Meffys Winner Spotlight – Fortumo

With the Meffys 2014 open for entries, we are taking a look at some of last year's winners to find out what winning a Meffy meant to them and what they’ve been up to since they celebrated their success in the international mobile content & commerce awards. This week, we check in with Innovation for Business Model Award winner Fortumo and Jacob Hauskens, VP of Sales & Business Development. What did Fortumo win a Meffy for? Fortumo won the Meffy last year for our innovative business model Android app distribution. We’re helping app developers with billing and publishing in dozens of … [Read more...]

Nokia partners with London based tech incubator for launch of augmented reality job-seekers app

This week MEF member Nokia launched a new app, JobLens, in the UK for its Lumia Windows phones and announced a collaborative partnership with London based tech start-up incubator, Entrepreneur First. The JobLens app allows jobseekers to peruse job vacancies according to standard criteria; company, keyword, salary and so forth, but adds some innovative features into the mix, such as local demographic information based on the job location, integration with social networks and HERE maps, and can even use the phone's camera to "see" nearby job opportunities in an augmented reality heads-up … [Read more...]