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Google Cloud Messaging to embrace iOS

At Google I/O in San Francisco, Google Cloud Messaging got an update that includes push notification support for iOS, as well as the ability for developers to set up "topics" inside their applications.

Spotlight: SwiftKey publishes Android keyboard app on Google Play

Third-party keyboard app SwiftKey on Thursday made its SwiftKey for Android available on Google Play.

Microsoft adds LG, Sony to list of Android tablet makers pre-installing Office, Skype

On Monday, Microsoft announced that it signed up 20 more manufacturers to its program to pre-stall Office, OneNote, OneDrive and Skype on Android tablets, including big names LG and Sony.

Cortana to go head-to-head with Siri, Google Now

Microsoft is pitting its virtual assistant, Cortana, directly against Siri and Google Now with new apps for iPhone and Android. The new capabilities may prove useful for the many mobile workers who use Windows computers but carry iPhones or Android devices. 

Google removes Android's stock email app, unifies behind Gmail

Google has killed its baked-in email app in Lollipop, the latest iteration of the Android OS, which could upset enterprise users. The stock Android email app filled a niche for many professionals who used it for their work accounts, while using Gmail for personal accounts.

Report: Google working on IoT operating system under Android brand

Google is working on an operating system to run Internet of Things devices under the Android brand, according to a report by The Information, citing people familiar with the project.

Business travelers fear not – OpenSignal can help you find the right Wi-Fi hotspot

Nothing is more frustrating that traveling for business and being unable to find a Wi-Fi connection for your mobile devices. Well, startup OpenSignal has an app for that – WifiMapper – which shows users the nearest Wi-Fi hotspots. The app is built on data collected from OpenSignal users and can recommend around 2 million usable hotspots worldwide. 

Zebra takes aim at enterprise targets with new Mobility DNA suite

Zebra Technologies has been loaded for enterprise bear since it spent $3.45 billion on Motorola Solutions' enterprise unit last October. On Tuesday, Zebra unveiled the latest weapons in its enterprise mobility arsenal-- its Mobility DNA enterprise mobility suite and two new rugged Android smartphones.

Universal Windows apps should help Microsoft gain share in enterprise mobility market, says Good CEO

Universal Windows apps should help Microsoft gain share in enterprise mobility market, Good Technology CEO Christy Wyatt told FierceMobileIT in an exclusive interview.

Google likely to announce next Android OS with focus on work features at I/O developer confab

Google may have tipped its hand this week about its next Android operating system, "Android M," reported Ron Amadeo at  Ars Technica.