Mobile Business Applications

  • September 16, 2003 16 Sep'03

    Fastmobile turns up volume with new channel

    Fastmobile has landed a new distribution deal for its Fastchat messaging application for mobile phones. The company's walkie-talkie service competes with Nextel and Verizon Wireless, but it also offers integrated IM and e-mail.

  • August 27, 2003 27 Aug'03

    Wireless apps in a blue-collar world

    Wireless applications are rolling up their sleeves and showing they're not afraid to do some heavy lifting. They're building up popularity among construction firms and bringing digital age efficiency to the traditional workplace.

  • August 21, 2003 21 Aug'03

    Mobile messaging gets a push

    An emerging technology called push messaging is helping mobile messaging users to get information instantly without tedious button pressing. An electricity company is using technology from JP Mobile to make sure its employees get messages during ...

  • August 07, 2003 07 Aug'03

    Wireless expert sees value in targeted apps

    It's time to stop searching for one "killer app." At this week's iWireless World conference, the CEO of Westlake Software said that comprehensive mobile applications don't provide clear ROI. Instead, he recommended simple applications that solve ...

  • August 05, 2003 05 Aug'03

    Small steps mark big progress for wireless messaging

    At iWireless World, a panel of industry observers says that companies are finally accepting limited usage of wireless messaging, but that will open the floodgates for many new and innovative wireless technologies in the enterprise.

  • July 28, 2003 28 Jul'03

    SMS to Splitsville -- digital divorce makes breaking up easy to do

    There's a new avenue to Splitsville. If you live in Malaysia and things just aren't working out at home, a simple text message may be all you need. It's the "Dear John" letter of the digital age, or in this case, the "Dear Johanna" letter.

  • June 24, 2003 24 Jun'03

    VoIP-enabled WLANs offer cutting-edge benefits

    Many companies are treading slowly with both VoIP and wireless LAN projects, but one expert at CeBit America last week said that companies should implement them together. By doing so, companies can ensure that their employees can make and receive ...