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Companies team to counter identity theft

Online retailers and technology companies, including Microsoft Corp., eBay Inc., and Inc., have created the Coalition on Online Identity Fraud to fight online identity theft.

Sybase to boost Wi-Fi

Sybase Inc. plans to invest US$25 million during the next year to make using Wi-Fi more practical for accessing enterprise applications.

Cisco and Motorola line up wireless partner

This month Invisix, a San Jose, Calif.-based wireless systems integrator jointly owned by Cisco Systems Inc. and Motorola Inc., will announce a deal with Xora Inc. of Mountain View, Calif., to use Xora's wireless and voice solutions for extracting data from mission-critical applications and providing voice and data access to wireless devices.

Data-synchronizing spec released

Version 1.0 of the SyncML specification, which aims to provide an industry standard for synchronizing data between different devices, was released into the public domain last week.

Sprint and AOL in instant-messaging deal

America Online Inc. has a deal with Sprint PCS Group to provide its Instant Messenger service for Internet-ready mobile phones. Similar to the regular Internet version of AOL Instant Messenger (AIM), the wireless service will allow customers to deliver short text messages to personal contacts, according to the joint release.

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