Mobile security software firm Lookout has raised $55 million in strategic funding from investors including Deutsche Telekom, Qualcomm Ventures, Greylock Partners and Mithril Capital Management. Existing investors Accel Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Index Ventures and Khosla Ventures also participated in the round, which nearly matches the $75 million in funding Lookout has raised since launching in 2007.
Path is overhauling its social networking application for Apple's iOS and Google's Android, adding new private sharing features as well as a premium-priced subscription option.
Deutsche Telekom, Sprint and Vodafone top the rankings of carriers in the connected car market, according to the latest report from Informa Telecoms & Media.
Mozilla is beginning regional rollouts of the Alcatel One Touch and ZTE Open, the first commercially released smartphones running the open-source software development initiative's new Firefox OS.
The International M2M Council was launched last week as a trade association for machine-to-machine connectivity providers, software developers, component makers and integrators.
Deutsche Telekom is launching multi-cloud management services for enterprises designed to ensure cloud service redundancy, according to a report by GigaOM. The German telecom service provider is providing two complementary services, NetAnalyze and NetOptimize, to ensure cloud service redundancy and improve performance-to-cost ratios.
BARCELONA, Spain--Over-the-top texting apps and carriers often butt heads, as these apps can seriously cut into carrier revenues gained through texting plans. Despite this, OTT client Pinger has found a friend and investor in Deutsche Telekom and its CEO René Obermann.
IBM and Deutsche Telekom are partnering on big data solutions aimed at municipalities looking for smarter, more efficient transport systems.
Voxbone, a VoIP wholesaler, has signed an agreement with telephony applications provider Aculab to supply international direct inward dial (DID) numbers for Aculab's cloud-based platform, which enables developers to create on-demand automated telephony applications that make, receive and interact with calls.
The entry of new wholesale providers into the machine-to-machine communications market in Europe is prompting Tier 1 service providers to add intelligence capabilities to their offerings, observed Frost & Sullivan analyst Yiru Zhong.