Archive | April, 2005
More Zombie Killer Mobile Virus Press Releases

More Zombie Killer Mobile Virus Press Releases

Back in January, I wrote my predictions for the year, one of which was More and more mobile virus stories will hit the headlines. Only for the real story to emerge that to catch one you’d have to be as unlucky as to get struck by lightening on a clear day while standing in a […]

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moblogUK Wins Web User Gold Award

moblogUK Wins Web User Gold Award

Proving that the spirit of the empire is still alive and well, Alfie Dennen and Mat Brown’s moblogUK swept aside their larger and better funded rivals to win Gold in Web User review of moblogs. The plucky duo left competitors like 6 Apart and Buzznet weeping in helpless rage as the judges gave moblogUK a […]

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Mobile TV to have Millions of Subscribers

Mobile TV to have Millions of Subscribers

Reuters reports that, research group, Informa forecast 125 million people will be watching mobile TV by 2010. This excludes streaming/downloading video, by the way – we’re talking the traditional one-to-many model. If they’re right, this is actually rather pitiful – it’s a little less than 6% of worldwide penetration of mobile phones. It means that […]

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Copenhagen’s Mobile Phone Location Based Tours

Copenhagen’s Mobile Phone Location Based Tours

Near Near Future has an amusing story about a Footsteps of Hans Christian Andersen tour in Copenhagen. Tourists follow a route marked with 2000 white footsteps on the pavement. Then, at strategic points, they dial in with their mobile phones to listen to an audio narrative about the great man. A nice idea and an […]

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Yahoo! and Nokia Comment

Yahoo! and Nokia Comment

Net Imperative reports that the Yahoo! portal will come pre-installed on some of Nokia’s new phones – Series 60 high end smart phones. Yahoo! Entertainment services will allow Nokia users to download ringtones, wallpapers and games. I’m sure the seasoned thinkers of Nokia have thought this through, but what are the operators going to think? […]

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