Telekom Austria, Austria’s largest telco and a major mobile player in Eastern Europe, has said second-quarter net profit fell 15 percent, but it maintained its forecast for full-year core earnings to be unchanged on the year, reports Dow Jones Newswires.
Motorola is adding vulnerability assessment to its wireless intrusion-prevention system (IPS) device so that organisations can scan for security holes in Wi-Fi and fixed-line networks, reports Computerworld. ‘AirDefense Wireless Vulnerability Assessment’ is expected to ship next month.
Taiwan’s Chunghwa Telecom has entered into an alliance with handset-maker HTC, Microsoft Taiwan, and local publishing companies to launch e-books, reports Telecompaper, citing DigiTimes.
Netbook PC pioneer Asustek has set a modest 2010 shipment target of 1 million units for its newly launched smartphone. According to Reuters, reaching the 1 million milestone would give Asustek a market share of less than 1 percent in the fast-growing smartphone sector.
Garmin-Asus, the mobile phone joint-venture between GPS device-maker Garmin and electronics vendor Asustek Computer, has launched its first smartphone on Chunghwa Telecom’s network in Taiwan, reports PC World. The ‘Nuvifone M20’ has a 2.8-inch touchscreen and runs Microsoft’s Windows Mobile 6.1.