The Disasters Emergency Committee, a UK-based organisation that brings together a number of humanitarian aid agencies, is enabling mobile phone users to donate £5 by SMS text message.
Customers in the UK are being encouraged to text the word GIVE to 70707, which will donate £5.
Mobile analytics company Motally is being acquired by Nokia, with the deal expected to be concluded in the autumn. Nokia says it plans to continue serving Motally's existing customer base while adapting the company's tracking and reporting service for Qt, Symbian, Meego and Java developers.
Orange UK says normal service has been fully restored following some data access problems on its network yesterday. The issues were apparently caused by a combination of software and hardware failure.
Google Maps for mobile, which launched less than five years ago, is now used by more than 100 million people a month. The figure was revealed by Vic Gundotra, Google's Vice President of Engineering, in a blog post yesterday.
In January this year, Apple acquired mobile advertising business Quattro Wireless. It's believed Apple paid around $275 million, although an official figure was never reported. At the time Quattro said there'd be no changes to its services in the short-term.