoperable system products consisting of Nokia’s IP
mobility core and Cisco’s backbone routing technology.
Psion Adds Two-Way Paging To Handhelds
Psion handhelds can now send and receive wireless paging messages, the
company has announced.
Psion says it is using a two-way pager software interface module that
enables its Series 7 and netBook products to act as pagers. The so-called
SysPager technology has been licensed from Syscan (Toronto, CDN: SYSN).
The new capabilities enable users to receive and send as many as 2000
characters at a time. The software works on the Ardis wireless network.
Just when you thought all the truly dangerous sites on the Net had faded into obscurity or had been banned by the
Religious Right, along comes Disinformation: a portal, if you will, of the strange and demented.
New virus can wipe out hard drives
An ongoing FBI case has revealed a computer virus that can erase hard drives and dial 911 emergency systems, according to a warning posted on the Web this weekend.