Retail chains in the US and the UK have launched mobile apps for consumers, which in both cases look to reward loyalty with discounted products and offers.
Inneractive, a mobile advertising company focused on linking advertisements with mobile apps, secured US$2.3 million in second-round financing, according to Israeli business publication Globes.
Microsoft issued an update for developers on its planned Windows Phone 7 launch timings, stating that it will make the final Windows Phone Developer Tools available on 16 September 2010.
Motorola has acquired 280 North, a web application framework developer, in order to strengthen its application development proposition, and to develop its Android ecosystem with “innovative Web-based technologies and applications.”
Nokia needs to prevent a damaging developer exodus
Recent developments in the apps and services space mean carriers need to pick their battles carefully