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Survey: HTML5 picking up developer support

Research company Evans Data said that three quarters of developers are either using or planning to use HTML5 for projects, following its most recent survey.

NetDragon, DeNA establish Chinese mobile games JV

Chinese game developer Netdragon and Japanese online services company DeNA have formed a joint venture aimed at developing mobile social games tailored to the Chinese market

KDDI set to launch ‘first’ NFC service in Japan

Japanese mobile operator KDDI is to launch the country’s first internationally-recognised NFC service before the ...

Swedish operators choose wallet vendors

4T, the joint venture between Sweden’s Telia, Tele2, Telenor and 3, has selected PayEx and ...

Strength in numbers

It has been widely reported that Samsung is looking to align its bada low-end smartphone ...

PayPal partners with Ingenico as alternative to NFC

PayPal has reached an agreement with POS terminal supplier Ingenico.

Iranian mobile operator demonstrates NFC service

Mobile operator MTN-Irancell is working with payments technology firm Etick and local financial institution Bank Pasargad on a NFC system.

Starbucks faces lawsuit over its mobile payments app

A semiconductor firm has filed patent lawsuits against Starbucks over its popular mobile payments application.

PayPal bullish on mobile money for 2012; still sceptical on NFC

eBay’s CEO John Donahoe (pictured) predicted at last week’s CES that its PayPal business will ...

Report: Korean consumers unhappy with app store policies

The Korea Times said that there is “growing criticism” of the app stores operated by ...

Accela looks to enable m-government apps

US e-government software company Accela announced its planned launch of a software development kit to ...

Deadline for Android game contest approaching

The Android game developer competition backed by Best Buy, Hooked Media, Trinity Ventures and Venture Beat has entered its final stages with developers having just two weeks left to enter their games

mHealth app market sees 7-fold growth in 2011

The market for mHealth mobile apps hits US$718 million in 2011, marking the first time that mobile health services delivered via smartphones generated substantial revenues

Microsoft details Marketplace stats, but key metrics missing

Microsoft announced some details of its Windows Phone performance in 2011, although the company omitted ...

Digital Chocolate recruits execs to support growth

Cross-platform social gaming company Digital Chocolate has hired two new executives to support its plans to expand its games portfolio across more platforms

AppTap secures US4M funding

App recommendations service and advertising network AppTap has secured US$4 million funding

Skyhook trumpets Kindle Fire location role

Location technology vendor Skyhook said that its technology can be used to enable location-based services ...

Google unveils design website for Android

Google announced Android Design, a website for developers to “learn about principles, building blocks, and ...

Zynga recruits former EA exec

Social games developer Zynga has appointed former EA Interactive exec, Barry Cottle, as executive VP for business and corporate development

La Caixa kicks off Barcelona contactless rollout

The Financial Times (FT) reports that Spanish bank La Caixa has begun the rollout of ...