Mobile search is gaining in both popularity and frequency of use in the United States and Western Europe, according to comScore M:Metrics.
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Google, for its upcoming smartphones using the Android operating system, will build an “Android Market” similar to Apple’s AppStore.
Nokia is strengthening its venture capital arm, the company said today, while Google is close to starting a similar entity of its own.
How’s this for a lofty business goal? Take on Google and win.
Google announced that it has appointed Patrick Pichette as senior vice president and CFO, replacing CFO George Reyes who announced plans to retire last August.
Google co-founder Larry Page traveled to Washington, D.C. this week to speak with members of the FCC and Congress about his “concern” over unused TV airwaves.
Late last week, Google petitioned the FCC to ensure that Verizon Wireless would follow the open access conditions set for the C Block of 700 MHz spectrum.
Google launched brand image ads for mobile phones, saying they are similar to standard desktop Web page image ads but are formatted for smaller screens
Members of the Open Handset Alliance see Android as the future for applications on handsets.
In a recent post on its policy blog, Google confirmed that it was actively bidding on the C Block of spectrum in the FCC’s recent airwave auction, but the company said its top priority was not to win licenses, but “to make sure that bidding on the C-Block reached the $4.6 billion reserve price that would trigger the important “open applications” and “open handsets”license conditions.”
Less than a week after the FCC closed the 700 MHz spectrum auction, Google is urging the commission to open up TV signal white spaces, or portions of unused spectrum between channels, for use with wireless devices.
At the CeBIT show in Germany this week, Yahoo! unveiled its Yahoo! onePlace solution to help consumers better manage their content.
Mobile search competition continues as Google and Nokia announced a partnership that will incorporate Google's search engine into Nokia's search application.
BARCELONA—As chip manufacturers begin to show prototype mobile phones running the Google Android operating system, an online community of 'droid devotees is taking shape in the form of blogs, newsgroups and the inevitable coattail riders.
A lot of folks will be heading to Barcelona, Spain, for the Mobile World Congress next week. But what to do about the, er, bathroom situation?
A FAST white paperCarriers and consumers are struggling to manage the explosion of mobile web content. Search is emerging as the answer to this struggle, offering enhanced content discovery, access to siloed information and an added layer of intelligence underneath mobile applications.
Reacting to Microsoft's bid for Yahoo!, Google accused Microsoft of trying to extend its "monopolies" into the Internet space.
Mobile phone users in Japan will see a healthy dose of Google this spring, with the American search leader exporting various services to NTT DoCoMo.
WiMAX provider Clearwire announced that it is teaming up with Google to deliver the company's Google Apps communication suite to its customers.
According to the latest Insight Report released by the Mobile Consumer Lab and Mind Commerce, Google's Android is the first legitimate attempt to re-create the success of Japan's "Wireless Ecosystem" model