The applications industry needs to do a better job of policing itself, because in its current state, it's putting both consumers and businesses at risk.
Technology services company Aricent has named IBM executive Frank Kern as its new CEO.
Companies in today's briefs include: AT&T, Asus, Samsung, Microsoft, HTC, Motorola Mobility, Veracode, Marvin Mobile Security.
Facebook has topped 1 billion users, but the past few months have not been easy.
Companies in today's briefs include: Sprint, AT&T, LG, NFC Forum, Wireless Broadband Alliance, Clariden Global.
Performance of LinkedIn on a mobile device could depend on what type of device you're using, according to Keynote Systems' Sept. 2012 Mobile News & Portal Index.
Companies in today's briefs include: AT&T, Sony, Motorola Mobility, Apple, Bluetooth Special Interest Group, Tempest Telecom Solutions.
Companies in today's briefs include: Accenture, Nokia Siemens Networks, HTC, Openet, Amdocs, AT&T, Samsung, Juniper Networks, Oracle.
Companies in today's news briefs: AT&T, iGR Research, HughesNet
Apple CEO Tim Cook apologized Friday for the company's error-ridden new mobile mapping service and pledged to improve the application installed on tens of millions of smartphones. In an unusual mea culpa, he invited frustrated consumers to turn to the competition.
Apple CEO Tim Cook says the company is "extremely sorry" for the frustration that its maps application has caused and it's doing everything it can to make it better.
While Apple's iOS and Google's Android are the prevailing favorites in the smartphone platform wars, there's apparently still room for more, if at a different tier.
Companies in today's briefs include: RadioShack, LG, Samsung, LightSquared, FCC, ABI Research, Novatel Wireless.
Companies in today's briefs include: Tecore Networks, Step Up Mobile, Redknee, Boost Mobile, LG, LightSquared, Smith Micro Software.
Facebook Inc.'s stock took a hit Monday after an article in the financial magazine Barron's said it is "still too pricey" despite a sharp decline since its initial public offering.
Companies in today's briefs include: Overture Networks, CTIA, FCC, Solavei, Azimuth
Bango, which provides billing and analytics for app stores, mobile apps and websites, today announced that that its integration with Facebook is now live.
Apple's long-anticipated iPhone 5 launch today is leaving many of the iFaithful asking, "Where's the maps?"
Companies in today's briefs include: HTC, FCC, Sprint, LG Electronics, Qualcomm, AT&T, Palo Alto Networks.
Daily-deals website Groupon yesterday announced a new mobile payments service that will compete directly with other providers like Square and PayPal.
Companies: HTC, AT&T, Interop Technologies, Sprint, MetroPCS, ZTE, GCI, Chat Mobility, Northwest Missouri Cellular, Mobile Posse
Companies in today's briefs include: Nuance Communications, Ditech Networks, Sprint, Samsung, Wi-Fi Alliance, Blinq Networks, DOT, AT&T.
Companies in today's briefs include: PCIA, Small Cell Forum, Voyager Mobile, Sprint, Clearwire, Motorola Mobility, Intel, Raycap.
A handful of basic instant messaging services have amassed millions of users in Asia, mounting a challenge to the popularity of online hangouts such as Facebook.