Nokia is to pay advertisers to create branded apps for its Ovi app store in a push to counter the dominance of Apple's iPhone and Google Android-supported smartphones
Consumer electronics giant Sony is to launch an app for iOS and Android devices that will allow access to its e-books store.
Mobile health applications will be “predominantly” distributed through “traditional healthcare channels” by 2015, usurping the currently dominant app stores.
Microsoft has hailed strong developer support for its new Windows Phone 7 platform ahead of the key Christmas shopping season. The 3,000 milestone means that Microsoft has added around 1,000 new titles to the WP7 Marketplace store since the US launch on 8 November.
Apple’s iOS 4.2 update, which is now available, is significant because it means the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad are all running on the same version of the platform; an obvious benefit for developers. In this levelling up process, users of the iPad gain most.
Open-source software project Mozilla is planning an app store that it hopes will be more open and flexible
The GSMA has announced two separate contests for budding developers to cut their teeth creating apps
India must learn the lessons from the 2G licensing affair and overhaul its regulatory system