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Commentary on FOX News and Its Recent Mobile Site Redesign

Chris Brassington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Brassington

A recent interview in Mobile Marketer with Scott Margolis, director of digital business evelopment for FOX News, a 2ergo client, outlined the importance of consistency and user experience in the development and design of a mobile Web presence.

Opportunities Abound: Mobile Couponing and the Value Chain

Chris Brassington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Brassington

Mobile couponing growth has been explosive. Better technology has made it easier for brands to embrace this new method of communication.

Hackers Go Mobile: Is Your Cell Phone Prepared?

Chris Brassington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Brassington

Make sure you are aware of the sheer extent of personal data you are storing and exchanging on your mobile, and take steps to prevent that from getting into the wrong hands

Five Mobile Marketing Tips

Chris Brassington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Brassington

Mobile is used increasingly as a productivity tool, but also as a source of entertainment. Offers designed to drive a mobile response must carry with them an inherent sense of value or urgency.

Egypt's Grand Mufti Ali Gomaa calls time on Qur'an-based ringtones in new fatwa

Meedan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Meedan

One of the most senior authorities in Sunni Islam has this week stated his disapproval of mobile phone ringtones that feature verses from the Qur'an a...

Learning Social Media Lessons from Brown v. Coakley

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lauren DeLisa

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube were, seemingly, used more effectively by state Senator Brown to promote his campaign and connect with supporters.

Crackdown On Cell Phone Cabbies

nydailynews.com | By Pete Donohue and Leo Standora | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Taxi and Limousine Commission will unveil tough new proposals Friday to crack down on chatty cabbies who yak on their mobile phones while driving....

REPORT: Hackers Crack Secret Mobile Phone Code

ft.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Computer hackers this week said they had cracked and published the secret code that protects 80 per cent of the world's mobile phones. The move will l...

Go Ogle Has Droid Rage

Rich Nadworny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rich Nadworny

Maybe Google leading with machismo was a good idea for capturing some marketing share from Apple's iPhone, but now you have to wonder if Google hasn't crossed the line to homophobia.

Cell Phone Use Linked To Brain Tumors, Study Says

Daily Express | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

LONG-term mobile phone users could face a higher risk of developing cancer in later life, according to a decade-long study....

Mobile Phones Used Across Rural Africa For New Ventures

nytimes.com | SARAH ARNQUIST | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BUSHENYI, Uganda Laban Rutagumirwa charges his mobile phone with a car battery because his dirt-floor home deep in the remote, banana-covered hills of...

Cell Phone Use May Help Fight Alzheimers

AFP | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Researchers at the University of South Florida exposed 96 mice, most of whom had been genetically altered to develop the Alzheimer's disease as they a...

The Future of Mobile is Local -- Look at Yelp

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jose Antonio Vargas

The future of mobile? Local, local, local -- and that's exactly what the Yelp-Android marriage unequivocally signals.

"Glee" Goes Mobile

Tamara Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamara Conniff

While you can follow Glee on Twitter, the show has taken it a step farther -- fans can pick up their phones and leave messages and possibly even talk to the actors in character.

Future Phones: Japan's Hottest High Tech Phones From CEATEC (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

In honor of the last day of CEATEC 2009, the cutting-edge consumer electronics show hosted in Japan, we've put together our favorite "future phones" f...

5 Worst Cell Phone Apps of 2009

Jim Louderback | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jim Louderback

2009 saw a land grab the likes of which we haven't seen since the days of the railroads. Greedy software companies and websites tried to cash in on the cellphone app store hype, and released tens of thousands of new programs for the iPhone, Android and Blackberry.

Cell Phone Use Linked To Brain Changes, Scientists Say

LiveScience | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The Swedish Research Council announced yesterday that researchers at Sweden's Orebro University can point to a specific biological effect that cell ph...

Wireless Catch-22

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

Few people in Washington are busier these days than FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, who will deliver a National Broadband Plan to Congress and unveil a proposal to safeguard an "open Internet."

Guide To Breaking Cell Phone Security Revealed

AP | MATT MOORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

FRANKFURT — A German security expert has raised the ire of the cell phone industry after he and a group of researchers posted online a how-to gu...

Cell Phone Networks Face 'Crisis' As Data Traffic Surges, Experts Warn

Telegraph | Claudine Beaumont, Technology Editor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Mobile phone networks that allow users to access the internet or send videos could slow to a snail's pace due to the growing popularity of devices suc...

Verizon Droid Review: First Look At iPhone Rival

CNET Blogs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Hooray! We finally have the Motorola Droid in our hands. Though it's much too early to offer a full critique, we can report that Verizon's first Googl...

Activists Put Congo's Conflict Minerals on the Map

David Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Sullivan

We've all heard of Conflict Diamonds by now. But a troubling, less visible crisis haunts objects we use everyday. Here is everything you need to know about the next big issue: Conflict Minerals.

Text Message Scam Targets Unemployed

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Authorities say a text message scam is targeting Ohioans who receive unemployment benefits. Attorney General Richard Cordray s...

Droid vs iPhone: Reviews Compare Smartphones Side By Side (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Droid vs iPhone reviews say that the battle is on between the two products. The smartphones are similar, though a closer look reveals each has its ...

Digital Divine Mind

Sheila Shayon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Sheila Shayon

The digital world of communications is the nearest thing to heaven on earth. The smarter we get about the true nature of matter -- the smaller, faster, and more powerful it becomes in our hands.