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Dropbox Unveils Sync API For Mobile Developers, Allows Apps To Work With Cloud-Based Files As If They Were LocalDropbox is unveiling a brand new API for developers today that should give mobile app makers an excellent new tool to work with.
Dave Morin, the chief executive of the private mobile social network app Path , was onstage at MobileBeat 2012 this morning with Michael Copeland, the senior editor of Wired.
SAN FRANCISCO — E-payments service PayPal unveiled new hardware for its payments system on Thursday, signaling in no uncertain terms the company’s intent to fight Square — Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey’s up-and-coming mobile payments company — for the hearts of customers and retailers everywhere.
As announced this week, the new Apple TV brings a new UI, better internal specs, and full HD capability to the table. But there's the business equivalent of an Easter egg hidden in it for Netflix subscribers: From now on, if you want to join Netflix you can do it through your Apple TV, and Apple handles the payments via its iTunes back channel. Essentially it works like this: The Apple TV functionality hinges on your iTunes user account, the same kind that's powered 25 billion app downloads to date.
Yesterday Twitter revealed it bought Posterous , a lifeblogging/microblogging/sharing site.
Patent litigation is a game created by government, and constructively so. But the game appears to be getting out of whack in the smartphone patent wars. Patents encourage innovation by protecting inventors to profit from innovation.
A mesure que les usages du mobile gagnent en maturité, le surf sur mobile se développe . Selon une étude réalisée par GroupM pour SFR, les applications ne constituent pas la plus grosse porte d'entrée à l'Internet mobile aux yeux des mobinautes.
According to August data from The Nielsen Company, Android has passed the iPhone and BlackBerry to become the popular operating system for people who bought a smartphone in the past six months. Over the past six months, 32 percent of new smartphone owners chose an phone with an Android operating system, while 25 percent chose the iPhone OS and 26 percent chose RIM’s Blackberry smartphones. The data, which covers a period that includes a full-month of iPhone 4 availability, also shows that Blackberry still holds largest share of the smartphone market with 31 percent of the market.
Earlier this month we took a look at Pinger , the company behind Textfree , a massively popular application for the iPhone and iPod Touch that gives users free, unlimited text messaging.
Much as been made of the so-called Facebook Phone .
With the company in-between CEOs , it was left to Niklas Savander, Executive Vice President, Markets, to deliver the opening keynote at today’s Nokia World in London.
It’s not every day we get to post about venture capital flowing to a Southern African company with global ambitions, but here goes: FireID , a provider of security applications for mobile authentication, has secured 5 million euros (roughly $6.4 million) from Jersey-based early-stage investment firm 4Di Capital .
Research2guidance , a Berlin-based research organization specialized in all things mobile, recently forecasted the worldwide smartphone application market to reach $15 billion by 2013. In an update , the firm says the global smartphone app market has in fact already reached $2.2 billion in the first six months of this year.
In Zork, when your torch goes out you’re eaten by a grue.