News In Brief: SPB Software, NTT DoCoMo, O2, Monash University
Mobile TV software provider SPB Software is bringing 3D to Android smartphones through a new user interface built on its own technology platform.
Japan’s leading carrier NTT DoCoMo will increase its investment in Tata Teleservices by 8 billion rupees (€126 million) to boost its position in the fast-growing Indian market. Tata is tipped to use the extra capital to boost 3G coverage and quality.
UK carrier O2 has appointed Nick Pestell as head of agency sales. Pestell joins from the same role at Yahoo.
Monash University, Australia’s largest university, has deployed Cisco telepresence to connect medical students in the field to teaching staff on campus.
User interface firm MobiWire claims it can simplify discovery of Android applications through personalization features included in a new skin for smartphones running the operating system.