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News Archive - June 2012

Research in Motion in Trouble

June 30, 2012

No doubt, you heard the news today that Research in Motion, makers of the Blackberry devices, turned in a horrible quarter and have pushed their delivery date for their next major operating system back until 2013. If I were a stockholder, I would be nervous. After hearing the earnings call, I would be scared to death to own a share of stock.


Nokia plans 10,000 layoffs, cuts second-quarter outlook

June 14, 2012

As Nokia struggles to regain its momentum in the mobile handset market, the company says more layoffs are needed to "ensure Nokia's long-term competitive strength."


Why Mobile Operators should not Deploy VoIP on the Handset

June 13, 2012

For 13 years now, the standards group known as 3GPP has been hard at work trying to define one very large, complex SIP-based replacement for the mobile handset and the PSTN. This beast of a system is known as IMS and it defines not only the core network functions, but also the use of a SIP client on the mobile handset. But what mobile operator would dare put SIP on the handset? That is just asking for trouble.


Oracle takes the wraps off its public cloud entry

June 7, 2012

Data base giant unveils Oracle Cloud, and effort that has been under development for six years.