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2009-03-19 13:40:00

Nokia put its customers in charge when it launched its Mosh networking Web site in 2007, allowing users to post any content they wish as part of the company's push into the delivery of new Internet services. Now, just two years later, the company is abandoning the site, which had attracted a wide global audience in contrast to some of its other fledgling services. Mosh is a basic website customized for use from any smartphone or feature phone, and can also be used from a PC. Users have...

2009-03-11 08:00:00

Relationship with world's largest handset manufacturer allows easier sharing of mobile videos and wider distribution of Qik REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Qik, the leading live mobile video streaming platform, today announced two key advancements for Nokia, the world's largest mobile device manufacturer. As one of the first developers to upload their application to www.publish.ovi.com, Qik will be featured on Nokia's recently publicized Ovi Store. In addition, Qik has...

2008-07-14 06:00:18

Tokyo and Mountain View, CA. , July 14, 2008 - (JCN Newswire) - Mobile Content Networks (MCN), the leading provider of real-time Federated mobile search solutions, today announced that Nokia's WidSets service has selected its white label platform, MobileSearch.net, to power WidSets Search for its millions of mobile users. WidSets Search will allow users to effectively find new widgets, providing a short description and view of the widget for immediate download. In addition, WidSets Search...

2008-07-03 09:00:24

ESPOO, Finland, July 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WidSets, a mobile content consumption, creation and sharing service is getting a boost from Forum Nokia, Nokia's global developer program. Developers can easily develop widgets for WidSets and instantly make them available for download to a rapidly growing user base. WidSets work on more than 300 mobile device models currently supporting MIDP 2.0, including some 500 million Series 40 and S60 devices worldwide. Developers can visit...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.