Facebook moves away from HTML5 for iOS app update
Facebook has updated its app for iPhone and iPad, with reports stating it has gone for a native implementation rather than HTML5 in order to improve its performance.
US app privacy effort sees slow progress
The US National Telecommunications & Information Administration (NTIA) held a meeting to discuss app privacy …
Some 92 percent of the top 100 paid iOS apps and all of the top 100 paid Android apps have been hacked, according to a report released by app security company Arxan Technologies.
Microsoft said it had rectified an issue which had prevented some Windows Phone users from installing new apps, and that it has resumed publishing new titles from developers.
GetJar: Social apps lead for user engagement
The apps with the highest levels of user engagement are “predominantly social and communication apps”, …
MacroSolve focuses on licensing, following Illume sale
Patent licensing company MacroSolve sold its Illume Mobile business unit, which creates apps for third …
Nuance debuts voice assistant capabilities for app developers
Speech technology company Nuance Communications announced Nina, a technology enabling developers to add speech-based virtual assistant capabilities to iOS and Android mobile apps.
Xyologic picks up funding for app search
German app analytics start-up Xyologic is reported to have received a “significant round of funding”, …
Fiksu: App downloads on the up in May 2012
Download volumes for the top free iPhone titles in the US increased during May 2012, while the cost to acquire loyal users fell, according to research from app marketing company Fiksu.
Nokia inks Zynga games partnership
Nokia announced a partnership with social games company Zynga, to offer titles for Nokia’s Windows …