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Chinese office to be powerhouse - poulsen GIV Mobile & Tweakker boost charity incomes

Tweakker’s Device Guides provide the US MVNO’s subscribers flexible smartphone self-care and greater customer care experience at lower operational costs

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November 17th 2015. Spirent Communications‘ device intelligence business unit Tweakker has announced that it has won a customer care contract from American mobile virtual network operator [MVNO] GIV Mobile. The contract enables the MVNO to embed Tweakker’s smartphone Device Guides on its website which seamlessly connect to Tweakker’s cloud. As a result, care agents can now solve any customer smartphone issue from joining its network and throughout the subscriber lifecycle. Continue reading

superiority of passenger experience - dawkins Singapore Airlines to adopt GX Aviation from Inmarsat

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November 9th 2015. Inmarsat has confirmed that Singapore Airlines is to deploy its GX Aviation high-speed connectivity service for passengers on-board its long-haul fleet. The services are procured by the airline from Inmarsat’s partner SITA OnAir and will be powered byHoneywell’s JetWave satellite communications hardware. The first installation is scheduled for Q3-Q4 2016, starting with Singapore Airlines’ Boeing B777-300ER aircraft, which will be followed by its Airbus A380-800s and A350-900s. Continue reading

Jet ConneX for business aviation ultimate connectivity

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May 2014. Picture the scene. You’re on your laptop, checking your latest stock price. Every now and then you look up to catch the live news on TV. In between, you’re looking at the weather forecast on your smartphone. Seconds later it rings. It’s your daughter wanting to know if you bought the cinema tickets for the weekend. You haven’t so you book online while you’re talking. Now imagine that you’re not at home or the office, but cruising 35,000 feet over the Atlantic in your business jet. All this will happen with Inmarsat‘s JX. Continue reading

Sky invests $5m in advertising technology firm Sharethrough

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September 30th 2014. Sky has invested $5 million in the US-based advertising technology firm Sharethrough as part of its strategy to drive innovation by partnering with emerging technology companies. Sharethrough claims to be the world leader in ‘native advertising’, offering software that enables publishers to monetise their sites and apps with adverts that are non-interruptive and stylistically similar to the surrounding content. For advertisers, Sharethrough’s software provides them with an automated solution to match online ad campaigns to the web pages they are hosted on. Continue reading

overspend on phone charges amounts to £5.42bn - stapleton Introducing iD – the new UK mobile phone network built around customers

Designed for a data-driven generation
Lowest priced 4G plan on the UK market
Value 12 month 4G plans

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April 23rd 2015. Carphone Warehouse announced iD, a new mobile network that is built around what the customer wants and addresses consumer frustrations with current mobile phone plans. Available from May 2015 and operating on the Three network, iD will launch with a set of market-leading, introductory offers promising the mobile user increased contract flexibility, greater access to free data roaming and the best value 4G available on the UK market. Continue reading

it's working and ready to go - winand Upp available at Apple Stores across the UK

Live life unplugged with a portable hydrogen fuel cell

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November 19th 2014. Intelligent Energy Holdings (LSE: IEH), the energy technology group, has announced the UK retail launch of Upp- the portable power solution driven by a hydrogen fuel cell to power up USB-compatible devices. Upp is made available at Apple Stores across the UK and can also be ordered from the Upp website here. The starter pack, consisting of an Upp fuel cell and Upp Cartridge, has a recommended retail price [RRP] of £149/$157. Once the reusable cartridge is empty, the customer simply exchanges it for a replacement cartridge at an authorised Cartridge Exchange point (RRP of £5.95/$9.33).  Dr Henri Winand, Chief Executive Officer of Intelligent Energy, commented, Upp represents the start of the next generation of energy devices, a signal to the portable electronics market that customers are ready to adopt transformative technologies.” Continue reading

moto_360_digi Moto 360 Smartwatch

Full Technical Specifications
Motorola’s Moto 360 smartwatch

Supported mobile devices: Android 4.3 or higher (check compatibility here )
Watch OS: Android Wear
Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.0 (Low Energy)
Processor: TI OMAP 3
Memory: 4GB 1 internal storage;  512MB RAM
Battery: 320 mAh Typical 24 hours (mixed use) Continue reading

microsoft band Microsoft Band tech info

Wearable bracelet with smartwatch-like capabilities

Full Technical Specifications

Supported mobile devices: Windows Phone 8.1 update with Bluetooth; iOS 7.1 or later (iPhone 4S, 5, 5C, 5S, 6, 6 Plus) & Android 4.3 – 4.4  with Bluetooth

Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.0 (Low Energy)

Battery life: 48 hours of normal use; advanced functionality like GPS use will impact battery performance Continue reading

Motorola Moto G (with LTE) – details

Tech Specifications
Operating System: Android 4.4.4, KitKat
System Architecture/Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with 1.2 GHz quad-core CPU, Adreno 305 with 450 MHz GPU
Memory: (RAM): 1GB
Storage: 8GB Removable storage: Supports up to 32GB microSD card
Dimensions: Height: 141.5mm (5.57 inches); Width: 70.7mm (2.78 inches);
Curve: 6.0-11.0mm (0.24-0.43 inches)
Weight; 3G:149 grams (5.26 ounces); 4G: 155 grams (5.47 ounces)
Display: 5.0″ 720p HD 720×1280 [...]

ikea home spot New IKEA Collection blends style with Qi wireless charging functionality

IKEA’s home furnishings embed charging spots and propel Qi further into mainstream adoption

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March 1st 2015. Global home furnishings retailer, IKEA, has announced a product launch of Qi-powered bedside tables, lamps and desks that eliminates cable mess and makes it easier to stay connected with always-charged mobile devices. IKEA said the wireless charging home furnishings will be available in Europe and North America this April, followed by a global rollout. The announcement here girds support for Qi – the leading global wireless charging standard from the Wireless Power Consortium. Continue reading

sophisticated audience targeting for mobile video - staas NinthDecimal launches industry’s first audience targeted mobile video solution

TubeMogul is named the company’s first buy-side partner, bringing together the premiere software for video ad buying with NinthDecimal’s advanced audience targeting

June 9th 2014. NinthDecimal (formerly JiWire), the leading mobile audience intelligence company, in partnership with TubeMogul, the leading advertising software company for digital branding, has unveiled its mobile video solution, enabling advertisers for the first time to target precise audiences on pre-roll mobile video. NinthDecimal is the only company to provide the industry with an end-to-end solution for reaching, engaging and measuring high-performing audiences across display, rich-media and video, all on a single platform. Continue reading

perfect timing to team up with vodafone- wagner Powa Technologies acquires MPayMe to expand global footprint and break into new markets

Move will see integration of ZNAP with acclaimed new mobile commerce service PowaTag, enabling new features ranging from utility bill payments to rewards schemes

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June 12th 2014. International commerce specialist, Powa Technologies Group, has announced the acquisition of Hong Kong-based mobile expert MPayMe in a move that will vastly increase its global reach and provide a world-leading payment solution for the retail, telecoms and utility industries. The merger between the two privately held companies will see Powa Technologies and MPayMe operate as a single global entity under the Powa brand to bring in a new class of universal mobile payment that will reach millions of customers and merchants across Europe, Asia and the USA. Continue reading

successfully compete with OTT brands - windle OpenCloud frees MNOs from vendor lock-in with RhinoMarket

RhinoMarket connects operators directly with third party developers to create innovative telecoms services

June 11th, 2014 – OpenCloud, the telecoms software innovator, has unveiled RhinoMarket to provide a bridge between its mobile network operator customers and the global developer community. Through RhinoMarket operators that have deployed OpenCloud Rhino will have access to a community of independent developers that create applications and customised solutions for telecoms networks. Continue reading

billmobile_payment BillMobile launching to make mobile billing available for all

Charge to mobile now an affordable option for all online and digital retailers

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June 4th 2014. BillMobile, a new mobile payments service for online and digital retailers has launched. BillMobile doesn’t require consumers to download an app, meaning any UK mobile phone owner can pay for goods and services with a phone number. While for merchants integration is quick and easy and the transaction fees are surprisingly affordable. Continue reading

brooks Pakistan learns from lessons of other nations to deliver successful spectrum auction

Collaborative approach between government and Value Partners lays foundations for 3G/4G connectivity, m-commerce, m-health and other socio-economic benefits

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June 3rd 2014. Value Partners Management Consulting, the firm responsible for the planning, design and execution of Pakistan’s recent Next Generation Mobile Services Auction (NGSMA), has revealed how its collaboration with the Pakistan Government, the operators and other key stakeholders has paved the way for social and economic development in the country. Value Partners ensured that the auction achieved forecasted revenues, was delivered on schedule and that the entire process was fair and transparent. Continue reading