Lucent Announces Location Privacy Framework
Jan 20, 2004, 11:01 AM by (staff)
Lucent Technologies' Bell Labs has announced a new technology designed to give mobile device users fine-grained control over when, how, and with whom information about their physical location can be shared. The technology, dubbed Privacy-Conscious Personalization (PCP), is based on Lucent's commercial Vortex rules engine, part of the company's MiLife™ Intelligent Services Gateway.
Facebook Adds More Control Over Location Sharing In Messenger
Facebook today altered the way it handles location sharing within Messenger. Previously, Messenger allowed users to set their location-sharing status to on or off.
Verizon to Test AppFlash Search Tool On Some Android Phones
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Nokia Gains Control of Alcatel-Lucent
Nokia today said it has officially taken the reigns of Alcatel-Lucent after its public exchange offer for Alcatel-Lucent was accepted by the French stock market authority. Nokia expects to merge the two companies in order to form a telecommunications powerhouse to compete against Ericsson, ZTE, and others.
Nokia Confirms Talks to Acquire Alcatel-Lucent
Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent today said they are in advanced talks concerning a merger or acquisition between the two. Such a deal would would produce a massive competitor to Sweden's Ericsson and China's Huawei in the telecommunications market.