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ESPN Says Mobile Is Not Cannibalistic
“About half of people who use our mobile products don’t use our PC products—the mobile device could be their only Internet connection or their primary Internet-connected device,” said John Zehr, senior vice president and general manager of ESPN Mobile, Bristol, CT. “Mobile is not cannibalistic—it’s an amplifier.” ESPN expects huge surges of mobile traffic during this holiday season, which coincides with NCAA football and the NFL season.
Pamela Anderson New Nokia Spokesbabe
About to launch the N8, inside its new phone is a camera which the company expects will be a big selling point. In order to draw attention to it in a big way, Nokia has hired Pamela Anderson and Ed Westwick (of Gossip Girl fame) to star in a short movie shot entirely with the Nokia N8’s camera. Although the details about the script are scarce, one fan will partake in a bedroom scene with Pamela, while another will be in an elevator with Ed Westwick.
Emergency Number 911 Disconnected in Oakland
You would think that calling 911 from your mobile phone would get you help if an emergency should arise, but Oakland, California, residents who call 911 from their mobile phone are automatically routed to the California Highway Patrol. That’s great if you’re reporting a car accident on the Bay Bridge. But it might not be as efficient if your house is on fire! Hey App developers: Help Oakland residents by creating a location-based 911 app).