- While full-song downloads suffer from consumer ambivalence everywhere else in the world, the format is booming in Japan. According to a J@pan Inc news item summarized on MocoNews, mobile song downloads were responsible for $680 million in sales, comprising more than 90% of all digital sales in the country.

- A city in Austria has ordered all mobile phones be kept in silent mode, effectively banning ringtones.

- Imeem quietly gained another round of venture capital financing from sequoia Capital. The total amount was not disclosed.