United Nations agency gives boost to WiMax

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The United Nations telecommunications agency in Geneva gave the upstart technology called WiMax a vote of approval, providing a sizable victory for Intel and something of a defeat for competing technologies from Qualcomm and Ericsson....

Danish consumer agency finds design flaw in Apple iBook

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After receiving complaints from iBook owners that their machines would no longer start up, the Danish Consumer Complaints Board conducted a detailed study of four complaints received between April and November 2006, including a microscopic...

European Space Agency to test Satellite Radio

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Conventional satellite radio, such as services offered by XM and Sirius, uses new satellites and networks of ground-based transmitters. This new European system, which has been in development for three years, uses existing communications satellites...

News agency AFP files lawsuit against Google

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The French news agency Agence France-Presse (AFP) has filed a lawsuit in the District Court of the US District of Columbia against the search engine operator Google. The object of the agency's lawsuit is to...

French gov't agency sues Chi Mei over LCD patents

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French government agency for atomic energy has filed a patent lawsuit over flat-screen displays against Chi Mei Optoelectronics Corp. , Taiwan's second-largest maker of computer display screens, according to court documents made public Tuesday. ...

Calif. scraps agency at heart of Oracle flap

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In the wake of a bungled state contract with Oracle, California officials on Wednesday effectively shut down the agency that negotiated the controversial software deal and ran an expensive state Web site. ...

Traditional Travel Agency Battles Back

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Corporate Travel Planners, a travel agency in San Antonio, is fighting back against the airline-company squeeze. Travel agencies are in a tough spot. Airlines have cut out the standard commissions that once generated...

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