GLOBAL - Blackberry maker Research in Motion is set to enter the tablet computer market with the launch of a device later this year.
NEW YORK - Google will make its highly anticipated entrance into the mobile phone market with the launch of the G1, the first mobile device to use its Android operating system.
GLOBAL - Facebook has marked its sixth birthday by revealing it has more than doubled its number of users in the last year to 400 million.
GLOBAL - Mobile brands are turning to social media in an effort to gain dominance in the competitive smartphone market.
GLOBAL - Nokia is turning to a strategic alliance with Microsoft to compete against rival smartphone manufacturers and is splitting its operations into two divisions.
Marketers can't ignore last week's pivotal Mobile World Congress in Barcelona - the biggest to date.
GLOBAL - HTC is launching a large international campaign tomorrow, to promote its two mass-market handsets, the 'iPhone killer', Desire HD and entry-level Wildfire.
GLOBAL - A grassroots challenge to Nokia's proposed strategic alliance with Microsoft has begun, and an open letter has been sent to the telecom giant's shareholders proposing a rebellion at May's annual general meeting.
GLOBAL - AOL has unveiled a new brand identity ahead of its spin-off from parent Time Warner into an independent company next month.
GLOBAL - LG will launch the world's first 3D smartphone, the Optimus 3D, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week.
GLOBAL - Facebook's new payments system is predicted to haul between $125 million and $250 million in revenue this year, according to research from a US analyst.
LONDON - Steve Jobs (pictured), Apple co-founder, is taking six months leave from the company after admitting his health problems are "more complex" than he claimed ten days ago.
GLOBAL - Yahoo's third-quarter revenues dropped 12 per cent on last year to US$1.58 billion but cost-cutting has helped boost net income by 225 per cent to $188 million.
GLOBAL - Twitter's popularity continues to soar with the site's worldwide traffic rising to a record 51.6 million unique users in July, according to comScore, with the vast majority of new visitors coming from outside the US.
GLOBAL - Publicis Groupe is to buy digital agency Razorfish from Microsoft for US$530 million, having outbid rivals WPP Group and Dentsu in an auction process.
LONDON - Twitter is looking to recruit a number of staff whose main focus will be to generate income for the microblogging site.
GLOBAL - Publicis Groupe, the world's fourth largest communications group, has finalised its purchase of digital agency Razorfish from Microsoft in a cash and shares deal worth in excess of US$500 million.
LONDON - Some of the biggest advertisers in the US, including Procter & Gamble and General Motors, are seeking to block Google's controversial advertising alliance with Yahoo!.