(By Preethi J & Nikhil Pahwa) Updated Below Media companies have flocked to offer mobile applications on Nokia's N97 handset after the company invited developers to create and bring their apps to its marketplace Ovi. The Ovi store will allow Nokia users to purchase and download these applications. But have the news firms brought their existing mobile website designs to the applications or have they tweaked them to suit the handset? Given the debate around free content, it will be interesting to see if they offer the widgets on Ovi for free, as they are already offering content on the mobile sites, or if they charge for it. Note that Nokia, which shared the details of Indian apps with MediaNama, has said that the pricing of applications for India has yet to be determined. These applications are not yet available at the Ovi Store, and will go live when the N97 is launched in India: India Today: India Today content is available on the N97 via an application developed for them by Bangalore based Mobisy Technologies. The widget claims to offer "breaking news", "developing stories", "live coverage" and archival content, apart from a fortune telling feature. For a magazine, it's unusual for them to offer breaking news content. It would be better for Digital Today to offer a single application for content from the entire group - including Headlines Today, Money Today, instead as well as India Today. Don't expect users to download a separate application for each. NDTV Active: Much…
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