Nokia says it has seen an acceleration in 3G networks and that operators are likely to boost their investment in 3G now that they've streamlined operations. The company also says it is promoting cheaper alternatives to 3G.
Bob Pittman, former co-COO of AOL, is advising Al Gore on his plans to launch a cable news network, a report says. Gore still hasn't acquired the network, News World International, but is in talks with Vivendi Universal to do so.
Cell phones are changing the way people socialize by allowing those who may be late to an appointment to call ahead and inform their friends. This trend has long been suspected, but research by James E. Katz, a professor of communication at Rutgers University, seems to prove that behavior is indeed changing.
Nokia announced a management shake-up and said it would split its operations into four parts: Mobile phones, multimedia, networks and enterprise solutions. The company also said it will reorganize some divisions including sales and marketing, corporate strategy and research.