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Mobile World Congress Day 2: Airtel, MMT, HTC-Andriod, Yahoo Mobile, NAVTEQ, MySpace, Skype

[caption id="attachment_2040" align="alignright" width="240" caption="Mobile World Congress"][/caption] The Airtel-T9 India Consumer Vernacular Messaging Campaign has won the GSMA MWC award for the "Best Use of Mobile for Social and Economic Development" The GSM Association  expanded the scope of its massive Mobile Money Transfer program with strategic partnerships with Belgacom International Carrier Services and the Royal Bank of Scotland Group HTC made waves when it launched its Android based phone 'Magic' with Vodafone. Magic features an Android-optimized Webkit browser, as well as Google applications, Google Maps and Google Search, YouTube, reports Tech Fragments. Yahoo has boosted its services and shuffled them into a new 'Yahoo Mobile' umbrella, which will be available by March 2009, according to the release. Yahoo Mobile has features segregated into Discover - consisting of OneSearch and Today; Connect with email, IM and social networking and Stay Informed with News and OnePlace, which lets consumers add their favorite news topics and sources, RSS feeds, weather conditions, sports scores, stock quotes, websites/blogs, horoscopes and movie theaters on their mobile. Navteq now offers LBS developers an API and RSS feed data for weather through its network. Navteq announced a partnership with weather service firm Foreca to provide the API. BizNews has a nice video on Youtube of a new gadget called Vuzix, video glasses demonstrated at the MWC. Another nifty gadget Bond-style is a watch by LG. LG showcased the X120, a 3G supporting netbook that marks its foray into the netbook market. i-mate's upcoming Windows Mobile Standard Smartphone, according to…

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