Vodafone has announced the winners of its Vodafone Mobile Clicks 2011 competition, which is designed to help identify and support the next generation of leaders in the global application development community.
This year’s winners are...
The Google Goggles visual search application is being used for the first time in the UK by French Connection, Garnier, Sony Music and Samsung as part of their poster advertising.
Customers that activate Google Goggles and point their smartphone at the posters will receive additional content via the internet.
Sales through mobile devices now account for more than 10% of all purchases on eBay UK. The company says more people in the UK buy and sell goods via mobile on eBay than in any other European country.
On average, it means that one item is sold via eBay UK’s mobile platforms every second.
Last December, Google introduced a new Android feature called Voice Actions. It let users control their smartphone or tablet with their voice - but it was only available in the USA.
Voice Actions is now available in the UK. Customers can use Google's search widget to make phone calls, send text messages, navigate to a location and browse the web… all just by speaking.
InMobi, the world’s largest independent mobile ad network, is receiving a $200 million (£127 million) investment from Softbank.
The first $100 million will be handed over this month, followed by another $100 million in April 2012. Previous investments have come from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Sherpalo Ventures.