Sprint Nextel will preload branded content from Time Inc. on select devices, offering subscribers access to entertainment, lifestyle, sports and business news.
Tumblr is rolling out a native application for Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 operating system, complementing its existing mobile social networking apps for Apple's iOS and Google's Android.
A new malware family dubbed BadNews has been identified in 32 Android applications with combined download totals between 2 million and 9 million, Lookout Mobile Security reports. Google has already removed all the apps in question and suspended the associated Google Play developer accounts, Lookout adds.
The value of ads running on Google's Android-enabled devices declined sharply quarter-over-quarter, while ads for Apple's iOS-enabled devices grew, according to a new report from MoPub. In fact, devices running iOS--including the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch--control over 75 percent of ad spend share, the report said.
NEW YORK--Google is working on ways to enhance how mobile advertisers can track how effective their mobile ads are, even as consumers move between mobile devices and desktop computers, according to a senior Google executive.
Wanderful Media today launched its redesigned Find&Save service, which is a site for newspapers to connect shoppers with local retailers, both big and small. Wanderful is funded by a group of the nation's largest newspaper companies, and the effort represents another attempt by newspapers to remain relevant in the digital--and mobile--age.
Foursquare has secured $41 million in financing from private equity fund Silver Lake Partners and venture capital firms Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures, O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures and Spark Capital.
Motricity will now operate under the Voltari mobile advertising brand after stockholders approved a reorganization plan during a special meeting Tuesday.
Mobile publishers like Facebook, Twitter, Pandora and The Weather Channel are rapidly gaining control of the U.S. mobile display advertising market, ending years of dominance by ad networks like Google, Millennial Media and Apple, research firm IDC reports.
FairSearch, a coalition of 17 technology and search firms including Microsoft, Nokia, Oracle, Expedia and Hotwire, has filed a formal complaint with European antitrust regulators alleging that Google is exploiting its open-source Android mobile operating system to "cement its control over consumer Internet data for online advertising as usage shifts to mobile."