T-Mobile’s online, press and poster campaign that described its inclusive data deals as ‘truly unlimited internet’ have been blocked by the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority.
Each of the advertisements talked about ‘truly unlimited internet’ but contained terms & conditions that said the mobile phone couldn’t be used for ‘tethering’ as a modem, for peer-to-peer file sharing or for making VoIP telephone calls.
Google has launched a new interactive resource for companies and individuals that need information about mobile consumers.
Called Our Mobile Planet, it can provide insights into how customers are using their mobile devices and how businesses are engaging those consumers via mobile.
The dictionary-defying merger between mobile software business Vringo and messaging company Zlango isn’t happening any more.
Instead the two companies have signed a Cooperation Agreement that’ll see them working together while retaining their independence.
Adobe Systems has agreed to acquire Nitobi Software, the Canadian company behind the open source PhoneGap platform for developing mobile applications.
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