Digital wallet 'Project Oscar' scheme approved by EU
Wednesday, 05 September 2012 14:37
The UK's leading mobile operators have been given permission to team up on Project Oscar, a digital wallet scheme.
The green light from EU regulators means Everything Everywhere, O2 and Vodafone will jointly develop the product. Three is not involved.
(Source: BBC News. Read more....)
Skype Gets Closer To Mobile Carriers, Inks Deal With Mach For Direct Billing For Skype Credits
Wednesday, 05 September 2012 14:03
Ahead of Nokia and Microsoft’s big event in New York today, where they will formally announce new Nokia/Windows Phone devices, Microsoft is making a little pre-show appearance in the form of Skype, the once-upstart Internet voice calling company that it now owns. It was announced this AM that starting in October, users will be able to buy Skype Credits by billing them directly to their mobile carriers.
(Source: TechCrunch. Read more....)
Asian Directories Publishers Association (ADPAI) Annual Conference 2012 - The Great Transformation
Wednesday, 05 September 2012 08:29
All the major players in the local search and media space in Asia will be meeting in Bangkok in early November for the 2012 ADPAI Annual Conference.
The agenda will focus on the regional opportunities arising from the explosive growth that the social, local and mobile spaces have been experiencing in Asia.
(Source: ADPAI. Read more....)
Email Will Never Die - The Man Who Invented It Reveals Why
Tuesday, 04 September 2012 18:28
Texting, instant messaging, Facebook, Twitter - we have dozens of ways to pass a message from one user to the next, and yet we keep coming back to email. Why? According to the man who sent the first one, because there’s still nothing quite like it.
(Source: ReadWriteWeb. Read more....)
Banks prepare to seize control of Yellow Pages publisher Hibu
Monday, 03 September 2012 11:10
A group of banks is preparing to seize control of Yellow Pages publisher Hibu amid concerns that its management is not clearing its massive debt pile fast enough.
(Source: The Telegraph. Read more....)
Craigslist wins 'referee' as eBay litigation bogs down
Monday, 03 September 2012 11:09
Internet companies at war over alleged scheme to pilfer information.
Craigslist has been granted the appointment of a so-called discovery referee to jump-start its ongoing litigation with eBay Inc. over the Internet-auction giant's alleged scheme to pilfer information to use in developing its own rival online classifieds service.
(Source: Total Telecom. Read more....)
Cloud computing needs kick-start in Europe: Study
Monday, 03 September 2012 08:38
Less than a quarter of European computer users say they use cloud services, even though cloud computing is amongst the fastest-growing segments in the global technology market, a new survey shows.
(Source: EurActiv. Read more....)
Yellow Pages publisher Hibu gets waivers from lenders
Saturday, 01 September 2012 15:34
Yellow Pages publisher Hibu Plc said it has obtained the waivers it was seeking on some debt conditions, a necessary step as it works to restructure its debt load.
(Source: Reuters. Read more....)
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- 118000 AG announces figures for the first quarter and first half of 2012
- If Facebook Is Smart, It'll Do More With Voice
- Spotify partners with Deutsche Telekom in Germany to offer bundled subscriptions and unlimited streaming
- Google Launches New Ad Formats To Help Developers Monetize Google Maps
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