Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Mark Zuckerberg Apologizes to EU, But Made us not any wiser
ARM Previews Project Trillium Machine Learning Core
Plextool NVMe Edition Released
NHK Showcases Thin 88-inch 8K OLED Screen, Bendable OLED
Redbox Launches 4K Ultra HD Rentals in Six Markets
Samsung Opens Global AI Centers in the U.K., Canada and Russia
MediaTek Unveils New 12nm Helio P22 Chipset to Power Mid-Range Smartphones
Intel's Powerful 8-core Mainstream Processor Appears in SISoftware Benchmarks
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Yahoo, ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, November 07, 2005
Yahoo, Google to Launch New Wireless Services


Yahoo and Google are set to roll out new wireless services, taking advantage of advanced networks and cellphones to provide features similar to those available on computers, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.

Yahoo soon will introduce a cellphone it will sell through a partnership with SBC Communications, according to SBC executives. The phone will take Yahoo a step closer to linking music, photos and email with consumers' existing online accounts, address books and preferences, the paper said.

Google is tailoring some Internet services for use on wireless devices. Starting Monday, consumers using some types of cellphones will be able to access satellite maps wirelessly as they can on the Google Maps service, the paper said.

SBC and Yahoo have had a partnership since 2001 and have steadily expanded it beyond traditional telecom and online services to merge video, wireless and phone services. SBC executives said the SBC-Yahoo phone, which will be manufactured by Nokia, is expected to be available as soon as early next year and will cost $200 to $300.

Operating on the Cingular Wireless network, which is co-owned by SBC and BellSouth, the phone will also be an MP3 player, a 1.3 megapixel camera and will have a removable memory card.

Last year, Google began letting U.S. consumers get search results by sending text messages from their cellphones.

Starting Monday, many consumers whose phones support Java software will be able to download the Google Local application. From there, they can conduct searches for businesses or services in a specific geographical location and view the search results plotted on a map.


Previous
Next
An Interview With Sony's Boss        All News        Yahoo to Connect Services With TiVo
An Interview With Sony's Boss     General Computing News      Yahoo to Connect Services With TiVo

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Amazon Stops Shopping Ads on Google: report
Google Outlines How it Manages User Data Ahead of GDPR
Google Lens Coming to Camera Apps, Maps Become More Personal
Google Adds One-tap, Suggested Options to Google Photos
Updated Google News is Powered by AI
Google Assistant Gets Smarter and More Natural
Google Gives Publishers Controls Ahead of GDPR
Google to Highlight Android P, AI, AR/VR at Google I/O 2018
Google Assistant Now Works With All Major Home Appliances
Google Invests in Startups to Improve Google Assistant
Updated GMail Brings Security and Intelligent Features
Google Parent Alphabet Reports Strong Ad Sales and Costs

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .