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Nokia’s 41MP Camera Phone, Samsung’s Projector Phone & More From MWC 2012

The ongoing Mobile World Congress, 2012 in Barcelona is a hot-bed for companies looking at launching, announcing or unveiling new products. In this article Techcircle.in brings to you a round-up on the latest mobile phones announced by handset giants Nokia, Sony and Samsung. The Indian pricing and t...

28 February, 2012 |More »

Tata Docomo Launches Mobile-based Game Subscription Service ‘Let’s Play’

Tata Docomo, the unified telecom services brand of Tata Teleservices Ltd has partnered with Exent, a US-based  provider of games-on-demand, to launch an all-you-can-eat mobile game subscription service in India called ‘Let’s Play’. Powered by Exent’s Game Tanium mobile service which offers ...

28 February, 2012 |More »

Twitter Expands Mobile Advertising

Twitter will expand its advertising program for the Apple Inc iPhone and Google Inc Android devices, hoping to better tap into its growing mobile user base and ramp up revenue. The company, which sells “promoted tweets” and advertises “promoted accounts” for customers, will n...

28 February, 2012 |More »

eBay Sees Strong Mobile Commerce Volume Growth In 2012

EBay Inc forecast robust growth in its mobile commerce segment as the online commerce and auction site expects more people to shop and pay via smartphones. The company has been making a particularly strong push in mobile commerce and developing new applications for its e-commerce platforms. In 2012,...

28 February, 2012 |More »

Comviva Unveils New Social Networking App

Mobile app and value added services company Comviva has announced the launch of Hola!, an application to access social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter, email as well as popular web feeds via the mobile phone. The app was launched at the Mobile World Congress 2012 at Barcelona, Spain. ...

27 February, 2012 |More »

Sony Returns To Smartphones With New Models

Sony Corp. declared a return to the smartphone business on Sunday, unveiling its first smartphones under the Sony brand, but warned the group’s painful transition would not be as fast as rebranding. Kazuo Hirai is due to formally take over as Sony CEO on April 1, replacing Howard Stringer. Hir...

27 February, 2012 |More »

HTC Bets On Cameras, Music To Recover Smartphone Mojo

Taiwan’s HTC Corp, the world’s No. 5 smartphone maker, launched a range of models on Sunday, packing advanced cameras and music functions into new designs in a push to recover from a rapid fall from grace in a challenging and fickle market. The new phones, unveiled at the Barcelona Mobil...

27 February, 2012 |More »

GSM Subscriber Additions Hit Seven-month High In January, One In Three New Users Opts For Uninor

Growth picked up again in the telecom business, with net additions to total GSM subscriber base recording a seventh month high at 8.4 million in January compared to an average of around 6.5-7 million new users in the previous six months, according to data released by industry body COAI. However, the...

24 February, 2012 |More »

Mobile VAS Company Launching M-commerce Site RockASAP

Delhi-based Handygo Technologies, a wireless solution provider of mobile entertainment and value added services, is launching what is one of the first m-commerce site, RockASAP. RockASAP, launched in beta mode four months ago, allows mobile users to ‘shop on the move’. The users can browse from ...

24 February, 2012 |More »

Smartphone Growth Sparks Investment Call

There will be more mobile connections than people in the world for the first time this year but the rapid proliferation of smartphones and tablets is causing unprecedented strain on global telecoms networks, according to one of the industry’s most senior figures. Franco Bernabè, chief executive o...

24 February, 2012 |More »