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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Today’s podcast: UK mobile payments, new smartphones, cheaper call charges and more

This week’s podcast from The Fonecast starts with a look at Barclays Pingit, the new UK mobile payment service that’ll let almost anyone send and receive money from a smartphone. We then move on to Ofcom’s plans to cut mobile termination rates before discussing camera technology, new handsets, patents, NFC tickets and plenty of other topics.

As always, you can listen to the programme on our website audio player, via iTunes, by using our RSS feed or by downloading the MP3. Alternatively, take advantage of the Android, iOS or webOS Stitcher Radio app and stream the podcast to your mobile phone.

01:00 Barclays launches a mobile money transfer service
10:20 Competition Appeal Tribunal rules in favour of Ofcom's MTRs
13:21 Scalado introduces object removal for mobile device cameras
15:10 New smartphones announced ahead of Mobile World Congress
18:53 Sponsor’s message: 51Degrees.mobi
20:10 Two new names for the mobile industry
21:57 Apple wins slide-to-unlock patent case against Motorola
23:39 1 in 8 mobile users will soon have NFC tickets on their phones
26:00 Opera Software acquires more mobile advertising businesses
28:06 And finally... Google criticised for iPhone cookie trick

 

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