Ainsley Jones

Ainsley Jones

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Ainsley has spent nearly a decade in the online publishing industry and covers technology news for IT Business Edge.

Latest content from Ainsley Jones

Google Expands +1 Button Functionality

25 Aug, 2011

Google has integrated its +1 button on third-party websites to its Google+ social network. Vic Gundotra, senior vice president of engineering, shared in a blog post that users of Google+ can now...More >

Nokia Launches Three Symbian Belle Smartphones

25 Aug, 2011

Nokia launched three new NFC-enabled smartphones this week that will all run Symbian Belle OS, the manufacturer's new version of the Symbian operating system. All three handsets - the Nokia 700,...More >

QNX BlackBerry Will Run Android Apps

25 Aug, 2011

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion introduced three new Curve models earlier this week, but the company's next batch of handsets will not only be running on a new operating system, says TG Daily. A...More >

East Coast Data Centers Escape Earthquake, Concerns Remain

24 Aug, 2011

Yesterday's 5.9-magnitude earthquake in Virginia had no major impact on companies operating commercial data centers on the U.S. East Coast. While employees of data centers operated by Digital Reality...More >

Samsung Introduces New Galaxy Phones and Naming Strategy

24 Aug, 2011

Samsung announced a new Galaxy smartphone naming strategy, reports MobileSyrup. According to the new naming structure, five new class designators refer to the specific category that the smartphone...More >

RIM Introduces Three New BlackBerry Curve Models

23 Aug, 2011

Research In Motion has announced new additions to its BlackBerry lineup: The Curve 9350, Curve 9360 and Curve 9370. The devices will run BlackBerry 7, the company's latest mobile operating system....More >

Skype Acquires GroupMe

23 Aug, 2011

Skype, on its way to being <span><strong>acquired by Microsoft</strong></span>, announced it is acquiring GroupMe, a startup that is developing smartphone-based group...More >

Google Taking Steps to Integrate Android with Chrome

23 Aug, 2011

Google is releasing a version of its Chrome browser to the open source community to build upon for its Android platform. Both Android's current browser and Chrome are based on WebKit.The announcement...More >

United Continental Jettisoning Paper for iPads

23 Aug, 2011

United Continental Holdings announced it was issuing 11,000 iPads to pilots as a replacement for flight manuals and chart books. The 1.5-pound tablet will supplant the nearly 38 pounds of paper...More >

AT&T Puts Emphasis on Unlimited Texting Plans

19 Aug, 2011

Beginning Sunday, August 21, AT&T will scrap its $10 per month 1,000 text message plan, leaving only unlimited texting plans. New customers will have two options: a $20 per month unlimited text...More >

Is HP Still Committed to webOS?

19 Aug, 2011

In light of yesterday's announcement that HP will no longer make webOS devices, Josh Toposky, writing for This is my next, reports that HP will not abandon webOS and has plans to license it. webOS...More >

Verizon 4G LTE Now Covers Half of U.S. Population

18 Aug, 2011

Today, Verizon is flipping on the 4G LTE switch in 15 new cities, in addition to expanding coverage in 10 cities that are already live, TFTS reports. As a result of the move, Verizon is claiming its...More >

App Store Slated for Windows 8

18 Aug, 2011

Earlier this week, Microsoft started a new Building Windows 8 blog to make more information about the upcoming operating system available. In a recent post, Windows Live Division President Steven...More >

Apple Issues First Lion Update

17 Aug, 2011

Apple has released its first update to its Mac OS X Lion software. The 10.7.1 update is recommended for all Lion users and includes general operating system fixes to enhance the stability and...More >

Amazon Launches AWS GovCloud

17 Aug, 2011

Amazon Web Services has unveiled AWS GovGloud, a cloud service for U.S. government agencies and contractors. Designed to allow sensitive workloads to be moved into the cloud, AWS GovCloud addresses...More >

Mozilla Releases Firefox 6

16 Aug, 2011

Mozilla is releasing Firefox 6, the latest version of its Web browser, although it has quietly been available for the last several days through the Mozilla FTP servers, according to CNN. The...More >

Microsoft Establishes Windows 8 'Dialogue'

16 Aug, 2011

Microsoft has launched a new blog, called Building Windows 8, that will document the early design and building process of its upcoming operating system. Windows 8, nearing the pre-release stage, will...More >

Anonymous Hacks BART After Cell Phone Shutdown

15 Aug, 2011

Hacktivist group Anonymous breached San Francisco's Bay Area Rapid Transit system after the public transport outfit cut mobile service to thwart a possible protest in response to the shooting death...More >

RIM Launches BlackBerry Management Center for SMBs

15 Aug, 2011

Research In Motion has launched a free online service for small businesses to centrally manage company or employee-owned BlackBerry smartphones in the cloud. The service, BlackBerry Management...More >

Google to Purchase Motorola Mobility for $12.5 Billion

15 Aug, 2011

Google has agreed to buy Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion, giving the maker of the Android platform a direct hand in the mobile business. Google is paying $40 a share in cash, a premium of 63...More >

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