It's a match made in an odd kind of dictionary: Vringo and Zlango are getting together.
Vringo provides software platforms for mobile social and video applications - video ringtones, for example - while Zlango is a mobile messaging company that can add multimedia content to standard text-based messages.
Virgin Media has announced half-year and quarterly results today.
Overall, revenue is up 3.9% for the half-year and up 2.2% for the quarter; the quarterly figure is £986 million. Operating income is up 64.5% for the half-year and up 69.5% to £135 million for the quarter.
In five years' time, smart metering will account for over 40% of the 400 million machine-to-machine connections around the world. That's the prediction of a new Juniper Research report.
Although M2M smart meters don't make as much money per connection as other M2M segments, Juniper says the volume of smart meter deployment will means it's still an important revenue stream.
Revenue from mobile gaming will exceed $16 billion worldwide in 2016, according to a report from ABI Research.
That's three times more than this year's anticipated total, which isn't expected to reach $5 billion.
Samsung Electronics says its Galaxy S II smartphone (also known as the GT-I9100) has passed the milestone of 5 million global sales in just 85 days.
That's 40 days faster than the original Galaxy S took to reach five million units.