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MySpace and Vodafone in Global Partnership

MySpaceID, formerly called — rather unimaginatively — Data Availability, is announced today. It enables MySpace users to be in control of their personal and portable social identity whenever they travel online. MySpaceID allows users to: · Connect MySpace profile data to partner sites (Now available) · Find MySpace friends on a partner site (Now available) […]

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Jonathan Jensen on Thursday – iNum, the first global phone number

I’ve been looking at iNum, a new service from Voxbone. iNum has launched as a global phone number that isn’t tied to a specific geographical location. It uses the new global ‘country code’ 883 to give users a number that will reach them wherever they are, with no geographical implications. Voxbone’s vision is that phone […]

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iPhone stuffing Blackberry with larger global smartphone share

The London Telegraph has another mobile related story this morning: Over 39.9 million smartphones were shipped around the world in the July – September period, representing a 28 per cent increase, according to Canalys, the market data company. Apple sold 6.9 million of the smartphones, giving it a 17 per cent share of the global […]

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Nokia: The dominant global computing monopoly by 2011. Discuss.

Alfie Dennen poked me on instant messenger this morning, firing this statement at me: All things being equal, Nokia’s set to become the dominant global computing giant — within 3 years or so. Hmm. That got the mind whirring. ‘Right,’ I said, as he pointed to Nokia’s 10m/units a day figure along with the increasing […]