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Mobile payment vendor signs agreement with Facebook

Bango has signed an agreement to provide payment services to Facebook. The vendor issued a ...

FTC warns developers over data privacy rules

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) warned the makers of six apps that they may ...

Apple takes action over fake apps; Android users also complain

It was reported that Apple had taken action to remove a number of “fake” apps ...

Chartboost hits 1B ad impressions; plans global expansion

Mobile app promotion network Chartboost has announced that its cross-promotion platform for Android and iOS mobile games has hit one billion impressions since launching in May 2011

HTML5, monetisation and augmented reality to define apps in 2012

The mobile app sector will feature a move towards HTML5, a greater focus on monetisation and a second wave of innovation around augmented reality in 2012

Inside Secure posts strong shipments; lines up IPO

French NFC chipset vendor Inside Secure has seen shipment numbers pick up dramatically in the last quarter.

Poll results: Mobile operators should join forces on mobile money

Respondents to a Mobile Money Live poll have come out in favour of mobile operators working together on services as well as infrastructure, essentially an endorsement of the approach of mobile money consortia Isis in the US.

The Evolving App Market in 2012

Mobile apps have become one of the biggest phenomena in the history of consumer technology. But what does the future hold for this massive market? In this feature video, expert analysts provide their predictions for the next year, highlighting the role of HTML5, augmented reality and monetisation strategies.

Apple warns developers against “gaming” charts

Apple has issued a warning to developers about using services that artificially boost the position of apps on the App Store charts by using promotional services that automate sales or post fake reviews

Feature: Building a successful agent network

A new feature video from Mobile Money Live reveals how mobile operators can develop a thriving network of agents to sell their mobile money services.

Consumer mobile app revenue to hit US50B by 2016

Consumer mobile app market revenue will surpass US$50 billion by 2016, fuelled by accelerating smartphone and tablet growth, according to Juniper Research

BlackBerry App World hits 6 million daily downloads

LIVE FROM BLACKBERRY DEVCON EUROPE: RIM said that, on average, more than 6 million downloads ...

Feature: What are the key considerations when establishing a mobile health project?

A new feature video from Mobile Health Live reveals a list of the most important factors that any mobile operator should consider before launching a mhealth service.

RIM planning Qt support

LIVE FROM BLACKBERRY DEVCON EUROPE: RIM is to support the Qt cross-platform application framework, with ...

Inside Secure set for an IPO

NFC chipset vendor Inside Secure will later this month raise new finance through an initial public offering on NYSE Euronext Paris.

RIM CEO notes NFC intrigue

LIVE FROM BLACKBERRY DEVCON EUROPE: Thorsten Heins, recently appointed CEO of RIM, described NFC as ...

RIM developer head trumpets new regime

Alec Saunders, VP of developer relations and ecosystems development for RIM, highlighted a number of ways in which the company has looked to improve its communications with developers, while also acknowledging that in the past it may have lacked some clarity.

New investment for Isis vendor

NFC vendor DeviceFidelity has announced an equity investment and strategic partnership with Datacard Group, a supplier of secure ID and card personalisation solutions.

Report: Google Wallet now available on AT&Ts Galaxy Nexus

According to Droid Life, Google’s mobile wallet service can now be accessed by users of ...

Facebook’s mobile conundrum

The soon-to-IPO social network admits to mobile risks but remains tight-lipped on a solution.