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Amazon Accepts Macmillan's Demands

February 1, 2010 7:27 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Last Thursday, Macmillan CEO John Sargent gave Amazon an ultimatum on pricing for its eBook titles.

Verizon Rolls Out VZ Navigator 5.0

February 1, 2010 7:24 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Today's VZ Navigator 5.0 news is evidence the for-fee navigation service market isn't dead yet despite moves by big players like Google and Nokia to offer navigation for free.

FLO TV to Run Super Bowl Ad

February 1, 2010 7:22 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

FLO TV will launch a Super Bowl ad campaign Sunday as part of its ongoing efforts to increase adoption of its mobile TV service. 


Firefox Releases Maemo Offering

February 1, 2010 7:18 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Mozilla has officially released a mobile version of its popular Firefox browser for Maemo devices.

Vringo Files for IPO

January 29, 2010 6:53 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Video ringtone company Vringo, which has a library of more than 4,000 video ringtones, has filed to raise about $64 million in an IPO.

Apple Answers Google, Opens 3G VoIP API

January 28, 2010 7:19 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Apple's release of the new iPhone SDK came with a little surprise, namely an open VoIP API that will enable applications like Skype to operate over 3G.

Elevations to Invest $100 Million in Yelp

January 28, 2010 7:11 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Yelp, the community-led local search site, announced that private equity firm Elevation Partners has agreed to make a $25 million investment in the company...

Like It or Not, iPhone Gets Google Voice

January 27, 2010 7:23 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Google yesterday rolled out a new browser-based HTML5 version of its popular Google Voice service.


Good Technology Buys CloudSync

January 27, 2010 7:20 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Good Technology announced it has acquired CloudSync, a Denver -based mobile device management company.

The Key to Strategic Mobile Deployments

January 26, 2010 12:57 pm | by Willie Jow, Sybase | Articles | Comments

It wasn't so long ago that mobile devices were considered rogue elements in the enterprise – more a cause of consternation than of celebration. Fast forward just a few years and the mobile enterprise is now mainstream.

Consumers Want Control of Their Content – On Any Device

January 26, 2010 12:42 pm | by Michael Wallace, Qualcomm | Articles | Comments

Today's mobile market is vastly different from the one we saw one year ago. Using history as a guide, we can expect the market will be markedly different in the coming year.

Deloitte Forecast: 2010 a Grim One for Carriers

January 26, 2010 10:40 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

 Deloitte took its annual look at what the next year holds for carriers, and came up with one definitive point: It’s going to be a rough one.

Appcelerator: Devs Like Apple Tablet

January 26, 2010 7:18 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Appcelerator, a company that provides a platform for developers to build native mobile and desktop applications, says the tablet revolution will be big, and it will begin with Apple.


Review: Remote Desktop Apps Highlight Connected Devices

January 25, 2010 8:59 am | by Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

There are definitely times when you're on the road and need that one file you left on your desktop back at work. Unfortunately, you're doing 85 mph in a New York City taxi and all you've got is your smartphone. Solution? Enter a bevy of new remote desktop apps for your phone.

Seven Reports Full Year of Profitability

January 25, 2010 7:05 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Mobile e-mail and messaging solutions provider Seven reports today that it achieved a full year of profitability in 2009.

Google Sees Huge Potential in Mobile Web

January 22, 2010 7:13 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Google's foray into the mobile business came up during its fourth-quarter conference calls yesterday, and the company is confident it's pursuing the right path.

Muslim Holy Leader Prohibits Quran Ringtones

January 22, 2010 7:09 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

A Muslim holy leader has prohibited the use of the Quran ringtones, according to the text of a fatwa that was obtained by Arabic news site Al Arabiya.

Nokia Offers Free Nav

January 21, 2010 7:24 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Starting today, Nokia is offering turn-by-turn vehicle – and pedestrian – voice-guided navigation for free on 10 of its best-selling smartphone devices.

TomTom Shares Tank on News Nokia Will Compete

January 21, 2010 7:22 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Shares in Dutch navigation device maker TomTom NV fell sharply Thursday after Nokia Corp. said it will offer free navigation services for users of its smartphones.

Review: Google Navigation Good for Occasional Use

January 21, 2010 7:20 am | by Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer | Articles | Comments

I have plenty of gadgets, so the thought of buying and carrying a separate GPS navigational device never appealed to me. Yet the thought of getting lost appealed to me even less.

Amazon Launches App Effort with Kindle SDK

January 21, 2010 7:11 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Amazon is getting into the app space with the planned release of its software development kit (SDK) for the Kindle.

Update: Opera Sees Room for Growth

January 21, 2010 7:08 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

So what does Opera Software plan to do now that it has acquired mobile ad firm AdMarvel? For one thing, it wants to be a friend to the operators.

eBay CEO: More Shoppers Using Cell Phones to Buy

January 21, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

eBay shoppers are using their cell phones to make purchases more and more frequently.

Report: Apple Seeks to Bing the iPhone

January 20, 2010 7:12 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Apple is in talks with Microsoft about integrating Bing as the default search engine on the iconic device...

Opera Buys AdMarvel

January 20, 2010 7:05 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Now Opera Software says it has acquired AdMarvel, a mobile ad firm based in San Mateo, Calif.

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