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On April 8 Nokia will bring its Windows Phone Lumia 900 to AT&T for only $99.99. It integrates seamlessly with Microsoft Exchange, and the Windows Phone 7 interface is an effortless one. The user experience of this Windows phone is decidedly different from Android and iOS, and if you’re all-Microsoft the way many iPhone users are all-Apple, and many Android users are all-Google, this phone will work for you. With Xbox Live and Microsoft Exchange integration, this phone takes advantage of what Microsoft does best. While the platform isn’t yet a hotbed for mobile gaming, the Xbox Live component gives it the potential to be. The Windows Phone Marketplace does not have the wealth of apps you would find on a iOS or Android device, but all the classics are there, with more to come as more users adopt the Windows Phone 7 operating system. The polycarbonate body makes the p... (more)

Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly – Week of June 30, 2013

Welcome to Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility in Asia.  Asia is predicted to be the fastest area of growth for enterprise mobility between now and 2016. Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read Kevin Benedict’s What’s New in HTML5 Also read M2M News Weekly Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobile Health News Weekly Also read Mobility News Weekly Also read SMAC News Weekly Malaysia-based social network Friendster and South Korea’s Kakao have formed an agreement to promote the Kakao mobile platform in Malaysia.  The partnership will support content developers and intellectual property owners in the mobile content industry.  Read Original Content AVG Technologies launched a free, cloud-based security and IT management platform in Australia.  AVG Cl... (more)

Alternet Systems, Inc. Mobile Payment and M-Commerce Systems to Be Featured on Kenya Trade Mission

MIAMI, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 10/26/09 -- Alternet Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: ALYI) representatives are joining a previously announced Trade Mission to Kenya commencing today that is scheduled to feature the Company's mobile payment and m-commerce technology solutions for the East African market. Alternet has announced partnerships to penetrate markets Africa, as well as Asia, through the Greenfield program, in addition to its current base of sales in Central and South America. Alternet's solutions focus on mobile payment and m-commerce systems and solutions that tie together telecom operators, financial institutions, and payees such as mass public transportation and utility providers. With the majority of the population in emerging markets belonging to the "unbanked" sector, mobile banking opens up a major opportunity to deliver financial services to a rapidly growing s... (more)

Amcom Software Helps Adams County, Indiana Aid Emergency Callers With Next-Generation 911 IP Technology

Amcom Software, Inc., today announced that Adams County, Indiana is successfully fielding 3,500 monthly calls with the Amcom 911 call center solution. Running the Amcom system on an underlying next-generation 911 (NG911) IP network now enables Adams County to shave precious seconds off the connection time for each call, speeding response times. The team at Adams County incorporated an internet protocol (IP)-based network not only to handle 911 calls from wireless and IP phones, but also to accept calls from landlines. This forward-looking infrastructure effectively prepares them to handle anticipated changes in the way people contact 911, including the use of 911 text messages and videos. “The combined Amcom 911 call center system and underlying IP network has taken the inefficiency out of the process for managing and responding to 911 calls,” said Patrick Norton, I... (more)

Microsoft Announces Upcoming Events for the Financial Community

REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced participation in the following upcoming events with the financial community. Interested parties can view a webcast of these events on Microsoft's Investor Relations Web site at http://www.microsoft.com/msft. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) Thomas Weisel Partners 2010 Technology & Telecom Conference Monday, Feb. 8, 2010 8:35 a.m. PST Bill Koefoed, general manager, Investor Relations Microsoft financial analyst briefing at the 2010 Mobile World Congress Monday, Feb. 15, 2010 7 p.m. CET/10 a.m. PST Andy Lees, senior vice president, Mobile Communication Business Windows Mobile financial analyst conference call Monday, Feb. 22, 2010 8 a.m. PST Andy Lees, senior vice president, Mobile Communication Business Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference T... (more)

Research and Markets: The Total Number of Mobile Social Networking Users in Europe Reached 52m in 2009 and Is Likely To Grow To 112m In 2010

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/26c738/europe_telecom_ins) has announced the addition of the "Europe Telecom Insider / Vol. 2, No 1, Edition 1 - Mobile Operators See Strong Revenue Potential from Social Networking" report to their offering. European mobile operators are called upon to take full advantage of mobile social networking's potential as the number of users in the region is expected to increase from 52 million in 2009 to 112 million at the end of this year and could reach 450 million users by 2014, according to this new report. Mobile Operators See Strong Revenue Potential from Social Networking looks at the social networking business model in Europe and analyzes its future, including forecasting the number of social networking members expected by 2014. The 18-page report addresses three possible drivers of uptake: a qua... (more)

Research and Markets: Digital Communications Market Report 2012

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d41d6b/digital_communicat) has announced the addition of the "Digital Communications Market Report 2012" report to their offering. The digital communications market is becoming increasingly vital to more and more people in the UK. The focus of the market is now predominantly portability and accessibility, and this is where any future growth in the industry will be attained. Traditional means such as landline phones are showing considerable long-term decline, while mobile Internet used on portable devices is becoming very popular in its infancy. The market has quickly become a battle field between a handful of companies. Apple's iPhone and iPad have become the market leaders in the premium category, while mobile phones and tablet computers running on the Google Android system have done very well in th... (more)

Gemalto and Sony Establish Global Agreement for FeliCa / Near Field Communication Technology

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in Digital Security, and Sony Corporation have established an agreement to provide FeliCa / Near Field Communication (NFC) solutions globally. Under the agreement, Gemalto will incorporate FeliCa software technology into its UpTeq NFC SIM product lineup starting in 2012, offering mobile operators and service providers a more comprehensive range of mobile NFC services globally. The addition of FeliCa makes Gemalto’s UpTeq NFC SIM the secure element that can embed the world’s broadest set of applications, and with the highest level of privacy. Gemalto will expand its UICC solutions with FeliCa technology to complement its existing NFC applications portfolio. UpTeq NFC SIM enables mobile operators to securely install additional applications from new service providers over time, even after issuance to end users. Equ... (more)

Wynn Las Vegas Introduces Digital Taxi Cab Marketing Program

LAS VEGAS, March 19, 2012  /PRNewswire/ -- Wynn Las Vegas introduces a new interactive advertising campaign featuring 1000 taxi cabs, offering visitors comprehensive GPS-based audio and video tours of Wynn Las Vegas and Encore dining, entertainment, attractions, shopping and nightlife. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111115/LA07369) "Our new mobile interactive campaign is an opportunity for Wynn to directly communicate with visitors based upon their location in Las Vegas," said Marilyn Spiegel, president of Wynn Las Vegas and Encore. "This technology offers a fun, interactive way to help travelers make an informed decision about their plans." Through the partnership with Show Media, Wynn Las Vegas has the exclusive rights to programming featured within the taxis and created custom content specific to the Las Vegas Strip and Downtown, offering real-time rel... (more)

Orange Business Services Targets Middle East Growth with New Office in Saudi Arabia

Orange Business Services, the business services arm of France Telecom-Orange and one of the Middle East’s major ICT employers, has opened an office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia through the establishment of Orange Business Arabia, a new local company. Vivek Badrinath, CEO, Orange Business Services, said: “The opening of our new office in Saudi Arabia comes as Orange is accelerating its growth strategy in the Middle East, following a strong performance in 2011 in which the regional business achieved high double-digit revenue growth. This office opening is a clear sign of our commitment to the Saudi market and to working more closely with our customers there.” Philippe Koebel, Senior VP Sales Marketing, Emerging Markets and Indirect said, “personnel based at the new office will address the specific and significant ICT market opportunity in Saudi Arabia and strengthen its ... (more)

Leap Forward Gaming Announces Groundbreaking Picture-in-Picture Interface Solution

RENO, NV -- (Marketwire) -- 04/23/12 -- Leap Forward Gaming (LFG) and its principal, Ali Saffari, have a history of creating groundbreaking products that forever change the way the gaming industry does business. Now the company has done it again, this time with its revolutionary new Patron Display Interface (PDI) technology. LFG's landmark Patron Display Interface (PDI) technology is a giant leap forward in gaming technology, providing unparalleled Picture-in-Picture capabilities designed to engage players, increase loyalty, enhance the gaming experience and bolster operators' market position. Leap Forward Gaming CEO Ali Saffari said, "Casino operators asked us to develop a low-cost, flexible and easily retrofittable Picture-in-Picture solution that works on all gaming machines and player tracking systems. We listened, and the Patron Display Interface (PDI) technolo... (more)

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