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Samsung to launch application store in Barcelona

Samsung, the world’s second-largest handset vendor, is to officially launch its applications store at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona later this month, reports Information Week.

Vodafone and Azingo to develop mobile apps for Linux platform

Vodafone has selected Azingo, the open mobile OS company, as a partner to develop applications for mobile phones based on the Linux-based LiMo platform.

3, Sony Ericsson offer users integrated apps

3 and Sony Ericsson are partnering to offer optimised versions of Facebook, Windows Live Messenger and a YouTube uploader tool to mobile Internet users.

Apple faces threat to App Store

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reports that Apple is facing competition from software developers that plan to open up rival online stores that allow users to download unauthorised applications to their iPhones.

Greystripe raises US5.5M

mocoNews reports that San Francisco-based Greystripe, which helps to subsidise the cost of mobile games and mobile apps through advertising, has raised US$5.5 million in a third round of funding.

Skype for iPhone an instant hit, but operators wary

VoIP pioneer Skype has reported a phenomenal public response to the launch of its software for the iPhone on Tuesday, claiming that the software has been downloaded more than a million times in its first two days of availability.

AT&T unveils programme for apps developers

AT&T has launched the AT&T Apps Beta platform that will allow developers to test applications with AT&T customers and receive direct consumer feedback before making their applications broadly available, reports Telecompaper.

Skype for iPhone hits 2M downloads

Skype claims to have hit 2 million downloads of its ‘Skype for iPhone’ software since the mobile VoIP client debuted on Apple’s App Store on 31 March.

Verizon plans app store for Hub Web phone

The Verizon Hub, a new kind of home phone with some Web add-ons like weather and traffic reports, will soon come with an applications market, following a trend among mobile phone makers such as Apple to open up to third-party apps, reports Reuters.

Huawei wins second LTE trial in Norway

Telenor has awarded a contract to Huawei to deploy LTE radio access and EPC (Evolved Packet Core) equipment for its LTE trial in Oslo.