Latest Stories - Mobile World Live

Latest Stories

Facebook, Google dominate Android use

Facebook and apps from Google are the most popular for Android smartphone users aged 18 or over, according to a study from Nielsen.

Goal.com app coming to Windows Phone and Symbian

Digital sports media company Perform has linked up with Nokia and Microsoft to develop its Goal.com football website into an app for the Windows Phone and Symbian platforms

Playa Games launches first smartphone game

German online games developer Playa Games has launched its first smartphone game, an Android version of its Shakes & Fidget fantasy game

Fiksu FreeMyApps to fuel paid app downloads

App marketing technology company Fiksu launched a new product intended to help paid iOS developers and marketers better market and grow their business

NetDragon launches Conquer Online game for iPad

Chinese mobile and online game developer NetDragon Websoft launched an open beta of its English-language Conquer Online game for iPad

MacroSolve provides mobile app tools for native American business

Mobile app technology company MacroSolve and Muscogee Nation Business Enterprise (MNBE) have teamed up to ...

Survival of the fittest

Taking webOS open source will not be a magic bullet for the struggling platform

Airtel Africa, Samsung join forces on m-commerce

Mobile operator Airtel and handset vendor Samsung are working together on new m-commerce services as part of a wider partnership agreement announced between the two companies.

Can Sony fly solo without Ericsson?

The Ericsson name is synonymous with mobile phones to many consumers, so it will be interesting to see how Sony fares without it.

Isis chooses Gemalto as key supplier

US mobile payments consortium Isis has selected Gemalto to supply its trusted service manager (TSM) solution which will secure transactions over the proposed NFC-based mobile money service due to launch next year.

Square snags T-Mobile in battle of card readers

US mobile operator T-Mobile has struck a deal with mobile payments provider Square so that ...

Massive fundraising will boost Klarnas mobile presence

Swedish online payments firm Klarna has raised US$155 million that will enable it to expand into new geographic markets but also boost its technical skills in areas including mobile payments.

Vodafone looks to drive m-pay take-up with pioneer

Vodafone is looking to Michael Joseph (pictured), the former CEO of Safaricom, to boost the usage of mobile payments across the markets where it operates.

HP details open source future for webOS

HP said it is to contribute its webOS platform to the open source community, following ...

Report: Google Wallets next launch will be the UK

ollowing a US launch in the autumn, the next market where Google will launch its wallet service will be the UK in the first quarter of next year, according to a report in French business newspaper Les Echos.

The A-Z of mobile banking in the developing world

By Prateek Shrivastava Savings, insurance and pensions may not be the most riveting of subject ...

Google highlights Android Market trends

Google provided additional detail on its Android Market performance, having passed the 10 billion downloads mark early in December 2011.

Metaio debuts AR SDK

Augmented reality company Metaio is releasing a free version of its mobile development tools for ...

First developers set to support S40 in-app purchases

Gedda-Headz is set to be among the first set of developers supporting in-app purchasing in ...

TinyCo showcases cross-platform development tech

Casual game developer TinyCo unveiled Griffin, which it described as “our landmark development engine that ...