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Distributing Content Via A Handset Camera

When 2-D barcodes/QR Codes first came out they were sometimes touted as providing content through the camera — of course this wasn’t the ca…

Iran To Filter “Immoral” Mobile Messages

Iran’s Supreme Council of the Cultural Revolution has instructed the countries Telecommunications Ministry to buy the necessary equipment to…

African Station Uses SMS To Bypass Censors

The African nation of Zimbabwe has a new take on mobile radio — via SMS, reports Al Jazeera. SW Radio Africa was closed down by Mugabe’s go…

National Geographic Offers Super-Roaming Phone

National Geographic will start selling a the travelphone and plan next month…there’s no content involved, just the ability to use the phon…

The Mobile Effect On The Web

The first Internet Governance Forum is on at the moment, prompting a lot of talk about the dominance of English — and particularly US — co…