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Photobucket tags Simplicity to launch new online mobile storefront


September 30, 2010

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Simplexity, the Internet’s leading authorized retailer of cell phones and service plans, and Image and video sharing solutions provider Photobucket launched a new mobile  online store for cell phones, services and accessories. featuring devices including Android and BlackBerry smartphones preloaded with the Photobucket Mobile application. Built and managed by Simplexity, this new one-stop shopping destination […]

Google introduced new “hyperlocal” mobile advertising to serve locally relevant ads and display distance information to help consumers understand how close they are to a nearby business or point of interest

September 30, 2010

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Imagine driving to work and your Check Engine light comes on. After pulling over and calling a tow truck, you realize you’ll need another car to get to work and use while yours is getting repaired. You pull out your phone and search for “car rental,” hoping that you can find one nearby. From a […]

Yahoo is still trying to find the right formula of product, people and positioning in the mobile space.

September 30, 2010

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Yahoo senior vice president of audience and mobile for North America David Ko is leaving the digital services provider, The Wall Street Journal reports. Citing sources familiar with the matter, the report states Ko’s departure from the Yahoo ranks is imminent–executive vice president Hilary Schneider, who oversees Yahoo’s business partnerships and advertising sales in the […]

Symantec say they have discovered how the Stuxnet worm manages to re-infect a computer that has been cleaned of it.

September 29, 2010

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The Stuxnet worm continues to make headlines, most recently with reports that computers at an Iranian nuclear power plant have been infected, potentially giving hackers the ability to access computer-control systems and compromise plant operations. Analysis of the Stuxnet worm reveals something interesting on an almost daily basis. Liam O Murchu, manager of Symantec’s North […]

RIM exec confirms today that the Blackberry Playbook OS to ultimately replace the existing Blackberry OS

September 29, 2010

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Over a breakfast  event at its BlackBerry DevCon 2010 event, taking place in San Francisco, a RIM VP confirmed that the QNX operating system announced in their new PlayBook tablet would in fact be finding its way to smartphones in the long run, and ultimately replace the existing BlackBerry OS. Of course that kind of […]

It will take some time but Google CEO Eric Schmidt expects mobile search services to eventually account for the majority of the digital solutions giant’s revenues

September 29, 2010

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Nothing new here, but for those that are looking for details to back up what Schmidt is saying should look at the following report. Google CEO Eric Schmidt expects mobile search services to eventually account for the majority of the digital solutions giant’s revenues, although that time remains far off in the distance. Speaking Tuesday at […]

Facebook begins running Facebook Credits gift card advertising as well as placement in big box retailer Target- it’s like printing money!

September 29, 2010

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Social games and social objects are now reaching into real life brick and mortar commerce with the introduction of the Facebook gift card into traget earlier this month. This week, Facebook is running Facebook Credits gift card advertising above third-party applications on canvas pages. Target will be the first retailer to sell Facebook Credits in […]