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Wireless communications chip demand spurs turnaround in semiconductor market

A strong showing in wireless communications chip demand contributed to a solid 5 percent year-over-year growth in the worldwide semiconductor market, which reached $318 billion in 2013, says IHS. This was in marked contrast to 2012, when semiconductor revenue totaled $303 billion, a 2.4 percent drop from 2011.

Verizon introduces prepaid data package for smartphones

Verizon Wireless announced a new $30 per-month prepaid data package for select smartphones and multimedia phones. The eligible smartphones include: the BlackBerry Curve 8330, Curve 8530, Storm 9530,

Get ready for OFDM

Orthogonal Division Frequency Multiplexing (OFDM) may not be at the center of your radar screen, but if you build wireless systems or applications, you should be learning about OFDM and what it does

A year-end look at the future of wireless

We've reached the end of 2007, and now it's time to look ahead to what we'll see in the wireless marketplace for the coming year. According to a panel of experts, some of the factors controlling news

Machine-to-machine messaging

Messaging between embedded control and intelligence devices may not be the sexiest topic in wireless

AT&T: The most open network?

Following announcements that Verizon plans to open its network to third-party phones and applications,

Microsoft's take on wireless

Microsoft has been making a lot of noise in the wireless space lately, from

The Wireless Beachfront

The FCC is getting ready to auction off access to a pleasant little strip of radio-frequency

Everybody gets smart(phones)

Smartphones have lost their status. Not too long ago, a smartphone in your hand meant that you were an important person--a professional not to be trifled with. Now, a smartphone means, well, it

From phones to people

There's something odd about the latest development in mobile phones--technology that helps people find people. Phones have always been the "next best thing to being there," but new developments in