AP – Will people remember three-second video ads on their mobile phones? Do high-definition commercials on big screens get people’s hearts racing more than other pitches? Is the sports ticker crawl distracting or does it add value to the 30-second TV spot?
Archive for May 12th, 2008
Investor’s Business Daily – Shares of Research In Motion hit an all-time high on Monday as the company unveiled a new cell phone it hopes will dissuade business customers from buying Apple’s upgraded iPhone.
NewsFactor – BlackBerry has gone bold and high-speed. On Monday, Research In Motion (RIM) announced the BlackBerry Bold, a new mobile device that it said will give business users “unprecedented functionality and performance” as the first BlackBerry to support tri-band HSDPA.
PC World – An earthquake registering 7.8 on the Richter Scale knocked out mobile phone service in the western Chinese city of Chengdu…
PC World – Research in Motion’s sleek new BlackBerry Bold 9000 will support 3G networks worldwide, as well as Wi-Fi and GPS. Will it be able to withstand a 3G iPhone challenge?
Reuters – Young, tech-savvy South Koreans are making coupon clipping a thing of the past and turning to their mobile phones instead.
PC World – They say everything comes to those that wait. A year after it went on sale in the rest of the world customers in Japan will…
NewsFactor – T-Mobile USA is now joining the 3G club. Earlier this week, the telecommunications company announced that it has begun the commercial rollout of its third-generation wireless network, starting with New York City.
TechWeb – InformationWeek – Earlier this week, T-Mobile said it plans to deploy the new high speed network across 20 to 25 of the major U.S. cities it currently serves.
PC World – Microsoft will increase its focus on making mobile phones part of its strategy to spread IT to people in developing nations…