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The reality of augmented reality in mobile

July 30, 2010

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Fierce Mobile- Imagine walking the streets of New York City. You turn and see Grand Central Station, point your smartphone’s camera at the massive building, and up pops a display of carefully arranged information about the station’s history, the departure time of the next train and, likely, some kind of special offer for one of […]

U.S. military launches review of IT security after Wikileaks breach

July 30, 2010

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Defense chief Gates said changes already underway in war zones, where security is loosened to get data to soldiers more quickly Computerworld-  WASHINGTON – Defense Secretary Robert Gates Thursday announced that U.S. information security practices will be reviewed following the leak of tens of thousands of classified war documents that were published by WikiLeaks earlier […]

Travelingo.com Mobile Site Nominated for 2010 Wammy Award

July 30, 2010

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Travelingo.com, a mobile site implemented and powered by Siteminis Mobile Solutions has been nominated for a 2010 WAMMY (Wireless Technology Forum’s Wireless Applications & Mobile Media Awards) award. Check out http://www.wammyawards.net/travelingo-com-2/ to see more about this.

Google launches location-aware mobile display ads

July 30, 2010

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Fierce- Google introduced new AdWords location extensions enabling local businesses to feature their location and phone number on expandable map ads appearing on mobile websites and applications across the Google Display Network. The ads–banner displays including a business icon that expands to illustrate a merchant location on a Google map along with the firm’s ad […]

Don’t Overlook the Booming Boomers on the mobile web

July 30, 2010

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Center for Media research- According to a recent report from NielsenWire, media companies focus on reaching consumers age 18-34 or 18-49, who spend (or have a key role in spending) billions of dollars every year. If solely focusing on these groups, advertisers and consumer goods manufacturers are overlooking a group that has tremendous buying power […]

Zynga Nets $150MM Investment, Is Turning Japanese

July 30, 2010

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MediaPost-Drawing further attention to the white-hot social gaming sector, Zynga on Thursday said it raised $150 million from Japanese wireless carrier Softbank. The partners also announced plans to develop and distribute social games in Japan via a new Zynga Japan joint venture. Along with the obvious opportunities to expand its user-base, the Asian enterprise will […]

Triton- The NEW Blackberry 4G – Coming around in 2012 or so we hear!

July 29, 2010

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Industry analyst, Samir Sakpal thought that the 4G empowered BlackBerry Triton is to land in December, but now we hear could be as late as June 2011 and will be rocking iPhone taunting 5-megapixel rear and front facing cameras. The Frost & Sullivan analyst says the Triton is expected to offer functionality designed specifically to help […]