Category Archives: Web/Tech
Rating: New Samsung deal brings Yahoo! Widgets to HDTV
Samsung Electronics and Yahoo! today announced a new web-based service for Samsung HDTVs. Starting this spring, some models in Samsung’s new flat-panel HDTV range will include the Yahoo! Widget Engine, an app platform for “TV Widgets”. These widgets will allow TV owners to access some content previously [...]
10th October 2008 – London, UK – Mobile network operator Truphone today unveiled Geraldine Wilson as its new chief executive officer. Appointment of the former Vice President and General Manager of Yahoo!’s European mobile division, Connected Life, marks a new phase of growth for Truphone, which will increasingly aim to attract ‘typical’ mobile phone users [...]
Apologies for the delay in getting this up. Flights, jet lag and travel et all.
Paul Savage and Rob Knight interview Jonathan Spalter from MobileFuture at CTIA 2008. MobileFuture are a very interesting organisation.
From their web page “Mobile Future is a broad-based coalition of businesses, non-profit organizations and individuals interested in and dedicated to advocating [...]
Cricket legend Sourav Ganguly appointed as brand ambassador
London, 20th August 2008, Vyke Communications (www.vyke.com) the mobile Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service provider, today announces the launch of its consumer marketing programme targeting the Asian expat communities.
According to a recent national survey conducted by Vyke, expats spend more money on their mobile phones than they [...]
OK. Finally after weeks of wanting to burst into tears and pretend I was at the Oscars – I can announce that I have my foot back in the corporate world.
What does that mean?
Well basically, I have been in Mobile Search since 2004. I founded GoMo News in 2007. But have continued to work design, [...]
I, as well as many former .Mac users received an email today mentioning that Apple has decided to stop using the term “Push” and gave a re-definition of exactly what takes place with email, contacts and syncing.
While running into problems with the .Mac to MobileMe transition, Apple also decided to give its loyal .Mac customers [...]
If your one of those early adopters and want to use your iPhone in an enterprise solution Apple have released two web based software configuration utilities, iPhone Configuration Web Utility 1.0 for Mac and iPhone Configuration Web Utility 1.0 for Windows to help you or your IT Department.
From the web site:
iPhone Configuration Web Utility lets [...]
Protopage is an online personal page and feed aggregator, allowing you to set-up a personal page that can include news and blog feeds and widgets that can include To-do lists, sticky notes, audio and video podcasts, bookmarks, photo’s and calendars and search the web. They have now announced a mobile version of the site.
After using [...]
Sybase, a leading provider of enterprise infrastructure and mobile software provider has acquired Cable & Wireless’s international inter-operator MMS Hubbing Service.
Sybase says that the acquisition makes it the the world’s largest International MMS interoperability provider with direct peering agreements with 40 customers and reach to over 250 mobile operators. The purchase, for an undisclosed amount [...]
Rating: Application Testing gets machine on
Forum Nokia, the largest mobile development community in the world has teamed up with DeviceAnywhere to create an online real time remote testing service.
From the Press Release:
DeviceAnywhere™ today unveiled the new Forum Nokia Virtual Developer Lab (VDL) – a remote testing service designed to dramatically reduce the time and resources [...]
Melodi, according to Mobile Entertainment, is introducing a new white label WAP and web entertainment portal called KAPOW!.
Rating: Sounds good but do you exist!!!
Melodi say they have responded to requests from existing partnerships to provide a “ready-made content store offering mp3 realtones, exclusive made-for-mobile video and audio and visual content.”
CEO of Melodi Iain Kerr said: [...]
In a decision that could affect the future ad revenue models for both the web and mobile Charter Communications, the US Cable company has suspended it’s NebuAd powered ad program over concerns for users privacy.
The plan had received a lot of attention from privacy groups. Both Free Press and Public Knowledge have run campaigns to [...]
WIN PLC and AOL UK have announced that WIN will power AOL’s UK web and mobile offerings. WIN will provided a content delivery platform, content aggregation, web and mobile portal design along with an ongoing service development agreement and will deliver entertainment, information and paid for content.
They Say: Graham Rivers, WIN plc CEO said: “This [...]
I first heard about this at Mobile Web 2.0 Summit last week. It came up during a session on LBS guidance. The comment was, who needs LBS when Louis Vuitton SoundWalk is more fun – or something similar.
I have to say, I hadn’t heard of the SoundWalk – but I just tested it. OK, I [...]
Custom House hotel selects iBAHN’s Digital in-room entertainment package to gear up for 2012 Olympics
London – iBAHN, the leading provider of digital converged services for hoteliers, today announces that it has won the contract to install ETVi, iBAHN’s complete digital in-room entertainment package, at the Custom House hotel.
Custom House is located opposite the EXCEL Centre in Docklands, close to Canary Wharf, London, making it a popular venue for business [...]