Mobile Complete, the company behind cloud-based mobile testing service DeviceAnywhere, is being acquired by Keynote Systems.
The deal is worth around $60 million.
Research In Motion says a new feature called BlackBerry Tag will be incorporated in the next BlackBerry 7 OS update.
It’ll allow users to share information via NFC by tapping their BlackBerry smartphones together. Customers will be able to share contact data, documents, URLs, photos and other multimedia content, as well as adding contacts on BlackBerry Messenger.
Mobile advertising network madvertise has arranged more than $10 million in new funding, with US-based Blumberg Capital and previous investor Earlybird Venture Capital both agreeing to provide funds.
Berlin-based madvertise has grown over the last two years to become market leader in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, making it one of the largest mobile ad networks in Europe. Last week, the company announced that its turnover had increased more than 300% in the first half of 2011.
Many UK BlackBerry users have been unable to access web and email services today.
The problem seems to involve one of RIM’s servers, because corporate customers with their own server don’t seem to have been affected.
Apple says that pre-orders of its new iPhone 4S have exceeded one million in a single day, beating the company’s previous pre-order record of 600,000 iPhone 4 devices in 24 hours.
The iPhone 4S is due to go on sale in the USA, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan and the UK on Friday.