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Symantec completes Nukona buy

Security software maker Symantec has completed the acquisition of mobile app management vendor Nukona

Marmalade mobile SDK gains HTML5, PhoneGap support

Cross platform app tools provider Marmalade has added support for HTML5 and Adobe’s PhoneGap framework ...

Shrinking usage sees YouMail halt BlackBerry dev

Visual voicemail app maker YouMail has said its latest update to the BlackBerry version of the app will be its last for the platform

Turkcell to launch location-based NFC services

Turkcell is working with local financial institution Akbank to offer a NFC-based mobile wallet service ...

A1 debuts m-pay trial and its own solution

Austrian mobile operator A1 has launched a pilot scheme that will enable mobile subscribers to make small payments via NFC-enabled handsets using a solution the operator has developed for itself.

Telefonica partners with EA Mobile for games

Telefonica Digital announced a partnership with games giant EA Mobile, which it said “will give ...

What you didn’t know about M-Pesa

Everyone knows about the success of Safaricom’s M-Pesa mobile money service. Yet Money, Real Quick: ...

IBM: the enterprise app opportunity

Enterprise IT has undergone something of a shift in recent years. Driven by the proliferation ...

Nokia announces first NFC-based Windows Phone handset

Nokia announced a NFC version of its Lumia 610 smartphone, its entry-level Windows Phone unveiled at the GSMA Mobile World Congress earlier this year. Orange is set to be the first operator to support the device.

Rovio in Chinese talks

Angry Birds developer Rovio Entertainment is in talks with Chinese internet companies Baidu and Sohu.com.

Malware targets Angry Birds downloaders

Security software company Sophos warned that malware writers have jumped on the Angry Birds Space ...

Rise early, work hard, strike oil

Facebook's US$1B acquisition of Instagram shows the importance of mobile apps to the internet giants.

Tapjoy joins OpenUDID supporters

App monetisation company Tapjoy became the latest company to announce its support for OpenUDID, an ...

UK operators face further EC scrutiny of m-pay plans

The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation into the proposal by the UK’s leading ...

Apple gets green light to intervene in Lodsys case

Apple has been given permission to play a role in a lawsuit between patent holding company Lodsys and a number of app developers, according to FOSS Patents.

Google extends paid-for app support through Play

Google extended availability of paid-for apps and titles with in-app purchases to Czech Republic, Israel, ...

Poynt user base tops 15M

Location search company Poynt said that in the twelve months to April 2012, the user ...

Google rolls out Currents app

Google announced global availability of its Currents app for Android and iOS devices, which enables users to access online magazines and other content.

Brightcove takes App Cloud to Japan

Cloud content company Brightcove launched a fully localised version of its App Cloud service in Japan.

Nuance debuts Dragon apps in UAE

Nuance Communications said that its Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search apps for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad are now available free of charge in the UAE.