The Qualcomm Innovation Center – the part of Qualcomm that focuses on mobile open source software – has acquired iSkoot Technologies. iSkoot makes it easier for mobile manufacturers and network operators to put social networks and internet services on mobile handsets while cutting the amount of data consumed.
Just two days after announcing a new application for Windows Phone 7, internet auction site eBay has admitted it’s important to have a mobile strategy that includes mobile websites and apps.
Complaints about a TV ad for Doro mobile phones have been upheld by the UK's Advertising Standards Authority. The advertisement showed a demonstration of a Doro handset and described the benefits of Doro big-button phones, ending "Doro mobile phones, brilliantly simple. Only available from Orange, from your local store or online. Find out more at doro.co.uk/easy."
This week's edition of The Fonecast reports on the long-awaited launch of Windows Phone 7, the creation of the GSMA's mWomen project and a wide variety of other mobile industry news, from legal action to SMS marketing.