Opera Scoops Up Mobile Ad Company
Today Opera Software announced that it has purchased AdMarvel, a company that provides mobile advertising solutions. AdMarvel is based in San Mateo, Calif., and Opera is based in Oslo, Norway. According to Opera, the acquisition will let it expand its portfolio to include ad monetization services for its browser products, as well as the products and services offered by its network operator partners. Opera spokesperson Thomas Ford told Phone Scoop in an email that the terms of the acquisition were "$8 million now and a $15 million in cash consideration if aggressive financial goals are met within 24 months." Apple and Google have both recently acquired mobile advertising firms.
Feb 9, 2022
Samsung today announced its lineup of flagship phones for 2022: the Galaxy S22 series. The top-end S22 Ultra sees the biggest changes as it essentially absorbs Samsung's Note series with an integrated S Pen stylus and a more Note-like shape and design, instead of the Contour Cut design of the other models.
Sep 7, 2022
Apple has revealed the iPhone 14 series, with new features, improved specs, and new size options. In place of a Mini option, the iPhone 14 will come in the same 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch screen size options as the Pro models.
Apr 14, 2021
TCL today announced several new TCL-branded phones in its 20 series, including two models that will come to the US: the TCL 20 Pro 5G and the TCL 20S. The US launches will include major carrier partners.
Jun 7, 2021
A revamped Maps app in iOS 15 will offer a number of new and improved features to better compete with Google Maps. While giving real-time driving directions, the app will now show complex highway interchanges in an accurate 3D view.