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  • IT budgets, headcount set to grow in 2014: study

    Companies are still concerned about the economy, but that hasn't stopped them from funneling more of their revenue to the IT department, according to the latest survey data from the Society for Information Management (SIM).

  • Interest in Telstra offer overpowers Boost Mobile website

    The Boost Mobile website server was temporarily overwhelmed today by a traffic spike following the operator’s launch of new 3G prepaid plans on the Telstra network. Visitors to the site were able to register as of yesterday afternoon.

  • IT budgets up, but salary cuts still a concern: study

    Companies are still looking for ways for IT to reduce costs, still trying to increase employee productivity, and still cautious about raising IT salaries, according to the latest survey data from the Society for Information Management (SIM).

  • Apple to SIM-lock Japanese iPads

    Apple appears to have reversed course in Japan on a key feature of its iPad 3G: It won't offer a version capable of being used with different cellular carriers there.

  • SK Telecom crams Android, processor inside a SIM card

    The SIM cards in cellular telephones might be smaller than a postage stamp and less than a millimeter thick but that hasn't stopped South Korea's SK Telecom from cramming all the major components needed to run Google's Android OS inside one of them.

  • Virtual SIM allows multiple connections on a mobile handset

    Comviva Technologies, an Indian vendor of technology for value-added services, is targeting poor people in India, Africa and other developing markets with its "Virtual SIM" technology that allows users to connect to their mobile service using a shared or borrowed handset.

  • Nokia puts mobile wallet on SIM card

    The new Nokia 6216 classic handset, announced Thursday, incorporates support for NFC (Near Field Communication) technology on the SIM card, paving the way for operators to more easily deploy mobile-payment systems.

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