LG and Klausner Settle Visual Voicemail Spat
LG and Klausner Technologies have settled pending litigation over Klausner's visual voicemail technology. LG has agreed to license Klausner's technology, which is used in handsets such as the LG Versa.
Sprint Adds Avatars to Visual Voicemail
Sprint today announced a new service that will allow customers to add animations and avatars to their voicemail messages. The service is available to Sprint, Boost Mobile, and Virgin Mobile USA customers with select Android handsets.
Verizon to Delete Its Paid Visual Voicemail Service
Verizon Wireless said it will discontinue its $2.99 Visual Voicemail service come July 8. All customers who use the Visual Voicemail app will be transitioned to Verizon's free, basic voicemail service.
Intel to Buy Movidius for AI Camera Tech
Intel today said it has agreed to buy Movidius in order to supplement its RealSense computer vision technology. Intel says Movidius' visual processing unit can help it bring computer vision applications to market faster.
Verizon Pushing Security Update to Pixel and Pixel XL
Verizon Wireless today detailed a system update for its variants of the Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. The update primarily installs the latest security patches from Google, but also includes a number of software tweaks to improve performance.