A Very Smart Phone

[an error occurred while processing this directive]What's the capital of Cameroon? How about the atomic weight of cobalt? Do they call it "football" or "soccer" in South America? Help is as close as your mobile phone: just dial 63336 in Britain, type in your query as a text message and for $1.80 a new company called AQA will text you back your answer.

AQA, which stands for "any question answered," is the London-based brainchild of Colly Myers, a mobile-industry veteran who used to run handheld-device company Psion and cell-phone operating-system vendor Symbian, which he left in 2002. His idea for AQA...

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