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Report: Mobile Websites Need to Prepare for Outages

March 21, 2012 7:16 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Keynote Systems' March Mobile News and Portal Index saw reliability of the Fox News mobile site drop 10.14 percent from February. The company noticed that on March 19, Fox's mobile site went down (with the exception for some iPhone users

HP: We’re Here to Help Enterprises with Mobile Solutions

March 20, 2012 7:19 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

HP might not be doing anything hardware wise with its Palm webOS acquisition, but that doesn’t mean it’s ignoring the mobile apps space. The company today announced new “application transformation solutions” designed to help enterprises with the integration of mobile

Report: In-App Ads Pose Significant Security Risk

March 20, 2012 7:11 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Researchers from North Carolina State University have found that in app advertisements pose privacy and security risks. In a recent study of 100,000 apps in the Google Play market, researchers noticed that more than half contained so called ad libraries.


New Geode Mobile Wallet Case

March 19, 2012 11:57 am | Videos | Comments

PayPal Here Swipes at Square with Card Reader Solution

March 16, 2012 6:37 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

PayPal on Thursday unveiled PayPal Here, mobile payment processors for iOS and Android. The new service includes a free app and fully encrypted thumb sized card reader. PayPal Here allows merchants to accept payments by swiping cards in the card

Beware the Madness of March Now on Mobile

March 15, 2012 7:07 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Events like the Super Bowl and March Madness – the famed annual productivity inhibiting NCAA men’s basketball tournament – are not only a marketer’s dream, they’re also another reason for carriers to trumpet the smartphone as the next best screen

FeedHenry: Mobile Security is More Than Luck O’ the Irish

March 14, 2012 12:45 pm | by Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

Cathal McGloin, CEO of FeedHenry, an Irish company that makes an enterprise grade mobile software platform, sat down with Wireless Week to talk about how a new software distribution model (app stores), a BYOD culture and the cloud have combined


Industry Veterans Launch New Ad Platform

March 13, 2012 7:34 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Some mobile industry veterans are getting together to create a new kind of mobile ad company – one they say will solve a problem that has been holding back the mobile ad industry. Changfeng Wang was chief scientist at Enpocket

Accellion Moves Downstream with New Offering

March 12, 2012 5:29 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The move to secure, cloud based file sharing for businesses and enterprises has been driven by services like Box, Dropbox and Soonr. Most consumer facing solutions like Dropbox push files to a public cloud for access across various devices. Accellion,

New iPad Furthers Voice Recognition Market

March 12, 2012 5:20 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Michael Thompson, vice president of strategy for Nuance, is trumpeting the integration of voice recognition and dictation via a microphone button in the keyboard of Apple's new iPad as yet one more sign that voice is becoming the next generation

Synchronica Agrees to $37.7M Myriad Buyout

March 8, 2012 6:48 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Swiss mobile software heavyweight Myriad Group has forged a $37.7 million buyout deal with cash-strapped competitor Synchronica...

Report: Android, iOS 91 Percent of Market

March 6, 2012 7:08 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Based on data from Jumptap, both operating systems grabbed even more share in January. Android claimed 58.8 percent of the market, while iOS took 32.2 percent.


Apple Marks 25 Billion Downloads

March 5, 2012 7:11 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Apple devoted its home page to a big thank-you today, saying: "A billion thanks. 25 times over.

Keynote Probes Mobile Traffic Following Houston Death

March 1, 2012 6:46 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Keynote Systems' February News and Portal Index zeroed in on which news sites mobile users consulted to learn about the passing of Whitney Houston

Groupon Gets Its Mobile On

February 29, 2012 8:33 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

BARCELONA—Groupon’s vice president of Mobile is confident the company is going after the mobile business in the right way – and the numbers tell him so. Groupon this week for the first time released numbers around its mobile performance in

Visa Ramps Mobile Payments Push with Intel, Vodafone Deals

February 27, 2012 9:40 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Payments giant Visa is working with tech heavyweights Intel and Vodafone on mobile payments as it works to push the emerging technology forward.

Isis Adds Options Ahead of Mid-Year Launch

February 27, 2012 7:16 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Isis has added three new banks to its mobile wallet ahead of its mid-year debut in Salt Lake City and Austin, Texas.

Buck Aims to Simplify Mobile Payment Space

February 24, 2012 6:52 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The agonizingly slow deployment and adoption of mobile wallet solutions in the United States is often blamed on the complicated nature of the space...

BOKU Launches New Payment Platform for Operators

February 23, 2012 7:14 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Just in time for next week's Mobile World Congress (MWC), mobile payment solutions provider BOKU is announcing BOKU Accounts...

FTC Survey Probes Kids' Apps, Safety

February 17, 2012 7:21 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is looking to protect the privacy of kids and teens, a tech-savvy, although vulnerable demographic...

Apple Unveils OS X Mountain Lion

February 16, 2012 7:17 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Apple today released a developer preview of OS X Mountain Lion, which the company says will be even more like its mobile platform, iOS...

Alcatel-Lucent Banks on Customer Service

February 7, 2012 6:42 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Alcatel-Lucent is throwing its weight behind software that allows wireless operators to get a better understanding of what their customers are actually experiencing...

Ten-Yard Penalty, Failure to Engage Via Mobile

February 6, 2012 10:51 am | Blogs | Comments

I was about as impressed with attempts to integrate mobile with this year's Super Bowl as I was with the Green Bay Packers’ effort during their NFC divisional playoff loss to the New York Giants.

Windows Phone: the OEM Challenge

February 5, 2012 7:04 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | Articles | Comments

Not too long ago, it would have taken quite the stretch of imagination to picture a Nokia smartphone as the belle of the ball at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last month.

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