2ergo, recently in the news after developing an iPhone app for Pizza Express, has launched a new mobile marketing service for businesses.
It's called mobileDNA and gives businesses the chance to send targeted offers and vouchers to mobile phone users.
Sony and LG Electronics are reported to have settled a patent dispute that had created a total of 24 legal cases between the two companies.
Sony had applied to ban the import of certain LG mobile phones into the USA, while LG had responded with a bid to block the import of the PlayStation 3 into Europe.
Facebook has launched a standalone mobile Messenger application for iPhone and Android devices.
It's based on the Facebook Messages service that was launched late last year.
Ofcom has published some updated research on mobile not-spots, the areas in the UK where mobile coverage is poor or unavailable.
It's found that the coverage checkers provided by mobile networks are based on data that is 'reasonably accurate' for outdoor predictions, noting that the checkers are freely provided online and in-store.
A new study from comScore reveals that 14 million Americans scanned 'QR codes' or standard barcodes on their mobile phones in June 2011. The data comes from the company's comScore MobiLens service.
It means that 6.2% of US mobile users scanned a barcode that month.