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App Genius launches celebrity business

App Genius, which describes itself as a “creator of innovative social games and mobile applications,” ...

HTC invests in Chinese mobile app

Marbridge Daily reports that HTC has invested US$3 million in local listings company Ding Ding ...

Android app tracking app launched for iOS

Lustancia announced the launch of App Rank for iOS, which enables users to monitor rank changes, price changes and featured information of Android Market apps from iOS devices.

EA debuts re-imagined Tetris

EA Mobile and The Tetris Company announced a “re-imagined version” of the popular puzzle game ...

ntro social discovery app launches

Los Angeles-based start-up nProgress has launched its ntro social discovery app, following the injection of US$1.7 million of angel funding

Vodafone launches Android child protection app

Vodafone launched an Android app to help protect children from inappropriate phone calls, messages and online content

Spotify mobile app platform in the pipeline

Music streaming service Spotify’s app platform will allow developers to build apps for mobile devices ...

Telefonica chooses G&D as it gears up for NFC launch

Telefonica has selected Giesecke & Devrient as a key supplier as it gears up to ...

NSN: size matters

While few will argue that, since its inception, the performance at Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) ...

Nuance: Talk of the town

Driven in no small part by the high-profile inclusion of Siri as one of the ...

LivingSocial hires leading Citi m-pay exec

LivingSocial, the second largest deals company in the US after Groupon, has appointed Dickson Chu (pictured) as its SVP of merchant solutions.

MasterCard buys into mobile banking

MasterCard is leading an investment round in mFoundry, the mobile banking firm behind the popular Starbucks payment app.

T-Mobile drops out of Dutch NFC group; launch date slips

KPN, Vodafone and three leading Dutch banks have signed a co-operation agreement to push forward the launch of NFC-based mobile payments in the Netherlands but T-Mobile has dropped out of the consortium.

Brightcove launches App Cloud

Cloud content company Brightcove announced general availability of its App Cloud, a platform for the creation of native iOS and Android apps.

iPhone 4S launch leads to frenzied October Fiksu

Fiksu said that availability of the iPhone 4S in October 2011 caused a “large spike ...

Inhope launches app for reporting illegal content

International Internet hotline organisation Inhope has launched a free app for reporting illegal and inappropriate content.

Apps rating system fails to get Apple, Google on board

The app age rating system developed by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board (ESRB) and CTIA, the US wireless association, is set to go live without the participation of Apple or Google

SIM Alliance eases access to the Secure Element

The SIM Alliance has released the second version of its API which it hopes will make it easier for developers to connect their applications to the Secure Element within smartphones and featurephones.

Operators trumpet efforts to woo developers

Representatives from Deutsche Telekom, Orange and Vodafone Group, discussed the need of engage with the app developer base, while acknowledging that this requires a change of mindset in order to become attractive partners when compared to platform companies such as Apple, Google and Microsoft.

SingTel exec notes emerging market app trends

LIVE FROM APPS WORLD LONDON: GP Singh, director of Group Strategy for SingTel, noted the ...