This week's podcast takes its usual look at the latest industry headlines, covering everything from tablet devices to network sharing. There's also a preview of Friday's "Definition of Mobile" event, which aims to show businesses how they can take advantage of mobile technology.
Over-the-air software management company Red Bend – we interviewed their vice-president of technology & new business earlier this year – has today acquired California-based mobile virtualisation business VirtualLogix.
It's reported that DataViz, the company behind the 'Documents To Go' application that's long been a popular choice with Palm users, has been acquired by Research In Motion. Neither company has made an announcement, although Crackberry.com points out that a number of DataViz employees have changed their profiles on business networking site LinkedIn to show Research In Motion as their current employer.
BT has followed up on its June 'free WiFi' announcement by launching a free mobile application that will automatically connect BT Total Broadband customers to a network of 1.6 million WiFi hotspots. In addition, it's giving 50p to BBC Children in Need for each application downloaded until its target of £10,000 is reached.
It's a day for dual-core mobile chips. Not only has LG announced its 1GHz NVIDIA chip but Samsung has introduced a 1GHz ARM CORTEX dual-core processor. It's codenamed 'Orion' and – like its rival – supports 1080p full HD video and can deliver five times the 3D graphics performance of previous processors.