Microsoft today said it will acquire mobile backup specialist MobiComp for an undisclosed amount.
Cambridge, Mass.-based Vlingo unveiled its voice-powered interface for speech recognition designed specifically for BlackBerry smartphones.
What’s the industry average for an SMS response from a common short code (CSC)? About 9 seconds, according to a new study from Keynote Competitive Research.
AT&T has announced two new mobile applications that promise to keep customers connected to their online world: JuiceCaster 6.0 and Buzzwire.
Wireless sensor networks, often considered a subset of cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) networks, are becoming more widespread.
Companies in today’s briefs include: TruePosition, Kyocera Wireless, Virgin Mobile USA, Telsima, Neotel, Comverse, Taiwan Mobile, doubleTwist
Companies in today’s briefs include: Nokia Siemens Networks, Embarq, Hands-On Mobile, NTT DoCoMo, Andrew, WeFi
Speech solutions provider Nuance Communications unveiled a prototype for voice search capabilities shown on the Apple iPhone.
Rather than basic entertainment and ringtones, a new study shows consumers really want phone-optimized banking and travel planning.
Companies in today’s briefs include: Virgin Mobile USA, YouMail, Verizon Wireless, Telstra, Ericsson, Interop Technologies, OpenMarket, Amalfi Semiconductor, Bartech, Ember, Cellular South, Convergys
In more BlackBerry news, E-Trade Financial is giving account holders an application that will let them get real-time stock quotes and trade straight from their BlackBerrys.
Imagine developing applications for mobile phones without having to deal with all the fragmentation in the industry revolving around myriad operating systems and platforms.
Companies in today’s briefs include: T-Mobile UK, Sierra Wireless, AT&T, Namco Networks, Alltel Wireless, Broadcom, Ubiquisys, 3GPP
Verizon Wireless has announced two new applications for customers: RemoSync, a corporate e-mail application, and Miles To Go, a mileage tracking application from RiffWare.
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Mexican operator Iusacell is letting its subscribers “rent” their music; they can play, rewind and file as many songs as their devices can hold.
Skycore’s Cellyspace.com has launched its point-of-purchase (POP) messaging application that will let retailers engage in-store shoppers.
Actix, which makes performance management software for wireless carriers, today announced version 1.3 of its Insight monitoring software.
Social networking and Internet commerce are compelling U.S. smartphone users to spend an average of 4 hours and 38 minutes per month browsing the mobile Web.
Just in time for month of nuptials, mobile game publisher Glu Mobile launched Wedding Dash.
Developers can now slash the amount of time it takes to develop and get Palm applications to market.
Electronic Arts (EA) signed an agreement with Japanese gaming publisher Taito for exclusive distribution and licensing rights to Taito’s entire gaming catalog.
IBM is making BlackBerry versions of its Cognos and Lotus software, the company announced at a Research In Motion (RIM) conference in Orlando last night.
The middleman is always susceptible to that age-old question: Is it really necessary?