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Consumers Cite Speed, Security and Range as Most Important Factors in Broadband Customer Premises Equipment Purchasing

January 23, 2010 9:55 pm | by In-Stat | News | Comments

The top three important factors US consumers cited in their purchasing decisions of Broadband Customer Premise Equipment (CPE) were speed, security, and range/coverage

Fixed Mobile Convergence Still Struggles To Gain Traction

January 23, 2010 7:54 pm | by In-Stat | News | Comments

Fixed mobile convergence (FMC), the transparent and seamless hand-off of active voice calls between cellular and Wi-Fi networks using a dual-mode phone, can be a powerful enabling tool for businesses.

Multi-Core Processors to Reach 88% of Mobile Processors Shipped in 2013

January 23, 2010 2:55 pm | by In-Stat | News | Comments

Although multi-core processors are common today in notebook PCs, they are only beginning to become common place in other mobile devices.


Multi-Service Business Gateway Sales Shift to Emerging Markets

January 23, 2010 7:55 am | by In-Stat | News | Comments

Multi-Service Business Gateway (MSBG) equipment manufacturers have shifted their focus from the US enterprise branch-office market to small businesses and selected vertical markets around the world.

LTE Drives the News but WCDMA Drives Base Station Deployments

January 23, 2010 5:56 am | by In-Stat | News | Comments

Despite a poor worldwide economy, demand for smartphones, regular phones, and wireless broadband services continues to drive the base station marke.

As High-Definition TV Goes Mainstream, In-Stat Looks Forward to Ultra-High Definition

January 23, 2010 12:55 am | by In-Stat | News | Comments

While the market for High-Definition TV (HDTV) has hit the mainstream, the industry has already started speculating about the commercialization of Ultra-High Definition (UHD)

Digital Media Adapters, Players, Receivers Emerge as Competitive New Connected Home Product Category

January 22, 2010 11:55 pm | by In-Stat | News | Comments

A new class of devices, Digital Media Adapters (DMAs), Digital Media Players (DMPs), and Digital Media Receivers (DMRs) is emerging in the connected digital home

E-Book Consumers want Longer Battery Life, Internet Connectivity and Email

January 22, 2010 5:54 pm | by In-Stat | News | Comments

The electronic book (e-book) segment, having firmly established itself in the US market, has plenty of room for growth that will be bolstered by new features such as e-mail and Web connectivity.


Semiconductor Opportunity in Microcell, Picocells, and Femtocells Shifts to Wi-Max

January 22, 2010 12:54 pm | by In-Stat | News | Comments

Semiconductor revenue for WiMAX microcells, picocells, and femtocells is on course to a 46% compound annual growth rate from 2008 to 2013. The segment will pass $1 billion by 2013 .

Nipro GlucoPro Insulin Syringes: Recall

January 22, 2010 12:51 pm | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Needles may become detached and remain in the skin.


Catalyst Paper to fight legal claim in Quebecor World (U.S.) bankruptcy

January 22, 2010 12:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Catalyst Paper (TSX:CTL) says it will fight a claim filed against the company by the former Quebecor World (USA)'s litigation trustee for alleged preferential transfers of US$18.8 million to the Vancouver-area company before the commercial printer filed for bankruptcy protection from creditors...

Bluetooth Attach Rates Rise, While Total Addressable Market Falls in 2009

January 22, 2010 11:57 am | by In-Stat | News | Comments

Bluetooth is on track to increase attach rates in many key market segments.

Sonomax to get $1.74M in deal with Benvest, which is converting to corporation

January 22, 2010 10:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Sonomax Hearing Healthcare Inc. (TSXV:SHH) has entered a corporate reorganization agreement with Benvest New Look Income Fund (TSX:BCI:UN) under which Sonomax will change its name and emerge with about $1.74 million in non-dilutive capital."We are very pleased to announce this transaction,...


Oracle exec admits affair with billboard woman

January 22, 2010 9:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A co-president of software maker Oracle acknowledges he had an affair with a woman he was shown snuggling with on billboards in New York, Atlanta and San Francisco.Charles Phillips released a statement Thursday about his relationship with YaVaughnie (yah-VAHN'-ee) Wilkins after blogs went abuzz...

Solar, Wind Power Enable ‘Green’ Cell Base Station Market; For Operators, it Pays to be Green

January 22, 2010 8:57 am | by In-Stat | News | Comments

In the last few years, the number of worldwide cellular base stations has exploded from the hundreds of thousands to the many millions, creating greenhouse gases and pollution from the power required to run them.


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