GyPSii launches Java app for the Chinese market

Popular location-based mobile social network GyPSii has released a Java ME-based client, which will work on a majority of feature phones. Aimed primarily at the Chinese market, the application is available in both English and Chinese languages.

NAVIGON takes off first: MobileNavigator now also leads the way on the iPhone already in June

To turn the iPhone 3G and the forthcoming iPhone 3G S into an innovative navigator, you only need two “ingredients”: the new Apple OS 3.0 operating system and the MobileNavigator from NAVIGON. By June iPhone users will be able to turn their phones into a handy, convenient navigation device with the professional software from NAVIGON for the first time.

Berg Insight Forecasts 130M Mobile LBS Users in Europe by 2014

A new report by Berg Insight predicts that the number of European users of mobile location-based services (LBS) will grow from 20 million users in 2008 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of nearly 37 percent to reach 130 million users in 2014. Local search, navigation services, and social networking are believed to become the top applications in terms of number of users.