First News Briefs for January 17, 2013
Mocana today announced that its KeyDAR Encryption mobile security product is providing enterprise-grade security for the new ToughPad JT-B1, a 7-inch Android-powered tablet introduced by Panasonic at last week’s Consumer Electronics Show. More information about KeyDAR is available at the Mocana website, at https://www.mocana.com/keydar-encryption.html.
Bango, the mobile payments and analytics company, and Telefónica Digital today announce that they have signed a Global Framework Agreement. The two companies will partner globally to create a direct-to-bill payment experience for mobile app stores. The partnership will combine Bango’s payment solution with Telefónica’s BlueVia Payment APIs, connecting over 314 million chargeable customers worldwide to the Bango Payments Platform.
OtterBox and AT&T revealed what OtterBox is calling it "toughest case ever built" as CES this year. The new Armor Series for the iPhone 4, iPhone 4s and iPhone 5 is waterproof, drop proof, dust proof and crush proof. The new cases will be available in AT&T retail locations and online from ATT.com beginning February 22, 2013. Armor Series cases for Samsung Galaxy® S III will be available soon.
Amazon.com today announced the launch of the Amazon MP3 store optimized specifically for iPhone and iPod touch. The improvements will allow iPhone and iPad users to purchase music from Amazon via the Safari browser. Customers will also have access to features like personalized recommendations, best-seller lists and Amazon customer ratings. Music purchases are automatically saved to customers' Cloud Player libraries and can be downloaded or played instantly from any iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Kindle Fire, Android phone or tablet, Roku, Sonos home entertainment system, or any web browser.