Telefónica Digital has announced a global partnership with mobile commerce business Sybase 365.
It means Sybase 365 will help develop Telefónica’s mobile wallet, with the first Telefonica wallet services expected to launch commercially in Latin America and Europe during the first half of this year.
Browser company Opera Software has announced the acquisition of two mobile advertising networks; US-based Mobile Theory and UK-based 4th Screen Advertising.
Two years ago, Opera acquired mobile ad service AdMarvel and later opened its own advertising scheme. This was followed by the creation of an Opera app store in 2011.
Web site building and content management specialist DotNetNuke Corp. has announced a licensing agreement with 51Degrees.mobi.
DotNetNuke is going to integrate the 51Degrees.mobi Device Description Repository into all editions of DotNetNuke 6, simplifying the development of mobile websites for all DotNetNuke users.
Barclays has launched what it’s describing as Europe’s first person-to-person service for sending and receiving money using mobile phone numbers. It’s called Barclays Pingit and will allow anyone with a UK current account, UK mobile phone number and compatible smartphone to send and receive money at no additional cost.
The sending part of the service is currently only available to Barclays current account customers but is expected to be available to everyone by early March.