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Facebook the app of our times

Facebook is the most prominent mobile app in terms of reach across the markets surveyed ...

WAC debuts in-app billing API, HTML5 hackathons

The Wholesale Applications Community today announced the beta launch of its in-app billing network API

Telefonica and Mozilla unveil device platform alliance

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2012: Telefonica Digital and Mozilla will today announce an ...

WhatsApp passes 2B message per day mark

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2012: Messaging apps company WhatsApp has seen its users ...

Apps players debate HTML5 potential

Developers and businesses debated the potential of HTML5-based apps to replace their native siblings at Congress today.

SKT: cross platform key to extending app appeal

The adoption of cross-platform and cloud technologies to “broaden the purview” of apps will be ...

Isis signs up cards for its mobile wallet

Isis, the joint venture between three leading US mobile operators, has reached agreement with Chase, ...

China Mobile touts apps platform strategy

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2012: China Mobile president Li Yue used his keynote ...

FT: HTML5 enables direct engagement with users

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2012: HTML5 enables the Financial Times to maintain a direct relationship with its customers, while also aiding it in its quest to deliver content to consumers whatever device type or platform they use, Rob Grimshaw, Managing Director of, told Mobile World Daily.

Alliance to bridge NFC and Japans Felica system

NXP and Felica Networks have announced a collaboration that will ensure interoperability between the chipset ...

Adding to the armoury

Operator Wi-Fi deployment is set to be a hot-topic at Mobile World Congress

Boku launches white label mobile wallet service

US company Boku is offering a white-label wallet service to mobile operators. The company has ...

UK payments body to launch m-pay platform in 2012

The UK’s Payments Council is building a database that will enable users to send and ...

G&D supplies NFC-based SIM cards for Italian trial

Giesecke & Devrient is supplying NFC-capable SIM cards to Nòverca, an Italian MVNO, in what ...

Apps the fastest growing content area for Barnes & Noble

Mobile apps are the fastest growing content area for Barnes & Noble, the book retailer-turned hardware vendor that recently launched the Android-based Nook Tablet

Report: EA pulls game after lukewarm reception

IGN reports that games giant EA pulled its Battlefield 3: Aftershock app from the iOS App Store, after it was the subject of a raft of complaints.

Payment one debuts operator billing API for HTML5 apps

PaymentOne announced its support for HTML5 through immediate availability of its PayOne HTML5 API, which ...

Wyse expands mobile cloud and app management tech

Cloud client technology company Wyse Technology has introduced a range of technologies to improve the way users manage content and apps on devices and in the cloud

Antenna helps businesses keep a handle on mobile app development

Enterprise mobility vendor Antenna Software has launched a cloud-based mobile business suite, which enables companies to design, build, deploy and manage native and web-based apps

Groupon invests in e-commerce app developer Kima Labs

Online special offers company Groupon has acquired Kima Labs, maker of the Barcode Hero barcode reading app and TapBuy mobile payment app