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People are less likely to use mobile devices to buy goods online today than they were a year ago, says the findings of a recent study conducted in eight countries.

18-05-2001

Specific trends identified in the PricewaterhouseCoopers 'Technology Forecast: 2001-2003' on the mobile Internet and related topics include the following:



Applications for the Mobile Internet



  • Successful applications for the mobile Internet will be ones that take advantage of the...
  • 17-05-2001

    A 12 million grant has been given to the European Bioinformatics Institute to carry out vital work in drug discovery.

    17-05-2001

    Twins research company Gemini Genomics has posted its first full-year results since floating on the US Nasdaq market.

    17-05-2001

    Commuter frustration over lack of information about train times could soon be a thing of the past.

    17-05-2001

    E*TRADE, the online stockbroker, has launched E*Trade Marketplace to sell insurance, tax assessment and other financial services, including credit.

    17-05-2001

    Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan's latest interest rate cut in the U.

    17-05-2001

    Widespread mobile Internet usage has unlimited potential to change the face of business, but its success depends on the timely development of new applications designed for the unique characteristics of the mobile environment, according to the 12th annual PricewaterhouseCoopers 'Technology Forecast',

    17-05-2001

    The world-famous heart and lung hospital at Papworth near Cambridge

    has opened a new laboratory devoted to researching the deadly disease

    cystic fibrosis.

    17-05-2001

    All-business transatlantic airline Blue Fox Executive Airlines plans to launch its Stansted service next March.

    16-05-2001

    The FTSE-100 Index surged by more than 130 points yesterday (Tuesday) as the market recovered from Monday night's dramatic slump.

    16-05-2001

    UUNET, one of the world's leading internet service providers, is reported to be cutting 600 jobs.

    16-05-2001

    Drug discovery firm, Cytomyx, on Cambridge Science Park, is to float on the AIM market.

    16-05-2001

    Jenny Chapman tries to piece together the broken links of business support in Cambridge.

    16-05-2001

    An enterprising Cambridge University undergraduate who used his student loans to set up a website selling condoms on-line says it's already proving a safe bet.

    16-05-2001

    A scientist from Cambridge University has received an international prize for his research into two of the most common complications of pregnancy - miscarriage and pre-eclampsia.

    16-05-2001

    The trend towards wireless computing is gathering pace, and embedded connectivity will see the creation of a truly mobile computing society, says a report on wireless connectivity for mobile computing devices by UK-based research and consultancy firm ARC Group.

    16-05-2001

    Randy starlings are imitating mobile phones to boost their sex lives.

    16-05-2001

    Lycos Europe reported a 15 per cent fall in advertising revenues for the first three months of the year.

    16-05-2001

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