Mobile search usage sur...

Local searches are up 14 percent from 2009, but there is still a lot of room for growth as consumers become savvy searchers and as they get more comfortable with social-local and mobile search, said Gregg Stewart, president, 15miles. With local, mobile and social search converging,...

27% of US mobile web us...

A consumer survey conducted by ABI Research in February, 2010 has found that 27% of mobile phone users accessing the mobile Internet have clicked on a mobile banner ad or text link. That compares to 21% in a previous survey conducted by the analyst firm in December, 2008. Neil Strother,...

Opera brings full web b...

Owners of Ford F-150, Super Duty, E-Series and Transit Connect trucks and vans will now be able to access the full Web from the convenience of their vehicles, thanks to Opera and Ford Work Solutions. Opera will be the featured browser on Ford’s industry-first, broadband-capable,...

Virgin Mobile USA gets ...

Opera Software announced an agreement with Virgin Mobile USA to distribute Opera Mini on several Virgin Mobile USA cell phone handsets. Virgin Mobile USA subsidiary Helio LLC was the first U.S. carrier to sign a deal with Opera Mini in the United States. Partnering with a major carrier...

MMA’s 1st cross-c...

The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) (www.mmaglobal.com) announced that the four largest U.S. wireless service providers – Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile USA – have agreed to incorporate their mobile marketing guidelines within the MMA’s best practices. This...

Mozilla takes Fennec mo...

Mozilla’s dev team announced Fennec 1.0 beta mobile browser. Fennec has been in alpha for sometime now and the team at Mozilla are comfortable with it’s feature set and performance to move the highly anticipated mobile browser to beta. Main areas of improvement from what...

Mobile Streams launches...

Mobile Streams announced that it will launch HBO Mobile, a mobile internet retail portal for the premium television network Home Box Office (HBO). As HBO Mobile’s retail partner, Mobile Streams will make the portal available to customers throughout the UK, Europe and South Africa. The...