Japan’s innovative wireless carrier, NTT DoCoMo, historically has recorded a high number of subscribers accessing its data services. Even though about half of its 40 million subscribers were using data, though, the carrier wanted more.
The past year has been nothing short of spectacular for some companies in the mobile banking space. Firethorn Holdings sealed deals to provide its mobile banking solution to AT&T Mobility and Verizon Wireless, the two biggest U.S. carriers.
One of the key goals for Nokia’s developer program in 2008 is going to be reaching out to the traditional Web development community, as well as trying to enlarge its base among the Linux community, according to the new head of Forum Nokia.
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.
Helio announced the launch of a new nightlife search application. As part of a partnership with Buzzd, a local entertainment service that provides real-time information for bars, clubs and restaurants
Bango has launched a new product it says will deliver "Web stats essential to understanding how people interact" with mobile Websites.
Mobile phones are now so much more than a tool used for making calls and sending text messages. They have become our handheld computers and entertainment devices.
TV's program executives were in Las Vegas this week talking about all things mobile at The National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) fourth annual NATPE Mobile++ event.
Sony Ericsson announced that it has signed deals with 10 music labels to add content to its PlayNow mobile music download service.
The report speculates that Sprint Nextel will not be able to complete its ambitious nationwide WiMAX plans without drumming up additional funding.
According to a study by research firm Juniper, the North American market for mobile games could exceed $3 billion by 2012.
The message from mywaves after YouTube's announcement this week that it was opening up its service to millions of mobile devices worldwide. Previously, YouTube just had deals here and there with the likes of Verizon Wireless on a limited video-viewing basis and Helio for its Ocean, as well as for the Apple iPhone.
Consolidation continues in the mobile game space. This week, Glu Mobile said it plans to acquire mobile game publisher and developer Superscape Group in a deal valued at $36 million.
Verizon Wireless customers can now use the new Venturi Mini from NextGen Venturi to listen to music on their wireless phones through their car stereo systems.
So far, YouTube has taken baby steps in mobile, launching with select videos available through Verizon Wireless' V CAST and with device-specific applications such as the Helio Ocean and the Apple iPhone.
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.
Expanded device support and developer customization tools are highlights of iAnywhere Solutions' M-Business Anywhere 6.7 software, announced today by parent company Sybase.
FortiGuard Global Security Research has detected a new virus worm for Symbian OS smartphones. The worm, called SymbOS/Beselo.A!worm, has been detected spreading across Symbian S60 enabled devices.
There have been skeptics aplenty ever since Google and its friends announced plans for a Linux-based handset using an operating system called Android.
According to an AP report, IBM and Apple have formed a partnership that will bring IBM's Lotus Notes e-mail software to Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch wireless devices.
In 2006, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) created a legal provision that allowed for the "unlocking" of mobile phones, making it legal to move mobile phones from one network to another.
A California-based software company, A La Mobile, plans to unveil the first set of mobile applications for Google's open mobile phone platform Android today.
According to a report by the research firm Yankee Group, only one in five digital music sales in the U.S. happens over a mobile device.
JuiceCaster launched Mobile Video Search (MVS) for accessing user-posted videos on wireless devices.