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Chinwag’s Search and LBS event – tonight

If you’re into search and location based services and you’re based in or near London, get thee to this event. Chinwag are putting on an excellent evening. Here are the details: – – – – – Is an alliance of mobile search and location-based services (LBS) poised to take the consumer experience and wireless marketing […]

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Yahoo to power AT&T search, while Google picks Verizon

AT&T, the largest wireless service provider in the US, has today announced that it will start offering search services powered by Yahoo!. AT&T will offer access to Yahoo’s Onesearch web-based services to approximately 70 million of its total userbase through the provider’s mobile internet portal. The services will include website keyword search along with links […]

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Google Olympics overload straight to your mobile

Are you heartily sick of the Olympics yet? If you can’t wait to see more of men and women in Lycra trying to beat their personal bests and the random drug testing, the Google is ready to help you do it from your mobile phone. The search giant has come up with a load of […]

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Google gets 61 percent of mobile search

It looks like Google is having no hard time of transferring its out and out lead in internet search across to the world of mobile: according to the latest figures from industry watchers Nielsen Mobile, Google has 61 percent of mobile search sewn up, with Yahoo trailing at just 18 percent of the market. Google […]

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Microsoft’s TellMe comes to BlackBerry first

More doom and gloom from the handset people. After Nokia said it though the worldwide mobile phone market might shrink next year, Sony Ericsson has reported its profits have nosedived over the last quarter, its market share has dropped (enough to see it slip behind LG to number five in the biggest device makers) and […]

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Vlingo lands $20m and a spot on Yahoo

Bored with text input for mobile search? Yahoo has taken the wraps off voice enabled search for its oneSearch product for the BlackBerry users in the US, with more devices and countries coming soon. The base of the service is Vlingo’s speech recognition, which grabs the spoken search terms and enters them into oneSearch. Yahoo […]