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MoMo Boston CTIA Week Roundup

Take a gander over the press from a few of Mobile Monday Boston’s Member Companies at CTIA last week. All of this news comes from Boston-area mobile organizations alone. Just a snapshot of one week’s worth of news, it gives a good sense of how active and diverse the Boston mobile community has become.

Ads
AT&T is now supporting mobile visual search from from Mobot. Users can take photos of print ads or products, send it to Mobot via MMS, and advertisers can return targeted digital media.

JumpTap has signed with Fox Mobile and NBC. JumpTap will deliver targeted mobile ads and interactive experiences based on these networks’ popular brands.

Nellymoser announced an upgrade to their mobile services platform with in-app ads, a multi-platform API, and rich widgets.

Voice
Vlingo landed $20m to power voice-enabled search on Yahoo! Mobile.

Nuance Communications announced Voicemail to Text, which transcribes voicemail into text delivered via email or SMS.

Location
uLocate has partnered with NAVTEQ for map data on the WHERE platform and the Buddy Beacon application.

Skyhook Wireless is powering location awareness in Trapster, a new mobile speed trap alert app.

Apps & Services
ANAM Mobile announced SMS Money Transfer which will allow anyone to transfer money to their friends and family via SMS.

211-me has released a mobile application for digital business cards.

Skycore has developed a tool that converts RSS to MSS, enabling the delivery of dynamic multimedia feeds (not just plain old text).

Unique
Sun is cozying up to Canonical’s Ubuntu Linux.

Tatara last week made a series of announcements around their efforts in the femtocell space. Deals with both NETGEAR and AirWalk signal their progress towards affordable and easily converged femotcell services.

Awards
AlwaysOn named MoMo member companies JumpTap, Mobicious, MocoSpace, Quattro Wireless, uLocate, and Vlingo among the Northeast Top 100 Private Companies.

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