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expanding at a  phenomenal rate -uhari Goodspeed delivers low cost international data roaming in Asia and Australia

Low-cost data roaming coverage now available in 11 new destinations across Asia
Goodspeed now covers 56 countries including USA, Canada, Latin America, Russia, China and Europe
A transparent daily flat rate spells the end to data roaming bill shock for businesses worldwide

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April 1st 2014. Uros has announced that it now provides low cost, high speed, secure mobile internet connectivity through its mobile Wi-fi hotspot Goodspeed , in 11 new destinations across Asia. These new regions include Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand. The Goodspeed service is now available in 56 key business destinations across the globe, including the USA, Canada, Latin America, Russia, China and Europe. Continue reading

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium launches to proactively protect home PCs from advanced stealthy malware

New version of anti-malware software which fixed 208m PCs last year, combines five powerful new tools into a single download and commits to lifetime XP support

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March 24th 2014. Malwarebytes has announced the launch of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium, a new tool designed to proactively protect home PCs against advanced criminal software which traditional anti-virus cannot detect. In development for over 18 months, Premium is the first completely new version of the company’s flagship security software for six years, and is designed to work alongside traditional anti-virus to provide additional protection. Continue reading

untapped opportunity for music services - hughes Omnifone reports 600% increase in platform streams from non-Western and emerging markets during 2013

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February 19th 2014. Omnifone the leading global cloud music platform provider, has announced that streams from end-users in non-Western and emerging markets grew six-fold on its cloud music platform since January 2013. Non-western and developing countries account for 20 per cent of total global streams compared to just 14 per cent in 2012, a significant increase when taken into account the speed with which the emerging markets are growing. Continue reading

- trapp tyntec launches OTP SMS product with real-time mobile number validation to accurately verify users & increase conversion rates

Enhanced two-factor authentication process accurately delivers OTPs, leaves end-user with better verification experience

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February 18th 2014. Mobile interaction expert tyntec has announced the launch of a new product which accurately delivers One-Time Passwords (OTPs) to end-users mobile devices. Named OTP SMS, this product enhances the SMS-based two-factor authentication two-factor authentication (2FA) process by validating mobile numbers in advance and reporting potential errors in real-time. This allows for an upfront notification to the end-user and gives them opportunity to correct faulty numbers-but most importantly-to receive the accurate SMS delivery of the OTP necessary to finalize the transaction. Continue reading

Koch_Analytics Kochava unveils best-in-class mobile app attribution platform

Kochava allows mobile advertisers to understand user acquisition campaign in context and precision using a single platform for attribution, visualization and optimisation

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February 18th 2014. Kochava, the mobile attribution analytics and optimisation company, has announced the immediate availability of the 2.0 version of its platform for attribution analytics. The Kochava platform is a singular, holistic tool that requires minimal integration yet offers maximum real-time reconciliation of clicks, installs and post-install events providing mobile advertisers all the necessary data to optimize campaigns and understand the lifetime value (LTV) of each end user. Continue reading

Lumia_1320 Nokia introduces the Nokia Lumia 1320 to the UK

See and do more of what you love on the go with an affordable large-screen Lumia smartphone

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February 14th 2014. Nokia has introduced its larger than life Lumia 1320 to the UK market, bringing many of the high-end Lumia innovations to a 6-inch screen smartphone at a significantly lower price point. The latest imaging features, like Nokia Camera and Nokia Storyteller, the most loved Lumia experiences such as global mapping and location services from HERE, together with unlimited streaming of ad-free music with Nokia MixRadio, all come packaged together to offer consumers a compelling choice in a larger-screen smartphone. Continue reading

ruckus-spot Ruckus hits the SPoT with the industry’s 1st cloud-sased smart positioning Wi-fi LBS

New Ruckus SPoT service delivers footfall client analytics and real time location tracking to help increase customer profitability while transforming the user experience

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February 11 th 2014 Ruckus Wireless, (NYSE: RKUS) has unveiled the Ruckus Smart Positioning Technology (SPoT) service, the industry’s first cloud-based Smart positioning location-based service (LBS) that gives carriers/service providers and enterprises the ability to deliver a wide-range of value added services over Ruckus Smart Wi-fi networks to help increase their profitability while enhancing their users’ online experience. Continue reading

Thomas_Frederiksen Mobile device intelligence provider Mobilethink launches smartphone & tablet picture/video guide service

MNOs can slash up to 30% off device-related customer care costs
Mid-sized MNOs will see support costs cut by > €0.25m each year

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Mobile device intelligence provider Mobilethink of Denmark has announced a smartphone and tablet picture and video guide service – ‘Device Guides’, with a unique combination of troubleshooting data instantly available to call centres and subscribers alike. This enables mobile network operators (MNOs) and mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) to substantially slash the cost of customer care. Continue reading

extending our position in MNO market - galin Flash Networks acquires Mobixell Networks to become the leading mobile data optimisation and monetisation company

Combined forces will support increasing market demand with best-of-breed solutions

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January 7th 2014. Flash Networks has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Mobixell, a dominant player in mobile data management, network optimisation, and rich media delivery solutions. This acquisition results in a combined market share larger than any other independent vendor, with hundreds of deployments, serving over one billion subscribers worldwide. This synergistic union will enable Flash Networks to meet the growing demand for data optimisation, acceleration, and monetisation services following the explosive growth of new consumer devices, rich multimedia content, and high speed 3G, 4G, and LTE networks. Continue reading

opportunity for forward-thinking banks - wells Consumers worldwide want more banking via smartphones FICO survey finds

Account balances and security alerts most requested features

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January 6th 2014. FICO (NYSE:FICO), a leading predictive analytics and decision management software company, has just released the results of an international survey of smartphone consumers showing that they want to do much more mobile banking than most of today’s smartphone apps permit. Whilst the most requested functionality is the ability to check account balances (75 per cent), more than half of respondents want to receive notifications of potential fraudulent activity (59 per cent), make payments from their account (53 per cent) and transfer money between their accounts (50 per cent) using their smartphone. Continue reading

lauren_hall_iivy Planning for growth, iVvy event software future proofs with elastic AWS cloud

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January 2nd 2014. Australia’s next generation event technology cloud software developer, iVvy Pty Ltd, is preparing for more growth and has chosen to partner with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to support their plans. “Building on our success, we want to ensure that we can securely scale to meet the growing business demand for the efficiencies possible through events technology,” said Lauren Hall, CEO and Founder of iVvy, on announcing the successful migration of iVvy systems to AWS last month [December 2013]. Continue reading

optimising facebook proves most lucrative - palli Snapchat, Vine among top smartphone apps of 2013

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January 2nd 2014. Snapchat, Vine, and Candy Crush Saga earned coveted spots on smartphones this year, making them among the most downloaded apps of the year. There are more than a million apps on Apple Inc’s App Store and Google Inc’s Play store, the two dominant marketplaces for apps, which see billions of downloads each year. This year [2013], the most downloaded apps were new takes on communication, gaming, and entertainment, according to mobile app experts. “2013 was a really interesting year in terms of maturation, milestones and new trends,” said Craig Palli, chief strategy officer at Fiksu, a mobile marketing company based in Boston Continue reading

London's reputation for innovation - Johnson Vodafone joins forces With Mayor Of London for world’s first multi-sensory fireworks display

New partnership sees Vodafone teaming up with Mayor and working with food scientists Bompas & Parr to bring a world first to London’s New Year’s Eve celebrations
Free Vodafone augmented reality smartphone app to bring the experience of the fireworks to millions of people, wherever they are

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December 9th 2013. Thousands of people attending the Mayor of London’s New Year’s Eve celebrations will experience a show unlike any other as Vodafone helps create a display they will be able to taste and smell, as well as see. Vodafone is joining forces with the Mayor for the unique New Year’s Eve celebration, which will be experienced not just by spectators crowded along the banks of the River Thames, but by millions more watching the event at home on television. Continue reading

pozitron reinforces our leading position - lukies Monitise sees continued momentum with new business wins and a contract renewal

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December 31st 2013. Monitise has announced that it is seeing continued momentum across the Group with a number of new business wins in both Europe and the USA, as well as a contract renewal. In particular, Monitise has entered into a five-year Mobile Money partnership with a leading UK bank and financial services company and also renewed and extended its commercial contract with a leading financial institution. Under the terms of the new UK business win, Monitise will design, build, and manage new digital banking, payments and shopping services. The partnership has a contract value of several million pounds. Continue reading

Movile_screenshot Movile helps app developers get into massive Latin American & Brazilian consumer markets

The Movile Marketplace lets developers upload their apps to a site where they can they be pre-loaded to smartphones

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December 20th 2013.  Movile, Latin America’s biggest mobile content platform, is announcing a new app marketplace that brings together Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), carriers, and app developers. The Marketplace lets OEMs and carriers choose to preload apps that app developers have uploaded in a single, central site. It builds on the success of a similar initiative that preloaded over ten million apps onto phones built by Apple, Samsung, LG, Sony, and Huawei amongst others. The Movile Marketplace solves common problems developers experience when trying to expand into Latin America and Brazil, and gives them a valuable opportunity to be pre-loaded on phones. Continue reading