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3 inches of snow brings UK to halt thanks to mobile networks

That headline above is not a quote from The Onion. I know most of the Americans and Canadians reading — and we do have a lot reading — simply don’t believe this happens. Here’s today’s headline from The London Telegraph Well it does. Do you remember the video I showed you recently? (“How bad are […]

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Services

TweetMinster brings your Twittering MPs on to one screen

Have you checked out TweetMinster.co.uk? The service wants constituents to find their MPs (or invite them to use Twitter if they’re not already doing so) and encourage direct conversations. TweetMinster is dedicated to promoting better communication between voters and elected representatives. Fantastic. I’d actually like the ability to be able to text my MP directly. […]

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News

Nokia brings out affordable mobiles for emerging markets

Respecting developing countries and helping them getting their first footing on the mobile ladder, Nokia has come up with 7 handsets aimed at such markets. They’re focussing this spate of devices on providing internet access, email, agriculture and education to those places in an effort “to bridge the digital divide”. Besides offering their lowest cost […]

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Sharpcards brings integrated greetings to T-Mobile handsets

A brilliant piece of news from Will at Sharpcards. I’ve been trying to get him on the podcast (or the MIR Show itself) for a while but he’s been rather busy. No wonder. Sharpcards have a wicked model. They actually embed the functionality to send happy birthday greetings (for example) directly into operator-branded devices. In […]