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Hello to all the o2 employees working from home in today’s flexible working pilot

A quarter of o2’s 12,000 employees are working from home today. The company has shut the doors at their Slough HQ for this day only, in support of what they’re terming as the country’s biggest ever flexible working pilot. It certainly sounds like it to me. The point of the exercise is to test the […]

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NTT tests out smelly mobiles

NTT Com’s engineers look like they might have a bit too much time on their hands: the company has revealed its planned to test its ‘Mobile Fragrance Communication (Kaori Tsushin Mobile)’ service for 10 days this month. Users taking part in the trial will be treated to smell emanating from their mobiles to accompany the […]

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Mobile tickets set to be worth $87 billon

After years of nearly hitting the big time but not quite making it, it looks like mobile ticketing will finally be going mainstream from this year, according to analysts Juniper Research. The company reckons that by 2011, over 2.6 billion mobile tickets will be delivered to just over 208 million mobile phone users, thanks to […]