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Inside Secure to supply leading” vendor; encourages on NFC growth

French vendor Inside Secure says it is supplying its NFC chipsets to a “leading mobile ...

Windows Phone Marketplace adds new countries

Microsoft said that its Windows Phone marketplace is now available in five more markets – ...

App crashes more common on iOS than Android

iOS apps crash more often than Android apps with nearly three quarters of crashes occurring on the Apple platform

Microsoft to unite Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8

Microsoft is set to align the next generation of its Windows Phone platform, Windows Phone ...

BlackBerry social SDK updated

RIM announced an update to the BlackBerry Social Platform SDK for its legacy Java-based BlackBerry platform, providing additional tools for developers who have integrated social functionality based on BlackBerry Messenger into apps.

Shazam inks Superbowl partnership

Audio identification app company Shazam said that “the entire Superbowl experience – including the ads, ...

Verizon offers app bundle

US number one operator Verizon Wireless is offering a Smartphone App Pack, bundling six apps ...

Gameloft Live! portal app comes to Android

Tier-one games developer Gameloft is to launch its Gameloft Live! community portal as an app for the Android and iOS platform

HTML5 support comes to Flurry analytics service

Analytics firm Flurry has added support for HTML5-based web apps to its analytics service.

DeNA to open Canadian dev studio

Japanese social gaming company DeNA will open a wholly-owned subsidiary DeNA Studios Canada in Vancouver this month

RIM offers Android developers free PlayBooks

RIM is offering Android developers free BlackBerry PlayBook if they submit versions of their apps converted to run on the tablet computer to the BlackBerry AppWorld app store by 13 February

Report: Windows Phone 8 will include NFC

NFC will reportedly be part of Microsoft’s next generation smartphone platform, Windows Phone 8, after ...

Verizon Wireless trials a new payment solution

US cellular operator Verizon Wireless is conducting a field trial of a new mobile payment solution developed with leading US payments processor Vantiv.

Google ups Android Market security

Google is automatically scanning apps submitted to Android Market for malware, following numerous reports highlighting how the lack of an approvals process is putting users at risk. However, the search giant also countered these reports.

Who are Europe’s real mobile shoppers?

A new report published this week by the Centre for Retail Research on behalf of Kelkoo, the price-comparison website, showed shopping on mobile devices was most popular among British consumers.

Mobile ad costs and iOS downloads hit record high in Christmas rush

Mobile app marketing costs hit an all-time high during December 2011, according to Fiksu, as the market saw a record number of iOS app downloads in the run-up to Christmas.

RIM sets deadline for Android devs

RIM said that Android developers looking to submit apps to BlackBerry App World ahead of the launch of a version of the Playbook operating system with an Android player have until 6 February to complete the process.

Video: Developers facing Asian app monetisation challenges

Developers looking to target app markets in Asia face challenges when it comes to product monetisation, according to a new Mobile World Live video.

Sky Go app launches on Android

Sky has launched its Sky Go app for Android, seven months after its initial launch on the iPhone and iPad

Localytics: Android fragmentation overstated

The fragmentation of the Android platform is not as bad as many think, according to ...