WAP Patent Suit Kicks Up Dust
- IPRs Strike WAP. Harter, Betsy // Wireless Review;08/15/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 16, Special section p12
Deals with the intellectual property rights (IPR) issues surrounding the Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) specification for wireless communication. Lawsuit filed by Phone.com against Geoworks over WAP patents; Impact of IPR and IPR licensing fees on WAP development according to Andrew Cole...
- WAP: Life Or Death? Smith, Brad // Wireless Week;01/31/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p1
Focuses on the move of Geoworks Corp. on its plan to imposed license fees to use its patented Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) technology. Speculations of some analysts on the move of Geoworks; Comments from other WAP license holders.
- WAP licensing flap. Ryan, Vincent // Telephony;01/31/2000, Vol. 238 Issue 5, p22
Reports that Geoworks has announced that it owns patent rights to pieces of Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) and the wireless markup language, and plans to charge a licensing fee for the use of the technology. Implication of the announcement; Position of the WAP forum on the issue; Types of...
- WAP Forum: Truth Or Consequences. Felps, Bruce // Wireless Week;10/11/99, Vol. 5 Issue 41, p8
Focuses on the Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) Forum. Competition among forum members; Recommendation made by Phone.com, WAP Forum's founding member; Browser code suggested by Nokia; Comments on the forum.
- Securing Server Security. Smith, Brad // Wireless Week;09/25/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 39, p11
Discusses the security measures for Wireless Application Protocol server. Plan of Phone.com Inc. to solve the problem; Forecast on the electronic commerce through mobile communication system; Partnership between Motorola and Entrust Technologies Inc.
- Industry embraces Alain Rossman's WAP. Bruno, Antony // RCR;12/20/99, Vol. 18 Issue 51, p14
Profiles Phone.com Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Alain Rossman, `RCR' periodical's Person of the Year. Education; Career history; Vision and leadership; Role in the development of the Wireless Application Protocol; Efforts to unite the fledgling wireless Internet industry.
- Phone.com Debuts WAP 1.2 Preview Center for Wireless. // Computer Protocols;Mar2000, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p8
Reports that Phone.com Inc. will introduce a demonstration and compliance testing center to support version 1.2 of the Wireless Application Protocol software.
- Phone.com proxy server enhances transmission security. Bruno, Antony // RCR Wireless News;9/25/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 39, p98
Features the Security Enterprise Proxy server, a software product developed by Phone.com Inc. Provision of extra security in wireless application protocol (WAP) transmissions; Mechanisms of WAP systems; Advantages of the product to enterprise customers and banks.
- Site Of The Week. // Wireless Week;05/15/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 20, p24
Offers a look at the Web site of wireless application protocol products maker Phone.com Inc. Products of the company; Usefulness of the site; Arrangement of site elements.