Cellmania, which described itself as “the leading provider of wireless search, provisioning and billing solutions to wireless operators”, has been bought by Research In Motion.
It appears likely that Cellmania’s expertise will be used for BlackBerry App World, the RIM application store.
Google’s Gmail email service already includes instant messaging along with voice and video chat. The company has now added conventional phone calls to the Gmail interface. This option is currently only available within the USA, although the company says its working on making this available more broadly. A special voice and video plug-in needs to be installed; it’s available for Windows, Mac and Linux computers.