I got this news in from The Guardian newspaper team — since January they’ve recorded a massive 400,000 downloads of their all new, highly funky iPhone application. My favourite feature of the app, by the way, is the ability to use offline mode, so I can sync everything I want on WiFi then get on […]
Noel Penzer, Vice President of Media and Business Development at AOL Europe talks about creating premium content and distributing it across the web. “Content is a key part to every consumer’s journey on the internet.” Here is the video:
Is just the question I’m asking! You see, the other day I was sitting in the School Library working hard on a piece of History work, when a class came in and began working on the available computers. The class was a mixture of boys and girls who were thirteen/fourteen years young. A group of […]
Back in 2006, a MIR reader’s daughter got a text message. And another. And another. And woosh. Across what appeared to be a few minutes, she was text-bombed. Whether by mistake or by design, she ended up with a heck of a lot of premium rate texts being delivered to her handset. The reader describes […]
I was just talking to question answering service, AQA and apparently — I haven’t managed to confirm this — one of the betting tips that they suggested has yielded one lucky punter a Â£33,000 win. Nice. Not a bad return for a premium rate text message eh? I will hopefully get some more details soon.
Apparently, the UK’s premium downloads market is in need of a clean-up. The regulator formerly known as ICSTIS – PhonepayPlus – is launching a probe of mobile premium services including ringtones and games, saying there’s “evidence of significant consumer harm”. Such evidence includes 4,500 complaints made in the first three months of this year, up […]