This week's podcast includes more big news from Facebook, the introduction of IPv6, network sharing, call recording, fraud, legal action and an unusual upgrade offer. In addition, James Rosewell talks to Sophia Salenius, CEO of mHealth provider RegPoint, to learn more about this wide-ranging subject.
LG Electronics is feeling pretty pleased with itself today, having sold one million units of its Optimus One smartphone within 40 days of the phone’s launch.
UK MVNO giffgaff has extended its free mobile internet offer again. Customers can benefit from 100MB of daily data at no extra cost. Instead of finishing in December, the deal will now run until the end of February 2011 because – once again – the implementation of giffgaff’s pricing plan has been delayed.
Mark Bridge writes:
Head to any major city, look around and you’ll see tourists recording their visit. Some have digital cameras, some have phones and some are shooting video.
It’s the same kind of scene when you go to a concert. The performer on stage will be looking at a sea of blue faces, all illuminated by their smartphones. This, I reckon, could be the beginning of the end of privacy.
Facebook is introducing a ‘seamless messaging’ service that’s designed to work across SMS, email and Facebook’s own chat service. Users will be able to converse in real time with friends by using whatever method and device they want.