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Ericsson & Bose announce job losses

Ericsson & Bose announce job losses

Tech job cuts continue to spread throughout the industry, with both Ericsson and Bose today announcing significant staff losses.  Ericsson has revealed plans to axe 5,000 jobs, despite making a stronger-than-expected profit of $1.1 billion in the last quarter, excluding restructuring costs, and has worried investors by withholding any business outlook for the new financial year.  Meanwhile Bose is cutting 10-percent of its workforce, amounting to 1,000 jobs, claiming to have been "staffed for a growing economy, not a global recession".

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Ericsson and Intel working together to make more effective anti-theft solutions for notebooks

Ericsson and Intel working together to make more effective anti-theft solutions for notebooks

Ericsson announced on Thursday that they will be working alongside Intel to equip mobile broadband notebooks with secure anti-theft solutions. This solution is meant to protect data with encryption software and make notebooks a less attractive target for thieves.

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OHA gets 14 new Android fans: ASUS, Sony Ericsson, Garmin & more onboard

OHA gets 14 new Android fans: ASUS, Sony Ericsson, Garmin & more onboard

The Open Handset Alliance (OHA) has announced fourteen new members, including ASUS, Sony Ericsson and Garmin, together with carrier Vodafone.  While the specific intent of the new members is unknown, they will all either "deploy compatible Android devices, contribute significant code to the Android Open Source Project, or support the ecosystem through products and services that will accelerate the availability of Android-based devices." 

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20MP High-Def capable mobile devices by 2012 claim Ericsson

20MP High-Def capable mobile devices by 2012 claim Ericsson

Nothing like ambition to get the mouth watering, and Ericsson have create a whole lot of leaky orifices today after a presentation slide suggests that they envisage mobile devices with cameras capable of HD-quality video and 20-megapixel images by 2012.  In addition, the company believes we'll be using 1Gbps LTE Advanced mobile networks by the following year.

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