Comments: 0Wednesday, October 17th 2007 - 14:30 CEST
SanDisk, world’s leading supplier of flash memory products, announced the appointment of Jeff Kost. Jeff Kost will be senior vice president and general manager of the SanDisk Mobile Consumer Solutions division. A 10 year SanDisk veteran, Jeff Kost previously was the company’s vice president for the mobile handset business. During his decade-long tenure at SanDisk, Jeff Kost has held a variety of positions like distribution sales manager, director of Americas OEM sales, and his recent posts as vice president for worldwide OEM sales and also vice president of its Handset Business.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, October 3rd 2007 - 11:09 CEST
Apple announced that Daniel Cooperman, senior vice president, general counsel and secretary at Oracle Corporation, will join Apple as the company’s senior vice president, general counsel and secretary, reporting to Apple CEO Steve Jobs. Cooperman will begin at Apple on November 1. “Dan will be an excellent addition to our team and will fit right into Apple’s fast paced culture,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “Dan is a seasoned professional with extensive experience in securities compliance, intellectual property, litigation and corporate governance."
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Comments: 0Monday, October 1st 2007 - 19:30 CEST
Nikon’s newly announced CoolPix S51c and my Picturetown are set to revolutionize the way in which consumers share and store images. my Picturetown, Nikon’s new photo sharing and storage service, allows the consumer to email pictures to friends and family, send their pictures to a Blackberry device for viewing, or post them to a blog or social networking site. Adding to the convenience of this camera, Nikon has partnered with T-Mobile USA to provide CoolPix S51c customers with a complimentary six month subscription to T-Mobile’s HotSpot Wi-Fi service for digital cameras, allowing the user to send images and videos to friends and family from the nearly 8,500 T-Mobile HotSpot locations nationwide.
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Comments: 0Thursday, September 27th 2007 - 20:22 CEST
SanDisk announced the opening of its production facility in Shanghai, the company’s first in the People’s Republic of China. Based in Zizhu Industrial-based Science Park, SanDisk Semiconductor (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. (SDSS) is expected to play a critical role in SanDisk’s worldwide operations as the plant will focus on the assembly and test of its advanced flash memory products for mobile and other consumers in markets worldwide. SanDisk’s worldwide operations function will also reside at the Shanghai facility. The announcement was made at a press conference held at the flash memory facility.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, September 19th 2007 - 16:00 CEST
Cgogo, the leading provider in the mobile search industry, announces that it has recently reached a cooperation agreement with Nokia. From now on, all Nokia smart phones based on the S60 platform will have a pre-installed local search module powered by Cgogo. The purpose of this cooperation guarantees that NOKIA mobile's end users who will have a more precise, rapid "local search" experience. Users with Nokia S60 platform-based smart phones shipped prior to this cooperation agreement may download the search plug-in software free of charge. Users may also download the search plug-in software through their Nokia S60 platform-based smart phones.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, September 19th 2007 - 13:21 CEST
Intel Corporation and other industry leaders have formed the USB 3.0 Promoter Group to create a superspeed personal USB interconnect that can deliver over 10 times the speed of today's connection. The technology, also developed by HP, Microsoft Corporation, NEC Corporation, NXP Semiconductors and Texas Instruments Incorporated, will target fast sync-and-go transfer applications in the PC, consumer and mobile segments that are necessary as digital media become ubiquitous and file sizes increase up to and beyond 25 Gigabytes. USB (Universal Serial Bus) 3.0 will create a backward-compatible standard with the same ease-of-use and plug and play capabilities of previous USB technologies.
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Comments: 0Tuesday, September 18th 2007 - 19:21 CEST
Nokia and Enpocket announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Nokia to acquire Enpocket. Enpocket is a global leader in mobile advertising; providing technology and services that allow brands to plan, create, execute, measure and optimize mobile advertising campaigns around the world. By acquiring Enpocket, Nokia will accelerate the scaling of its mobile advertising business, leveraging Enpocket's platform and strong partnerships with advertisers, publishers and operators. In addition to key assets, through this transaction Nokia is gaining a team with strong expertise in global mobile advertising across disciplines.
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Comments: 0Thursday, September 13th 2007 - 17:36 CEST
Ed Colligan, president and chief executive officer of Palm, and Micheál Martin TD, Ireland’s minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, announced that Palm, a leader in mobile computing and a provider of smartphones, has opened a Research and Development Centre at Swords, Co. Dublin, with the support of IDA Ireland (Industrial Development Agency). The centre will develop custom software applications for Palm Treo smartphones for the mobile operators in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, September 5th 2007 - 17:49 CEST
Toshiba Corporation and SanDisk Corporation celebrated with a traditional ceremony and reception the opening of Fab 4, the latest 300mm wafer fabrication facility at Toshiba’s Yokkaichi Operations, in Mie Prefecture, Japan. Responding to continuous rising demand for NAND flash memory used in a wide range of digital applications, including digital media players, mobile phones, PCs and memory cards, Toshiba started construction of Fab 4 in August 2006. Fab 4 is expected to start mass production in December 2007 and reach a production capacity of 80,000 wafers a month in the second half of CY2008.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, August 29th 2007 - 17:52 CEST
Nokia and Capcom revealed that Capcom will be publishing games on Nokia NGage, Nokia's next generation mobile gaming platform, in 2008. Capcom is the first Japanese based publisher to show their commitment to Nokia NGage, which makes its global debut later this year, ushering in a new era for games on mobile devices. "With our global reach, it's important to have strong, well respected global partners", said Gregg Sauter, Director of Third Party Publishing, Nokia. "For many years, Capcom has been entertaining consumers around the world with exceptional gaming experiences. We've now reached a point with mobile technologies where companies like Capcom can deliver a whole new level of mobile entertainment.
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