Mobile minutes: T-Mobile, Velti, Google, BBC Radio

T-Mobile’s no-money-down iPad offer requires $20 monthly plan for new customers
Those of you new to T-Mobile will be out of luck if you’re hoping to walk into a T-Mobile store and walk out with a tablet and 200 megabytes of free data without putting any money down, according to CNet.
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Velti announces agreement to sell mobile marketing businesses in U.S., U.K. and India to affiliates of GSO Capital Partners LP
Velti plc, a leading global provider of mobile marketing and advertising technology, announced today that it has agreed to sell its U.S., U.K., and India mobile marketing businesses and certain of its U.S.-based advertising businesses to affiliates of GSO Capital Partners LP, the credit division of Blackstone. The current proposed transaction includes the sale of business lines operated by Velti Inc. and Air2Web Inc. in the U.S., Air2Web India, and Velti DR Limited and Mobile Interactive Group, Ltd. in the U.K, per The Wall Street Journal.
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Googles Niantic Labs to launch massive augmented reality game on Dec. 14
Googles Niantic Labs has been experimenting with an augmented-reality, mobile-only game for nearly a year. And now the experience, Ingress, is about to formally launch on Dec. 14, VentureBeat reports.
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BBC Radio 1 aims to “crack smartphone generation” by embracing video
The challenge for BBC Radio 1 just got tougher. The station formerly known as the “nation’s favourite” is having to retune to a more youthful audience just as younger listeners are spending less time listening to radio, according to The Guardian.
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