Archive | September, 2006
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Operators’ Cut of PSMS to Fall

If you asked 100 penguins in the wild if they’d like Killer Whales to eat fewer of them next year, I’m pretty sure they’d overwhelmingly say yes. In an astute follow up question, they’d also probably agree that Killer Whales will eat less of them – if you’re an penguin, living in a dark, cold […]

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CTIA – Media-Sharing Services Cool Enough To Make You Forget The Disappointment of MMS

CTIA – Media-Sharing Services Cool Enough To Make You Forget The Disappointment of MMS

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Google and Vodafone – Off or On?

Mobile Entertainment Vision, quoting an unnamed Vodafone spokesman, says that Google will launch on Vodafone’s portal Live later this year, despite earlier reports that they were actually now considering a white label version of search, following the initial announcement of the partnership. Rumours were rife at CTIA that this was a dead deal though and¬†was […]

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Cashless Bus Tickets

Robbing bus drivers of their takings from bus ticket sales is apparently a big problem in parts of Sweden, so much so that they stopped selling tickets on buses. But now they’ve switched to an sms based ticket system¬†where punters get sent an sms with an expiry time built-in. I assume this is going to […]

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CTIA – If Carriers Can Have The Equivalent Of Pop-Ups On A Device, Can They Be Trusted To Use Them Responsibly?

CTIA – If Carriers Can Have The Equivalent Of Pop-Ups On A Device, Can They Be Trusted To Use Them Responsibly?

At CTIA last week, I met with a company called SNAPin, which makes a particularly interesting kind of customer-service software. Russell met with them at 3GSM, and like him, I came away pretty impressed. SNAPin software, once installed on compatible handsets (S60 and Windows Mobile at the moment), delivers context-relevant messages and content to users […]

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