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Opera Buys Mobile Ad Firm AdMarvel

Oslo, Norway - Opera Software, the Norway-based developer of Web and mobile browser technology, announced on Wednesday that it has acquired AdMarvel, the provider of a...

Amid Controversy, Google Delays Cell Phone Debuts in China

Beijing - Google (NASD:  GOOG) has postponed the planned launch of several new Android-based mobile phones in China, the latest move in the aftermath of a...

Text Messaging Provides Boon to Red Cross Haiti Relief

Washington - Text-message donations are playing a larger-than-expected role in the push for earthquake relief in Haiti, The New York Times Reported. As of late Sunday, the...

Mobile Payments Firm Boku Lands $25 Million

San Francisco - Boku, a provider of mobile payments technology, announced on Tuesday that it has raised $25 million in its third round of funding, led...

Transpera Lands $2 Million for Mobile Video Delivery

San Francisco - Transpera, a provider of mobile video delivery and a mobile ad network, has raised $2 million of an expected $5 million, third round...

Slacker Web Radio Service Launches in Canada

San Diego - Slacker, the personalized streaming radio service, announced on Thursday that it is now available in Canada, although under somewhat different terms than it is...

Report: Google Nexus One Phone Sales Sluggish in First Week

San Francisco - Google (NASD:  GOOG) sold about 20,000 of its Nexus One smartphone during its first week on sale from the company's website --...

Kodak Sues Apple, RIM Over Camera Phone Patents

Rochester, N.Y. - Eastman Kodak (NYSE:  EK) has filed patent infringement claims with the U.S. International Trade Commission against Apple (NASD:  AAPL) and Research in Motion (NASD:...

Mobile Ad Firm Amobee to Acquire RingRing Media

Redwood City, Calif. - Amobee Media Systems, a developer of advertising technology for mobile operators, said on Wednesday that it will acquire U.K.-based mobile ad agency RingRing...

China's Linktone Buys Control of Mobile Games Firm Letang

Beijing - Linktone (NASD: LTON), a provider of mobile entertainment services in China, announced on Wednesday that it will acquire controlling interest in mobile and online game...