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Jack Kent, Eleni Marouli | March 26, 2015
Facebook launched a new platform for developers to create apps that integrate with the Messenger app at its annual F8 conference. 40 apps are available at launch enabling users to share GIFS, photo, video and audio clips. The new platform also provides an in-app discovery tool that enables app users to find compatible apps within Messenger and allows users to share app install links without leaving their conversations.
Vivek Beriwal, Gerrit Schneemann | March 26, 2015
TomTom launches a new free-to-download navigation app for Android devices called TomTom GO Mobile.

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  • Pablo Tomasi | March 27, 2015
    Oi’s 2014 revenues fell 2.7% year-on-year (y/y) down to BRL28.5 billion ($8.9 billion) dragged down by personal mobile revenues which fell 3.0% y/y landing at BRL 9 billion.
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  • Pablo Tomasi | March 26, 2015
    The Brazilian antitrust regulator Conselho Administrativo de Defesa Econômica (CADE) has approved Telefónica’s acquisition of Vivendi’s unit Global Village Telecom (GVT), with some conditions.
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  • Gerrit Schneemann | March 26, 2015
    Mobile World Congress 2015 brought with it the usual announcements of flagship devices from companies like HTC and Samsung. Other companies, like Huawei, focused their attention on the growing wearables segment and introduced smartwatches and fitness trackers in a variety of form factors. In addition to new product announcements, the event was also a showcase of how these new devices interact with other connected devices and services to create a multi-device user experience.
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  • Siyun Zeng, Ian Fogg, Gerrit Schneemann | March 26, 2015
    Mobile World Congress 2015 featured a range of announcements from companies looking to expand or evolve their role in the mobile ecosystem. These included: new mobile payment plans from Samsung, PayPal, and Google; roaming innovations from Know Roaming and Taisys; the latest evolutions in Jolla’s alternative SailFish ecosystem; location innovation from HTC Sense; and Google’s attempts to push its Waze location service.
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  • Sam Lucero, Josh Builta | March 13, 2015
    This presentation highlights the top M2M news and information that you need to know from the 2015 Mobile World Congress show which took place on March 2-5 in Barcelona, Spain. The presentation also provides our key takeaways from the show and discusses what these issues suggest about the future direction
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  • Icon Senior Director, Consumer, Mobile and IT Electronics
    Francis Sideco is a Senior Director with the IHS research and analysis organization and is responsible for leading the IHS analyst teams covering wireless and wired/broadband communications as well as consumer electronics.
  • Icon Senior Director, Mobile & Telecoms
    As senior director and head of the IHS mobile and telecoms team, Ian Fogg directs research, consulting, analysis, and forecasting of the mobile and telecoms market.
  • Icon Associate Director, Operators & Mobile Media
    Jack Kent is an associate director in the IHS mobile team covering all forms of mobile content with a focus on mobile applications, games, music and social networks.