Japan's eAccess Ltd expects to quadruple its wireless services subscribers with its mobile phones over the next year and eliminate monthly basic fees on its first phones available March 28. Replacing fee-based revenues will be those from Internet surfing and downloads on the move. The plan is to also cut call rates, escalating a price war involving Japan's biggest mobile carriers.
The two phones, priced at $540 and $633 are expected to add 1 million subscribers during the next year. This one is worth watching--a trend in the making? If it works, where will it be used next?
National Instruments has just released a complete middleware solution for embedded technology across verticals that it claims will help drastically cut down the time and cost required for developing embedded solutions.
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