• Nokia Acquires Navteq: Cell Phone Wars are Go

    Nokia Acquires Navteq: Cell Phone Wars are Go

    The talk of all things cell phone has without a doubt been dominated by the iPhone for the best part of 2007. Apple have blown customers away with their latest device. I have yet to find a negative piece of press about an experience that someone has had with this phone. So where does this
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  • Adobe Launches New Media Player at Adobe Max Conference

    Adobe Launches New Media Player at Adobe Max Conference

    Adobe has announced the launch of its new media player – an application enabling viewers to enjoy their favorite content from various television and internet video providers with a customised viewing experience. The Adobe Media Player is built on its AIR software which is a runtime application that extends rich internet applications to desktop users.
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  • Adobe to Acquire Virtual Ubiquity, Enters Webtop

    Adobe to Acquire Virtual Ubiquity, Enters Webtop

    Adobe announced today that it has acquired Boston, Mass.-based Virtual Ubiquity, the parent startup behind BuzzWord, a web-based Word processor. Terms were not disclosed, though the startup did raise a venture round so it’s most likely in the double-digit millions. The acquisition brings Adobe into the Web office game (Google Apps, Microsoft Live, Zoho). BuzzWord
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  • eBay Auction for Facebook App Yields Good Results

    eBay Auction for Facebook App Yields Good Results

    Update (Ed Note): After taking a quick look at the bidding history of the auction, I’ve come to highly question its validity. It looks like an attention-gaining scam by the creators of the app, and there are too many fake bids to ignore. Mark Mayhew, who caught this in the comments, has more here. An
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  • New Firmware Update Bricks Unlocked iPhones

    New Firmware Update Bricks Unlocked iPhones

    There was always a possibility that this is going to happen. Apple had already sent the warning signals. According to latest news reports the iPhone 1.1.1 firmware update has disabled iPhones that have been unlocked or are running third-party applications. Although, the update process runs smoothly when the phone is restarted an activation message saying,
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  • Google Acquires Zingku Mobile Social Network

    Google Acquires Zingku Mobile Social Network

    The rumors that Google have a mobile phone handset on the way have evolved into an inevitability as far as industry experts are concerned. However, in the meantime Google have decided to strengthen there mobile social networking presence by acquiring Zingku. Zingku is best described as a service designed ‘from the mobile phone outward’ which
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