Tag: nokia

  • Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare Face Off in Location-based Services

    If you’ve ever used one of the Location-based apps like Foursquare, Gowalla or Brightkite, you’ve gone through the steps of checking in to a location to earn some sort of reward for being there. Now that these early-stage start-ups have proven the interest in Location-based Services, Twitter and Facebook want in (joining Google, Apple and […]

  • IDC: Global Mobile Phone Sales Up 11.3% in Q4

    After five consecutive quarters of slow mobile sales, the global mobile phone market grew 11.3% in the fourth quarter of 2009, according to a new report from market intelligence firm IDC. IDC estimates that the worldwide mobile phone market will rebound in 2010. Vendors shipped 325.3 million units in the fourth quarter of 2009, compared […]

  • Nokia (Officially) Dials in Dopplr

    Nokia just announced that it has acquired UK-based social travel network Dopplr in efforts to grow its online offerings. It looks like the deal, among Nokia’s other social networking startup shopping spree snap ups lately, is more to do with putting together a top-notch social networking team than acquiring software. Last week, reports came out […]