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UK mobile finance market doubles in 2011

The use of 'mobile wallet' technology amongst UK consumers has more than doubled in the last 12 months with more than one in ten people now making payments via their mobile, more

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Nokia Ditching the Ovi Store Brandname

Nokia has announced - via a blog post - of a significant rebranding change to its Ovi Store that sells mobile apps and software.  more

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Vodafone Announces Own-Brand Android Smartphone

Vodafone today announced the launch of the Android OS based Vodafone Smart, the latest handset in its own-brand range. more

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Mobile Payments: trust and familiarity are crucial in driving adoption

Trust and familiarity are the key drivers in consumer preference for mobile payment services, according to a new study. more

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GetJar Adds Recommendation Engine to Apps Store

Independent App Store, GetJar has purchased Infrinity, a company that developed a "recommendation engine" based on users past purchases and preferences. more

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The Rise of Mobile Technology is Adding 3 Weeks to the Working Year

New research from CMI (Chartered Management Institute) suggests that managers' readiness to switch between work-related and leisure activities during their time off is creating a 'grey area' between their personal and professional lives.  more

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Counter Terrorism a Key Growth Opportunity for Mobile Augmented Reality

A new report from Juniper Research has found that the market for mobile enterprise applications featuring augmented reality (AR) elements is expected to exceed $300 million by 2015 with wide-ranging deployments across areas as diverse as corporate utility, surgery and counter-terrorism. more

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Sony Ericsson Shows Off Two New Android Smartphones

Sony Ericsson has shown off two new smartphones as part of its Xperia family. Both models, the Xperia mini and Xperia mini pro are powered by a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, and run the latest platform of Google's Android - Gingerbread 2.3. more

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Skyhook Navigation Embedded into MapQuest Android Apps

Location based services provider, Skyhook says that it will start embedding its Core Engine into the AOL MapQuest Android application.  more

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Samsung Adds Carrier Billing to its Apps Store in Select Countries

Samsung has announced that its apps store is expanding the payment options available to customers when downloading apps to just two clicks. The price can be charged on a phone bill or be deducted from their SIM card balance. more

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