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  • Sony PlayStation Collaborates with MUBI to Enhance Film Viewing on PS3

    9 June 2010

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency LONDON - Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) has announced a partnership with online film cinematheque MUBI, to bring to PlayStation3 (PS3) a new service that will introduce PS3 owners to a world of independent, international and classic cinema. Later this year, PS3 users will have access to a treasure trove of celluloid curated by experts - so that ....

  • NTIA to Host International Symposium on Advanced Radio Technologies

    9 June 2010

    WASHINGTON, DC - The US Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will host the 11th annual International Symposium on Advanced Radio Technologies (ISART) from July 27-30, 2010 in Boulder, Colo. According to a press release by the Administration, the focus of this year's conference is spectrum sharing technologies, including state-of-the-art ....

  • Microsoft and Its Partners Help Customers Reach the Cloud on Their Own Terms

    8 June 2010

    NEW ORLEANS - In an opening-day keynote speech at Microsoft Corp.s Tech Ed 2010 North America conference, Bob Muglia, president of the companys Server and Tools Division, outlined the benefits and possibilities of cloud computing and how Microsoft can help customers harness the next generation of IT. According to Microsoft, Muglia noted that customers have different needs, with some ....

  • 29,000 pirated Xbox games seized in UAE

    7 June 2010

    DUBAI-Microsoft Gulf has announced that the UAE authorities have seized 29,000 pirated copies of games for its Xbox 360 console. A series of 21 raids on resellers in Sharjah, Dubai and Abu Dhabi also resulted in the arrest of three people who are now awaiting criminal charges. The ramifications of piracy and the distribution of pirated goods will always negatively impact any economy and ....

  • Accenture Awarded Contract to Support University of Michigans IT Program

    31 May 2010

    RESTON, VA. - The University of Michigan has selected Accenture announced in a press release that it is to conduct its first-ever comprehensive assessment of information technology (IT) at the unit and campus levels. The assessment is part of the first phase of NextGen Michigan, a multi-year university-wide IT transformation effort. The primary objective of the assessment is to develop ....

  • Abu-Ghazaleh Tackles MDGs at the UN Council for Technology and Development in Geneva

    27 May 2010

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency GENEVA - Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, chairman of the UN Global Alliance for ICT and Development (UN-GAID), highlighted on Monday the steps needed to accelerate the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) through using Information and Communication Technology (ICT). Speaking at the 13th meeting of the United Nations Council for Technology and ....

  • Mobile VoIP Users to Exceed 100 Million by 2012 - New Juniper Research Report

    27 May 2010

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency HAMPSHIRE, UK - A new study from Juniper Research has found that Mobile VoIP services will develop significantly faster in developed markets due to the direct correlation between 3G roll outs and the take up of mobile VoIP. This is the case even though mVoIP traffic volumes may eventually be higher in developing markets due in part to the calling patterns of ....

  • Travelex Announces New Mobile Balance Alerts for Holidaymakers

    26 May 2010

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency LONDON - Travelex has helped holidaymakers and overseas travelers worrying about the risk of running out of foreign exchange, thanks to a clever currency card which sends its owner a free text message alert when it runs low on money. The service is available to [Travelex Cash Passport|] cardholders, through a partnership ....

  • Motorola's New IPTV Set-top Brings Innovative Media Experiences to KDDI's Customers

    26 May 2010

    TOKYO - The Mobile Devices and Home business of Motorola Inc. announced in a press release that KDDI, a major mobile operator in Japan, has deployed Motorola's innovative high-definition (HD) IPTV set-top (model VIP2060 ), providing enhanced personal media experiences to its Fiber to the Home (FTTH) subscribers. The VIP2060 will be launched in Japan on 2 June as "HD-STB" for KDDI's "au ....

  • Microsoft Transforms Insurance with Relationship-Focused Solutions

    23 May 2010

    LAS VEGAS - In an increasingly competitive climate, insurers are striving to provide better customer service and streamline the claims process all while driving down operational costs. At booth No. 707 at the ACORD LOMA Insurance Systems Forum 2010, Microsoft Corp. and its partners will showcase collaborative and agile solutions that help address these core insurance business problems, ....

  • SQS Focuses on Challenges of Cloud Testing and IT Governance in its first Test Manager Forum

    19 May 2010

    Special to TAG-IT News Agency DUBLIN - Software Quality Systems (SQS), the largest independent software testing and quality assurance provider, announced that the program for its inaugural networking forum for test managers will include the first public demonstration of Microsofts Visual Studio 2010 testing tools alongside topical workshops. Test Manager Forum, a one day event open to all ....

  • Microsoft Introduces Microsoft Dynamics ERP Two-Tier Connector for SAP Business Scenarios

    18 May 2010

    REDMOND, WASH. - Microsoft Corp. announced in a press release a new connector that accelerates two-tier enterprise resource planning (ERP) deployments between Microsoft Dynamics AX and SAP Business Suite. This new connector enables IT organizations to use Microsoft Dynamics AX across subsidiaries, divisions or branch entities to facilitate cost-effective business process integration and ....

  • R&D Collaboration Results in KIRA Award

    17 May 2010

    OTTAWA, ONTARIO - Research and Development (R&D) collaboration between NRC-IIT and Monctons Red Ball Internet resulted in a win when the two were jointly presented with the Technological Advancement/Innovation Private Sector Award at the 2010 KIRA awards gala on May 6,

  • 2000 Households in Mildura Make the Switch to Digital TV

    17 May 2010

    CANBERRA - Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Senator Stephen Conroy announced in a press release on his official website that the 2000th eligible household in Mildura had received help converting to digital TV under the Governments Household Assistance

  • Rural and Regional Australians Better Off under the NBN

    17 May 2010

    CANBERRA - The Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy Senator Stephen Conroy said Australians living in rural and regional Australia had the most to gain from the National Broadband Network

  • US Announces Recovery Act Investments to Expand Broadband Internet Access

    17 May 2010

    WASHINGTON US Commerce Secretary Gary Locke announced nine American Recovery and Reinvestment Act investments to help bridge the technological divide, boost economic growth, create jobs, and improve education and healthcare across the

  • GITEX Saudi Arabia 2010 Inaugurated

    17 May 2010

    RIYADH - Eng. Mohamed Jamil Mulla, the Saudi Minister of Communications and Information Technology, opened on April 25, 2010 the 9th International Information Technology Exhibition for Saudi Arabia (GITEX Saudi Arabia

  • Modified Telecom Law in Jordan

    17 May 2010

    AMMAN - A new Telecom Law is being finalized by the Ministry of ICT, which was provided to Information Technology Association Jordan (int@j) as part of the public consultancy with its members to review and recommend

  • MTV Networks Announces Groundbreaking Programming Partnership with Microsoft

    17 May 2010

    NEW YORK - MTV Networks, a division of Viacom, announced a broad-ranging, first-of-its-kind programming partnership with Microsoft Corp. for Electronic Entertainment Expo 2010 (E3 Expo 2010), the video game industrys leading trade

  • ICT Industry Keen to Begin the Task of Improving Canadas Digital Advantage

    17 May 2010

    OTTAWA - The Information and Communications Technology Industry welcomed Industry Minister Tony Clements announcement on May 12, 2010 about the process for the formulation of Canadas digital economy strategy, and is eager to engage in this process, according to the information Technology Association of