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Taptu newsreader app lands on bada

Taptu has launched its social newsreader app on Samsung’s homegrown bada mobile platform. Taptu is ...

Apigee buys Usergrid API cloud service

API tool provider Apigee has acquired Usergrid, a cloud-based service that provides common APIs for managing data and users to simplify the building of mobile apps

Appitalism extends Concierge service to Android

Independent app store Appitalism extended its App Concierge feature for paid Apple apps to also support free Android Market apps, enabling customers to seamlessly download Android products from without the need to transfer to Android Market for order fulfilment.

ActionApp acquires to bolster catalogue

“Prolific” mobile app developer ActionApp entered into a purchase agreement with another, unnamed independent developer ...

Android Market app downloads pass 11 billion

Google said that it passed the 11 billion Android Market app download mark in the fourth quarter of 2011, having trumpeted reaching the 10 billion mark earlier in December 2011.

RIM updates BB Native SDK for PlayBook

RIM announced the third beta release of its BlackBerry Native SDK 2.0 for Tablet OS, which it said delivers additions and improvements to tooling, APIs, and developer documentation for Playbook developers.

Report: MasterCard wants to be involved with Swedens 4T

MasterCard wants to partner with 4T, the consortium of Swedish mobile operators which aims to launch an NFC-based payments service later this year.

London heading for widespread contactless deployment in 2012

The deployment of contactless infrastructure at London 2012 will be the catalyst for a wide take-up of the technology, according to The Guardian.

Appcelerator opens EMEA HQ in London

Mobile software tools company Appcelerator has opened an EMEA head office in London to support its growing business in the region

Turkcell extends mobile wallet to BlackBerry 9900 users

Turkish mobile operator Turkcell has made its Cep-T Cüzdan mobile wallet available to users of ...

PayPals mobile performance boosts eBay

eBay saw its fourth-quarter sales and revenue exceed analyst estimates thanks in part to the performance of its fast-growing PayPal unit.

Zynga bolsters mobile play with another acquisition

Reuters reports that social gaming giant Zynga has continued to acquire mobile games developers, as part of its efforts to bolster its performance away from the Facebook platform.

Localytics: Loyalty the key to boosting in-app purchases

The majority of users need to access an app at least ten times before making an in-app purchase, according to a new study by Localytics.

Digby adds intelligence to brand apps

Mobile commerce platform company Digby announced Digby Localpoint, which it said brings “location-based mobile marketing, ...

IDC forecasts handheld games bounce back

Research firm IDC said the dedicated handheld games market will see a “rebound” in 2012 ...

EC green paper: Breaking down barriers to secure and innovative card, internet and mobile payments

Carrying a virtual train ticket or repaying a friend with your mobile phone, buying your ...

Andromo spawns 15,000 Android apps

The cloud service for creating Android apps with minimal programming, has enabled developers to build 15,135 Android apps, since its launch in September.

Exadel Tiggr app builder becomes Tiggzi

Software company Exadel has renamed its Tiggr mobile app builder technology as Tiggzi and added a number of new features

Google to run Antipodean Android Developer Labs

Google will run a series of Android Developer Labs training courses in Australia and New Zealand

Trigger HTML5 app dev platform launches

HTML5 development framework newcomer Trigger has launched with US$1 million of angel funding