Services Category

Mobile App on Emergency Cardiac Care Aids Best Decisions in Seconds
August 29th 2014 - 09:45 GMT
The Toolkit on emergency cardiac care, first published as a pocket-sized manual, is helping practitioners across the globe to make the best decisions in seconds....more

BlackBerry Renews Mobile Music Agreement with 7Digital
August 20th 2014 - 01:05 GMT
UK based digital music supplier, 7digital says that it has extended its existing contract to provide mobile music services to BlackBerry devices....more

Apple Starts Storing Personal Information in Chinese Data Centres
August 19th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
Apple has confirmed that it has started storing customer account information on Chinese servers, marking a break from other tech companies who refuse to host personal information in China....more

UK Mobile Payments Platform Registers Millionth User
August 13th 2014 - 01:45 GMT
The UK Payments Council says that over a million people have registered to use its mobile payments service, Paym, since the service launched in April this year. ...more

Ukash Partners with ZapZap for Mobile Voichers
August 11th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
The online payments provider, Ukash says that it is partnering with ZapZap, a mobile payments wallet, to give mobile users the ability to store, manage and spend their Ukash vouchers on the go....more

Mobile Health App Market Needs More Oversight for Consumer Safety, Confidence
July 28th 2014 - 23:00 GMT
While tremendous potential exists to broaden access to medical treatment and control costs, several health law experts say that more oversight is needed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ...more

Firefox Revamps Web Browser for Android Devices
July 28th 2014 - 02:00 GMT
The Firefox web browser for Android smartphones has been revamped with a new home screen and sharing features....more

Amazon Expands In-App Advertising to Apple Devices
July 20th 2014 - 23:20 GMT
Amazon has expanded its own mobile ad network to include support for in-app adverts within Apple apps....more

Blackberry Offers BBM for Windows Phone Devices
July 18th 2014 - 01:20 GMT
Blackberry has announced that will be expanding its BBM platform to the Windows Phone OS, following "an incredible number of requests," from users....more

Commission Reminds Consumers to Watch out for In-app Purchases
July 17th 2014 - 02:30 GMT
New Zealand's Commerce Commission is reminding consumers about the potential to accidentally make in-app purchases when using applications on their mobile devices....more

IBM Deal to Support Apple Devices for Corporate Users
July 16th 2014 - 00:50 GMT
IBM is to develop a range of business apps exclusively for Apple devices under a new agreement that sees Apple making a major effort to expand into the corporate device market....more

Samsung Revamps Its Apps Store
July 11th 2014 - 02:10 GMT
Samsung has revamped its own mobile apps store, and rebranded it as Galaxy Apps....more

ITU to Promote the Global Adoption of Mobile Money
July 2nd 2014 - 01:20 GMT
The International Telecommunications Union has set up a new focus group to work on interoperability of mobile money services....more

Bandwidth Offers MMS to OTT App Developers
July 1st 2014 - 01:40 GMT
USA based telecoms services provider, Bandwidth says that it has launched industry first, MMS-enabling phone numbers for over-the-top (OTT) apps....more

GSMA Announces MHealth Partnership Across Sub-Saharan Africa
June 30th 2014 - 23:40 GMT
The GSMA announces that its Mobile for Development mHealth programme has launched a new cross-ecosystem partnership designed to provide a range of mHealth services to women and children,...more

Aptoide Accuses Google of Crushing Independent App Stores
June 25th 2014 - 01:45 GMT
Portuguese app store, Aptoide has filed a complaint with the European Union competition authorities calling for an investigation into Google's dominance of the Android app market....more

Accenture to Help Fiat-Chrysler Develop Telematics Systems in the EMEA Region
June 25th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
The management consultancy, Accenture says that it has started to work with the Fiat-Chrysler Group to develop the next range of connected services for its Uconnect systems in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)....more

Microsoft Launches Outlook Web App for Android Phones
June 20th 2014 - 02:30 GMT
Microsoft has released its previously announced public beta release of its Outlook Web App (OWA) webmail service for Android devices....more

Researchers Finds Thousands of Secret Keys in Android Apps
June 19th 2014 - 04:30 GMT
Google has started scanning Android apps uploaded to its app store to warn developers if they have included a potential security flaw in their code....more

Google Preparing Move into Mobile Health Market
June 19th 2014 - 01:30 GMT
Google is said to be planning a move into the increasingly crowded health-tracking market with the launch of its own health service later this month....more

BlackBerry to Support Android Mobile Apps
June 19th 2014 - 00:40 GMT
BlackBerry and Amazon have announced a deal to host Blackberry apps on the Amazon store, and support the Amazon store in a future version of the BlackBerry OS....more

Google Scans Emails for Android Calendar Updates
June 18th 2014 - 03:10 GMT
Google has started testing a facility that learns what users are discussing in the Gmail email conversations and then creates calendar reminders for them automatically....more

Facebook Adds Easy Video Sending to Mobile Apps
June 17th 2014 - 04:30 GMT
Facebook is continuing to play catch up with the other major OTT messaging apps, and has released an upgrade to its own Messenger app to make sharing of media files easier....more

Facebook Refreshes Tablet App to Focus on Games and Adverts
June 17th 2014 - 02:30 GMT
Facebook has refreshed its tablet app to make better use of the larger screens, and serve more adverts....more

Amazon Appstore Selection Nearly Triples Year-Over-Year
June 16th 2014 - 23:45 GMT
Amazon's own Android Appstore selection has nearly tripled in the past year and the company claims that developers continue to report strong monetization from the apps they offer in the store....more

Google Planning Radical Overhaul of User Interfaces for Android 5.0
June 16th 2014 - 03:40 GMT
Google is looking to tidy up the sometimes somewhat variable user interfaces across its various services and mobile phones for a new review that should see them all converge around a single concept....more

Pinterest Releases Windows Phone App at Last
June 16th 2014 - 03:25 GMT
Photo focused social networking service Pinterest has released a preview app for Windows Phone OS based smartphones, although it lacks a lot of key features at the moment....more

Mozilla Pushes Firefox Apps Onto Android Phones
June 16th 2014 - 03:00 GMT
Mozilla has recognised that one of the big problems it will face in promoting its own Firefox OS for smartphones is the issue of encouraging app developers to port apps to its platform....more

BBC Releasing a Child-Friendly IPlayer for Smartphones and Tablets
June 16th 2014 - 02:25 GMT
UK based broadcaster, the BBC has released a customised version of its TV streaming app for children....more

Tesco Backed Music Streaming App Passes 1.5 Million Downloads
June 16th 2014 - 02:00 GMT
UK based music streaming service, Blinkbox says that it has achieved 1.5 million app downloads, a year after the service launched....more

App Developers Get Royal Treatment As Tech's New Kingmakers
June 12th 2014 - 23:50 GMT
Device Manufacturers Increasingly Courting App Developers....more

Amazon Starts a Limited Music Streaming Service
June 12th 2014 - 07:55 GMT
Amazon has entered the increasingly crowded music streaming market, although initially only in the USA....more

BlackBerry Enters the Mobile Payments Management Services Market
June 12th 2014 - 07:05 GMT
BlackBerry has signed a 3-year agreement with the Canadaian mobile payments provider, EnStream to offer it secure communications services....more

Monitise Opens North American Office
June 12th 2014 - 01:15 GMT
UK based mobile banking services provider, Monitise has announced an expansion into the North American market....more

Uber Sends Peace Offering to London's Black Cabs
June 11th 2014 - 03:20 GMT
On the day that London's famous Black Cabs stage a protest against the private taxi hire app, Uber, the app developer has offered a conciliatory branch to the cab drivers....more

Line Turns Selfies into Stickers
June 11th 2014 - 02:35 GMT
OTT messaging provider, Line has announced the release of a selfie-photo service that converts photos into its own \"messaging sticker\" facility....more

OTT App Viber Hits 100 Million Concurrent Online Users
June 10th 2014 - 09:20 GMT
OTT messaging app, Viber has announced that it now has more than 100 million concurrent online users and over 360 million unique registered users....more

Facebook Leaks Its Own Messaging App by Accident
June 10th 2014 - 06:15 GMT
Facebook has accidentally leaked details of its own forthcoming Messenger app after an employee apparently uploaded to Apple's app store before it was due to be released....more

Facebook Updates Messenger App for Windows Phone Users
June 9th 2014 - 11:34 GMT
Facebook has released an updated version of its Messenger app for Windows Phone users that adds some of the functionality already found in the app on Android and iPhone handsets....more

Instagram to Expand Mobile Advertising to More Countries
June 9th 2014 - 11:25 GMT
Facebook's photo sharing subsidiary, Instagram is to expand its advertising services to reach users in Australia, Canada and the UK....more