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U.S. Cellular is the latest wireless operator to offer its customers location-based applications from Gearworks’ Etrace suite.
The ongoing bid by Research In Motion (RIM) to acquire applications specialist Certicom was officially blocked this week.
Apple’s App Store has marked a milestone for the company. The company said 15,000 original applications are available with 500 million total downloads to date.
A survey of U.S. and U.K. consumers confirms what many in the industry already know: Complexity is preventing uptake and use of mobile apps and services.
The National Safety Council called for a ban on using cell phones while driving, even with a headset
Verizon and CBS expanded their retransmission and carriage agreements to include more content and access from mobile phones.
It was just a year and a half ago when YouTube conducted a mobile experiment that involved transcoding about 1,000 videos for mobile devices.
Device management specialist Mformation is gradually expanding into mobile application management.
Alltel said its new mobile e-mail software, simply called Alltel Mobile, can help simplify life for Windows Mobile users.
One of the toughest nuts to crack when you’re talking about mobile content is discoverability.
Mobile television service MobiTV said today that its subscribership is now more than 5 million people.
Proximic announced the general availability of Proximic Agents, a mobile application that enables consumers to search for information on Apple’s iPhone.
Here’s one you don’t hear associated much with wireless: Zicam Cold Remedy.
Audiopoint, originally a voice portal company, is remaking itself as a text-to-speech specialist for mobile phones.
Cellular South is now offering customized local content through partner Viigo, the carrier and the startup both said today.
Customers of T-Mobile’s G1 and RIM’s BlackBerry series can make their smartphones a bit more like the Apple iPhone today.
SAN FRANCISCO—Many of the advocates for open mobile networks are optimistic for the direction the industry is moving
There’s little doubt that Apple’s App Store for its iPhone has been a success.
T-Mobile USA today said it’s adding Yahoo!’s oneSearch, customizable home pages and a new shopping store to its smartphones and feature phones alike.
Nokia is making IBM Lotus Notes Traveler software available to the 80 million worldwide customers of its 44 models of S60 phones.
Motorola announced a widget building contest through its MOTODEV program.
Snakk Media wants to connect the world’s online blogging communities to cell phones in a way that hasn’t been done before.
Verizon Wireless and Photobucket announced the availability of a new mobile photo service on select Verizon Wireless handsets.