26 February

10 Million Use Mobile Banking In Korea

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There are now more than 10 million Koreans using mobile-banking enabled handsets, up from 1.1 million in 2002, reports Moco News, via Mobile Monday. “Currently, one chip can accommodate mobile banking service for just one bank, which means customers are required to exchange chips specific to a certain bank every time they make a transaction.

18 February

MySpace users to get their own cell phones

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The social networking site MySpace, hugely successful among teenagers and twenty-somethings, is about to become more ubiquitous with the launch of a cellular service that will let users read and post to the site for free. The service and two accompanying phones will be launched in a few months by Helio LLC, a joint venture

17 February

MySpace goes Mobile

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MySpace, the largest and most successful social network on the planet, just announced the exclusive way it will enter the mobile arena. It’s worth noting that existing MySpace users effectively include every single mobile-savvy young adult in the US. And, Enpocket’s research finds that 30% of respondents age 18-24 prefer to access information from mobile

29 January

Brazil Mobile Phone Ownership Reaches 87.5 Million

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Brazilian mobile-phone ownership reached 87.5 million at the end of January, up 31% on the year and 1.3 million from the end of December, according to preliminary figures released by telecommunications regulator Anatel on Tuesday. Mobile-phone adds inevitably slumped from the 3.96 million registered in December, traditionally the busiest month of the year because of

12 December

What Is Web 2.0 ?

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Web 2.0, a phrase coined by O’Reilly Media in 2004, refers to a supposed second generation of Internet-based services—such as social networking sites, wikis, communication tools, and folksonomies—that emphasize online collaboration and sharing among users. O’Reilly Media, in collaboration with MediaLive International, used the phrase as a title for a series of conferences and since