While Nuance's involvement in Apple's Siri virtual assistant has never been confirmed, the company is owning up to another enterprise-focused assistant with today's launch of Nina.
Amid rumors of a possible smartphone offering to complement its line of eReaders and media tablet, Amazon continues to put pressure on Apple with its content and cloud-based offerings.
What was once deemed the "Wild West" of apps stores, Google's Google Play appears to be refining its policies some in an effort to give the store a bit more civility.
The Daily, a digital-only news publication championed by News Corp. founder Rupert Murdoch, is laying off nearly a third of its staff.
The world's largest museum complex is being mapped room by room through a partnership with Google Inc.
The European Union says it has launched a new smartphone application which allows air and rail passengers stranded in the EU due to cancellations or delays to immediately check on their legal rights regarding rebates and compensation.
Even as Apple preps the release of its own maps and turn-by-turn navigation in iOS 6, social traffic and navigation app Waze announced today via its official blog that it has 20 million registered users, with 10 million signing on in the past 6 months.
Consumers more often turn to a company's mobile website than to an app for shopping, according to a report conducted by Nielsen...
Sen. Charles Schumer, (D-N.Y.), is calling on the FTC to launch an investigation into the app download practices of Apple and Google/Android...
Looking for a promising career in a lousy economy? A new study suggests you're apt to find it in apps.
"The impetus wasn't to create a competitor to Siri," Tunstall-Pedoe says. "Evi is actually just the natural progression from what True Knowledge has been doing for the last four to five years."
Prosenjit Sen, founder and CEO of Vizl, thinks his company can fill a major void in the $500 billion fashion industry...
In-app purchases are the way to profits for developers, according to a report released today by IHS, which estimates that in-app purchases will rise...
CBS Sports is opening its fantasy sports platform to third-party developers, allowing them to sell league-specific apps...
The total number of active applications worldwide in the Android Market reached the 400,000 milestone, according to app store analytics firm Distimo.
If your New Year's resolutions include doing more charity work and having more fun, MindJolt SGN just might have the game for you.
At least a few happy developers are celebrating today after the iTunes App Store rolled out its picks for best apps of 2011.
T-Mobile USA has moved to block its customers from downloading YouMail, claiming the app causes "network disruption."
Microsoft yesterday launched Xbox Live apps for both Windows Phone 7 (WP7) and Apple's iPhone.
Microsoft Corp. is stepping up its competition with Apple and plans to give developers who write software for Windows computers and devices a greater share of revenue...
Even if you love to shop, it can be a pain this time of year. Stores are crowded, gift options seem endless and it's hard to determine if you're getting the best prices.
The mobile social networking company Path today rolled out Path 2, the next generation of the company's mobile photo sharing app...
Apple yesterday pulled a tethering app from the App Store less than 12 hours after it went live on the company's storefront.
As promised last week, CTIA and the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) today announced a new rating system for mobile applications.
As Black Friday and Cyber Monday approach, there is a lot of hype about the role mobile will play in this year's holiday shopping.