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Mobile Ability - Using wireless to help connect people with disabilities

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Spalter

"High speed Internet empowers people with disabilities to become more independent. [It] can remove barriers that keep people with disabilities from pa...

Provincial Government in Pakistan Bans Late Night Call Packages

Madhavi Bhasin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Madhavi Bhasin

Forget terrorism, the energy crisis, a weakened government, and water shortages - apparently boys and girls texting and calling each other past their bed time has become a matter of national concern.

Why Departing Dems Have It Right, By the Numbers

Paul Everton | Posted 07.19.2011 | Technology
Paul Everton

According to our data, a quarter of the U.S. Senate votes against their hometown neighbors on two-thirds of the country's most important issues.

"Sexting": The Latest Challenge in Parenting?

Anushay Hossain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Anushay Hossain

What's really scary about this kind of technology use is that it creates excellent breeding grounds for child predators, such pedophiles and sex offenders, to prey on kids.

"Genachowski Calls it Right on Mobile Broadband"

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Spalter

Speaking this week at the New America Foundation, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski offered a widely anticipated prelude to next month's formal unveilin...

3 Digital Tips for Reaching a Hip, Disinterested Market

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lauren DeLisa

The 2010 Census could perhaps not come at a more inopportune time: a moment in history when many in the country distrust the government, and at a time when privacy is becoming a heightened hot topic.

Facebook 'Zero': Facebook To Launch New Web Site For Cell Phone Users

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Looking to avoid data service charges from mobile operators and still satisfy your Facebook craving? Good news, Facebook plans to release a new web si...

Warning! Mobile Traffic Jam Ahead

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Spalter

Following on the heels of Apple's recent iPad announcement, two FCC officials, Phil Bellaria, Director of Scenario Planning and deputy wireless bureau...

State of the Union Mobile Text Chat: Missed Opportunity

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lauren DeLisa

As everyone reviews and analyzes President Obama's points during his State of the Union speech last night, the review of the outcome of the Republican...

Dialing and Driving Is Deadly, Hands-Free or Otherwise

Amy Nebens and Jara Negrin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amy Nebens and Jara Negrin

There is no cognitive difference between talking hands-free or hand-held. It's just about the simple fact of the conversation. Our brain's focus is not wholly on the road.

CES 2010: Show Trends, Odds and Ends

Stephanie Vaughn Hapke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Stephanie Vaughn Hapke

It has been described as the Mecca for Geeks. Thousands of press, industry analysts, buyers and enthusiasts attend the International Consumer Electronics Show each year in Las Vegas

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

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.

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 ...

Crackdown On Cell Phone Cabbies | 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....

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...

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 | 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...

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.