Residents of the Swedish town of Eslov complain about the cheery jingles emitted by an approaching ice cream truck. So silence and text messages are the answer.
The iPhone maker has snapped up a small company specializing in technology to help mobile devices decode images, squeeze software file sizes, and process video, according to a media report.
While Facebook declares it is cash positive, IKEA shows how to make money by using Facebook's existing features in order to spread the word for a store opening in Malmo, Sweden.
Apple's all-but-confirmed purchase of the Swedish company could lead to facial-recognition capabilities in the iPhone or iPod, or services like MobileMe.
Canadian car rental company AutoShare and indie band the Editors both find inspired ways to use Street View to advertise themselves.
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