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Mashable profiles Motionbox video sharing site

Link: Mashable*. I added Mashable to my list of blogs after reading Justin’s favourites earlier today. They’ve just posted a note about Motionbox… Motionbox is a nicely-designed, barebones YouTube rival – you can upload your videos using the web-based uploader, tag them and make them public or private. You can also email video clips from […]

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43% of Japanese use mobile payments regularly

Link: Mobile Phone Payments Replacing Cash in Japan @ SYS-CON Media. Japanese households, with the highest mobile phone penetration in the world, are also among the most prolific users of their cell phones to make purchases. Over 43% of Japanese Internet users employ (mobile-and card-based) e-money several times a month.

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Alfie on Juvino

Link: Alfies’ Blog » Blog Archive » Juvino – actually? Really really good…. I wrote about mobilg call saving service Juvino a little while ago — check out what Alfie recently posted (in the form of an IM chat) on his blog: alfie says: im just about to blog about this btw alfie says: http://www.juvino.com/home […]

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Mumbai food delivering dabbawalas now text enabled

Link: dabbawalas get tech-savvy – NDTV.com – News on Mumbai dabbawalas get tech-savvy” href=”http://www.ndtv.com/morenews/showmorestory.asp?category=National&slug=Mumbai %3Ci%3Edabbawalas%3C%2Fi%3E get tech-savvy&id=89545″>Mumbai dabbawalas get tech-savvy – NDTV.com – News on Mumbai dabbawalas get tech-savvy. Keeping in tune with the fast-paced life of Mumbai, the dabbawalas are now just a click away as they can be reached through their website and […]

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Gomobo.com and pizza

Just a thought on my 10 questions with Noah from Gomobo.com post. I almost ordered a pizza yesterday afternoon.  It’s a total arse having to phone someone at my local Pizza Hut. Their information management system is appalling.  Every Pizza Hut is the same. EVERY time I call, I have to go through the 3 […]

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iTAGG.com launches unified UK SMS/MMS shortcode

iTAGG have got their UK shortcode, 60300, enabled to accept both text messages and picture messages.  This is excellent news.  Right now, they are allowing existing clients the opportunity to register their keywords — the registration opens to the public from 2nd July 2006. iTAGG is a brilliant solution for anyone wanting to launch a […]

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bCode launches movie ticketing in Australia – no barcodes!

Link: Technology: Mobile Film Ticketing Launched Down Under – The Post Chronicle. Mobile ticketing solutions provider bCODE announced Monday the launch of its service for Manly Cinemas in Sydney, Australia. Right, sit down, take a deep breath before continuing. They’re not doing mobile ticketing with barcodes or RFID. Instead the ticket is sent by a […]

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2 billion Crickees born this morning

Got some news from Crickee.com to let me know that their service is now live.  Head over and adopt one by pointing your mobile browser to http://adopt.crickee.com!

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US politics and the cell phone strategy

Link: Commonwealth Commonsense: What’s Your Cell Phone Strategy?. As per my recent postings on politics and texting, I came across Bob’s post this evening. I started out paying for 250 text messages a month for each of my three kids, but soon had to migrate to a plan that offers somewhere around 3 million messages […]

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Frucall.com – Comparison shopping for mobile shoppers

Michael of Frucall.com dropped me a note to let me know about their service.  I love getting emails like this and learning about new mobile related services! Frucall is a shopping comparison service for mobile users.  Interestingly, you query the service by phone call.  Here’s how it works:   You’re out and about and thinking about […]