Apple is rumoured to be set to make a wider push into the handheld games market by launching a premium games section as part of its App Store.
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.
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.
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.
Real-time information about farming, health and trading will be available to mobile users in Uganda with new technology services developed by the Grameen Foundation, Google and mobile operator MTN Uganda, notes the Seattle Times.