With less than two weeks until Christmas, the mobile phone industry still keeps delivering major news stories.
As usual, you can listen to this week’s edition of The Fonecast on our website’s audio player, via iTunes, by subscribing to our RSS feed or by downloading the MP3.
Iain, James and Mark discuss the week's mobile industry headlines... starting with HP and webOS, then mentioning Samsung, Panasonic, Ofcom, Jawbone, Everything Everywhere, RIM and Google, before ending with a new retail scheme from O2.
This week is UNESCO’s first Mobile Learning Week, which is being held in the group’s Paris HQ in partnership with Nokia.
UNESCO - the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation - has invited around 200 government officials, industry experts and practitioners to discuss how mobile technologies can transform education.
Mark Bridge writes:
This time of year sees many pundits from within the mobile industry doing their best to predict events that’ll grab headlines in the next 12 months. In fact, we’ll be offering our own predictions in a couple of special podcasts lined up in the next few days.
Isis, the US-based mobile commerce venture set up by AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA and Verizon Wireless, has chosen Gemalto to provide much of the scheme’s security infrastructure.
Gemalto’s Trusted Service Manager solution will be used to secure the mobile commerce platform.