All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Telefonica’

Pinterest Partners With Telefónica On Android Widget

Pinterest announced on Thursday that it has a new partnership with Telefónica, which will see a Pinterest Android widget made available to subscribers in the UK. The widget is available now, but Pinterest says it will become available in more countries in the coming weeks. “This updated Android experience makes it easy to see fresh pins and notifications without opening …

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Firefox OS Is Now Available In South America

Last month, Europeans were the first to get a taste of Firefox OS. Now two South American countries will get to see for themselves if Mozilla has something that can finally take on iOS and Android. Mozilla and Telefonica announced that they will be launching two Firefox OS devices today in Colombia and Venezuela. The devices in question – the …

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Here’s Your First Look At The Firefox OS Developer Preview Phones

Developers have been able to build apps for Firefox OS for a while now. The only caveat was that they had to build apps within a simulator as the hardware wasn’t available yet. That all changes soon as Mozilla has announced the first hardware being built with Firefox OS in mind. Mozilla announced this morning that it’s building two Firefox …

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Telefonica Joins Forces with Facebook, Google, Microsoft and RIM

Today, Telefonica Digital announced a new deal with Facebook, Google, Microsoft and RIM. The deal is a great opportunity for the companies involved to better monetize mobile content by incorporating payments into a user’s mobile phone bills. Telefonica, which is based in Europe, already has the framework in place to offer the service, and plans to have it up and …

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Mozilla Pioneers Open Web Devices Platform

At today’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Mozilla and Telefónica Digital announced in a press release that they have teamed up to create a new mobile platform that will facilitate the first HTML5-based devices running on the open Web. The new Open Web Devices platform (OWD), will help to establish HTML5 as the next major environment for smartphones, at low …

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iPhone 5 Rumor: Telefónica Scaling Back Stock To Make Room For iPhone 5

We may finally have some truth to some of the rumors that have been spread around for months now. Engadget reports that a tipster has alerted them that starting on August 22nd Telefónica, a Spanish broadband and telecommunications provider in Europe and Latin America, will begin scaling back there iPhone stock. The reduction will take place through September 12th and …

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eBay, Telefonica Agree To Major App Deal

Mobile purchases – which were already becoming much more common – may soon really increase in frequency in the UK.  eBay and Telefonica have struck a two-year deal that will see eBay apps and/or links preloaded on most of the phones O2 sells in the region.

This move’s rather significant.  For starters, eBay’s already one of the first sites many people visit when shopping for something online, and with 22 million customers, O2 is the second-largest mobile telecommunications provider in the UK.

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Yahoo Lands Exclusive Mobile Deal With Telefonica

Here are a few facts about Telefonica: it’s a huge telecommunications company.  It’s based in Spain.  And it’s a good friend of Yahoo’s, considering that Telefonica has named Yahoo the exclusive search and search advertising provider on its mobile portal in Spain.

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Spanish Telecom May Seek To Charge Search Engines

The CEO of Spanish telecom company Telefonica might soon try to obtain some money from Google and its rivals.  Cesar Alierta said today that search engines’ popularity creates something of a burden for his organization, and that he’d like Telefonica to share in their profits.

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EU Says File Sharers Can Remain Private

Internet service providers do not have to release the names of users believed to be illegally sharing music files the European Union’s top court has ruled.

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