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Things I've found interesting from across the mobile industry -- find the main site at www.mobileindustryreview.com
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Tesco launches shopping trolley sat nav - Telegraph

Tesco launches shopping trolley sat nav - Telegraph | Mobile Industry Review | Scoop.it
Tesco has launched an app which will allow people to locate items using an
in-store sat nav system.
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Nokia loses mobile dominance, phone calls are dead – Telegraph Blogs

Nokia loses mobile dominance, phone calls are dead – Telegraph Blogs | Mobile Industry Review | Scoop.it
Nokia sold fewer mobile phones than Samsung in Europe ...
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US Army plans app store for troops - Telegraph

US Army plans app store for troops - Telegraph | Mobile Industry Review | Scoop.it
The US Army plans to launch its own application store so that soldiers can
download software to their computers and, potentially, to mobile phones.
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Autism & Technology: There Are Apps For That!

A 10-year-old student who is unable to speak can build sentences and communicate with a picture-based iPhone app.
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Infographic: The New Marketing Trifecta | Microsoft Tag Blog

Infographic: The New Marketing Trifecta | Microsoft Tag Blog | Mobile Industry Review | Scoop.it
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iPhone owners waste 468 texts a year because of autocorrect | Mobile Industry | Mobile Entertainment

iPhone owners waste 468 texts a year because of autocorrect | Mobile Industry | Mobile Entertainment | Mobile Industry Review | Scoop.it
That's not very book. Sorry, cool.
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Libyan rebels 'hijack mobile network' - Telegraph

Libyan rebels 'hijack mobile network' - Telegraph | Mobile Industry Review | Scoop.it
Libyan rebels have access to a mobile phone network for the first time in a
month after a secret operation to hijack equipment formerly controlled by
the Gaddafi family.
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Apple boss Steve Jobs works on his life story - Telegraph

Apple boss Steve Jobs works on his life story - Telegraph | Mobile Industry Review | Scoop.it
Apple's mercurial CEO Steve Jobs is working with an author on his official
life story, it has been announced.
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Why RIM is launching the BlackBerry PlayBook without a native email client (and why this may or may not matter to you) | CrackBerry.com

Why RIM is launching the BlackBerry PlayBook without a native email client (and why this may or may not matter to you) | CrackBerry.com | Mobile Industry Review | Scoop.it
The PlayBook's web browser should pull up your Gmail just fine... until the day (hopefully soon) that RIM rolls out the native email and PIM apps There is no doubt in my mind that the single biggest point of confusion and concern amongst the
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“Open”

“Open” | Mobile Industry Review | Scoop.it
Open. Open. Open. Open. Open. Open. Open. Closed.

I've never liked Google's use of the word
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HTC moves into content and debuts second tablet - Rethink Wireless

HTC moves into content and debuts second tablet - Rethink Wireless | Mobile Industry Review | Scoop.it
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Blackberry confirms PlayBook specs and launch date - Telegraph

Blackberry confirms PlayBook specs and launch date - Telegraph | Mobile Industry Review | Scoop.it
The Blackberry PlayBook is headed to the US and Canada on the 19th of April
with an entry price of $499.
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Facebook for BlackBerry 2.0 beta launches with Facebook Chat | BGR

Facebook for BlackBerry 2.0 beta launches with Facebook Chat | BGR | Mobile Industry Review | Scoop.it
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More Windows Phone 7.5 features leak, Facebook chat built-in | WinRumors

More Windows Phone 7.5 features leak, Facebook chat built-in | WinRumors | Mobile Industry Review | Scoop.it
The latest Microsoft and Windows news and rumors...
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Microsoft: Friend to all struggling smartphone players; Mobile plan set | ZDNet

Microsoft: Friend to all struggling smartphone players; Mobile plan set | ZDNet | Mobile Industry Review | Scoop.it
Parnterships with RIM and Nokia mean we’re about to enter an interesting juncture with Microsoft’s mobile strategy: The software giant wil...
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Visa Makes A Strategic Investment In Disruptive Mobile Payments Startup Square

Visa Makes A Strategic Investment In Disruptive Mobile Payments Startup Square | Mobile Industry Review | Scoop.it
There is no doubt that mobile payments company Square is on a roll. The company just landed a lucrative deal selling its credit card readers in Apple's retail stores and is growing at a fast clip.
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Govt bans Nokia push mail service

Govt bans Nokia push mail service | Mobile Industry Review | Scoop.it
The messaging services from Nokia, which are under the lens, include push email for companies and consumers that enable users having compatible Nokia cellphones to manage multiple email accounts.
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Nokia’s first Windows Phones W7, W8, E6 successor and more » Unwired View

Nokia’s first Windows Phones W7, W8, E6 successor and more » Unwired View | Mobile Industry Review | Scoop.it
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Moshi's monster hit - Telegraph

An innovative approach to children's online entertainment is behind Moshi
Monsters' success.
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Microsoft gives details on next Windows Phone OS

Microsoft gives details on next Windows Phone OS | Mobile Industry Review | Scoop.it
The software giant shows the ability for people to multitask; demonstrates Spotify and Quantas apps; and announces Angry Birds launch date. Read this blog post by Jay Greene on Microsoft.
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Symbian Anna - usability-focussed software update

Symbian Anna - usability-focussed software update | Mobile Industry Review | Scoop.it
Nokia today announced the forthcoming availability of Symbian Anna, a software upgrade for all Symbian^3 devices.
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Justin.tv boss: 'We want to replace the camera app on the phone' | Media | guardian.co.uk

Justin.tv boss: 'We want to replace the camera app on the phone' | Media | guardian.co.uk | Mobile Industry Review | Scoop.it
Stuart Dredge: CEO Michael Seibel has grand ambitions for the company's iPhone video clip app Socialcam
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Color Looks To Reinvent Social Interaction With Its Mobile Photo App (And $41 Million In Funding)

Color Looks To Reinvent Social Interaction With Its Mobile Photo App (And $41 Million In Funding) | Mobile Industry Review | Scoop.it
$41 million. From Sequoia Capital, Bain Capital, and Silicon Valley Bank. Pre-launch.

That’s how much a brand new startup called Color has to work with. Your eyebrows should already be raised, and here’s something to keep them fixed there: this is the most money Sequoia has ever invested in a pre-launch startup. Or, as the Color team put it, “That’s more than they gave Google.”

But the founding team goes a long way toward explaining it. Headed by Bill Nguyen — who sold Lala to Apple in late 2009 — the company has attracted a wealth of talent. It has seven founders including Nguyen and company president Peter Pham, who previously founded BillShrink. And its chief of product is DJ Patil, who was previously LinkedIn's chief scientist.

So what exactly is Color?
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Ewan MacLeod: “If you’re not on iTunes, you’re dead to me” | MIPBlog

Ewan MacLeod: “If you’re not on iTunes, you’re dead to me” | MIPBlog | Mobile Industry Review | Scoop.it
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textually.org: Are Text Messages an Antitrust Issue?

textually.org: Are Text Messages an Antitrust Issue? | Mobile Industry Review | Scoop.it
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