Citysearch Talks Mobile

Citysearch made a recent announcement that it will partner with Scanbuy to offer a mobile application that lets users get information and promotions about local businesses by scanning bar codes placed outside their locations. Technically, it's not a bar code…

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Will Social Be the Killer App for Mobile?

Michael Arrington scribes his vision for mobile social mashups in a TechCrunch post yesterday. He argues social networking could be the killer app of the mobile device, and one of the biggest beneficiaries of the expected surge in application development…

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Local Matters Goes Mobile

Local search platform provider Local Matters has announced it will acquire mobile search platform provider mobilePeople for a combination of cash and stock. In a nutshell, this will extend Local Matters' publisher partners' ability to sell mobile and DA-delivered voice…

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What Is the iPhone’s Real Impact?

M:Metrics released a study earlier this week that makes big claims about the iPhone's impact on the mobile market. It points to the high percentage of iPhone users who are accessing mobile data such as search, browsing and mobile entertainment.…

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New iPhone: That Was Quick

Apple has announced the latest upgrade to the iPhone line -- a new 16-gigabyte model. The new model will retail at $499 and join the 8-gigabyte model ($399). In total, this is the third iteration of the device (counting the…

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Android Prototype Sightings at CES

The first devices that run Google's much-anticipated Android mobile operating system made a few appearances last week at CES. Here is the 'GW4' from Chinese mobile company Winstron: As we've mentioned a few times, Android along with the iPhone will…

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Closing the Book on ILM:07

It is hard for me to comprehend, but we are finally finished with ILM:07. We were grateful to have had 650 interesting and enthusiastic attendees from all over the world, 72 stimulating speakers, a full load of sponsors and an…

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