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O2's Tu Go aims to challenge Skype and other Voip apps

Friday, 01 March 2013 13:07

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O2 has launched an app which lets users make and receive phone calls and texts via a tablet, computer or smartphone.
Tu Go is available for Android, Apple's iOS devices and Windows 7 PCs but limited to "pay monthly" subscribers - so excludes corporate accounts.
(Source: BBC News. Read more....)


Groupon Ousts CEO Mason

Thursday, 28 February 2013 21:41

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Groupon Inc. said on Thursday it is replacing Chief Executive Andrew Mason effective immediately.
Executive Chairman Eric Lefkofsky and Vice Chairman Ted Leonsis were appointed to the newly created office of the chief executive while a replacement is found.
(Source: Wall Street Journal. Read more....)


Facebook Shares How People Are Using Graph Search: Finding Friends Tops List

Thursday, 28 February 2013 21:37

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Today, Facebook has shared information that "hundreds of thousands" of people are using its Facebook Graph Search service, highlighting that people still use it like "old' Facebook search — to find friends. Facebook then suggests some ways to go beyond that, for those who have the new search feature.
(Source: Search Engine Land. Read more....)


Deutsche Telekom swings to profit, confirms guidance

Thursday, 28 February 2013 17:13

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German telco posts net profit of €793 million, but revenue slips by 1.4%.
Deutsche Telekom AG said Thursday it swung to a net profit in the fourth quarter, after charges had hurt its earnings a year earlier, and confirmed its full-year guidance for 2013.
(Source: Total Telecom. Read more....)


Network 18 sells Yellow Pages, ASK Me to GETIT Infoservices (India)

Thursday, 28 February 2013 09:27

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Network 18 Media and Investments Ltd today said it has entered into an agreement with GETIT Infoservices to divest stake in local search businesses -- Yellow Pages and ASK Me for an undisclosed amount.
(Source: Business Standard. Read more....)


Groupon shares crumple after dismal outlook, take-rate cut

Thursday, 28 February 2013 08:07

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Groupon Inc lost a quarter of its market value on Wednesday after the company revealed it began to take a smaller cut of revenue on daily deals during the holidays, sacrificing revenue and profits to attract and keep merchants.
(Source: Reuters. Read more....)


Eniro Implements The Merger With The Norwegian Directory Assistance Service 1888

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 16:35

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The Norwegian competition authority has approved of the merger of Eniro Norge AS with the low-price challenging brand, 1888. The merger will give rise to consolidation of the Norwegian market for directory assistance services.
(Source: Press Release. Read more....)


Skype Competitor Viber Hits 175 Million Users, Up From 140 Million+ In December

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 15:07

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Messaging startup Viber, which lets users of most smartphone platforms send free texts, calls and messages via its app, is continuing to ramp up its user-base. Speaking at the Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona today, CEO Talmon Marco announced the startup now has 175 million users.
(Source: TechCrunch. Read more....)


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