Telefonica pitches social media to LatAm masses

Telefónica was confident enough on Thursday to launch its own social networking portal across its Latin American portfolio. Telefónica, which operates as Movistar in the region, has tapped up software developer Myriad Group to provide social networking to its 13 mobile operations.

Android gets access to Java-flavoured apps

Mobile operating system Android got access to a whole new library of pre-written applications this week, as mobile middleware developer Myriad launched a tool which it claims seamlessly converts Java MIDlets into Android applications.

Myriad takes Nokia’s Schillings

The chief technology officer of leading handset vendor Nokia made an interesting career move on Wednesday, when it was announced that he is to take a similar position at mobile middleware developer Myriad.