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Carphone Warehouse to offer mobile security software with every Android phone

From Monday, Carphone Warehouse will be offering half-price Norton Mobile Security software with every new Android handset it sells in the UK.

It’s the result of a partnership agreement between Carphone Warehouse and Symantec Corporation.

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Podcast - 25th May 2012

Performance marketing network Tradedoubler has introduced a new mobile platform this week.

We asked Rob Wilson, who runs the company's UK and Ireland operations, to explain the challenges and opportunities of mobile commerce.

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UK regulator cuts off malware text message fraud

PhonepayPlus, the UK’s premium rate telephone services regulator, has taken the sting out of malicious mobile apps that sent premium rate text messages.

The malware attack, which was named RuFraud by security experts, involved fake versions of popular Android applications including Angry Birds, Assassins Creed and Cut the Rope.

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37.9 million consumer M2M devices expected to ship in 2016

New research from Berg Insight suggests that non-traditional mobile-enabled consumer devices have strong potential for growth.

The most popular of these consumer M2M devices are SIM-equipped satellite navigation units and e-book readers, although strong growth in handheld gaming consoles, personal tracking devices and personal health devices is also expected.

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Orange M2M SIM deal lets AGA customers control their ovens via mobile

Everything Everywhere says AGA Rangemaster has selected its M2M Management Platform and Orange UK SIM cards for the new AGA iTotal Control oven.

The oven offers remote control via an Android or Apple iOS app, a web browser or text message.

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