Exec: Samsung to Intro Android Phone in Second Quarter 2009
According to an unnamed Samsung executive being quoted in a Korean publication, Samsung is "accelerating the development process for [a] Google phone in order to meet the specific need of local carriers. [Samsung] will be able to release [a] Google phone in the second quarter of the next year in the U.S. market." Samsung Telecommunications America would not confirm the quote's accuracy, but did admit that Samsung is a member of the Open Handset Alliance, and is currently working on products based on the Android platform.
PMA and A4WP Rebrand As the AirFuel Alliance
Nov 3, 2015
The Power Matters Alliance and Alliance for Wireless Power today announced plans to fully merge organizations under the AirFuel Alliance brand. The standard-bearers for wireless charging agreed to work together earlier this year, and today's rebranding is the final step in the process of creating a single consortium committed to improving the standards for and experience of wireless charging.
Facebook, Google, Microsoft to Make It Easier to Port Data Between Services
Facebook and partners today announced the Data Transfer Project, an initiate with the goal of giving people more control over their data. The companies are working together to create an open source method that people can use to easily transfer their data from one service to another.
Amazon, Google, Microsoft Working On Open Media Formats
Sep 4, 2015
A handful of tech companies this week launched the Alliance for Open Media with the intent of creating an open standard for high definition video that will be compatible with all devices across the web. The companies hope to field next-generation codecs that are interoperate and open, optimized for the web, and scalable to any device at any bandwidth.
Apple Backs Qi Wireless Charging Standard
Feb 13, 2017
Apple has joined the Wireless Power Consortium, according to IHS Technologies and the WPC's own web site. Apple is listed as a backing member of the organization, which is behind the Qi wireless charging standard.
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